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10 November 2022
10 November 2022, Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt - The PAGE and UN partners side event at the COP27, on November 9, discussed how circular economy principles and practices can serve as a catalyst to promoting human well-being, preserving nature, cutting pollution, and making economies more competitive. By bringing together representatives of governments, UN agencies, private sector, think tanks and youth, the event explored the enabling factors for accelerating the global shift towards circular economy, within the context of just, inclusive, and sustainable development.
9 November 2022
09 November 2022, New York, USA - UNITAR office in New York held "UNITAR: Knowledge to Lead - Career Opportunities at the United Nations” with the Hospitality Committee for United Nations Delegations (HCUND), its second official event with the committee.
9 November 2022
9 November 2022, Durban, South Africa – In the framework of 14th Annual Road Safety Summit in Durban, South Africa taking place on 9 – 10 November, UNITAR and CIFAL Durban presented its Autosobriety Training Programme to government officials, businesses, and road safety stakeholders from South Africa.
4 November 2022
“Through the discussion platform, I have got to connect with policymakers, researchers and professionals working on the agriculture sector in different countries within the MENA region.”
2 November 2022
2 November 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR, As the world becomes increasingly digitalized, with new disruptive technologies, practices, and actors appearing throughout the globe, it has become essential for institutions, governments, and companies to protect their cyber spaces from hackers and other forms of malicious elements.
31 October 2022
31 October 2022, Cape Town, South Africa – In the framework of the 7th Regional Conference for Africa under the theme Connecting Africa through Smart, Safe and Resilient Roads: Stimulating Growth and Trade on the Continent, UNITAR and CIFAL Durban in collaboration with the South African Roads Federation (SARF), the International Road Federation (IRF), the World Road Association (PIARC), offered a training session on innovative practices to optimize road networks, and a training workshop on the Management Practices for Safer Roads Toolkit, gathering more than 500 delegates from 33 countries, including provincial and local government officials, experts from road agencies, and road authorities and decision makers. The activities provided useful tools and learnings to regional challenges of road safety and brought ideas for improving road networks in Africa.
28 October 2022
28 October 2022, Johannesburg, South Africa – Screening and Brief Interventions (SBI) for hazardous and harmful drinking are considered as a preventative approach which measures an individual’s drinking pattern during outpatient or wellness visits and provides interventions to those at risk of harmful use of alcohol. In addition, web-based information, self-testing and self-help guidance, using simple advice and education materials are some of the channels of information that can be further utilized to advance this objective.
27 October 2022
27 October, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR, the Institute for Industrial Policy Studies (IPS), and the Taylor Institute at Franklin University Switzerland (FUS), collaborate on National Competitiveness Report and Nations Brand Value Ranking Report. The results of the Reports were released on October 27, 2022, in a public conference by IPS and FUS, and co-hosted by UNITAR.
26 October 2022
26 October 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR, Franklin University Switzerland, and Industrial Policy Studies (IPS) Switzerland sign Memorandum of Understanding to establish the first SDG Management School in Geneva.
25 October 2022
The first years of life of infants are crucial for their development. Exclusive breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure child health and it is particularly important due to its role in lowering morbidity and mortality, reducing the risk of chronic diseases, respiratory infections, and certain noncommunicable diseases, amongst other benefits. Studies also show that exclusive breastfeeding practices between 0-23 months can contribute to save 804,000 children every year and 20,000 annual deaths from breast cancer.