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23 July 2024, Geneva, Switzerland - The FIA and its new partner United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) have kicked off the SafeForAll&forLife project with support from the FIA Foundation.
23 July 2024, San Salvador, El Salvador – The United Nations for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of El Salvador through their Diplomatic Institute “Doctor José Gustavo Guerrero” signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide a cooperative framework to promote the development and implementation of training activities.
22 July 2024, San Salvador, El Salvador - UNITAR and the Government of the Republic of El Salvador through the Office of its First Lady conducted the Training of Trainers Workshop “The Magic Drop: Supporting Mothers along the Journey”.
19 July 2024, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR invites Afghan youth to apply to the “UNITAR Training for Afghan Youth: Advancing Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship” training programme. This programme is open to youth keen on entrepreneurship and agribusiness and will run from August 2024 to March 2025, including two online phases and an in-person workshop. Participants will learn crucial digital, financial and entrepreneurship skills tailored to enhance food security and economic stability in their communities.
19 July 2024, San Salvador, El Salvador – UNITAR, through its Global Breastfeeding Education initiative and in close collaboration with the Government of the Republic of El Salvador, through the Office of the First Lady, today inaugurates the Regional Breastfeeding Forum “The Best Start for Life”, with 350 participants including delegations from Central America, Cuba and the Dominican Republic and experts from 13 countries. This Forum takes place in San Salvador on July 18 and 19, 2024.
Vannie Djounguep is reshaping gender equality, entrepreneurship, and environmental sustainability in Cameroon and beyond. Her inspiring story is one of empowerment and impact. Originating from Cameroon, Vannie is not only an accomplished author but also a gender expert and sociologist dedicated to positively impacting her community. Recently, she participated in the esteemed Advancing Gender Equality and Women Empowerment 2023 Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy Training Programme, organized by the UNITAR Division for Prosperity / Hiroshima Office in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and generously funded by the Government of Canada.
16 July 2024, New York City, United States of America – UNITAR’s Global Water Academy (UGWA) co-hosted its official side event at the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) with York University entitled ‘Pathways to Resilience: Advancing Solutions for Global Freshwater Quality’. This UGWA HLPF side event explored the multilateral and environmental drivers that exacerbated the deterioration of the quality of global freshwaters. 
15 July 2024, San Salvador, El Salvador – UNITAR through its Breastfeeding Education Initiative in close collaboration with the Government of El Salvador through the Office of the First Lady Will be hosting the Regional Forum on Breastfeeding Education “The Best Start for Life” in San Salvador on 18-19 July 2024.
12 July 2024, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR, together with Hiroshima Prefecture and Nagasaki Prefecture, will support the organizing of a side event at the Second Preparatory Committee for the 2026 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). The side event, “Advancing the Global Agenda of a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World”, will be led by the Government of Austria. It will be a panel discussion and take place on 24 July 2024, from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. CEST/8:15 to 9:30 p.m. JST at the conference room XXII of the Palais des Nations.
10 July 2024, Hiroshima, Japan – On 6 August 2024, the 79th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing, UNITAR will hold a panel discussion “Dialogue with the World Leaders and Future Makers Towards a World without Nuclear Weapons”. The event will bring together leaders and young people and aims to exchange creative ideas to achieve a world without nuclear weapons. It will be held in-person at the Edion Peace Wing Hiroshima, 2F Lounge B and livestreamed on YouTube in English and Japanese.