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7 June 2023
7 June 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity will host its first metaverse event “20 Years of Innovation: UNITAR Hiroshima Metaverse Award Ceremony” on 23 June 2023, from 5 to 6 p.m. JST (UTC+9). Three youths will be awarded for their stand-out videos for the UNITAR’s Video Challenge, which calls for videos featuring the role of the youth in digital innovation and promoting sustainable peace. Youths can still join the challenge, until 15 June, and be considered for the award. The award ceremony is open to all; register for access.
24 May 2023
24 May 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Hiroshima Organization for Global Peace, co-hosted the G7 Summit Partners’ Programme event, Youth Symposium on Peace, on 19 May.
12 May 2023
18 May 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), with the Government of Japan, is participating in the governmental public relations exhibition in Hiroshima. UNITAR highlights the impact of digital skills training for women, youth and professionals in Afghanistan, Iraq, and the Sahel region.
19 April 2023
19 April 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – On 17 April 2023, UNITAR and UNITAR Association held the Hiroshima G7: Voice of the Youth dialogue where seven youths from the G7 countries living in Hiroshima had the opportunity to share their life experiences in the City and discuss Hiroshima’s role in promoting global peace.
30 March 2023
30 March 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – The free online microlearning course “Defending Human Rights in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” has been translated into an additional 20 languages, expanding access to communities across the globe. The translation project was launched through a partnership among UNITAR, UNESCO and SALTO Participation & Information Resource Centre (SALTO PI).
27 March 2023
28 March 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – Ahead of the 2023 G7 Summit in May, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) will host a youth panel “Hiroshima G7: Voice of the Youth – Hiroshima for Global Peace Agenda”. Seven youths living in Hiroshima, one from each G7 country, will share their experiences in the city and discuss Hiroshima’s role in promoting global peace. This event will be co-organized with UNITAR Association.
3 March 2023
3 March 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity Director Mihoko Kumamoto attended the Sport for Future consortium conference in Tokyo on 2 March 2023. The conference showcased leading initiatives that foster the values of sports in Japan and around the world.
27 February 2023
27 February 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – Eighteen participants from nine countries will participate in the second phase of UNITAR Hiroshima Women’s Leadership in Tsunami-based Disaster Risk Reduction Training Programme for World Tsunami Awareness Day. The training will be held in person in Samoa from 7–11 March 2023. This is the first time UNITAR Division for Prosperity will hold workshops in Samoa and is also the first time in two years that the DRR Programme will have in-person learning.
27 February 2023
27 February 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – Professor Akiko Yuge, a member of the UNITAR Board of Trustees, visited the UNITAR Division for Prosperity, Hiroshima Office to observe the in-person nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation training of 18 government officials from Asian foreign affairs and defence authorities.
24 February 2023
27 February 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – Forty-eight high school students from Hiroshima took part in the 2022 UNITAR Hiroshima Youth Ambassador Training Programme in July and August 2022. The annual programme was launched in 2010 and aims to nurture young leaders for the future. This year’s theme was “Building a sustainable city where people can live 100 years from now”. The Youth Ambassadors were encouraged to connect the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to their daily lives and to think of solutions to the world’s pressing issues.