Displaying 1871 - 1880 of 1924
Default image
17 April 2009
As part of a joint ongoing UNITAR/IDI/UNCTAD Global Project to train Public Debt Audit Officials in ‘Auditing Public Debt Management’, a survey was conducted (February 2009) to assess the feasibility of using distance learning and e-Learning as part of the training process. The survey questionnaire was sent to Sovereign Audit Institutions (SAIs) of 28 developing and emerging economies with a view to study the e-Learning readiness of these institutions.
Default image
1 April 2009
In its April session, the Global Project Board welcomed UNITAR as an Associate Partner of the Global Project on "Measuring the Progress of Societies". The Global Project, which is hosted by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and run in collaboration with other international and regional partners seeks to become the world wide reference point for those who wish to measure, and assess the progress of their societies.
Default image
1 April 2009
With outreach, cost-effectiveness and flexibility in mind, UNITAR will use its time-tested and innovative methodology of e-Learning (online training) to train public finance officials from Ibero-American nations.
In the coming months, UNITAR will develop and deploy four six-week e-Learning courses, on themes including negotiation skills, intellectual property and capital markets. These will be offered for free to the public sector, civil society and academic institutions, thanks to generous support from the Spanish government.
Default image
1 April 2009
Following the partnership, signed on 21 April 2009, between the Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain) and United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), it was agreed that UNITAR will receive fresh graduates from the university and provide them with an opportunity for a first international working experience in the United Nations specialized body in training and research.
UNITAR’s International Law Programme is pleased to welcome the first collaborator from the Universidad de Zaragoza.
Default image
1 April 2009
Under this joint effort, UNEP Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA) will build upon the training resources (case studies and exercises) developed under the UNITAR administered project, Climate Change Capacity Development (C3D) to develop a joint module on vulnerability and impact assessment.
UNITAR and EPFL launch Hiroshima International Architectural and Urban Planning Prize in Post-Conflict Reconstruction
1 April 2009
Building for Peace 
Launch of the International Architectural Prize in Post-Conflict Reconstruction
Hiroshima, 24 April 2009
An initiative by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL)
and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
 
Default image
1 April 2009

Course dates: 20 April – 29 May 2009
Application deadline: 10 April 2009