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8 June 2022
Based in the political core of the UN, UNITAR New York Office (NYO) continues to be a source to the permanent missions and the New York diplomatic community. Through meaningful contributions to the implementation of the 2030 General Assembly Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the programs and events bring public awareness, education and training, and the enhancement of global decision-making to public policy officials.
8 June 2022
The United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT) announced a collaboration with NVIDIA on training and research activities to promote the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Earth Observation activities in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with an initial emphasis on disaster management.
8 June 2022
8 June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - The 2022 World’s Universities with Real Impact (WURI) Ranking, seeking to assess the innovativeness of universities for the future, will be presented on June 9, 2022, at 3:00 pm (CET)/10:00 pm (KST) in both Switzerland and South Korea.
8 June 2022
7 June 2022, Madrid, Spain – UNITAR’s Division for People and Tara for Women have signed a collaborative agreement with the aim of creating a framework for cooperation to develop and implement different support programmes for women.
7 June 2022
8 June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - On Saturday 15th January, the ongoing volcanic eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai triggered a tsunami across the Pacific. Karen Melnychuck and her sister Laura Jarosz contacted the United Nations Satellite Centre (UNOSAT) with a plea to help them with any information on the island where their mother lived.
7 June 2022
A new self-paced Massive Open Online Course "Develop and Implement Science, Technology, and Innovation for SDGs Roadmaps - Level I" was developed by UNDESA and UNITAR to support UN Member States in developing and implementing STI for SDGs Roadmaps as well as attracting global assistance in doing so.
7 June 2022
7 June 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - Climate change is increasingly affecting peace and security across the globe, and factors, such as gender and social inequalities, are catalyzing the effects of this dire trend. How can one help prevent climate change from further disrupting peace and security? Found out the answer in this new free-of-charge e-course!
7 June 2022
June 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – In a country that has gone through multiple wars and conflicts in past decades , it is not easy to create consensus around peacebuilding, get buy-in from citizens and advance it, even drop by drop. Chol Gatkek Tut, Acting Director General for Peace and Social Cohesion, Ministry of Peacebuilding of South Sudan, has been striving to bring people together since she was a teenager.
7 June 2022
The Philippines has been committed to and takes pride in its agreement to nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation. The Philippines does not own nor possess and is not in control of nuclear weapon despite its maritime vulnerability as an archipelago.
7 June 2022
In today’s increasingly globalized and complex world, multilateral dialogue and cooperation is constantly becoming more essential to promote peace and drive progress. At the same time, government corruption continues to grow unchecked in places around the world. As such, the nexus and interrelation between Diplomacy and Anti-Corruption efforts is now more important than ever. In this regard, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has partnered with the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) to launch the one-of-a-kind Master’s in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy (MACD), a modular postgraduate academic degree conducted over the course of 18 months.