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4 November 2022
4 November 2022, New York, United States - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office continued its online training series for the Switzerland delegation in preparation for their membership at the United Nations Security Council which was attended by more than 35 delegates from capital and the mission in New York.
Meet the Unstoppable Woman Contributing to Policy Research for Sufficient, Safe, and Nutritious Food for All
4 November 2022
“Through the discussion platform, I have got to connect with policymakers, researchers and professionals working on the agriculture sector in different countries within the MENA region.”
3 November 2022
3 November 2022, Accra, Ghana - UNOSAT received the 2022 GEO SDG - GEO Participating Organization Award for its Emergency Mapping service recognizing the productivity, innovation, novelty and exemplary efforts in the use of Earth observations to support sustainable development.
2 November 2022
2 November 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR, As the world becomes increasingly digitalized, with new disruptive technologies, practices, and actors appearing throughout the globe, it has become essential for institutions, governments, and companies to protect their cyber spaces from hackers and other forms of malicious elements.
31 October 2022
31 October 2022, Cape Town, South Africa – In the framework of the 7th Regional Conference for Africa under the theme Connecting Africa through Smart, Safe and Resilient Roads: Stimulating Growth and Trade on the Continent, UNITAR and CIFAL Durban in collaboration with the South African Roads Federation (SARF), the International Road Federation (IRF), the World Road Association (PIARC), offered a training session on innovative practices to optimize road networks, and a training workshop on the Management Practices for Safer Roads Toolkit, gathering more than 500 delegates from 33 countries, including provincial and local government officials, experts from road agencies, and road authorities and decision makers. The activities provided useful tools and learnings to regional challenges of road safety and brought ideas for improving road networks in Africa.
Leveraging Digital Technologies in Screening and Brief Interventions to reduce Harmful Use of Alcohol
28 October 2022
28 October 2022, Johannesburg, South Africa – Screening and Brief Interventions (SBI) for hazardous and harmful drinking are considered as a preventative approach which measures an individual’s drinking pattern during outpatient or wellness visits and provides interventions to those at risk of harmful use of alcohol. In addition, web-based information, self-testing and self-help guidance, using simple advice and education materials are some of the channels of information that can be further utilized to advance this objective.
UNITAR, IPS, and The Taylor Institute at FUS Collaborate on National Competitiveness and Nations Brand Value Ranking Reports
27 October 2022
27 October, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR, the Institute for Industrial Policy Studies (IPS), and the Taylor Institute at Franklin University Switzerland (FUS), collaborate on National Competitiveness Report and Nations Brand Value Ranking Report. The results of the Reports were released on October 27, 2022, in a public conference by IPS and FUS, and co-hosted by UNITAR.
UNITAR and Columbia Law School Launched the Fall 2022 Series with the Women Empowerment in the Peace Process Session
26 October 2022
26 October 2022, New York, United States – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York office, in partnership with Columbia Law School, kickstarted the three-event Fall 2022 presentations with Women Empowerment in the Peace Process on Wednesday 26 October 2022. Gathering a total of 135 participants from around the world, the event aimed at recognizing the importance and urgency of increasing women’s meaningful participation in peace processes, discerning how to instigate change at the organizational level, and understanding how to spearhead change at the individual level.
UNITAR and LactApp Women Health to Collaborate in the Promotion of Breastfeeding and Maternal Health
25 October 2022
The first years of life of infants are crucial for their development. Exclusive breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure child health and it is particularly important due to its role in lowering morbidity and mortality, reducing the risk of chronic diseases, respiratory infections, and certain noncommunicable diseases, amongst other benefits. Studies also show that exclusive breastfeeding practices between 0-23 months can contribute to save 804,000 children every year and 20,000 annual deaths from breast cancer.
21 October 2022
21 October 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR’s Division for People and Social Inclusion has partnered with Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Total Energies Nigeria to create a recycling plant in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, empowering members of the Elelenwo community in the process.