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14 June 2022
14 June 2022, New York, USA - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) office in New York organized a launching event in the United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Chamber for the new book, "Redefining Development: The Extraordinary Genesis of the Sustainable Development Goals". The launching attracted more than 70 in-person participants and numerous interested individuals from different parts of the world who managed to follow the event simultaneously through the UN Web TV livestream.
19 May 2022
19 May 2022, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office partnered with the Human Development Report Office (HDRO) from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to organize a virtual workshop on the lessons learned from the Special Human Security Report 2022. The workshop was attended by approximately 150 participants who were able to gain further understanding of new threats to human security in the Anthropocene.
12 May 2022
12 May 2022, New York, Geneva, Vienna (USA, Switzerland, Austria).- The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the International Ombudsman Institute (IOI) announce a partnership signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly work on training, research, and capacity development activities to empower the promotion and protection of human rights.
10 May 2022
10 May 2022, New York, USA — The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Longy School of Music of Bard College (Longy), the Global Foundation for the Performing Arts (GFPA), announce a partnership to expand access around the world to Longy’s Master of Music in Music Education degree. Launching in Fall 2022, this joint master programme will equip educators to foster creative youth development and inspire cross -cultural exchange in classrooms worldwide.
10 May 2022
10 May 2022, New York, United States (Virtual) – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York office and Yale University third part of annual series, Looking Towards COP 27: Climate Extremes: The Housing Crisis, Food Shortages, and Energy Poverty, took place. The programme provided a unique discussion with experienced professionals on issues the climate is facing and actions to consider; to be able to reach and implement the set goals of the 2030 Agenda.
4 May 2022
4 May 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 (Session 2) - Advanced Cybersecurity.
25 April 2022
25 April 2022, New York, United States – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in partnership with Fundación Global Democracia y Desarrollo (FUNGLODE) and Instituto Global de Altos Estudios en Ciencias Sociales (IGLOBAL) came together at the UNITAR New York Office to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between these three offices and begin a fruitful collaboration in the field of Multilateral Diplomacy.
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.
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.