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23 December 2021
23 December, 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity will convene an online panel discussion to explore women’s leadership in disaster risk reduction (DRR) to promote inclusion and equality. The panel will be held on 26 January 2022, noon to 1:30 p.m. (Japan Standard Time), and is free and open to the public (registration required).
20 December 2021
20 December 2021, Budapest, Hungary / Hiroshima, Japan / Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR Division for Prosperity and Central Bank of Hungary (Magyar Nemzeti Bank – MNB) have launched a new partnership to develop a training programme on the digitalization of the financial sector.
15 December 2021
15 December 2021, Geneva, Switzerland – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Arab Gulf Program for Development (AGFUND) signed two agreements today to scale up action on financial inclusion and women empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East and to strengthen public health systems in Afghanistan.
15 December 2021
• The new round for the Empowering the Sahel Region through Digital Reskilling and Upskilling to Enhance Productive Sources of Livelihood and Employment is open for applications.
• The programme will help participants turn their entrepreneurial ideas into digital products that empower others and address critical local issues arising from the COVID-19 crisis.
• The six-week programme will be held in French. It will start on 3 January 2022.
• Topics will include programming, coding, application development, digital literacy, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, and gender leadership.
• To apply, you must be a woman or youth in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal, with a deep interest in digital technologies, good oral and written French skills, and the passion to make a positive impact on society.
• Deadline to apply: 29 December 2021.
3 December 2021
December 2021 - Regardless of size, innovative and social businesses can create positive waves which reach beyond their communities to achieve national, or international status. It is this type of grassroots action which is necessary if the world is to address the challenges brought about by climate change.
3 December 2021
December 2021 – We need the power of Generations Z and Alpha to tackle climate change. But while we recognize the importance of empowering youth, have we been helping them to act on their creativity and to reflect that back into their communities?
UNITAR Division for Prosperity hopes to do just that with its Youth Ambassador programmes, one in Hiroshima and another in Asia and the Pacific, where high school students develop projects to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
19 November 2021
Ali was able to use the information from his own country to make informed judgements on how to negotiate and manage tax decisions for the population according to their business sector.
16 November 2021
16 November 2021, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Report Office (HDRO) to organize a workshop on the lessons learned from the Human Development Report 2020. The workshop was attended by approximately 130 participants who gained a better understanding of human development and how to mitigate the impact of human activities on the environment.
30 October 2021
Passion and prayers – that’s how Everlyn Fiualakwa of the Solomon Islands got into disaster risk management. Everlyn had just graduated from university and was looking for a job when an 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Temotu Province, on 6 February 2013. A tsunami followed, killing 10 people. Reading about the disaster in the papers, Everlyn knew then what she wanted to do with her life: to help communities in her country become better prepared to deal with emergencies.
27 October 2021
Les participants, tous originaires d’Afrique sub-saharienne, étaient pour la plupart des représentant de gouvernements et d’autres autorités impliquées dans la formulation de politique agricole, de programme et mesures.