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29 May 2023
29 May 2023, Hiroshima, Japan - Nineteen-year-old Céline Arslane has a dream: to become a human rights activist and provide psychological support to refugees and war survivors. She wants to help people as others helped her.
26 May 2023
Deltina Solomon is a deputy project manager for two United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) disaster management projects in the Solomon Islands. She joined the 2022 UNITAR Hiroshima Women’s Leadership in Tsunami-based Disaster Risk Reduction Training Programme to enhance her work as a front-line officer in disaster risk reduction.
25 May 2023
25 May 2023, Hiroshima, Japan - Baghdad is home to a growing community of entrepreneurs looking to make a mark. However, without the proper experience and tools, many of these aspiring business owners struggle to make it through the tough initial startup stages.
Hayder Alla’ Abdulzahra is a motivated young Iraqi entrepreneur who is committed to making a difference. On top of his professional roles as a dentist in the public sector and brand manager for his family’s creative agency, Hayder is preparing to launch his startup: an app that will facilitate Iraqis’ access to medical services.
24 May 2023
24 May 2023, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has reached a significant milestone in its illustrious history, marking 60 years of empowering individuals and strengthening capacities for sustainable development. To commemorate this momentous occasion, UNITAR has released a series of beautiful commemorative stamps that reflect its rich legacy, global impact, and unwavering commitment to fostering knowledge and expertise worldwide. This stamp edition is the second UNITAR stamp after the first one issued in 1969 by the UN Postal Service.
24 May 2023
24 May 2023, Online - UNITAR’s Division for Peace is excited to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Centre for Peace and Justice at Brac University (CPJ) to promote peace and social cohesion in South Asia through tailored capacity building programmes empowering and elevating the voices of youth and women. The many overlaps of UNITAR’s and CPJ’s mandates create many avenues for collaboration and thus the formalisation of this partnership represents a promising opportunity to create impactful joint programming to support the peacebuilding efforts of underrepresented groups.
24 May 2023
17 May 2023, Kigali, Rwanda - UNITAR and Rwanda Cooperation joint forces to inaugurate the Rwanda Cooperation Governance Centre as its International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL).
24 May 2023
24 May 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Hiroshima Organization for Global Peace, co-hosted the G7 Summit Partners’ Programme event, Youth Symposium on Peace, on 19 May.
24 May 2023
24 May 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - The United Nations marked the 7th UN Road Safety Week from 15 May to 21, 2023, to raise awareness about the urgent need to continue to promote road safety and save lives. Road traffic deaths and injuries remain a global problem, with 1.3 million people dying and over 50 million people injured each year. Globally, more than 500 children are killed on the road each day (WHO).
16 May 2023
16 May 2023, Hiroshima, Japan - Tim is a non-resident fellow of the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR). Before joining UNIDIR, he served as the Director of the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs in Geneva, Deputy Secretary-General of the Conference on Disarmament, and Disarmament Ambassador and Permanent Representative of New Zealand to the United Nations in Geneva.
15 May 2023
15 May 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – Since she was a high schooler, Dr Marwa Nofal was interested in the interactions between people. Wanting to learn more about human behaviour, she pursued medicine and psychiatry in her undergraduate and graduate studies. Marwa is now a psychiatrist at a public mental health hospital in Egypt, where she provides therapy to clients and conducts research.