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19 August 2021
19 August 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR is pleased to announce that its Division for Prosperity and Japanese sporting goods company SSK Corporation have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to advance the use of sports as a medium of peace and understanding. SSK created a soccer jersey donning the UNITAR logo, and the jerseys were worn by the soccer players during the “Peace Match” held in Hiroshima on 7 August 2021.
16 August 2021
16 August 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR has been following the situation in Afghanistan with great concern. We ask for the protection of life and the safety of all the people of Afghanistan, irrespective of gender, creed, or affiliation, and that humanitarian assistance be given to those in need. We stand with the citizens of Afghanistan in the hope that humanity prevails in these trying times.
13 August 2021
On 13 August, 2021, New York, USA (Virtual) – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York office concluded a two-week online training programme with Harbour Education on Friday, August 13, 2021. This online training programme is catered for students who want to develop a better understanding in working in the international organizations. It aims to provide them with necessary knowledge about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the United Nations, negotiations and international communications.
13 August 2021
20 August 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – On Saturday, 18 September 2021, UNITAR, in collaboration with ITS Education Asia and KIDsforSDGs, will host a free public webinar to celebrate the launch of the UNITAR Youth Ambassador Asia Programme on 25 September 2021.
11 August 2021
11 August 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - Despite the many challenges brought forth in the past months, the team of the Multilateral Diplomacy Programme Unit (MDPU) has grown, quasi-doubling its size compared to pre-pandemic times. Here is how they managed to keep connected with each other!
4 August 2021
4 August 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – "Detonating nuclear weapons will have disastrous consequences, affecting all Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from health to environmental degradation." This was the central message from Nikhil Seth, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNITAR, at the UN High-Level Political Forum Special Event on “Nuclear Disarmament and Our Sustainable Future.” The event was organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), with partners Hiroshima Prefecture and the Hiroshima Organization for Global Peace (HOPe).
The General Secretariat of the Andean Community and UNITAR Sign a Landmark Cooperation Agreement for Improving Road Safety in the Region
3 August 2021
03 August 2021, Geneva, Switzerland – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the General Secretariat of the Andean Community (CAN) signed a cooperation agreement to formalize their joint efforts to provide training and capacity-building for the improvement of road safety in the Andean region.
29 July 2021
UNITAR and AGFUND’s unique microfinance training program has upskilled and inspired more than 1,200 people around the world to eradicate poverty and inequality through microfinance and financial inclusion.
27 July 2021
As part of the AGFUND and UNITAR Global Learning Platform on Financial Inclusion initiative, two e-workshops were organized to enhance the capacities of professionals in the areas of financial inclusion and sustainable development. The e-workshops "Financial inclusion and sustainable development" and "Training of Trainers for financial inclusion" were delivered in November and December 2020, over four weeks each. The e-workshops targeted professionals working in microfinance or financial institutions from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).
26 July 2021
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research's (UNITAR) office in New York organized a two-day virtual workshop entitled “Advanced Drafting Skills” on 19-20 July 2021. It focused on techniques and ways to maintain goodwill, the use of professional expressions, and UN common language.