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8 June 2022
7 June 2022, Madrid, Spain – UNITAR’s Division for People and Tara for Women have signed a collaborative agreement with the aim of creating a framework for cooperation to develop and implement different support programmes for women.
7 June 2022
8 June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - On Saturday 15th January, the ongoing volcanic eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai triggered a tsunami across the Pacific. Karen Melnychuck and her sister Laura Jarosz contacted the United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT) with a plea to help them with any information on the island where their mother lived.
7 June 2022
A new self-paced Massive Open Online Course "Develop and Implement Science, Technology, and Innovation for SDGs Roadmaps - Level I" was developed by UNDESA and UNITAR to support UN Member States in developing and implementing STI for SDGs Roadmaps as well as attracting global assistance in doing so.
7 June 2022
7 June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - Climate change is increasingly affecting peace and security across the globe, and factors, such as gender and social inequalities, are catalyzing the effects of this dire trend. How can one help prevent climate change from further disrupting peace and security? Found out the answer in this new free-of-charge e-course!
7 June 2022
June 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – In a country that has gone through multiple wars and conflicts in past decades , it is not easy to create consensus around peacebuilding, get buy-in from citizens and advance it, even drop by drop. Chol Gatkek Tut, Acting Director General for Peace and Social Cohesion, Ministry of Peacebuilding of South Sudan, has been striving to bring people together since she was a teenager.
7 June 2022
The Philippines has been committed to and takes pride in its agreement to nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation. The Philippines does not own nor possess and is not in control of nuclear weapon despite its maritime vulnerability as an archipelago.
7 June 2022
In today’s increasingly globalized and complex world, multilateral dialogue and cooperation is constantly becoming more essential to promote peace and drive progress. At the same time, government corruption continues to grow unchecked in places around the world. As such, the nexus and interrelation between Diplomacy and Anti-Corruption efforts is now more important than ever. In this regard, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has partnered with the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) to launch the one-of-a-kind Master’s in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy (MACD), a modular postgraduate academic degree conducted over the course of 18 months.
3 June 2022
3 June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR's Division for Multilateral Diplomacy was pleased to receive a visit from a delegation of the Global Inter-Gangwon Cooperation Network, sponsored by the Government of Gangwon last month on 16 May 2022. The visit was arranged with the kind support of the Global Hope Network International (GHNI). During a joint tour through the Palais des Nations in Geneva, UNITAR's Division for Multilateral Diplomacy and the Global Inter-Gangwon Cooperation Network were exploring avenues of cooperation in the field of Sports Diplomacy and Peace. The visit of the delegation culminated with a Memorandum of Understanding between the Global Inter-Gangwon Cooperation Network and UNITAR.
3 June 2022
6 April 2022 - This virtual side event organized by UNITAR, as part of the Crowd4SDG project, brought together passionate stakeholders involved with Citizen Science Data (CSD). Speakers shared their experience working with citizen scientists, as well as enabling the use of CSD by National Statistical Offices and Systems (NSOs and NSSs).
3 June 2022
11 April 2022 - Policymakers and Data producers tend to work in silos, disconnected from one another, preventing them to benefit from the synergies and benefits collaborative efforts would bring, especially to advance the SDGs and ensure No One is Left Behind.

To address this disconnect, UNESCAP, PARIS21 and UNITAR respectively developed EPIC, ADAPT and StaTact, three free-standing and complementary data-planning tools intervening at different stages of the data production process and concerned with multi-stakeholder collaboration.