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22 November 2021
On Thursday 25th November 2021, UNOSAT is celebrating the 20 years of operations leading to the United Nations Satellite Centre with an online event.
19 November 2021
Ali was able to use the information from his own country to make informed judgements on how to negotiate and manage tax decisions for the population according to their business sector.
Geneva Becomes the Brewing Ground for Innovative Ideas on How to Mainstream the Climate Change Language
17 November 2021
17 November 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR, WMO, UNFCCC and TEDx Geneva partnered up to organize a TEDx event that put youth and climate change in the spotlight. Read on to find out how a diverse line-up of youth activists, scientists, entrepreneurs and artists spread good ideas on how to scale up climate action.
16 November 2021
November 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR’s Green Economy and Trade and Green Fiscal Policy e-courses have won the Gold Award in the Best Advance in Custom Content category of the distinguished Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards for 2021. The Award underscores UNITAR’s role as one of the main players globally providing state-of-the-art e-learning solutions and resources for free on green economy and climate change-related topics.
30 October 2021
Passion and prayers – that’s how Everlyn Fiualakwa of the Solomon Islands got into disaster risk management. Everlyn had just graduated from university and was looking for a job when an 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Temotu Province, on 6 February 2013. A tsunami followed, killing 10 people. Reading about the disaster in the papers, Everlyn knew then what she wanted to do with her life: to help communities in her country become better prepared to deal with emergencies.
27 October 2021
National ownership to monitor and achieve the SDGs is at the heart of the 2030 Agenda. However, many National Statistical Offices (NSO) face challenges in monitoring and reviewing the implementation of the SDGs. These challenges include the complexity of measuring certain problems and building relevant indicators, limited statistical capacity to monitor identified indicators, the lack of tools to facilitate the use of available information, and coordination difficulties experienced by stakeholders in producing, storing, and using the data, to name just a few.
27 October 2021
Nkiru recognized that an important factor that contributed to foster application of knowledge in her organization is the existence of a large network of women with the capabilities to utilize the new knowledge without the need for extra personnel.
27 October 2021
Les participants, tous originaires d’Afrique sub-saharienne, étaient pour la plupart des représentant de gouvernements et d’autres autorités impliquées dans la formulation de politique agricole, de programme et mesures.
26 October 2021
"We developed a management model for an entrepreneurship promotion center, which took into account the elements mentioned in the course."
UNITAR, Unilever’s Sunlight and Absa Bank to Launch Training Programme for Women Entrepreneurs in Kenya
25 October 2021
25 October 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - UNITAR has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sunlight (a home care brand under Unilever Kenya Limited) and Absa Bank Kenya, forming a new partnership to deliver the programme Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership Training for Women Entrepreneurs in Africa.