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UNITAR Launches E-Learning Course: Harnessing Climate and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Synergies
12 July 2021
06 July 2021, New York, USA - On July 6, United Nations Institute for Training and Research in partnership with United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs (UNDESA) and United Nations Climate Change Convention (UNCCC) hosted the launch of their e-learning course Harnessing Climate and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Synergies.
UNITAR launches the University Network for Sustainable Development and the 2021 Learning Center during the HLPF
12 July 2021
06-12 July 2021, New York, USA. The United Nations Institute for Training and Research's (UNITAR) office in New York organized their traditional five-day virtual Event, “SDG Learning, Training & Practice 2021” jointly with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs which will be held from 06-12 July 2021.
2021 HLPF side event "How can citizens contribute through innovation towards the implementation and tracking progress on the SDGs?"
12 July 2021
12 July 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - Achieving SDGs is the responsibility of not only governments but of everyone else – every citizen. There are several ways to do so. Support with data collection and monitoring of progress on SDG implementation is one of them. National Statistical Offices (NSO) have been experimenting with different new sources of data to bridge the data gaps to be able to track progress on the SDGs. This side event, on 12 July 2021, on the sidelines of the 2021 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) aimed to demonstrate how exactly citizens can make their contributions through innovative solutions and how such citizen science or citizen-generated data can be of use to the National Statistical Offices (NSO)s. The event was organized by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) together with members of the Crowd4SDG Consortium, University of Geneva, Politecnico di Milano, CERN, Spanish National Research Council, and Université de Paris.
UNOSAT’s Decision Support System helps Pacific SIDS to plan strategic relocation for coastal communities
12 July 2021
9 August 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - Coastal communities in Small Island Developing States continue to suffer from the impacts of various hazards like flood, tropical cyclones, tsunami, and erosion. This case study presents how a relocation scenario can be simulated using various spatial data and information available through the CommonSensing solution that UNOSAT provides.
Public-Private Collaboration to Design and Rollout of Campaigns in Support of Vaccination Efforts to Prevent and Reduce the Spread of Covid-19
8 July 2021
1 July 2021, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR jointly with the International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in York (CIFAL York, Canada), the International Social Marketing Association and AB InBev hosted a dialogue with 83 experts, officials, and representatives from the public and private sectors about lessons learned and challenges regarding COVID-19 vaccine deployment, as well as to present a new tool developed by UNITAR that offers practical examples of actions companies can make to contribute to help reduce the impact of this virus on the population by working collaboratively with local, national and international public health organizations - by leveraging their own assets.
SDG Learning session: Integrating Recovery Planning from COVID-19, Building Resilience and Strengthening Policy Coherence Towards the SDGs
7 July 2021
7 July 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - On the 7th of July 2021, UNDESA and UNITAR, jointly with CANEUS, FILAC, UNOOSA and GNDR, organized a session entitled “Integrating recovery planning from COVID-19, building resilience and strengthening policy coherence towards the SDGs” as part of the SDGs Learning, Training & Practice Center’s learning sessions on the sidelines of the 2021 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). It was an opportunity to present the new UNDESA-UNITAR course “Integrated Recovery Planning and Policy Coherence Towards the SDGs” to policy-makers and other stakeholders.
UNITAR and FAO Announces new Training Programme on “Trade and Food Security” for Officials from the Near East and North Africa (NENA) Region
5 July 2021
This 4-week online course will be Expert-facilitated and free of charge, but limited slots are available. Successful participants receive a Certificate of Completion from UNITAR and FAO. Registration is available at: www.unitar.org/tfs21arabic
2 July 2021
2 July 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR’s Division for Prosperity is launching a revised programme to mobilize women entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs in Afghanistan to address food insecurity, public health, and unemployment in the country.
1 July 2021
UNITAR and Al Sharq Forum sign a Memorandum of Understanding to promote peacebuilding, conflict transformation, human rights promotion and gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa region and globally.
Weaving Stories of Reconciliation - Virtual panel discussion, including 1992 Nobel Peace Laureate and special music performance by Latin Grammy Award winner
28 June 2021
28 June 2021, Geneva, Switzerland/ Bogotá, Colombia: On 30 June 2021, 16.00-18.00 CEST, The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) brings together a unique virtual panel of artists, peacebuilding and human rights practitioners from Colombia and the Latin American continent to discuss the power of storytelling and art as tools for reconciliation. Featuring among others 1992 Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum and the musicians Juanes and Marta Gómez, the panel members will share their diverse experiences in using different forms of artistic expression and storytelling to support communities in moving from mistrust and violence to a culture of dialogue and peace.