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7 June 2023
7 June 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity will host its first metaverse event “20 Years of Innovation: UNITAR Hiroshima Metaverse Award Ceremony” on 23 June 2023, from 5 to 6 p.m. JST (UTC+9). Three youths will be awarded for their stand-out videos for the UNITAR’s Video Challenge, which calls for videos featuring the role of the youth in digital innovation and promoting sustainable peace. Youths can still join the challenge, until 15 June, and be considered for the award. The award ceremony is open to all; register for access.
5 June 2023
05 June 2023, New York, USA - As the first in-person Elections Officer Workshop after the pandemic, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research made a remarkable start by hosting the two-day (24-25 May) presentations of the workshop titled, "Elections to UN Organs: Workshop for Election Officers." This highly anticipated event achieved great success in enhancing the understanding of election procedures and processes among the dedicated participating officers. The workshop garnered 90 participants who were effectively equipped with invaluable tools to identify opportunities for candidatures, empowering them to make informed decisions in their roles. Furthermore, the workshop provided election officers with insightful knowledge of successful campaigning strategies, enabling them to contribute to fair and transparent electoral processes.
2 June 2023
02 June 2023, New York, USA - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research New York Office, concluded the “Art of Speech Writing” training of Monegasque Diplomats with the Professor Mr Sandy Singer at the Permanent Mission of Monaco to the United Nations in New York.
2 June 2023
02 June 2023, New York, United States - The Global Diplomacy Initiative (GDI) Closing Ceremony was held at the United Nations Headquarters by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office to celebrate the achievements of the GDI Graduates from the Spring 2023 Cohort. The GDI Programme offers a unique learning experience for students and professionals seeking to deepen their understanding of the United Nations and its functioning, providing them with the opportunity to gain knowledge and insights from experts and diplomats in the field.
1 June 2023
1 June 2023, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in partnership with the Dominican National Institute of Transit and Land Transportation (INTRANT), keeps pursuing its efforts to raise awareness, change attitudes, and ultimately reduce the number of alcohol-related road crashes in the Dominican Republic with the Autosobriety Training Programme to Prevent Drink-Driving.
31 May 2023
31 May 2023, Phnom Penh, Cambodia –The Autosobriety Training Programme to Prevent Drink-Driving in Cambodia concluded its first year of implementation with a closing ceremony today. UNITAR, in partnership with the Cambodia Safety Solution Organization (CAMSAFE), the Ministry of Public Works and Transport from the Kingdom of Cambodia, the National Road Safety Committee, the Cambodian Red Cross, and Pernod Ricard celebrated the accomplishments of the Programme, while underscoring the significance of Autosobriety in raising awareness about drink-driving and contributing to prevent road traffic crashes and injuries related to alcohol.
24 May 2023
24 May 2023, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has reached a significant milestone in its illustrious history, marking 60 years of empowering individuals and strengthening capacities for sustainable development. To commemorate this momentous occasion, UNITAR has released a series of beautiful commemorative stamps that reflect its rich legacy, global impact, and unwavering commitment to fostering knowledge and expertise worldwide. This stamp edition is the second UNITAR stamp after the first one issued in 1969 by the UN Postal Service.
24 May 2023
24 May 2023, Online - UNITAR’s Division for Peace is excited to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Centre for Peace and Justice at Brac University (CPJ) to promote peace and social cohesion in South Asia through tailored capacity building programmes empowering and elevating the voices of youth and women. The many overlaps of UNITAR’s and CPJ’s mandates create many avenues for collaboration and thus the formalisation of this partnership represents a promising opportunity to create impactful joint programming to support the peacebuilding efforts of underrepresented groups.
24 May 2023
24 May 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Hiroshima Organization for Global Peace, co-hosted the G7 Summit Partners’ Programme event, Youth Symposium on Peace, on 19 May.
24 May 2023
24 May 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - The United Nations marked the 7th UN Road Safety Week from 15 May to 21, 2023, to raise awareness about the urgent need to continue to promote road safety and save lives. Road traffic deaths and injuries remain a global problem, with 1.3 million people dying and over 50 million people injured each year. Globally, more than 500 children are killed on the road each day (WHO).