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27 October 2022
27 October, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR, the Institute for Industrial Policy Studies (IPS), and the Taylor Institute at Franklin University Switzerland (FUS), collaborate on National Competitiveness Report and Nations Brand Value Ranking Report. The results of the Reports were released on October 27, 2022, in a public conference by IPS and FUS, and co-hosted by UNITAR.
26 October 2022
26 October 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR, Franklin University Switzerland, and Industrial Policy Studies (IPS) Switzerland sign Memorandum of Understanding to establish the first SDG Management School in Geneva.
9 August 2022
9 August 2022, New York, USA (Virtual) - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) office in New York concluded its summer 2022 collaboration with the Harbour Education (Beijing) on Sunday August 7, 2022. This online training series marked the fourth successful endowment of the Harbour – UNITAR global competency training programme – a training programme equipped with curriculums centered around knowledge sharing and skill development, for students who desire to work in the international organizations post college graduation.
31 July 2022
29-31 July 2022, Bali, Indonesia - UNITAR, the University of Geneva and Open Geneva organised the first SDG Open Hack! Bali on Tackling Waste Management through Innovation.
29 July 2022
29 July 2022, New York, United States - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office held a session on Human Rights during the weekly training workshops for the 2022 President of the General Assembly Fellowship for HOPE (Harnessing Opportunities for Promoting Empowerment of Youth) — UNITAR Office in New York's flagship initiative. Fellowship workshops are held every Friday at the United Nations Headquarters and feature multiple distinguished high-level speakers from various branches of the United Nations.
8 July 2022
28 June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR served as mentor to the innovation projects of the UNITAR-Franklin University MSc. students in International Management, with a focus on Climate Action, and hosted the final project presentations at the UNITAR Headquarters.
8 June 2022
8 June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - The 2022 World’s Universities with Real Impact (WURI) Ranking, seeking to assess the innovativeness of universities for the future, will be presented on June 9, 2022, at 3:00 pm (CET)/10:00 pm (KST) in both Switzerland and South Korea.
25 April 2022
25 April 2022, New York, USA .- During his final meetings in the United Nations Headquarters in New York, the UNITAR Executive Director, Mr. Nikhil Seth met the Deputy Secretary-General Ms. Amina Mohammed to talk about UNITAR’s forthcoming plans including the new Board of Trustees members. Mr. Seth pointed to the need for strengthened coherence of UNITAR programming with broader UN efforts, and the need to help tapping other types of funding. The necessity to find an efficient mechanism for small UN entities to contribute to broader UN efforts was discussed. He called to take actions to work more closely with country teams to support implementation of the 2030 Agenda more effectively.
20 April 2022
20 April 2022, New York, USA. - The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Executive Director of UNITAR Mr. Nikhil Seth has made an official visit to New York from 18 to 25 April 2022 to lead important meetings at the United Nations Headquarters and meet with the Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General Courtenay Rattray, President of the General Assembly Mr. Abdulla Shahid, President of ECOSOC Ambassador Collen Kelapile, Under Secretary-Generals Vladimir Voronkov, Rosemary DiCarlo, and Alexandre Zouev, as well as other principals from across the UN system and UN Missions.
28 March 2022
17 March 2022, Geneva, Switzerland. On 17 March 2022, UNITAR, the University of Geneva, and Open Geneva hosted the fourth edition of the Geneva Trialogue under the theme of Open Innovation for Education, launching the 2022 Open Geneva Festival.