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"We must ensure the SDGs help transform the lives of people around the world. Words must be turned into impactful action. This will not happen without accountability, evaluation and learning."
-- United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is a principal training arm of the United Nations, working in every region of the world. We empower individuals, governments and organizations through knowledge and learning to effectively overcome contemporary global challenges.
Upon the request of The Permanent Mission of Singapore to the United Nations, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) will carry out the “Briefing for Delegates on the 72nd Session of the General Assembly and the Main Committees.”, to be conducted in English, for FOSS Members. The Course will be delivered in September 2017 over 2 days in the premises of the Permanent Mi
The UN system is mainly financed through assessed and voluntary contributions from member states. The UN Specialized Agencies are funded partly through assessments and voluntary contributions. The course will go through the Regular Budget, the Peacekeeping Budget, and the international tribunal’s budget, which are funded through assessments.
Business leading the way: the SDGs as a tool for sustainability and growth
The achievement of the SDGs requires strong involvement and clear strategy to strengthen business awareness and inspire robust action in decreasing material footprint and advancing more sustainable consumption and production patterns.