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Seize Opportunities for Digital Transformation and Change our world: The 1st Seminar on Digital Transformation for Executive Managers in 2021
27 April 2021
25-27 April 2021, Shanghai, China - The first Seminar on Digital Transformation for Executive Managers jointly organized by UNITAR's CIFAL Shanghai International Training Center and Information & Data Security Solutions Co., Ltd. was held in Shanghai, China between 25-27 April. The 17 senior managers who attended the seminar represented the following companies: China Merchants Bank, SAIC MOTOR, Digital Guangxi Group, Armed Police Hospital of Shanghai, Shanghai Shentong Metro Group Co., Ltd, Shanghai United Assets and Equity Exchange, Shanghai Administration for Industry and Commerce, Financial Technology Service Committee of Shanghai Modern Service Industry Federation.
23 April 2021
23 April 2021, Merida, Mexico – In an effort to reach Indigenous Communities in Mexico and in Central America, the International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Merida (CIFAL Merida) developed a short manual and video about the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Mayan language. This responds to their commitment to further disseminate the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda’s Goals to Indigenous Peoples. Mayan is a living language that it is still spoken by at least 6 million Maya people in some countries in Mesoamerica, including Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras and Belize.
UNITAR to partner with Rabdan Academy for training and partnerships in the Arab Gulf region and across the Middle East
22 April 2021
21 April 2021, Abu Dhabi, UAE - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is delighted to announce the signing of a joint agreement between Rabdan Academy, UAE, and UNITAR. The MoU was signed at Rabdan Academy’s campus in Abu Dhabi by Mr. James Morse, President of Rabdan Academy, and Mr. Nikhil Seth, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNITAR. Both partners stressed the importance of joint training and educational efforts to address the challenges facing the UAE and the wider international community.
19 April 2021
19 April 2021, Geneva, Switzerland – 111 senior business executives from AB InBev’s corporate affairs teams across the world joined the inaugural presentation of the Toolkit 2.0 “Designing and implementing campaigns in support of vaccination efforts to prevent and reduce the spread of COVID-19: Strategies for Companies” on 15 April 2021 at 9:00 EST.
16 April 2021
16 April 2021, New York, USA (Virtual) - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in partnership with the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy, successfully delivered the workshop entitled “Values at Work: Sustainable Investing and ESG Reporting” from 7-8 April 2021. The workshop was attended by 40 participants and focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics and the push for companies and investors to remake business models in order to respond to the goals outlined by the SDGs. This workshop is supported under the programme “Levelling the Playing Field”, with funding allocated from the Swedish International Development Agency’s (SIDA) contribution to the UNITAR Strategic Framework Fund.
13 April 2021
13 April 2021, Geneva, Switzerland – In collaboration with the Rule of Law and Anticorruption Center (ROLACC), UNITAR successfully concluded the 2nd iteration of the e-learning course on “Anticorruption and Sustainable Development: Building Inclusive and Transparent Societies for All” offered between 24 February and 7 April 2021.
UNITAR y Fundación Monge Organizan Taller de Innovación Social Paralelo al Foro Mundial de la Juventud del ECOSOC 2021
8 April 2021
6 de abril de 2021, Nueva York, Estados Unidos de América - Los equipos del Instituto de las Naciones Unidas para la Formación e Investigación (UNITAR) en Nueva York y Fundación Monge unieron esfuerzos para desarrollar un taller virtual en el marco del Foro Mundial de la Juventud del ECOSOC 2021 que celebra su 10.° aniversario el 7 y 8 de abril de 2021.
25 March 2021
24 March 2021, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR Road Safety Global Training Initiative and the International Road Federation (IRF) joined forces to deliver on the 18th of March of 2021 a Master Class on Management Practices for Safer Roads, in the framework of the International Road Federation regional conference on Connecting Asia-Pacific with Smart, Safe and Resilient Roads.
23 March 2021
23 March 2021, Durban, South Africa - The “Autosobriety Training Programme to Prevent Drink-Driving” aims at equipping driving schools in South Africa with educational tools in order to contribute to the prevention and reduction of alcohol-related traffic fatalities and injuries in the eThekwini Municipality. The Autosobriety Programme will be delivered through a number of stakeholders, including private driving schools.
UNITAR and Penn Law Successfully Implement "Gender Equality in the International Rights Framework: Building Back Better"
4 March 2021
1 - 4 March 2021, New York, USA (Virtual) - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office, in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, successfully implemented its four-day seminar series entitled “Gender Equality in the International Rights Framework: Building Back Better” from 1-4 March 2021. Over 150 participants joined the session virtually from all over the world during the duration of the series. This series was developed to coincide with the beginning of Women’s History Month and discussed various concerns related to gender equality. This series was supported with funding allocated from the Swedish International Development Agency’s (SIDA) contribution to the UNITAR Strategic Framework Fund, under the programme "Leveling The Playing Field", which focuses on the development of the skills and knowledge of Least Developing Countries.