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9 February 2021
9 February 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - “The COVID-19 pandemic revealed our world’s pre-existing fragility. It is, therefore, critical, that we shape our post-COVID-19 world around resiliency to diverse risks and invest in a way of living with which humankind and the planet can coexist and prosper.” Mihoko Kumamoto, Director, UNITAR Division of Prosperity, speaking with the Kure Rotary Club, Hiroshima, Japan.
UNITAR and the Conflux Center start a new partnership to promote intercultural dialogue in times of crisis
4 February 2021
4 February 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR and the Conflux Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Mediation decided to collaborate to empower growth-oriented professionals working in multilateral diplomacy, as well as current and future policy leaders
UNITAR Prepares “Harnessing Climate & SDG Synergies to Raise Ambition in the Era of Paris+5 and Pandemic Recovery”
3 February 2021
3 February 2021, New York, USA (Virtual) – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York office announced the launching of “Harnessing Climate & SDG Synergies to Raise Ambition in the Era of Paris+5 and Pandemic Recovery” an online course series in collaboration with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and United Nations framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC).
UNITAR & THE GFMD: “Entrepreneurship for Migrants and Refugees” and Innovative Partnerships for Sustainable Development
3 February 2021
03 February 2020, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR, UNCTAD, UNHCR and IOM organized the online side event “Entrepreneurship for Migrants and Refugees: Innovative Partnerships for Sustainable Development”, on 25 January 2021, in the framework of the13th Summit of the Global Forum for Migration and Development (GFMD). It was held in English, with interpretation services to Arabic and French. There was a wide participation from all regions, with representatives from States, private sector, academia, and civil society.
3 February 2021
03 February 2020, Geneva, Switzerland- Mr. Alex Mejia, Director, Division for People and Social Inclusion at UNITAR, Head, CIFAL Global Network, presented an update on the online Knowledge Hub on Migration and Sustainable Development, on 25 January 2021, in the framework of the Open Space of the 13th Summit of the Global Forum for Migration and Development (GFMD). During this segment of the Summit, there was a wide participation from all regions, with representatives from States, private sector, academia, and civil society.
1 February 2021
“When you are equipped with knowledge you don’t remain the same. You talk with confidence because you have really learned, and know it is clearer and you talk based on evidence and at the point of knowledge”.
Planet - Completing the last mile: Making the impacts of climate change on vulnerable groups, and opportunities to empower those groups, explicit across UN CC:Learn’s global, regional and national work
29 January 2021
"We were stranded in the school, unable to move anywhere because the streets were submerged, and many people lost their lives. It is caused by Coral abstraction and cutting mangroves, but climate change is making the problem even worse".
28 January 2021
3 February 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - Mihoko Kumamoto, Director of UNITAR Division of Prosperity, shared her message with medical students at Hiroshima University, as part of the university’s Aiming for Eternal Peace lecture series.
UNITAR implements the 2021 Orientation Course on the Economic and Social Council for Members of the Council
27 January 2021
26-27 January 2021, New York, USA (Virtual) – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research New York Office (UNITAR) kicked off the new year with a three-day orientation course on the Economic and Social Council for members of the council on Tuesday, 26 January 2021. The first session was delivered virtually with over 100 delegates participated, from different parts of the world The training 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 skills and knowledge of Least Developing Countries.
27 January 2021
27 January 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) under the pillar of Multilateral Diplomacy.