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10 May 2019
10 May 2019, Bangkok, Thailand – From 07 to 10 May 2019, UNOSAT organised a training on operational application of geospatial information technology, generously hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in Bangkok, Thailand.
26 April 2019
22 April 2019, UNITAR New York Office, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office hosted a workshop with the Maryland-based organization Trees for the Future on the topic of diversifying nutrition and income sources. This was the final workshop of the three-part series on Using Agroforestry to Meet Sustainable Development Goals sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Sweden’s programme “Leveling the Playing Field”.
26 April 2019
25-26 April 2019, Shanghai, China - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and its International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Shanghai (CIFAL Shanghai) in collaboration with the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS), Tongji University and AB InBev, hosted the two-day “Road Safety and Digital Innovation: Asia-Pacific Conference” in Shanghai, with a focus on using innovative solutions to address road safety issues.
How a GIS technical training in Uganda contributes to implementing coherent DRR actions across the East Africa region.
24 April 2019
24 technical experts from the government and academic institutions in Uganda successfully completed a one-week course in the use of Earth observations (EO) and geographic information system (GIS) for hazard assessment, delivered by UNOSAT from 25 to 29 March 2019 in Kampala, Uganda. When it comes to GIS technical training, the trend towards a more balanced gender ratio has been remarkably harder to achieve; however, this learning event had over 50 percentages of female participants.
17 April 2019
17 April 2019, New York, NY, USA - the Head of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office, Mr. Marco Suazo, met with Ms. Claudia María Samayoa Herrera, Rector of the Specialized Institute of Higher Education for Training at El Salvador, and H.E. Mr. Héctor Enrique Jaime Calderón, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of El Salvador to the United Nations, at UNITAR New York Office.
5 April 2019
Geneva, 4-5 April 2019 - In keeping with its vision of providing the highest quality of training and innovation, the Division for Multilateral Diplomacy (DMD) of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research successfully hosted the first ever workshop on Stakeholder Engagement and Coordination in its series of Core Diplomatic Training for the executive diploma to cater to modern needs of diplomats, government officials and professionals.
4 April 2019
Geneva, 4 April 2019 - The Division for Multilateral Diplomacy (DMD) of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in collaboration with the Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) successfully hosted a 6-day in-depth workshop in Geneva for students of the International Leaders Professional Diploma Program, from 22nd to 29th of March 2019.
4 April 2019
3-4 April 2019, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – UNITAR and the International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Madrid (CIFAL Madrid) in collaboration with the Traffic and Emergency Response Association (Asociación de Rescate en Tráfico y Emergencias – ARTE), the Dominican Automobile Club (Automóvil Club Dominicano – ACD), and with the support of Fundación Smart Baby – JOIE conducted the training titled “Child Road Safety and Post-Crash Response”.
UNITAR and the Norwegian Embassy in Abuja Hold Regional Conference on Marine Safety and Fisheries Protection
4 April 2019
April 3 & 4 2019, Lagos, Nigeria - the Norwegian Embassy in Abuja and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) jointly held a two-day follow up Regional Conference on Marine Safety and Fisheries Protection for participants from West, Central and Southern Africa regions.
1 April 2019
For this Impact Story, we also interviewed Meck Chikaphupha from Malawi. During the course, Meck was working in the Department of Agricultural Planning Services and specifically in the Policy Development Unit of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development.