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9 June 2020
9 June 2020, Geneva, Switzerland - In response to the persistent and unprecedented COVID-19 challenge and committed to the promotion of inclusive sustainable development, UNITAR and Solarkiosk have launched a multi-sectoral, multi-partner collaboration to support preparedness and response on the African continent, at the national level. This integrated multi-level public-private partnership aims to provide solar-powered equipment and infrastructure for screening, testing and treatment of the general population with the help of mobile, solar-powered laboratories. The project constitutes a real, practical and feasible solution that will help to tackle the growing COVID-19 risks in Africa, thereby saving thousands of lives.
28 May 2020
Ethiopia and UN CC:Learn have developed the guideline 'Integrating Climate Change into the Ethiopian Curriculum - An Annotated Guideline for Curriculum Developers' which was accepted into the current curriculum reform process. As next steps, the partnership will look at training of textbook authors on developing climate change content for climate change carrier subjects and climate change teaching in early 2020. 
28 May 2020
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) has launched a new summer course on Green Industry starting in July. Check out how to register!
29 April 2020
April 2020, Geneva, Switzerland - Mr. Rabih El-Haddad, Director of the UNITAR Division for Multilateral Diplomacy, reflects on the momentous changes with which the diplomatic world had to grapple in the span of a few months, and contemplates on paths for a successful transition, using UNITAR's example.
21 April 2020
21 April 2020, Geneva, Switzerland - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and microlearning platform EdApp today announced their collaborative effort “Educate All,” a global learning initiative designed to democratize and increase access to free, high-quality adult education.
15 April 2020
15 April 2020, Madrid, Spain – UNITAR and CIFAL Merida in partnership with ITAérea Aeronautical Business School, the Airport Group of the Southeast of Mexico (ASUR) and the Airports Council International Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) launched today the Diploma in Airport Management - online modality.
24 March 2020
23 March 2020, Geneva, Switzerland – Following the signature of a partnership agreement on March 3rd 2020, UNITAR is pleased to launch the first edition of the Master’s in International Affairs and Diplomacy in Lebanon with ESA Business School.
20 March 2020
UN CC:Learn launched a new e-course 'Climate Change: From Learning to Action'. It provides a comprehensive understanding of climate change and how to turn your knowledge into action to take a stand against this issue. Registrations opened!
17 March 2020
In February 2020, UNITAR Division for Peace launched a roster of trainers to consolidate the best expertise and knowledge available globally in the fields of peacekeeping, peacebuilding, crisis management, and conflict transformation. Applications are accepted through the online questionnaire, accessible through the links in the respective vacancy announcements. Vacancy announcements are grouped by thematic areas, with each group being published every two-three weeks.
13 March 2020
UN CC:Learn and Malawi launched a joint project on Climate Change Learning Strategy. The National Planning Workshop contributed to the review of the 2013 National Climate Change Learning Strategy and served as a means to foment dialogue between key stakeholders in Malawi and other partner countries.