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21 October 2022
October 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – Andaru Dhaniswara is First Secretary at the Directorate for International Security and Disarmament, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia. In early 2022, he participated in the UNITAR Hiroshima Training Programme on Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation. Andaru found the programme incredibly rewarding. Not only was the technical content relevant to his work; he feels empowered to engage in international negotiations towards nuclear non-proliferation.
20 October 2022
20 October 2022, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office offered a half-day training course on diplomatic communication skills to 29 experienced security supervisors and personnel of the United Nations Department of Security & Safety (UNDSS).
14 October 2022
14 October 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - 14 October 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR scientist in cooperation with the WEEE Forum expect roughly 5.3 billion mobile / smartphones will drop out of use this year. Stacked flat atop one another at an average depth of 9 mm that many disused phones would rise roughly 50,000 km – 120 times higher than the International Space Station; one-eighth of the way to the moon. 
12 October 2022
"With these products, OCHA will be able to make a comparative analysis with previous years. So, if South Sudan experience floods next year, we can look back on those and see what areas were frequently affected by floods in the past and make predictions, which will help us be better prepared to respond instead of waiting until the disaster happens to make some decisions.”
7 October 2022
7 October 2022, Nairobi, Kenya - KCB Foundation and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) have partnered to promote the use of electric motorbikes by Boda Boda riders in Kenya. This is an effort towards accelerating the transition to a low-carbon resilient economy and enable the transition of 25% of the total loan portfolio to green investments by 2025, as part of the KCB Net Zero ambition.
6 October 2022
3-6 octubre de 2022, Nueva York, USA.- La oficina de UNITAR en Nueva York junto con el Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD), y la Asociación de Mujeres Diplomáticas de la República Dominicana (ADIDOM) trabajaron en un proceso de fortalecimiento de capacidades para mujeres diplomáticas en el ámbito de negociaciones multilaterales. Tras varias sesiones enfocadas en prácticas actuales, conceptos de las Naciones Unidas, casos de estudio y ejercicios dinámicos, alrededor de 40-50 diplomáticas del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de República Dominicana y otras organizaciones iberoamericanas coincidieron que el taller constituyó una herramienta de aprendizaje en el que se brinda oportunidades de empoderamiento, mentoría, orientación, y sobre todo participación activa de las diplomáticas.
30 September 2022
30 September 2022, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office launched the Fall Global Diplomacy Initiative (GDI) Programme. This programme provides students with practical knowledge and experience of global diplomacy, current global issues and challenges as well as all things United Nations.
30 September 2022
October 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – What happens when disasters strike amid conflict? “No one anticipates or wishes for a war or an epidemic but having a prepared [disaster risk reduction] mindset, will considerably reduce the risk of a disaster,” says Marie-Claire Tohnain, who is studying to be a medical doctor in Cameroon.
29 September 2022
As part of their well-established partnership, UNITAR) and Takeda, a global pharmaceutical leader and an active member of the United Nations Global Compact, are pleased to announce a new joint initiative focused on strengthening countries’ healthcare systems to meet patients’ needs for plasma and plasma-derived therapies.
27 September 2022
27 September 2022, Plock, Poland – The International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL) in Plock hosted the “City Coders Hackathon Plock” on 25-26 September, bringing together 81 participants, mostly high schoolers and university students to develop an application that would respond to the needs of the city residents.