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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
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.