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Financing The Transition To Net-Zero Emissions: How Can Global Companies Shed Light Into The Black Box of Financing Net-Zero?
25 November 2021
"159 companies are responsible for 80% of global corporate greenhouse gas emissions. Most of them don’t have all the answers on how to finance and achieve the targets they have set". This article brings some light into the black box of how the transition can be tackled in practice and is written by Eliya Devay, graduate of the UNITAR-Franklin University Switzerland Joint Master’s programme in Responsible Leadership & Climate Action. Eliya is specialized in Sustainable Finance and currently works at the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) as a Consultant.
23 November 2021
This Executive Online Certificate on Leadership and the Future of Work, created in collaboration between UNITAR and the Hertie School Executive Education aims to equip participants with pivotal self-management skills such as active learning, resilience, stress tolerance, and flexibility, in addition to a stronger set of core critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
22 November 2021
On Thursday 25th November 2021, UNOSAT is celebrating the 20 years of operations leading to the United Nations Satellite Centre with an online event.
19 November 2021
Ali was able to use the information from his own country to make informed judgements on how to negotiate and manage tax decisions for the population according to their business sector.
UNITAR and Columbia Law School launched the second session of the Leadership & Self-Awareness Programme
17 November 2021
17 November 2021, New York, USA - The second session of the “Leadership & Self-Awareness Programme” took place with the collaboration of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research and Columbia Law School. This session was attended by approximately 210 participants and focused on self-awareness and how it feeds directly into the kind of leadership exercised in organizations.
Geneva Becomes the Brewing Ground for Innovative Ideas on How to Mainstream the Climate Change Language
17 November 2021
17 November 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR, WMO, UNFCCC and TEDx Geneva partnered up to organize a TEDx event that put youth and climate change in the spotlight. Read on to find out how a diverse line-up of youth activists, scientists, entrepreneurs and artists spread good ideas on how to scale up climate action.
16 November 2021
November 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR’s Green Economy and Trade and Green Fiscal Policy e-courses have won the Gold Award in the Best Advance in Custom Content category of the distinguished Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards for 2021. The Award underscores UNITAR’s role as one of the main players globally providing state-of-the-art e-learning solutions and resources for free on green economy and climate change-related topics.
At COP 26 UNITAR develops a Learning Session on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Climate Change: Learning and Practice Opportunities
9 November 2021
09 November 2021, New York, USA – UNITAR New York Office joined efforts with the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) to develop a hybrid event, “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Climate Change: Learning and Practice Opportunities”. The session was attended by approximately 93 participants virtually, and the discussion focused on how climate change intersects with the Sustainable Development Goals.
8 November 2021
08 November 2021, New York, USA – UNITAR New York Office met with the Permanent Mission of Egypt to discuss further collaboration with the Institute for Diplomatic Studies for diplomatic personnel.
UNITAR, the Institute for Industrial Policy Studies and the Taylor Institute at Franklin University Switzerland Collaborate on National Competitiveness Report
4 November 2021
UNITAR, The Institute for Industrial Policy Studies (IPS), and the Taylor Institute at Franklin University Switzerland (FUS), have presented report results on National Competitiveness: Two rankings for each nation with low-cost strategy and differentiation strategy. The results of the IPS National Competitiveness Report were released on October 28, 2021, in a public conference of National Competitiveness organised by IPS and FUS, and co-hosted by UNITAR.