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UNITAR presents Road Safety Mural to the City of New York to raise awareness about high-risk behaviours
18 July 2022
UNITAR unveiled a road safety mural offered to New York City. The artwork, curated by Street Art for Mankind (SAM) and created by street artist Dragon76, supports the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety (2021-2030), conveys road safety messages and envisions a future in which roads are safer places for drivers and pedestrians. The mural was made possible thanks to the support of AB InBev Foundation and AB InBev. The wall was donated by the Chhabra family and the production was facilitated by the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (TBTA) and the City of New York Mayor’s Office.
2022 HLPF side event "Enabling small island states to achieve the SDGs through more forward-looking and holistic planning and governance"
18 July 2022
On 13th July 2022, during the 2022 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) organized jointly with the Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA/DPIDG) a virtual side event entitled "Enabling small island states to achieve the SDGs through more forward-looking and holistic planning and governance".
UNITAR and Anheuser-Busch InBev renew partnership agreement to improve road safety, support female entrepreneurs, and promote sustainable water use
15 July 2022
Mr. Michel Doukeris, Chief Executive Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) and Mr. Nikhil Seth, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), renewed the partnership agreement between both organizations to continue to improve road safety. They also agreed to develop initiatives focused on women empowerment and entrepreneurship; and promote sustainable water management practices.
13 July 2022
توقيع مذكرة تفاهم بين منظمة شباب بلا حدود للتنمية (YWBOD) ومعهد الأمم المتحدة للتدريب والبحوث (UNITAR) للشراكة في تنفيذ انشطة تسهم في تعزيز القيادات الشبابية والنسائية في المجالات الإنسانية وبناء السلام والتنمية في اليمن (Triple Nexus).
13 July 2022
Youth without Borders Organization for Development and UNITAR sign a Memorandum of Understanding to promote youth and women’s leadership across the humanitarian-peacebuilding-development triple-nexus in Yemen.
12 July 2022
July 2022, Hiroshima Japan – In June 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh), also known as ISIS, attacked the town of Mosul in Iraq, destroying homes, displacing thousands, and claiming the city and everything in it for their own. The residents of Mosul, including Sayf Al Ashqar, lost everything they and their families had built over decades.
UNITAR Mentored and Hosted the Final Project Presentations of the UNITAR-Franklin University Switzerland Master Of Science in International Management
8 July 2022
28 June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR served as mentor to the innovation projects of the UNITAR-Franklin University MSc. students in International Management, with a focus on Climate Action, and hosted the final project presentations at the UNITAR Headquarters.
7 July 2022
Thursday 7 July 2022, New York, USA – The Executive Director of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Mr. Mikhil Seth, visited New York City during the week of the 2022 High-level Political Forum (HLPF). Mr. Seth met with several department officials, exchanged opinions, and discussed the work on capacity training for achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
4 July 2022
6 July 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – Calling for Asia-Pacific high school students (aged 15–18 years) with a passion for global affairs and engaging with the international community! The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and ITS Education invite you to apply to the Youth Ambassador Asia Pacific Programme 2022.
1 July 2022
June 2022 – In Machakos, Kenya, Mwikali Munyao runs her carpentry business, taking orders online and creating wood furniture for local customers. Mwikali didn’t start off as a carpenter or a business owner, but the COVID-19 pandemic took her job as a customer service representative. It transformed her life.