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26 October 2021
26 October 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - UNITAR ran its online training programme Social entrepreneurship training programme for women in the Horn of Africa from October 2020 to June 2021. 247 women entrepreneurs from Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia and Sudan joined the programme. Participants developed entrepreneurial skills to address local needs through innovative and creative business solutions.
25 October 2021
25 October 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - UNITAR has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sunlight (a home care brand under Unilever Kenya Limited) and Absa Bank Kenya, forming a new partnership to deliver the programme Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Leadership Training for Women Entrepreneurs in Africa.
22 October 2021
22 October 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - Hayder Maala, alumnus of the UNITAR Iraq Fellowship Programme, believes entrepreneurship training for young people will help Iraq’s development. After attending a UNITAR training of trainers programme, Hayder started a youth development NGO and a startup incubator, and became a coach for UNITAR programmes. He is now managing the digital/frontier technologies programme for UNITAR's Division for Prosperity. Applications are being accepted for the "Leading Inclusive 4IR: Empowering Women in Iraq for the Future of Work through Digital Reskilling" programme.
21 October 2021
21 October 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – On 15 November 2021, UNITAR is launching its 6-week online training programme Strategic Response to COVID-19 Crisis: Empowering the Sahel Region through Digital Reskilling and Upskilling to Enhance Productive Sources of Livelihood and Employment and is currently accepting applications until 10 November.
20 October 2021
Twenty-two 2021 UNITAR Hiroshima Youth Ambassadors are exploring ideas to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) in a post-COVID-19 world.
In the 3-month programme, Hiroshima high school students examine today’s pressing issues so they can become future global leaders.
The 2021 round started in July and will include five workshops and group work.
The Youth Ambassadors will make their final presentations on 24 October 2021 in a public webinar (in Japanese only).
Leading companies NEC and H&M joined to give the Youth Ambassadors a broader perspective of the SDGs.
8 October 2021
8 October 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity is relaunching a programme in Afghanistan that had been halted due to unrest in the country.
6 October 2021
6 October 2021, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity has launched the #FreedomToLearn donation drive with UNITAR Association to boost the financial resilience of women in Afghanistan in these times of heightened uncertainty. The campaign targets residents of Japan.
17 September 2021
17 September, 2021, Hiroshima, Japan - UNITAR ran its online training programme Gender Empowerment Now: Building Capacity to Mainstream Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment into the Government Policy of Jordan and Lebanon from March to May 2021.
9 September 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to exacerbate pre-existing problems such as food insecurity, economic inequality, and the digital divide, disrupting economies on a global scale with no end in sight.
9 September 2021
Natural disasters occur suddenly, wreaking havoc on lives and property, Anzonetta and Jared share their experience during the 2009 Samoa earthquake and tsunami.