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25 April 2022
25 April 2022, New York, USA .- During his final meetings in the United Nations Headquarters in New York, the UNITAR Executive Director, Mr. Nikhil Seth met the Deputy Secretary-General Ms. Amina Mohammed to talk about UNITAR’s forthcoming plans including the new Board of Trustees members. Mr. Seth pointed to the need for strengthened coherence of UNITAR programming with broader UN efforts, and the need to help tapping other types of funding. The necessity to find an efficient mechanism for small UN entities to contribute to broader UN efforts was discussed. He called to take actions to work more closely with country teams to support implementation of the 2030 Agenda more effectively.
25 April 2022
25 April 2022, Geneva, Switzerland – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has appointed the President and Managing Director of Special Olympics Europe Eurasia David S. Evangelista to the Advisory Board of its Division for Multilateral Diplomacy. The two-year term takes effect from January 2022 to December 2024.
25 April 2022
April 2022 - The volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami that hit Tonga in early 2022 is a stark reminder of the reality of disasters, and the fact that a disaster, can hit anywhere at any time and render communities vulnerable to massive damages. Mele Moimoi, a disaster risk reduction trainer at Tonga National Council of Churches (TNCC), and an alumna of UNITAR programme in 2021, tells her story.
22 April 2022
22 April 2022, New York, United States (Virtual) –  The closing ceremony for the Global Diplomacy Initiative Programme (GDI) took place to celebrate the GDI fellows’ graduation at the United Nations Institute Training and Research office in New York. The GDI programme provides a unique training experience for professionals and students in higher stages of education who are interested in the United Nations to understand how it functions while developing technical knowledge and gaining learning experience from experts.
22 April 2022
22 April 2022, New York, United States (Hybrid) - The 2022 HOPE Fellowship continues with another session with distinguished high-level speakers to talk about Disarmament, International Security, and the First Committee.
21 April 2022
21 April 2022, New York, United States (Virtual) – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York office, in partnership with the Columbia Law School Mediation Clinic, kickstarted last of the three-event Spring 2022 presentations of the Columbia Law School Series with the final session titled, “Columbia Law School Series- Amplify: Lead by Lifting Others”. Garnering 138 participants from around the world, the event successfully highlighted the benefits of elevating fellow colleagues in the workspace and the necessities of doing so. The goal of this final session in the 2022 Columbia Law School Series was to impart what amplification is, how to do it most effectively, and why amplification does more than simply elevating people's voices.
20 April 2022
On 20 April 2022, New York, United States (Virtual) – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York office, in partnership with AABGM Inc. - a Microsoft and EC Council certified leading company in the Cybersecurity field, kickstarted the event on Cybersecurity Awareness Training. This is a newly developed training programme having two sessions: (1) Cybersecurity Fundamentals, and (2) Advanced Cybersecurity.
20 April 2022
20 April 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) recently signed an agreement to deliver a joint online course on Trade, Food Security and Nutrition for officials from Eastern and Southern Africa. This is an updated version of the same course delivered in 2019 which generated a great interest across the region.
20 April 2022
20 April 2022, New York, USA. - The United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, Executive Director of UNITAR Mr. Nikhil Seth has made an official visit to New York from 18 to 25 April 2022 to lead important meetings at the United Nations Headquarters and meet with the Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General Courtenay Rattray, President of the General Assembly Mr. Abdulla Shahid, President of ECOSOC Ambassador Collen Kelapile, Under Secretary-Generals Vladimir Voronkov, Rosemary DiCarlo, and Alexandre Zouev, as well as other principals from across the UN system and UN Missions.
13 April 2022
“Guidance from the course was essential in informing my project strategy and there is a lot of change in how I think that has really been informed by the training”.