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18 December 2019
For the fourth consecutive year, UN CC:Learn delivered Climate Classrooms for delegates eager to learn more about climate change at COP25.
18 December 2019
UN CC:Learn co-led the organization of two main sessions and delivered several climate classrooms to delegates and attendees at COP25 in Madrid.
18 December 2019
Once industrial facilities start to introduce and submit their PRTR, they will be much more aware of their pollution and emissions and consequently more interested in investing in greener technologies for their facilities, which contributes to sustainable development.
4 December 2019
29 November 2019, Geneva, Switzerland - The Board of Trustees of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) concluded its Sixtieth Session, which convened from 28 to 29 November 2019. Key decisions of the session include adoption of the $88 million programme budget for 2020-2021 and the integration into UNITAR of The Defeat-NCD Partnership with a biennial budget of $31 million.
14 November 2019
November 2019, Geneva, Switzerland - What would be key elements to consider in the management of international waters? Is the way in which women and men interact with water resources relevant? Check out a new free e-learning module on gender and international waters to understand why it is important to engage both women and men to foster a more equitable and sustainable water resource use for everybody.
From an Online Course to the Classroom: Adapting the Green Fiscal Reform Concept to the Mongolian Context
8 November 2019
The green economy concept in Mongolia connects heavily to the herding communities, where natural resources (pastureland and water) and the environmental challenges, and human development are the key areas of the ‘green changes’.
25 October 2019
May – July 2019, Cotonou, Bénin - As part of the implementation of the National Learning Strategy on Climate Change, the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Benin, with the support of UNESCO, organized the first edition of the School Competition on Climate Change for students between 10 and 15 years of age.
9 October 2019
Tokyo, Geneva, Bonn, 09 October 2019 ― The United Nations University (UNU) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding agreeing to transition a UNU programme to UNITAR.
Executive Director Meets with the President of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly
25 September 2019
25 September 2019, New York, USA – The Assistant Secretary-General (ASG), Executive Director of United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Mr. Nikhil Seth was received by the President of the 74th United Nations General Assembly (PGA), His Excellency, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande at the PGA’s office in the United Nations Secretariat, New York.
22 September 2019
22 September 2019, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in collaboration with member institutions launched a university global coalition which was hosted by the Rockefeller Foundation, New York. The coalition is “a collaborative platform of globally engaged universities and higher education associations working in partnership with the United Nations and other stakeholders to create a more sustainable future for all.” Some of the founding member schools represented include the Yonsei University, Georgia Institute of Technology, George Mason University and McGill University.