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UNITAR’s Programme on Health and Development (PHD) aims to become a comprehensive capacity-building initiative supporting health-stakeholders to systematically identify knowledge gaps and develop capacity to enhance the impact of existing health initiatives and programmes. It acknowledges that today, lack of awareness, limited knowledge and inadequate skills are often bottlenecks that must be overcome if we are to solve the world’s multiple global health challenges.
As part of UNITAR’s Division for Multilateral Diplomacy, the International Law Programme works to enhance the capacities of diplomats, public officials, delegates, professionals, students, and other stakeholders on various topics related to International Law.
South Sudan, the world's newest nation, is faced with an array of challenging issues which are undermining sustainable development and recovery. In this context, the UNITAR Hiroshima Office launched a training programme to support South Sudan in promoting indigenous capacity development.
These annual courses are geared towards delegates of UN missions from the least developed countries (LDCs) and small island developing states (SIDS) and held by UNITAR New York Office.
UNITAR Global Diplomacy Initiative programme provides a rare opportunity for students to learn about diplomacy from diplomats themselves.
In 2019, the meeting of the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council, will be held from Tuesday, 9 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019; including the three-day ministerial meeting of the forum from Tuesday, 16 July, to Thursday, 18 July 2019.
For inquiries, please email pft-elearning@unitar.org | Secure online payment by credit card is now available. 2019 Online Courses (more courses to be added shortly).
Talented and motivated professionals in developing countries and conflict regions have difficulty accessing the social capital and other means needed to effectively make change happen. Through the PeaceFunder programme, UNITAR proposes crowdfunding as a new tool to allow actual and potential changemakers from all over the world to specialize in their area by gaining a relevant advanced university degree.
The objective of the Social Entrepreneurship Support for Food Security (SES4Food) programme is to contribute to ending hunger, achieving food security and improved nutrition, and promoting sustainable agriculture (SDG Goal 2) by creating flourishing ecosystems for social entrepreneurs working on food production (SDG Goal 8). More specifically, by connecting social entrepreneurs, support organisations, market actors and private sector investors (including diaspora) and by empowering these actors to work together effectively, the project contributes to the establishment of sustainable food production systems (SDG 12) which in turn will ensure access by all people, in particular people in vulnerable situations, to nutritious food.
The superhero’s journey is a transformational learning tool, structured in 30 learning sessions with the overall aim to strengthen the capacity of vulnerable youth in marginalized communities to act as agents of positive change.