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8 April 2024
8 April 2024, Geneva, Switzerland - Together with several SIDS countries, UN and regional organizations, UNITAR will welcome SIDS4 conference participants on the occasion of a multi-stakeholder side event highlighting the role of evidence, data and satellite technology for resilient futures in SIDS.

The event will take place on 27 May 2024 from 12:00 to 13:30 AST in Room 6 of the Conference Venue and will provide space for sharing country experiences around one of the five main themes of the Conference: "Leveraging Data and Digital Technologies and Building Effective Institutions for a Resilient Future in SIDS."
8 April 2024
8 April 2024 - It is with a heavy heart that we learned of the passing of Mr. Marcel André Boisard, former United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and former Executive Director of UNITAR from 1992 to 2007. The news of his departure has deeply saddened us all.
3 April 2024
3 April 2024, Manila, Philippines – the International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL) in the Philippines was established in 2016 through a cooperation agreement between UNITAR and the University of the Philippines (UP) and approved by the UP Board of Regents.
3 April 2024
03 April 2024, Hiroshima, Japan – On 28 March 2024, UNITAR signed a new memorandum of understanding with Microsoft Japan to collaborate on the digital upskilling of workers in Japan and beyond.
2 April 2024
2 April 2024, Jeju, Republic of Korea – The International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL) in Jeju was established in 2010 through a collaboration between UNITAR and the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province, and the International Peace Foundation.
2 April 2024
12 April, 2024, Online - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in partnership with Technological University Dublin, partnership with Çağ Üniversitesi, launches its inaugural executive course: Sustainability Programme for Global Changemakers: Navigating the UN 2030 Agenda.
28 March 2024
28 March 2024, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR and the Hiroshima Prefectural Government signed the Eighth Special Purpose Grant Agreement, for fiscal years 2024 to 2026. Through the agreement, the two entities renewed the partnership that began in 2003 and the Hiroshima Prefectural Government committed to financially support the UNITAR Hiroshima Office’s training programmes over the next three years. Mr. Hidehiko Yuzaki, Governor of Hiroshima Prefecture, and Mr. Nikhil Seth, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNITAR signed the agreement at a ceremony held on 26 March 2024 at the Hiroshima Prefectural Government.
27 March 2024
27 March 2023, Geneva, Switzerland – On 22 March 2024, UNITAR proudly announced the launch of UNITAR’s Global Water Academy (UGWA) platform under the auspices of World Water Day during its event entitled “Addressing Water for Peace: The Role of Capacity Building in Water Governance in Conflict and Humanitarian Settings".
27 March 2024
27 March 2024, Geneva, Switzerland - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), the Global Surgery Foundation (GSF), and the Second Chance Association, hosted a special hybrid event titled: “Why Reconstructive Surgery Belongs to the Humanitarian Response in Post-conflict and Disaster Emergencies?” on March 21, 2024.
26 March 2024
Micky Welin's career in disaster risk management (DRM) highlights the intersection of education, proactive initiative, and collaborative efforts in building capacity for disaster preparedness and response. In his capacity as the Planning and Logistics Support Officer at the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) in Vanuatu, Micky Welin's journey highlights the transformative potential of targeted capacity-building efforts.