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9 December 2008
UNITAR and UNDP Iraq are implementing a two week training course for diplomats and staff of the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The course aims to contribute to efforts by the United Nations to assist the Foreign Ministry's Ad Hoc Support Mechanism, established in connection with the Expanded Ministerial Conference of Neighboring Countries under Security Council resolution 1770.
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5 December 2008
December 5, 2008

E-Learning Project for a Global Audience of Public Debt Auditors

UNITAR and INTOSAI from Oslo - Norway, a nongovernmental organization with special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations, have launched a joint e-Learning initiative for Public Debt Auditors from Supreme Audit Institutions. The joint project emphasizes the importance of the use of new information and communication technologies for training outreach and cost-effectiveness.
 
 
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1 December 2008
1st December - In observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, on 3 December in New York, the Secretary-General will open the UNITAR seminar entitled “Implementing the Digital Accessibility Agenda of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Challenges and Opportunities for Signatory States”.  With 136 signatories to date, The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - the first human rights treaty of the 21st century – aims to ensure the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by all per
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21 November 2008
Further to the decision of the Council of Minister, a memorandum of Understanding has been signed with the Government of Spain.
UN Secretary-General and top UN officials gather in Torino for a 2-day retreat organized with the support of UNITAR
30 August 2008
The second edition of the annual Retreat convened by the United Nations Secretary-General took place in Torino, Italy, on 29 and 30 August 2008. The Retreat provides an opportunity for top UN officials to exchange ideas and reflect on how best the Organization can tackle current challenges and discharge its high profile responsibilities more effectively. The annual event has been organized as a joint effort between UNITAR, the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC), and the Department of Management in the UN Secretariat.