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UNITAR and FAO Announces new Training Programme on “Trade and Food Security” for Officials from the Near East and North Africa (NENA) Region
5 July 2021
This 4-week online course will be Expert-facilitated and free of charge, but limited slots are available. Successful participants receive a Certificate of Completion from UNITAR and FAO. Registration is available at: www.unitar.org/tfs21arabic
2 July 2021
2 July 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR’s Division for Prosperity is launching a revised programme to mobilize women entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs in Afghanistan to address food insecurity, public health, and unemployment in the country.
1 July 2021
UNITAR and Al Sharq Forum sign a Memorandum of Understanding to promote peacebuilding, conflict transformation, human rights promotion and gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa region and globally.
Weaving Stories of Reconciliation - Virtual panel discussion, including 1992 Nobel Peace Laureate and special music performance by Latin Grammy Award winner
28 June 2021
28 June 2021, Geneva, Switzerland/ Bogotá, Colombia: On 30 June 2021, 16.00-18.00 CEST, The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) brings together a unique virtual panel of artists, peacebuilding and human rights practitioners from Colombia and the Latin American continent to discuss the power of storytelling and art as tools for reconciliation. Featuring among others 1992 Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Menchú Tum and the musicians Juanes and Marta Gómez, the panel members will share their diverse experiences in using different forms of artistic expression and storytelling to support communities in moving from mistrust and violence to a culture of dialogue and peace.
Codifying the disaster response: UNITAR alumna connects government and community organizations in Tonga
28 June 2021
Lavinia Latu shares her experience and Preparedness Tips as a leader in Disaster Planning in Tonga, an area prone to annual cyclones, storm surges, and flooding – made worse with rising sea levels – and droughts induced by El Niño.
22 June 2021
June 2021 - In Southern Africa, radio continues to be the primary means of mass-communication and a source of information and entertainment especially to young people and their families. More than a tool to share information, radio continues to be a key site for community-building and foster positive change. In this spirit, a climate change radio programme “Our Changing Climate – Our Time to Act!” was created by the MIET Africa, UN CC:Learn Partnership and relevant environment Ministries as part of the COVID-19 emergency response in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Between November 2020 and February 2021, 108 episodes were broadcast with an estimated reach of more than 27 million listeners from all ages across the three countries.
Personalize the SDGs: Sophia University students encouraged to help build back better in the wake of the Covid-19 Pandemic
18 June 2021
10 June 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – Nikhil Seth, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNITAR recently spoke on the SDGs at an Online Symposium to university students in Tokyo, Japan.
18 June 2021
18 June, 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - UNITAR continues to equip women with the capacity to mainstream gender equality, recently completing a programme in Jordan and Lebanon.
18 June 2021
The Cook Islands have had long-standing self-reliant communities in the face of natural disasters. An alumna of UNITARPs Disaster Risk Reduction Training Programme, Sonath Abdul Sattar shares her story and preparedness tips and options.
15 June 2021
15 June 2021, Georgetown, Guyana - The current floods situation in Guyana are representative of a recurring threat to the country’s development. Prone to heavy rains leading to overflowing of its rivers, Guyana’s agricultural sector is constantly affected disaster-related damages, and the local communities are vulnerable to food insecurity because of the damages to land, assets, and infrastructure.