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UNITAR, the Georgia Institute of Technology and Kennesaw State University host SDGs Virtual Showcase
19 May 2020
19 May 2020, Atlanta, USA – UNITAR in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology, Kennesaw State University and CIFAL Atlanta hosted a virtual showcase to present their “Youth & Sustainable Development Goals” online training programme aimed at empowering young leaders to implement solutions that advance the global goals.
11 May 2020
11 May 2020, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR with the support of Diageo has today launched a series of online training sessions in response to COVID-19 to deliver learning solutions with a focus on drink driving to beneficiaries.
8 May 2020
8 May 2020, Geneva, Switzerland – Motor vehicle injuries are a leading cause of death among children in many countries around the world. Unrestrained children are more likely to be killed in collisions than those using appropriate child restraints and seat belts.
7 May 2020
7 May 2020, Atlanta, USA - UNITAR, the International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Atlanta (CIFAL Atlanta), Kennesaw State University, the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Serve Learn and Sustain Center, and the Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE) Greater Atlanta, with the support of Turner Foundation are launching the e-learning programme “Youth & the Sustainable Development Goals”.
UNITAR Launches 2020 edition of the Postgraduate Programme “Road Safety Management and Administration”
5 May 2020
5 May 2020, Madrid, Spain - UNITAR and the International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Madrid (CIFAL Madrid) together with RACE and the European University are pleased to open its 2020 edition of the Postgraduate Programme “Expert in Road Safety Management and Administration”. The four-week academic programme aims to equip participants with knowledge about strategic initiatives that have been successful in reducing road traffic crashes.
22 April 2020
22 April 2020, New York, USA Zoom Workshop - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in collaboration with Columbia Law School, hosted a workshop focused on Gender Equality in Peace Building and Conflict Resolution, emphasizing the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals 5 &10, pertaining to Gender Equality and Reducing Inequalities through efforts on increasing gender parity. This activity is supported with funding allocated from the Swedish International Development Agency’s (SIDA) contribution to the UNITAR Strategic Framework Fund and hosted at the United Nations Headquarters. The course was attended by 150 participants that joined remotely through zoom.
20 April 2020
20 April 2020, Merida, Mexico – The International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Merida (CIFAL Merida) jointly with the Southeast Airport Group (ASUR), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Airports Council International- Latin America & the Caribbean joined forces to carry out the XV International Seminar on Hurricane Preparedness on 10-11 March 2020 in Merida, Mexico.
UNITAR Launches the Online Diploma on Airport Management in Spain with ITAérea Aeronautical Business School
15 April 2020
15 April 2020, Madrid, Spain – UNITAR and CIFAL Merida in partnership with ITAérea Aeronautical Business School, the Airport Group of the Southeast of Mexico (ASUR) and the Airports Council International Latin America and the Caribbean (ACI-LAC) launched today the Diploma in Airport Management - online modality.
4 March 2020
4 March 2020, New York, USA - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Office in New York, in collaboration with Columbia Law School, hosted the first lecture of a three-part series with Columbia Law School on Leadership & Self-Awareness. This activity is supported with funding allocated from the Swedish International Development Agency’s (SIDA) contribution to the UNITAR Strategic Framework Fund and hosted at the United Nations Headquarters.
Strategic discussions between the UN, goverment high-level officials and UNITAR Executive Director during his visit to the UNHQ
3 March 2020
3 March 2020, New York, USA – During the first two days of the work visit to the United Nations Headquarters in New York of the Executive Director of UNITAR, Mr. Nikhil Seth, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research completed several meetings with United Nations High Level Officials and Ambassadors. The visit is taking place from the 2nd to the 6th of March. After a coordination meeting at UNITAR New York Office, with a brainstorming on the future of training and an introduction by the new office members, Mr. Seth met with the Under Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs Ms. Rosemary DiCarlo. Mr. Seth invited Ms. DiCarlo to the USG and RSGs/SESGs to the 2020 Special and Personal Representatives and Envoys of the Secretary-General (SRSGs) on 4-6 June 2020. In addition, they discussed the organization of a series of briefing sessions in which the Department for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs can be involved and develop a program that aimed the diplomatic community in New York