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24 October 2023
24 October 2024 - Recognizing the importance of learning and knowledge as key foundations for development, this year six United Nations research and training entities mark UN Day with a renewed call for accelerated action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
20 October 2023
20 October 2023, Geneva, Switzerland – To mark its 60th anniversary, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) launched the 'SDG4Kids' initiative, a series of interactive educational experiences linked to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), aimed at engaging Geneva’s young minds to create positive change for a better future.
18 October 2023
18 October 2023, New York, USA – On 11 October 2023, to foster a deeper understanding of the United Nations’ core functions, the UNITAR New York Office, in collaboration with the Hospitality Committee for UN Delegations, recently organized the Knowledge to Lead Workshops. The Permanent Mission of the Principality of Monaco supported the initiative by hosting the event in their conference room. These workshops were specifically tailored for diplomat’s spouses, and aimed to shed light on the intricacies of the Security Council and the 78th General Assembly Session.
18 October 2023
18 October 2023, Merida, Mexico – The International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Merida (CIFAL Merida) in close collaboration with the Secretary of Public Safety of the State of Yucatan (SSP) implemented a series of practical activities to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving amongst high school students in Yucatan.
11 October 2023
11 October 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - In collaboration with the Global Surgery Foundation, Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health, VSee, and Health Tech Without Borders, UNITAR is pleased to announce the launch of the webinar series “Breaking Barriers: Exploring the Future of Global Health Technologies”. Health technologies have become a cornerstone in the worldwide pursuit of universal healthcare access. Their multifaceted impact encompasses enhanced healthcare efficiency, extended healthcare services reach, and secure health information sharing. These innovations foster care continuity and reduce medical errors.
11 October 2023
11 October 2023, Dublin, Ireland - Delegates from the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and TU Dublin met in Dublin this week to establish a strategic partnership that will undertake a varied programme of activity in learning, teaching, and research related to Sustainable Development, making TU Dublin the Irish University to partner with the UN Institute for Training and Research on a Sustainability Education programme. The programme, Global Sustainability Leadership, harnesses Ireland’s leadership in peacebuilding and entrepreneurial thinking as a powerful force in finding solutions to global peace threats.
6 October 2023
6 October 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - Climate change is a global issue that requires targeted, adaptable, and tailored solutions. A solution that works well in one country, may not necessarily work as well in another country or region. This was evident at the recent Youth Climate Dialogue which brought together high school students from six countries as part of UNITAR’s 60th Anniversary celebrations.
6 October 2023
6 October 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - To mark its 60th anniversary, UNITAR is organizing in Geneva, starting on the 2nd of October, a photo exhibition, displayed on the Rotonde du Quai du Mont-Blanc (across from the Brunswick Monument), will illustrate 60 years of history as well as stories of UNITAR alumni who made a positive change in their community. The alumni featured in the panel exhibition come from Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kenya, Maldives, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, United Arab Emirates and Vanuatu. The opening ceremony on the 6th of October (4 pm) of the photo exhibition will be attended by Mr. Nikhil Seth, the Executive Director of UNITAR, Ms. Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, H.E. Mr. Raymond Loretan, President of the Diplomatic Club of Geneva, and H.E. Mr. Alfonso Gomez, Mayor of Geneva.
4 October 2023
04 October 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is delighted to announce its new partnership with the University of Groningen Business School (UGBS) and the launch of a joint Online Executive Programme on Health Protection, Humanitarian Settings, and International Law. The programme, which is set to start in April of 2024, is primarily designed for professionals aspiring to, or already working in, Medicine, Public Health, and related fields who want to learn more about health protection in emergency and humanitarian contexts, crises, and/or armed conflict settings. 
29 September 2023
29 September 2023, New York, USA – On 11-15 September 2023, The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar, developed the Briefing for new delegates on the 78th Session of the General Assembly and Main Committees for the first two days of the programme. In this two-day briefing, new delegates will have the chance to learn from experienced officials of the General Assembly and the various departments it encompasses. For the three remaining days of the programme, delegates attended another programme entitled "Enhancing Competencies in Multilateral Diplomacy: Orientation Programme for Qatari Delegation".