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5 June 2023
05 June 2023, New York, USA - As the first in-person Elections Officer Workshop after the pandemic, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research made a remarkable start by hosting the two-day (24-25 May) presentations of the workshop titled, "Elections to UN Organs: Workshop for Election Officers." This highly anticipated event achieved great success in enhancing the understanding of election procedures and processes among the dedicated participating officers. The workshop garnered 90 participants who were effectively equipped with invaluable tools to identify opportunities for candidatures, empowering them to make informed decisions in their roles. Furthermore, the workshop provided election officers with insightful knowledge of successful campaigning strategies, enabling them to contribute to fair and transparent electoral processes.
2 June 2023
02 June 2023, New York, USA - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research New York Office, concluded the “Art of Speech Writing” training of Monegasque Diplomats with the Professor Mr Sandy Singer at the Permanent Mission of Monaco to the United Nations in New York.
2 June 2023
02 June 2023, New York, United States - The Global Diplomacy Initiative (GDI) Closing Ceremony was held at the United Nations Headquarters by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office to celebrate the achievements of the GDI Graduates from the Spring 2023 Cohort. The GDI Programme offers a unique learning experience for students and professionals seeking to deepen their understanding of the United Nations and its functioning, providing them with the opportunity to gain knowledge and insights from experts and diplomats in the field.
24 May 2023
24 May 2023, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has reached a significant milestone in its illustrious history, marking 60 years of empowering individuals and strengthening capacities for sustainable development. To commemorate this momentous occasion, UNITAR has released a series of beautiful commemorative stamps that reflect its rich legacy, global impact, and unwavering commitment to fostering knowledge and expertise worldwide. This stamp edition is the second UNITAR stamp after the first one issued in 1969 by the UN Postal Service.
12 May 2023
12 May 2023, New York – The UNITAR New York Office, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of Ecuador and the Permanent Mission of Portugal, successfully held a workshop on the Relationship Between the General Assembly and the Security Council on 12 May 2023.
2 May 2023
2 May 2023, New York, USA.- The Data Diplomacy Project was featured during the 8th Multistakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI Forum), held under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at UN headquarters in New York during the first week of May. Through the support of the UN Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR, NY Office) and of the Permanent Missions of Malta and Brazil to the UN, the project was displayed as an official side-event to the STI Forum. The event allowed the researchers Henry Iure Paiva, Rafael Mesquita, and Antonio Pires to showcase their respective data solutions in the fields of energy, multilateralism, and security.
26 April 2023
26 April 2023, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), New York Office hosted a course on Artificial Intelligence and Diplomacy on Wednesday, 26 April 2023.
17 April 2023
17 April 2023, New York, USA - UNITAR & Columbia Law School conducted the last session for the Spring series titled “The Power of Asking the Right Questions & Giving Effective Feedback”. Pelayo Alvarez, Programme Manager at UNITAR New York Office, started by welcoming our in-person and virtual audience and then introduced Rebecca Price, Director of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Program at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, and the Columbia Mediation Clinic team.
3 April 2023
3 April 2023, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), New York Office and Columbia Law School hosted the second session of the Spring 2023 Columbia Law School Mediation Clinic training series. The workshop was entitled “Mediation and Human Rights” and took place on Monday, 3 April 2023.
24 March 2023
24 March 2023, New York, USA – The Executive Director of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Mr Nikhil Seth, visited New York from the 20th to the 24th of March 2023. With the 2023 UN Water Conference being held this week, the first in a generation, Mr Seth was able to attend its Opening Session, as well as the UNITAR’s side event on water and oceans entitled “Promoting a Water Culture Through Learning & Action”. The event brought together business executives from the five largest beverage companies in the world and sought to provide a venue for a collaborative partnership focused on delivering innovative training and building human capacities on pressing water-related issues at a large scale.