Innovation is essential for economies to grow. Cultivating entrepreneurs and small-to-medium businesses can create needed jobs and livelihood opportunities in our communities and societies. Our network of global partners and industry experts ensures our training meets the needs of your business environment as the world look for solutions to deal with the complex challenges of today: Poverty, youth unemployment, social inequality, climate change, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Empowering entrepreneurs with the cutting-edge skills, knowledge, and attitudes to unlock solutions and kick-start enterprises - social or commercial -is critical to building forward together.
UNITAR-UNDP Green Economy For Afghanistan Programme
The UNITAR Hiroshima Office recently completed training on the adoption of a Green Economy for 20 representatives of the Government of Afghanistan. Hailing from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and the Ministry of Economy, and in a programme delivered in close collaboration with the Afghanistan Civil Service Institute and UNDP Afghanistan, the participants represented both Kabul based Civil Servants, as well as Provincial Directors, allowing for some very focused discussions as to the on-the-ground implement ability of the issues presented.
Leadership and Inclusion
Effective leadership and empowerment of vulnerable people, especially women and youth, is essential to support sustainable development and strategic growth. We focus on practical skills and tools that build and enhance interactions and outcomes in the workplace and the broader community.
UNITAR Afghanistan Fellowship Programme
The UNITAR Afghanistan Fellowship Programme -Inspiring Transformation discusses important themes related to the effective governance of Afghanistan by and for Afghan nationals themselves, a crucial requirement for the future of the nation following the elections in 2014.
UNITAR Women's Leadership Programme for Afghanistan
The UNITAR Hiroshima Women's Leadership Programme for Afghanistan: the Sustainable Development Goals, Action Plans and Governance is a training programme designed to empower junior to mid-level young female professionals from all sectors in Afghanistan. Supported by the people and Government of Japan, the programme comprises two workshops, including one international workshop.
UNITAR Leadership and Communication Training Programme for the Afghan National Women's Football Team
29 August 2015, Hiroshima, Japan - The UNITARHiroshima Office, in collaboration with USAIDWomen’s Development Project and the Chugoku Shimbun are pleased to announce the UNITAR Hiroshima Leadership and Communication Training Programme for the Afghanistan Women’s Football Team.
Hiroshima and Peace
UNITAR is the only United Nations entity with a presence in the symbolic city of Hiroshima – the City of Peace, established in response to the desire of its people and authorities to contribute more actively to global peace and development. We have trained more than 5,000 people from over 60 countries, who have come to experience Hiroshima’s message of peace and learn from its post-conflict reconstruction. UNITAR learners have joined study tours in Japan and Hiroshima to learn about public financial management, the green economy, disaster risk reduction, women’s empowerment and more.
Even under the COVID-19 pandemic, UNITAR uses modern technologies like virtual reality to offer people the opportunity to learn about Hiroshima's story.
I learnt so much by coming to Hiroshima. It gives me hope and inspires me.
UNITAR World Heritage Nomination Training Series
UNITAR Hiroshima Office’s World Heritage Nomination Training Series builds upon more than 13 years of experience training on the unique needs of World Heritage Sites. Launched in 2003, the series transitioned from a focus on management and conservation best practices, to examining the skills and knowledge required for developing more effective World Heritage nomination dossiers.
SEA and Human Security Training Programme
Seas, coasts, and the ocean are part of the human security complex. Myriad factors including social, political, environmental, and economic aspects of human security depend upon the sustainable and comprehensive governance and management of these areas.
Inaugurated in 2002-2003, the UNITAR Hiroshima Sea and Human Security Training Programme examine, from a comprehensive point of view, the concept of human security as it pertains to seas and the ocean. The training programme aims to facilitate peer exchange and knowledge development among key policymakers working in the field of marine and ocean affairs.
Biodiversity Training Programme
The ecosystem approach as embraced in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) points to the subtle relationship between conservation, sustainable use, and fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising from genetic resources. It seeks to satisfy both ecological and human needs in the future, while its modality is comprehensive, integrated, and across time-lapse. Though endorsed by many international conventions and decisions, and despite the continuous work to conceptualize it, the ecosystem approach needs further operational tools to be appropriately implemented.