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12 August 2022
12 August 2022 Hiroshima, Japan – Every 6 August, Hiroshima and the rest of the world commemorates the 1945 atomic bombing of the city. This year, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and young activists across Japan met for a frank dialogue at the Power of Youth from Hiroshima. In the informal session, the Secretary-General and young people exchanged their views on the challenges for nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation and innovative solutions to bring about a world free of nuclear weapons.
2 August 2022
02 August 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – 6 August 2022 marks 77 years since an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima. To commemorate the day, youth from across Japan will have a heart-to-heart talk with António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations, about their ideas and solutions for achieving a peaceful, more secure and sustainable world – one without nuclear weapons. The informal, in-person gathering will be held in Hiroshima in parallel with the annual Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony. The session will be livestreamed in English and Japanese via YouTube.
25 July 2022
25 July 2022, Hiroshima, Japan - UNITAR Division for Prosperity invites young entrepreneurs in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon to apply to the Great Ideas Space 2022: Entrepreneurship for Public Health and COVID-19 Recovery in Egypt, Iraq, and Lebanon. The programme aims to train entrepreneurs and MSMEs to design and implement business/projects that address challenges coming out of COVID-19, especially in public health. The application deadline is 15 August 2022.
25 July 2022
25 July 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity invites applications from women living in or from the Pacific Islands Countries and Territories and Asia to the seventh Women’s Leadership Tsunami-based Disaster Risk Reduction Training Programme. This programme is primarily for women but others are also welcome to apply. The application deadline is 2 September 2022.
4 July 2022
6 July 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – Calling for Asia-Pacific high school students (aged 15–18 years) with a passion for global affairs and engaging with the international community! The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and ITS Education invite you to apply to the Youth Ambassador Asia Pacific Programme 2022.
24 May 2022
24 May 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR has joined the Global Alliance for Social Entrepreneurship, an initiative led by the World Economic Forum initiative hosted by the Schwab Foundation.
13 May 2022
13 May 2022, Hiroshima, Japan - Professor Sarah Anyang Agbor has joined the advisory board of the UNITAR Division for Prosperity, bringing her expertise in education and training, especially within the African continent.
3 May 2022
3 May 2022, Hiroshima, Japan — 65 participants joined the UNITAR online conference “Empower the Youth: Fostering Inclusive Entrepreneurship in Iraq.” In commemoration of UNITAR’s training in Iraq for the past six years, the conference aimed to identify the most pressing problems among Iraqi youth entrepreneurs and consolidate potential solutions to encourage accessibility and growth. The conference was conducted in partnership with GREEN CHARTER Foundation for Water and Environmental Consulting, KAPTA Business Hub, SANAD for Economic Development, and The Station Foundation for Entrepreneurs.
3 May 2022
3 May 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated socioeconomic disparities around the world. It especially highlighted the widening digital divide within societies and between industrialized and developing economies. With 96 per cent of the 2.9 billion people without Internet access living in developing countries, closing this divide requires more attention than ever before.
12 April 2022
12 April 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity invites women in Afghanistan to apply to the Leading Inclusive 4IR: Empowering Women in Afghanistan for the Future of Work through Digital Reskilling programme. The application deadline is 20 April 2022.