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15 March 2024, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Office in New York successfully organized an Expert-Level Workshop on Addressing the Threats Posed by Sea Level Rise. The event occurred from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Korea to the United Nations.
8 March 2024, New York, USA – Empowering Women in Cybersecurity: UNITAR and Australian DFAT Pioneering Fellowship Programme. The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office, in collaboration with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), successfully concluded the Women in Cyber Fellowship Spring 2024 programme on 1 March 2024. This innovative programme, held at the UN Headquarters in New York, brought together women delegates from diverse backgrounds and developing countries, providing them with crucial training in cybersecurity and international diplomacy.
5 March 2024, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of Colombia to the United Nations, concluded its 5-part Training Series on Indigenous Issues on 5 March 2024.
7 February 2024, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Costa Rica to the United Nations and the Simon Institute for Long Term Governance, hosted a day-long seminar entitled 'Training course on AI governance for UN missions in New York' on both 6 and 7 February 2024. Over 60 participants from dozens of countries attended this series aimed to enhance engagement in negotiations of the Global Digital Compact (GDC) and the Pact for the Future.
UNITAR Marks International Day of Education
12 January 2024, New York, USA – On 13-14 December 2023, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), New York Office and the Permanent Mission of the Principality of Monaco to the United Nations hosted their “Elevating Delegates through Workshops in Artificial Intelligence and Diplomacy” training on Wednesday 13, and Thursday 14, December 2023. This training is part of the Strategic Mastery Series and was attended in person by 16 participants from 12 countries.
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.
7 December 2023, New York, USA – UNITAR-NYO and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade launched the Women in Cyber Fellowship: Strengthening Capacity Building and Technical Skills for the Open-Ended Working Group. The fellowship brought together women working professionally in a multitude of disciplines that have to do with Cyber issues. Attendees heard from fellow professionals on their experiences navigating international development roles in cyber as women and received comprehensive training on negotiations, capacity building, and international law. The two-day event prepared fellows for the Open-Ended Working Group which was set to take place the following week.
04 December 2023, Lusaka, Zambia - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) recently conducted a four-day training at the Zambia Institute of Diplomacy and International Studies (ZIDIS) in Lusaka, Zambia, to enhance the skills of Zambian diplomats in Digital and Economic Diplomacy. UNITAR looks forward to continuing the partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Zambia and ZIDIS.
30 November 2023, Geneva, Switzerland -  UNITAR and ADN Group are delighted to announce the success of the Third Edition of World Negotiation Day held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on November 30th, 2023. This prestigious event, generously supported by the State of Qatar, brought together prominent contributors to peaceful negotiations and conflict resolution.