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24 February 2023
27 February 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – Forty-eight high school students from Hiroshima took part in the 2022 UNITAR Hiroshima Youth Ambassador Training Programme in July and August 2022. The annual programme was launched in 2010 and aims to nurture young leaders for the future. This year’s theme was “Building a sustainable city where people can live 100 years from now”. The Youth Ambassadors were encouraged to connect the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to their daily lives and to think of solutions to the world’s pressing issues.
23 February 2023
23 February 2023, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office partnered with the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) to organize a two-hour training for women officers, part of the experienced security personnel of UNDSS. The event was attended by 18 participants, who were able to learn more about leadership skills from Ms Michele Clark-Cere, Executive Career Coach.
23 February 2023
23 February 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – The year 2023 marks 20 years since the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Hiroshima Office was established. We thank our alumni, partners, and resource persons who supported us over the years so UNITAR could deliver innovative learning to individuals, organizations and institutions in least-developed countries, conflict and post-conflict states and fragile states. We also engage with our community in Hiroshima and other people living in Japan.
17 February 2023
UNITAR is delighted to announce its partnership with Berexia, dedicated to implementing the Sustainable Development Goals through the expansive tools of digital transformation, digital governance and artificial intelligence. 
16 February 2023
16 February 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity will hold the first in-person workshop in Japan for Great Ideas Space: Entrepreneurship for Public Health and COVID-19 Recovery in Egypt, Iraq and Lebanon. The programme trains entrepreneurs and founders of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) so they have greater knowledge, skills and networks to develop and run business projects that address challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic and contribute to building a resilient health sector in their communities.
10 February 2023
10 February 2023, Geneva, Switzerland- The latest annual edition of the Geneva Interfaith Dialogue, hosted by UNITAR in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to the United Nations in Geneva, took place in early February. The event convened a diverse panel of Ambassadors, high-level representatives of the world's major faiths, and the International Geneva community to engage on the links between faith, politics, and society.
9 February 2023
9 February 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity/Hiroshima Office will resume its in-person Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (NDNP) Training Programme in Hiroshima, Japan. The UNITAR programme gives diplomats detailed insights into the protocols and procedures of disarmament and non-proliferation conferences – such as the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) Review Conference and meetings on the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons – and builds their communication and negotiation skills.
9 February 2023
9 February 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – Sixteen-year-old Sena Chang is passionate about youth advocacy for climate change – a passion inspired by the multicultural household in which she grew up. Half Korean and half Japanese, the high school student has lived in Washington DC and Seoul and now lives in Tokyo. The diplomatic and open-minded environment she finds at home is the kind of environment she wants to spread across the globe.
9 February 2023
9 February 2023, Geneva, Switzerland / Hiroshima, Japan - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in partnership with Hiroshima Prefecture, will host a virtual conference “FinTech Ecosystem: Leveraging its impact in the economy and climate change”.
9 February 2023
9 February 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – Francine-Blanche Mengue from Cameroon always had a passion for discovering people and cultures. She was therefore delighted to fulfil that passion with her participation in the UNITAR Youth and Anti-corruption Programme in Sahel Region in 2019. Not only did Francine-Blanche learn about the multidimensional problem of corruption, but she also gained the resources to be an actor of change – in her workplace and the broader fight against corruption in Cameroon.