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11 January 2024
11 January 2024, New York, USA - UNITAR New York office conducted an Orientation course focused on the works of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The comprehensive course comprised 10 sessions, each culminating in an open dialogue and Q&A.
10 January 2024
On the 20th of December 2022, UNITAR launched its latest initiative, the "Data analysis to inform SDG formulation and evaluation" programme. Tailored for public officials overseeing planning and evaluation, researchers seeking to delve into public policy evaluation, evaluators aiming to enhance their quantitative skills, and professionals requiring strengthened statistical and causal inference abilities, the programme stands as a comprehensive online training opportunity.
Roundtable Discussion at Lusail University on University Contributions to Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Qatar
28 December 2023
28 November 2023, Doha, Qatar - The Training and Continuing Education Center at Lusail University organized a roundtable discussion on "University Contributions to Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in the State of Qatar." This event was part of the collaboration with CIFAL, a network of training centres affiliated with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). The discussion witnessed distinguished participation from prominent figures in the field of education and sustainable development. Discussions focused on the crucial role of universities and the challenges faced by students in pursuing sustainable development goals in the modern world.
21 December 2023
21 December 2023, Online/Dubai, UAE - From the 4th to the 10th December, UNITAR hosted three events at COP28 for UN CC Learn’s Climate Classrooms, entitled; Tackling Plastic Pollution; Sustainable Marine Transportation; Upskilling for Decarbonization, and two in-person events at COP28, first with CIFAL City of London on December 5th entitled ‘Sustainable Development and Higher Education’, and second with RES4City at the ‘United in Science 2023’ event on December 10th.
18 December 2023
18 December 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - New satellite imagery analysis conducted by the United Nations Satellite Center (UNOSAT) has uncovered distressing trends in the agricultural landscape of the Gaza Strip. Based on an assessment utilizing Sentinel-2 satellite imagery collected between December 2017 and December 2023, the findings illuminate the significant impact of the ongoing conflict on the health and density of crops.
Young Leaders Set to Begin Journey as Changemakers as Part of New Global Learning Programme for a World Without Nuclear Weapons
18 December 2023
18 December 2023, New York, USA – Today, the selected 100 young participants of the Youth Leader Fund for a World without Nuclear Weapons (YLF) convened for the first time.
UNITAR and Global Surgery Foundation Sign a Shared Vision Statement Around Value-Based Healthcare in Türkiye
17 December 2023
17 December 2023, Ankara, Türkiye - the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), in collaboration with the Global Surgery Foundation (GSF), signed a shared Vision Statement with members of the Value-Based Healthcare (VBHC) Expert Working Group in Türkiye.
UNITAR Lanza Curso Sobre Estrategias Para Defender Eficazmente Los Derechos De Género En El Consejo De Derechos Humanos
15 December 2023
15 Diciembre 2023, Nueva York, USA - La oficina de UNITAR en Nueva York junto con el Programa de Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD), y la Asociación de Mujeres Diplomáticas de la República Dominicana (ADIDOM) trabajaron en un curso sobre el Consejo de Derechos Humanos, con sus métodos de trabajo, procesos de negociación multilaterales, y papel en la defensa de los derechos de género. Las sesiones están enfocadas en prácticas actuales del Consejo de Derechos Humanos, casos de estudio y ejercicios dinámicos. Las diplomáticas del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de República Dominicana coincidieron que el taller constituyó una herramienta de aprendizaje en el que se brinda oportunidades de empoderamiento, mentoría, orientación, y sobre todo participación activa de las diplomáticas.
Concert for Peace, Prosperity, Progress, and Sustainability: Symphony of Cultural Diplomacy at Carnegie Hall
12 December 2023
12 December 2023, New York, USA – An evening of musical grandeur unfolded in the New York City landmark, Carnegie Hall, on December 11, 2023, as the United Nations Institute for Training and Research - New York Office (UNITAR-NYO), the President's Office of the 78th United Nations General Assembly, and Carnegie Hall partnered for an extraordinary concert. Titled "In Celebration of the Work of the 78th United Nations General Assembly and PGA H.E. Mr. Dennis Francis: A Concert For Peace, Prosperity, Progress, and Sustainability - An Annual UN Family Reunion". Under the support of the member states Costa Rica, Ecuador, Singapore, Monaco, and Oman, the event is another successful demonstration of the unity between culture and diplomacy – especially during this complicated time.
UNOSAT Satellite Imagery based analysis Reveals 18% of Gaza Strip Structures Damaged Since Conflict Outburst
12 December 2023
12 December 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - Eighteen per cent of structures in the Gaza Strip have been damaged since the outburst of the conflict. This figure comes from a new satellite imagery analysis conducted by the United Nations Satellite Center (UNOSAT) based on an image collected on 26 November 2023 with the very-high resolution WorldView-3 satellite. Additionally, there has been a staggering 49% increase in total structures affected since the last assessment on 7 November 2023.