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27 September 2023
27 September 2023, New York, USA – On 15-22 September 2023, UNITAR Executive Director and Assistant Secretary-General Mr. Nikhil Seth paid an official visit to New York City for the 78th United Nations General Assembly and high-level meetings with United Nations executives.
26 September 2023
Geneva, 26 September 2023: The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) proudly celebrates its 60th anniversary of commitment to multilateral diplomacy, training, research, and empowerment.
22 September 2023
28 September 2023, Geneva, Switzerland – United Nations Institute for Training and Institute (UNITAR) Division for Prosperity will host in partnership with the University of Geneva a public forum "Scaling Responsible Entrepreneurship and Solutions to Global Challenges" on 3 October 2023 at 13:30-17:30 (CEST/UTC+2). It will take place at the UNITAR HQ, WMO Building, in Conference room C2, on the 1st floor in Switzerland. Prior registration is required to attend in person. 
21 September 2023
21 September 2023, New York, USA - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and Microsoft East Africa signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to support the digital-technology upskilling and reskilling of 5,000 women and youth in sub-Saharan Africa to enhance their employability and livelihoods in the digital economy. The digital up/reskilling and green livelihood programme is funded by the Government and People of Japan and will run until March 2024.
18 September 2023
18 September, New York, USA - On 5 - 7 September, The JOINT SWISS-UNITAR BRIEFING ON UNITED NATIONS BUDGETARY MATTERS is a three-day training programme, co-organized with the Permanent Mission of Switzerland, caters to the needs of the incoming delegates of the United Nations General Assembly’s Fifth Committee. The training received more than 100 delegates joining the sessions each day. 
28 August 2023
28 August 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – Nikki Antonette De Vera, from the Philippines, is an alum of the UNITAR Hiroshima Women’s Leadership in Tsunami-based Disaster Risk Reduction Training Programme for World Tsunami Awareness Day. Nikki participated in this programme in Samoa which enriched her perspective, emphasizing the importance of cultural heritage in disaster resilience.
28 August 2023
28 August 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – Lê Nguyen An Khanh is a young diplomat from Viet Nam, working at the Department of International Organisations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She believes that diplomats like her have the responsibility to advocate for nuclear disarmament. But it’s not always easy to keep abreast of the intricacies of field. “We are constantly having [to] research all the issues, of which nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation is a huge part”, she says.
24 August 2023
24 August 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – On June 2023, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has begun a new collaboration with the Hiroshima Corporation for Higher Education (HCHE) in charge of managing Eikei University of Hiroshima. As part of their curriculum, Eikei University students spend a trimester engaging in Project-Based Learning (PBL), tackling real-world issues to contribute to their communities.
17 August 2023
18 August 2023, Hiroshima, Japan – Talita Tuipolutu, a communications coordinator for the Tonga Australia Support Platform, developed a stronger passion for disaster risk reduction after experiencing the devastation caused by cyclones, earthquake and tsunami in Tonga. She joined the 2022 UNITAR Hiroshima Women’s Leadership in Tsunami-based Disaster Risk Reduction Training Programme so she could help her community better prepare for future disasters.
16 August 2023
16 August 2023, Hiroshima, Japan - Tariq Rauf, former Head of Nuclear Verification and Security Policy Coordination at the International Atomic Energy Agency, trains diplomats from Asian countries to negotiate effectively for nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation. Since 2015, he has been a key resource person for UNITAR Hiroshima’s Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Training Programme.