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3 April 2024
03 April 2024, Hiroshima, Japan – On 28 March 2024, UNITAR signed a new memorandum of understanding with Microsoft Japan to collaborate on the digital upskilling of workers in Japan and beyond.
2 April 2024
2 April 2024, Jeju, Republic of Korea – The International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL) in Jeju was established in 2010 through a collaboration between UNITAR and the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, and the International Peace Foundation.
2 April 2024
12 April, 2024, Online - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in partnership with Technological University Dublin, partnership with Çağ Üniversitesi, launches its inaugural executive course: Sustainability Programme for Global Changemakers: Navigating the UN 2030 Agenda.
28 March 2024
28 March 2024, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR and the Hiroshima Prefectural Government signed the Eighth Special Purpose Grant Agreement, for fiscal years 2024 to 2026. Through the agreement, the two entities renewed the partnership that began in 2003 and the Hiroshima Prefectural Government committed to financially support the UNITAR Hiroshima Office’s training programmes over the next three years. Mr. Hidehiko Yuzaki, Governor of Hiroshima Prefecture, and Mr. Nikhil Seth, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNITAR signed the agreement at a ceremony held on 26 March 2024 at the Hiroshima Prefectural Government.
27 March 2024
27 March 2023, Geneva, Switzerland – On 22 March 2024, UNITAR proudly announced the launch of UNITAR’s Global Water Academy (UGWA) platform under the auspices of World Water Day during its event entitled “Addressing Water for Peace: The Role of Capacity Building in Water Governance in Conflict and Humanitarian Settings".
27 March 2024
27 March 2024, Geneva, Switzerland - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), the Global Surgery Foundation (GSF), and the Second Chance Association, hosted a special hybrid event titled: “Why Reconstructive Surgery Belongs to the Humanitarian Response in Post-conflict and Disaster Emergencies?” on March 21, 2024.
26 March 2024
Micky Welin's career in disaster risk management (DRM) highlights the intersection of education, proactive initiative, and collaborative efforts in building capacity for disaster preparedness and response. In his capacity as the Planning and Logistics Support Officer at the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) in Vanuatu, Micky Welin's journey highlights the transformative potential of targeted capacity-building efforts.
25 March 2024
25 March 2024, New York, USA - UNITAR and Columbia Law School launched the spring 2024 iteration of one of UNITAR´s longest partnership programmes, The Columbia University Law School Series, with the first session titled "Empowering Women in the Peace Process"
22 March 2024
22 March 2024, Newcastle, Australia - The University of Newcastle and CIFAL Newcastle in collaboration with Hunter New England LHD, and Menzies School of Health Research recently hosted the graduation ceremony for the newest graduating Fellows of the Field Epidemiology Training Programme of Papua New Guinea (FETPNG) at NUspace. The nine-month programme aims to strengthen health systems and improve health through field epidemiology.
22 March 2024
22 March 2024, Suva, Fiji - A Climate Finance Write-Shop held from 5 to 7 March in Suva, Fiji, empowered representatives from Pacific Island nations to secure vital climate finance for their communities. This collaborative effort, spearheaded by the Commonwealth Climate Finance Access Hub (CCFAH), the Pacific Community (SPC), and UNOSAT, addressed a critical need for Pacific Small Island Developing States (SIDS) facing the brunt of climate change.