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1 February 2009
CERN has hosted UNOSAT, the Operational Satellite Applications Programme of UNITAR, since 2002. With the renewal of the hosting agreement in December 2008, this relationship increased in quality, evolving from a hosting arrangement to the beginning of a promising partnership leading to joint projects.
1 February 2009
Consistent with UNITAR’s strategic vision of leveraging new information and communication technologies for training and outreach, UNITAR’s Public Finance and Trade Programme focuses on training, skills building and cross-fertilization of information among officials in themes relating to public finance, financial governance, trade and intellectual property using internet-based e-Learning.
27 January 2009
UNITAR’s Climate Change Programme has received a grant of CAD 175,275 (USD 145,000) from The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) of Canada to support the activities of five pilot projects in Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Kenya, Ethiopia and South Africa in 2009.
The five pilot projects under the umbrella project “Advancing Capacities to support Climate Change Adaptation” (ACCCA) bring together stakeholders and the scientific community, to jointly implem
26 January 2009
The BBC use Satellite Imagery from UNOSAT to show damage during the recent events in Gaza.



21 January 2009
19 January 2009
1 January 2009
Since 2005, UNITAR supports this process through the Migration and Development Seminar Series at United Nations Headquarters. The Series is implemented in collaboration with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the MacArthur Foundation.
12 December 2008
On the 8th of December, UNITAR signed a new cooperation framework in
information technologies with the European Organization for Nuclear
Research, CERN . In signing this agreement, UNITAR intends to develop the
long standing and fruitful collaboration that its operational satellite
applications programme "UNOSAT" already had with CERN. Thanks to this
partnership UNITAR will benefit from the CERN IT infrasctructure, and the
partners will notably engage themselves in joint research projects to
12 December 2008
The UNITAR Climate Change programme on 4th December 2008 launched a new project on capacity building and adaptation to climate change with 7 regional centers of excellence found in Asia, Africa the Caribbean and the South Pacific, after having secured a 1 million EURO grant from the European Commission/Cooperation Aid.