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18 October 2023, New York, USA – On 11 October 2023, to foster a deeper understanding of the United Nations’ core functions, the UNITAR New York Office, in collaboration with the Hospitality Committee for UN Delegations, recently organized the Knowledge to Lead Workshops. The Permanent Mission of the Principality of Monaco supported the initiative by hosting the event in their conference room. These workshops were specifically tailored for diplomat’s spouses, and aimed to shed light on the intricacies of the Security Council and the 78th General Assembly Session.
6 October 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - To mark its 60th anniversary, UNITAR is organizing in Geneva, starting on the 2nd of October, a photo exhibition, displayed on the Rotonde du Quai du Mont-Blanc (across from the Brunswick Monument), will illustrate 60 years of history as well as stories of UNITAR alumni who made a positive change in their community. The alumni featured in the panel exhibition come from Bangladesh, Brazil, Cameroon, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kenya, Maldives, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, United Arab Emirates and Vanuatu. The opening ceremony on the 6th of October (4 pm) of the photo exhibition will be attended by Mr. Nikhil Seth, the Executive Director of UNITAR, Ms. Tatiana Valovaya, Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva, H.E. Mr. Raymond Loretan, President of the Diplomatic Club of Geneva, and H.E. Mr. Alfonso Gomez, Mayor of Geneva.
04 October 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is delighted to announce its new partnership with the University of Groningen Business School (UGBS) and the launch of a joint Online Executive Programme on Health Protection, Humanitarian Settings, and International Law. The programme, which is set to start in April of 2024, is primarily designed for professionals aspiring to, or already working in, Medicine, Public Health, and related fields who want to learn more about health protection in emergency and humanitarian contexts, crises, and/or armed conflict settings. 
29 September 2023, New York, USA – On 11-15 September 2023, The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office, in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of the State of Qatar, developed the Briefing for new delegates on the 78th Session of the General Assembly and Main Committees for the first two days of the programme. In this two-day briefing, new delegates will have the chance to learn from experienced officials of the General Assembly and the various departments it encompasses. For the three remaining days of the programme, delegates attended another programme entitled "Enhancing Competencies in Multilateral Diplomacy: Orientation Programme for Qatari Delegation". 
29 September 2023, Geneva, Switzerland – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and IE University (IE) jointly hosted a Forum on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Madrid, Spain. The event, which ran on Monday 25 September and Tuesday 26 September, focused on various aspects of AI, including governance, ethics, education, and the corporate world.
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.
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.
18 September 2023, New York, USA - On 11-12 September 2023, The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) office in New York, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Singapore to the United Nations as Chair of the Forum of Small States (FOSS), concluded a two-day course entitled “Briefing New Delegates on the 78th Session of the General Assembly and the Main Committees.” Approximately 160 delegates attended the training in person and online to learn about the operational aspects of the complex work the General Assembly (GA) undertakes.
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. 
13 September 2023, Geneva, Switzerland -  The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and International Negotiation Agency (ADN Group) will jointly host the much-anticipated Third Edition of World Negotiation Day at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland to bring together the most distinguished dignitaries. This prestigious event will unite the world’s most renowned contributors to peaceful negotiations, conflict resolution, inequality reduction, and climate solutions. In addition to celebrating peaceful conflict resolution and providing a platform for network-building, the event will conclude with an award ceremony in which a carefully selected jury of high-level individuals vote for ‘Best Negotiator of the Year’ in accordance with the UNITAR guidelines. UNITAR and ADN aim to build on the successes of the 2019 and 2021 editions, which brought together over 250 participants each.