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9 September 2019
09 September 2019, Bangkok, Thailand – UNOSAT delivered a training on geospatial big data applications for sustainable development to enhance the capacity of the Member States of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) together with regional partners, from 5 to 9 August 2019, at the Space Krenovation Park (SKP) in Chonburi province of Thailand.
6 September 2019
5-6 September 2019, New York, USA - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office hosted the third and final sessions of its Orientation Course for New Delegates on the Fifth Committee at Conference Room 12, United Nations Headquarters. The third session focused on United Nations Reform Practices; Scale of Assessment and Human Resource Management. The final session on September 6th explored the resolution procedures for the Fifth Committee, as well as the UN Budget Process.
6 September 2019
5-6 September 2019, Lima, Perú - UNITAR and the International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Madrid (CIFAL Madrid) in collaboration with the Congress of the Republic of Peru hosted the “International Forum on Road Safety and Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Mobility”, bringing together legislators and decision makers to discuss how to improve road safety and integrate it into sustainable mobility and transport infrastructure planning and design.
4 September 2019
4 September 2019, New York, USA - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office hosted the second session of its Orientation Course for New Delegates on the 5th Committee in Conference Room 12, United Nations Headquarter. The Oversight Mechanisms of the United Nations and an overview of UN International Civil Service were the discussion topics of the session.
4 September 2019
4 September 2019, Geneva, Switzerland - Strategy consultants from Simon-Kucher & Partners visited UNITAR over the summer to explore and assess new income streams for growth.
3 September 2019
3 September 2019, New York, USA - The United Nations Institute for Research and Training (UNITAR) New York Office organized a training course with the sponsorship of the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations, entitled “Joint Swiss-UNITAR Briefing on United Nations Budgetary Matters.” The course is comprised of several sessions across four days and introduces delegates to the work, rules, and procedures of the Fifth Committee and the United Nations budget system.
29 August 2019
29 August 2019 Yokohama, Japan - TICAD7 official side-event panel discussion, Building Bridges for Peace in South Sudan, has successfully concluded in Yokohoma last Thursday. H.E. James Wani Igga, Vice President of South Sudan also joined the panel along with Hon. Onyoti Adigo Nyikwec, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security of South Sudan. Mr. Nihkil Seth, Executive Director of UNITAR, moderated the session. The discussion examined the peace-building efforts in South Sudan and emphasized the importance of promoting the national capacity for post-conflict reconstruction in tandem with the implementation of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS). The panelists emphasized the significance to engage in youth and invest in the development of sustainable peace and prosperity in South Sudan.
27 August 2019
On 11 – 12 June 2019 Kampala, Uganda - The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) together with UNITAR and UN Statistics Division in collaboration with UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) held a national StaTact workshop in Kampala, Uganda. This workshop was initiated to review selected challenges related to the implementation of the Extension of the UBOS Strategic Plan for Statistics 2018 – 2020 in its pre-final year and train participants on the use of tactical approach and StaTact in their work.
21 August 2019
21 August 2019 - New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and Columbia Law School organized a Mediation briefing for students and faculty members from the University of Fortaleza - UNIFOR (Fundação Edson Queiroz - Universidade de Fortaleza), Brazil at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
19 August 2019
19 August 2019, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the new free e-learning course on “Multilateral Conferences and Diplomacy for SIDs and LDCs Negotiators.” This course will take place from 14 October to 10 November 2019.