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UNITAR Delivers Second Lecture with Columbia Law School
21 March 2019
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)s, in collaboration with Columbia Law School hosted the second lecture of a four-part series with Columbia Law School on "Power of Asking the Right Questions" at the United Nations Headquarters. This lecture series is sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations, as a part of the programme “Levelling the Playing Field to support the Least Developed Countries’ (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States’ (SIDS) Diplomats.”
Ambassador Bashua
12 March 2019
It is with deep sadness that we learnt yesterday of the loss of Ambassador Abiodun Oluremi Bashua of Nigeria, a longstanding friend of UNITAR. Ambassador Bashua was traveling on behalf of UNITAR on board the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed tragically after taking off in Addis Ababa and took lives of 157 people, including about 20 UN staff as well as other experts, consultants, partners and travellers.
: Participants and speakers during the International Cooperation course in Jeju, Republic of Korea
10 March 2019
The International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Jeju (CIFAL Jeju) in partnership with Jeju National University conducted the course “International Cooperation”, which forms part of Jeju National University’s ‘Global Public Diplomacy Training.
Participants attending the Workshop on Leadership Skills at the International Environment House
8 March 2019
Leadership is fundamental to effective and efficient diplomacy. The success of international leaders relies upon their capacities to take initiative, lead others in and through challenging circumstances, and thus maximize opportunities and strengthen the positions, objectives and achievements of parties and groups. In this regard, a workshop on Leadership Skills, which is part of the Executive Diploma in Diplomatic Practice, was organized by UNITAR’s Division for Multilateral Diplomacy.
CIFAL Curitiba Begins “Women in Science” Lecture Series
7 March 2019
The International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Curitiba (CIFAL Curitiba) started the “Women in Science” Lecture Series to highlight the role of women in development. The Lectures started on 28 February and will be conducted throughout the month on March across SESI Schools in the State of Paraná, Brazil.
2018 UNOSAT activations in 22 countries
7 March 2019
March 2019, Geneva, Switzerland – The UNOSAT Rapid Mapping Service has been supporting the humanitarian community with satellite imagery analysis for over 16 years. The service was established in 2003 to meet the demand of United Nations agencies, Member States and other humanitarian agencies for rapid mapping and satellite derived analysis in the wake of disasters and complex emergencies.
A web-version of the StaTact tool launched by UNITAR and UN Statistics Division at the 50th Session of the United Nations Statistical Commission
5 March 2019
A new web-version of the StaTact tool was launched by UNITAR and UN Statistics Division (UNSD) at the side event of the 50th Session of the United Nations Statistical Commission (UNSC) on 5 March 2019 in New York. The side event show-cased experiences of the two pilot countries - Togo and Grenada.
UNITAR holds first Workshops of the Year on Disarmament Affairs and Public-Speaking for Lebanese Diplomats
5 March 2019
The events took place as part of the numerous training workshops UNITAR will be delivering across 2019 for the Lebanese government. Other workshops will include topics such as negotiation skills and techniques for effective diplomacy and hosting multilateral conferences.
UNITAR NYO Begins Columbia Law School Series on Leadership & Self-Awareness
4 March 2019
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office, in collaboration with Columbia Law School hosted the first lecture of a four-part series with Columbia Law School on Leadership & Self-Awareness at the United Nations Headquarter. This popular bi-annual lecture series is sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations, as a part of the programme “Levelling the Playing Field to support the Least Developed Countries’ (LDCs) and Small Island Developing States’ (SIDS) Diplomats.”
Image 1: Course Information, www.unitar.org/aita-ru
4 March 2019
4 March 2019, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently signed an agreement to launch a joint online course on Agriculture in Trade Agreements to be delivered in Russian language for Europe and Central Asia.