UNITAR is the only United Nations entity to establish a presence in the symbolic city of Hiroshima, in response to the desire of its people and authorities to contribute more actively to global peace and development. The Hiroshima Office has an inherent strength in the areas of peace building, post-conflict reconstruction and disarmament as well as the broader themes of international peace and security. The Hiroshima Office develops and delivers focused and relevant needs-based training, including annual Fellowships and on-demand training programmes, in support of the Sustainable Development Goals, for a wide-range of beneficiaries.
The UNITAR Hiroshima Office is undertaking a range of new and exciting training programmes and community engagement activities in 2018.
Read about what activities the Office undertook in 2015 and 2016.
All the members of the UNITAR Hiroshima Office would like to express our sincere condolences to those who have lost loved ones, have missing family members or friends, or experienced the devastation caused by torrential rain in Western Japan recently. We sincerely hope for everyone’s safety and smooth, quick recovery.
The UNITAR Hiroshima Office was established on 15 July 2003. In the 15 years since, approximately 5,400 participants from nearly 90 countries have joined our training programs, and more than 12,000 people took part in our public sessions and seminars. Thank you very much for your support. We will continue working to help build peace in the world. Click here to see our brochure.