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15 October 2021
Khamis Bol Ajak Aguar of South Sudan is passionate. Passionate about passing on the knowledge and skills he learned from UNITAR and his studies, educating youth, and bringing peace and prosperity to his country. UNITAR is delighted to have Khamis as a volunteer coach for South Sudanese youth in our entrepreneurship programme and to see how our remarkable alumni are bringing about positive change in the world.
12 October 2021
12 October 2021, New York, USA - The United Nations for Training and Research office in New York, in collaboration with Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy, launched part 1 of Looking Towards COP 26: Sustainable Agriculture, Labor Rights and Just Transitions in Accelerating SDG Implementation. The course focuses on several SDGs like SDG 2 Zero Hunger, SDG 9 Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure, and SDG 13 Climate Action and was attended by approximately 61 participants.
8 October 2021
8 October 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity is relaunching a programme in Afghanistan that had been halted due to unrest in the country.
6 October 2021
6 October 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity has launched the #FreedomToLearn donation drive with UNITAR Association to boost the financial resilience of women in Afghanistan in these times of heightened uncertainty. The campaign targets residents of Japan.
4 October 2021
John Wain, Senior Emergency Shelter Officer at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), recalled the evolution of their work and how UNOSAT supported them with satellite imagery analysis to better plan for new settlements.
1 October 2021
1 October 2021, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office launched the Global Diplomacy Initiative (GDI). This programme provides students with practical knowledge and experience of global diplomacy and all things United Nations.
24 September 2021
24 September 2021, New York, USA – UNITAR New York Office and The Global Foundation for the Performing Arts (GFPA) met with the First Lady of the Republic of Maldives on Friday, 24 September 2021. This productive meeting has covered a wide range of topics, such as developing SDG-focused training programs, providing public art education resources, among others.
21 September 2021
21 September 2021, New York, USA – Improving road safety globally requires solutions that can be implemented consistently over the next decade. UNITAR, the Ministry of Transport of the Federal District of Brazil, and AB InBev gathered in New York to present the “Management Practices for Safer Roads Toolkit – The Immersive Virtual Experience”.
20 September 2021
20 September 2021, New York, USA - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar, developed the Strengthening Knowledge and Skills in Multilateral Diplomacy: Induction Course for Qatar Diplomats which took place between 20 - 24 September 2021 via Zoom. This is a comprehensive course designed to enhance the performance of 13 diplomats from the Permanent Mission of Qatar to the United Nations. Mr. Pelayo Alvarez from the UNITAR New York Office greeted the participants and the panelists, Dr. Jimena Leiva Roesch, Fellow at International Peace Institute and Dr. Rebecca Webber, Former US Diplomat, who presented the session together.
17 September 2021
17 September, 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - UNITAR ran its online training programme Gender Empowerment Now: Building Capacity to Mainstream Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment into the Government Policy of Jordan and Lebanon from March to May 2021.