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17 June 2022
University of Limerick – Ireland, 27 August – 4 September 2022.
The applications for The 2022 E-Waste Academy – Scientist Edition (EWAS) have been extended until July 1st.
7 June 2022
7 June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - Climate change is increasingly affecting peace and security across the globe, and factors, such as gender and social inequalities, are catalyzing the effects of this dire trend. How can one help prevent climate change from further disrupting peace and security? Found out the answer in this new free-of-charge e-course!
16 March 2022
16 March 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - Five women tell their climate stories on how they have been transforming their communities towards a climate-resilient society. In addition, the article presents the trainings on women and climate change available through UN CC:Learn platform.
9 February 2022
Dans le cadre de l’appropriation du projet par les parties prenantes marocaines, PAGE a initié durant deux jours (ndlr 18 et 19 janvier 2022) une session de formation sur Zoom pour les parties prenantes au Maroc. Organisée par UNITAR et l’agence lead ONUDI, PAGE Maroc a convié plusieurs ministères et organismes à la formation portant sur « l’Économie Verte Inclusive et la relance économique post COVID-19 ». La première journée de formation a porté sur l’appui de PAGE au niveau global pour favoriser une économie verte et inclusive, le fonctionnement de PAGE Maroc, l’EVI et la relance économique post-COVID suivi du groupe de travail sur le thème « Opportunités et défis pour une relance économique verte et inclusive au Maroc ». Cette journée de formation s’est achevée par le partage d’expérience de PAGE Sénégal. La seconde journée quant à elle, visait à répondre à cette interrogation « Quelles priorités pour PAGE au Maroc ? » Pour y arriver, les participants ont été subdivisés dans 5 groupes avec 5 thèmes différents animés par les 5 agences onusiennes à savoir PNUE, PNUD, UNIDO, BIT et UNITAR.
25 January 2022
25 January 2022 - 1st Latin American e-waste report covers 13 countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela.
13 January 2022
13 January 2022, Geneva, Switzerland – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is pleased to welcome the Sustainable Cycles (SCYCLE) Programme to the UNITAR family.
16 December 2021
16 December 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - UN CC:Learn's participation at COP26 highlighted the importance of education and learning in scaling up climate action. As in previous editions, the programme held a series of activities, notably the Climate Classroom, and collaborated with a wide range of partners. Read on to find out more!
6 December 2021
Greenhouse gas emissions directly contribute to global warming and climate change. The technology and fuel used for electricity generation are often responsible for high greenhouse gas emissions. Recently, UNITAR conducted a survey among energy experts in the humanitarian system to estimate the number of diesel and petrol generators that are used to produce electricity in humanitarian operations, with a view to establishing the opportunities to transition to solar solutions.
25 November 2021
"159 companies are responsible for 80% of global corporate greenhouse gas emissions. Most of them don’t have all the answers on how to finance and achieve the targets they have set". This article brings some light into the black box of how the transition can be tackled in practice and is written by Eliya Devay, graduate of the UNITAR-Franklin University Switzerland Joint Master’s programme in Responsible Leadership & Climate Action. Eliya is specialized in Sustainable Finance and currently works at the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) as a Consultant.
17 November 2021
17 November 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR, WMO, UNFCCC and TEDx Geneva partnered up to organize a TEDx event that put youth and climate change in the spotlight. Read on to find out how a diverse line-up of youth activists, scientists, entrepreneurs and artists spread good ideas on how to scale up climate action.