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17 December 2010
The online course Governance in Urban Sanitation, implemented by the Local Development Programme, is among the first e-Learning courses to be awarded with the Open ECBCheck certification for its compliance with the International Open ECBCheck Standards.
10 December 2010
Keynote speakers of the 6th edition of the Geneva Lecture Series jointly organized by the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) and UNITAR, Heads of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) D
10 December 2010
The latest OCHA Humanitarian Update on south Sudan clearly indicates that “In the context of the upcoming January 2011 referendums, the humanitarian community is taking a number of steps to be p
6 December 2010
“Heavy rains in Colombia have affected close to 2 million persons”, the country's president Juan Manuel Santos said on Sunday after inspecting floods in the northern “Atlantico department”.
Following his overflight of some of the affected areas, the president confirmed the arrival of international aid, stressing that the country needed more assistance.
6 December 2010
From the 22nd to the 27th November 2010, UNITAR PTP, jointly with the South African Development Community (SADC), organised a Protection of Civilians Training of Trainers course at the South African Development Community Regional Peacekeeping Training Centre in Harare, Zimbabwe.
3 December 2010
Focusing on Urban Wastewater Management in Central and Eastern European Countries, CIFAL Plock hosted its final training of 2010 from November 30-December 2, CIFAL Plock in Poland.
3 December 2010
UNITAR’s Chemicals and Waste Management Programme supported and participated in a Regional Awareness Raising Workshop on Enhancing Cooperation and Coordination for the implementation of the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions in Central and Eastern European Countries in Bratislava, Slovakia from 2 to 4 November 2010 in conjunction with the three Secretariats and Basel Convention’s Regional Center.
1 December 2010
"In 2011, tens of millions of people will  need help to survive. Conflicts and natural disasters will cut them off from their homes, their livelihoods, and from access to essentials like drinking water and health care. Many are the most vulnerable people in the world suffering from malnourishment, disease, or violence," said Valerie Amos, United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator while launching in Geneva on 30 November the Humanitarian Appeal 2011.