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21 July 2022
21 July 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - UNOSAT delivered a week long training in collaboration with IORA and with the support of GIZ on the use of GIT for Disaster Risk Management. This is the second part of a training programme targeting experts in a region known as the “World’s Hazard Belt”.
18 July 2022
19 May 2022 - The First Multi-Sector Policy Dialogue between the Government of Seychelles and the United Nations Country Team provided space for discussing areas of focus for the UN’s support for the implementation of national development strategies and SDGs, as well as the areas of focus for the next Strategic Partnership Framework. On this occasion, UNITAR’s representative had an opportunity to present to the Ministers of the Seychellois Government and UN Regional and Country Directors UNDESA-UNITAR’s analytical paper illustrating the use of system thinking and how it can be used to bridge long-term priorities and immediate needs as part of an integrated planning approach.
18 July 2022
UNITAR unveiled a road safety mural offered to New York City. The artwork, curated by Street Art for Mankind (SAM) and created by street artist Dragon76, supports the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety (2021-2030), conveys road safety messages and envisions a future in which roads are safer places for drivers and pedestrians. The mural was made possible thanks to the support of AB InBev Foundation and AB InBev. The wall was donated by the Chhabra family and the production was facilitated by the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority (TBTA) and the City of New York Mayor’s Office.
18 July 2022
On 13th July 2022, during the 2022 High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) organized jointly with the Division for Public Institutions and Digital Government of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA/DPIDG) a virtual side event entitled "Enabling small island states to achieve the SDGs through more forward-looking and holistic planning and governance".
15 July 2022
Mr. Michel Doukeris, Chief Executive Officer of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) and Mr. Nikhil Seth, United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), renewed the partnership agreement between both organizations to continue to improve road safety. They also agreed to develop initiatives focused on women empowerment and entrepreneurship; and promote sustainable water management practices.
13 July 2022
توقيع مذكرة تفاهم بين منظمة شباب بلا حدود للتنمية (YWBOD) ومعهد الأمم المتحدة للتدريب والبحوث (UNITAR) للشراكة في تنفيذ انشطة تسهم في تعزيز القيادات الشبابية والنسائية في المجالات الإنسانية وبناء السلام والتنمية في اليمن (Triple Nexus).
13 July 2022
Youth without Borders Organization for Development and UNITAR sign a Memorandum of Understanding to promote youth and women’s leadership across the humanitarian-peacebuilding-development triple-nexus in Yemen.
12 July 2022
July 2022, Hiroshima Japan – In June 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh), also known as ISIS, attacked the town of Mosul in Iraq, destroying homes, displacing thousands, and claiming the city and everything in it for their own. The residents of Mosul, including Sayf Al Ashqar, lost everything they and their families had built over decades.
8 July 2022
28 June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR served as mentor to the innovation projects of the UNITAR-Franklin University MSc. students in International Management, with a focus on Climate Action, and hosted the final project presentations at the UNITAR Headquarters.
7 July 2022
05-12 July 2022, New York, USA. The United Nations Institute for Training and Research's (UNITAR) office in New York organized their traditional five-day virtual Event, “SDG Learning, Training & Practice 2022” jointly with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), held from 5-12 July 2022 under the auspices of the High-Level Political Forum.