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15 February 2024
15 February 2023, Geneva, Switzerland – On 2 February 2024, UNITAR and Franklin University Switzerland signed an agreement for UNITAR to contribute to the university’s Master of Science in International Management programme.
13 February 2024
13 February 2024, Vientiane, Lao PDR - On 11-15 December 2023 the United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT) delivered a five-day training programme, under the ongoing project, “Strengthening Capacities in the Use of Geospatial Information for Improved Resilience in Asia-Pacific and Africa" funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD). 
11 February 2024
11 February 2024, Geneva, Switzerland - A recent study published in Science reveals an inspiring trend: school-age children in the United States are increasingly drawing women when asked to sketch scientists. Over five decades, the percentage of women depicted in these drawings has risen from less than 1% to an estimated 34% by 2016, reflecting a broader shift towards gender inclusivity in science. This transformation aligns with the growing representation of women in scientific fields, marking a positive trajectory towards gender parity. 
8 February 2024
8 February 2024, Geneva, Switzerland - Meet Leba Gaunavinaka, a dedicated advocate for environment preservation, whose entire career has been a testament to her commitment. Serving as UNOSAT's embedded technical expert within the Government of Fiji's climate change adaptation team, Leba has greatly contributed to shaping climate discussions. Her skills and unique perspective, derived from hands-on experience in the field, provide invaluable insights into the challenges and opportunities faced by the Pacific Islands. As we delve into her experiences at COP28, discover the story of a passionate individual actively contributing to the global effort for climate resilience and adaptation.
7 February 2024
7 February 2024, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Costa Rica to the United Nations and the Simon Institute for Long Term Governance, hosted a day-long seminar entitled 'Training course on AI governance for UN missions in New York' on both 6 and 7 February 2024. Over 60 participants from dozens of countries attended this series aimed to enhance engagement in negotiations of the Global Digital Compact (GDC) and the Pact for the Future.
5 February 2024
5 February 2024, Majmaah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - UNITAR, in collaboration with its affiliated centre CIFAL Saudi Arabia, proudly announces the successful completion of the "Universities and the Sustainable Development Goals 2030: Targets and Practices" Conference. This significant event, under the esteemed patronage of His Excellency the Minister of Education in Saudi Arabia, Mr. Yousef Al-Benyan, and organized by CIFAL Saudi Arabia in strategic partnership with Majmaah University, NEOM, Alinma Bank, Al Rajhi Bank, and Times Higher Education, was held on January 22-23, 2024, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
2 February 2024
2 February 2024, Geneva, Switzerland – The United Nations Satellite Centre - UNOSAT released a comprehensive assessment of the damage and destruction inflicted on structures in the Gaza Strip. The analysis, based on very high-resolution satellite imagery collected on 6 and 7 January, paints a stark picture of the extent of devastation in the Gaza Strip.
1 February 2024
1 February 2024, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR is pleased to collaborate with Together for Safer Roads (TSR) to deliver joint training specifically designed to empower and improve safety systems for small to mid-size fleets, taking the best practices of the largest fleets and leading road safety technology companies, and distilling this information into a comprehensive fleet safety program structured around three key pillars: Safety Leadership; Training and Development, and Technology.
31 January 2024
31 January 2024, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR and the International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Shanghai (CIFAL Shanghai) proudly re-launched and hosted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Youth Empowerment Seminar for Change-makers at UNITAR headquarters on the 25th of January 2024.
31 January 2024
31 January 2024, Panama City, Panama – UNITAR, in collaboration with the General Secretariat of the Land Transit and Transportation Authority of Panama and partners from the private sector, conducted a road safety workshop on the UNITAR Management Practices for Safer Roads Toolkit. The workshop primarily targeted government officials and other members of the public sector involved in road safety-related activities across Panama.