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13 July 2023
14 July 2023, Hiroshima, Japan - UNITAR launched Gender Equality and Women Empowerment III (GEWE III), the third phase of its programme to build leadership and gender-responsive capacities of government officials. GEWE III, offered in Arabic, was launched online on 11 July 2023.
12 July 2023
12 July 2023, New York, USA - The UNITAR New York Office hosted a closing ceremony for its photo exhibition on July 12th, 2023. The event took place at the prestigious Sputnik Hall located within the United Nations Headquarters.
SDG youth empowerment seminar for change-makers and SDG youth creative seminar successfully conclude
11 July 2023
11 July 2023, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR and International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Shanghai (CIFAL Shanghai) proudly re-launch host the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Youth Empowerment Seminar for Change-makers and the SDGs Youth Creative Seminar at UNITAR headquarters on the 6-7 July 2023 in Geneva after a three-year hiatus during the pandemic.
2023 HLPF Virtual Side Event "UN SDG:Learn: A One UN+ Initiative to Transform Skillsets and Mindsets for Sustainable Development"
10 July 2023
10 July 2023, New York, USA - UN SDG: Learn partners teamed up for a virtual side event during the 2023 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) on the following theme: "UN SDG:Learn: One UN+ initiative to transform skillsets and mindsets for sustainable development”. The main focus of the event was about the importance of education in driving change and empowering individuals for sustainable development. UN SDG: Learn partnership, which aims to improve access to quality learning opportunities worldwide and promote sustainable and inclusive development, is an example of the One UN+ approach to addressing this challenge that no single entity could meet alone.
Working With High-Risks Countries in Building Climate Resilience Through Geospatial Technology in Asia, Pacific and Africa
10 July 2023
20-21 June 2023, Bangkok, Thailand: Natural hazards, climate change, unplanned urban growth, deforestation, environmental degradation, and scarcity of natural resources are hindering the progress of LDCs, LLDCs and SIDS in building resilient cities and communities. The IPCC AR6 report released earlier this year makes clear that the risks of inaction on climate are immense and the way ahead requires change at a scale not seen before. Climate impacts on people and ecosystems are more widespread and severe than expected, and future risks will escalate rapidly with every fraction of a degree of warming.
7 July 2023
7 July 2023, Shanghai, China – On 24 June 2023, UNITAR and JICUITANG (Shanghai) Information Technology signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) and letter of agreement to collaborate on micro, small and medium-sized enterprise (MSME) development in support of the Sustainable Development Goals. The two organizations will develop training courses on MSME development and risk management. UNITAR Division for Prosperity Director Ms. Mihoko Kumamoto and JICUITANG Chairperson Mr. Feng Yuan signed on behalf of their organizations at the ceremony in Shanghai, China.
7 July 2023
7 July 2023, Hiroshima, Japan - On 24 June, UNITAR and JICUITANG (Shanghai) Information Technology signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate and a letter of agreement to develop training services in SME development, risk management, and SDGs development.
5 July 2023
5 July 2023, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR’s global network of CIFAL training centres is an instrumental platform dedicated to providing training and learning opportunities to a wide range of stakeholders, with special emphasis on local authorities and civil society leaders.
5 July 2023
5 July 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR is pleased to announce a new partnership with Princeton in Asia through which a Princeton in Asia intern will work at the UNITAR Hiroshima Office as a Leadership and Inclusion Trainee over the US summer. Princeton in Asia interns are generally undergraduate students. The partnership is similar to UNITAR’s ongoing partnership with the Oberlin Shansi Fellowship, where a fellow works at UNITAR for two years.
UNITAR Launched Virtual Dashboard to Support Andean Community Countries in Data Collection Efforts to Improve Road Safety
3 July 2023
3 July 2023, Lima, Peru – Reflecting on the relevance of strengthening capacities to collecting and analysing data on road traffic crashes, deaths, and injuries, UNITAR and the General Secretariat of the Andean Community (SGCAN) join forces to strengthen the capacity of road government institutions responsible for collection and analysis of data to advance road safety in the Andean Community (CAN).