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Financing The Transition To Net-Zero Emissions: How Can Global Companies Shed Light Into The Black Box of Financing Net-Zero?
25 November 2021
"159 companies are responsible for 80% of global corporate greenhouse gas emissions. Most of them don’t have all the answers on how to finance and achieve the targets they have set". This article brings some light into the black box of how the transition can be tackled in practice and is written by Eliya Devay, graduate of the UNITAR-Franklin University Switzerland Joint Master’s programme in Responsible Leadership & Climate Action. Eliya is specialized in Sustainable Finance and currently works at the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) as a Consultant.
22 November 2021
On Thursday 25th November 2021, UNOSAT is celebrating the 20 years of operations leading to the United Nations Satellite Centre with an online event.
19 November 2021
Ali was able to use the information from his own country to make informed judgements on how to negotiate and manage tax decisions for the population according to their business sector.
18 November 2021
8-15 November 2021, New York, USA - The UNITAR New York office organized a six day private online workshop, "Practical Preparation for Membership of the United Nations Security Council," for the Brazilian delegation of 25 diplomats to the Permanent Mission in New York and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. With vast experience of working with the Council, Brazil secured 181 out of 190 votes cast during the election of the five non-permanent members to the Security Council (SC), and will serve a two-year term from January 2022 to December 2023. Brazil is a founding member of the United Nations and was present at the San Francisco Conference in 1945. With this new election, it will have served the Council eleven times since 1946.
UNITAR and Columbia Law School launched the second session of the Leadership & Self-Awareness Programme
17 November 2021
17 November 2021, New York, USA - The second session of the “Leadership & Self-Awareness Programme” took place with the collaboration of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research and Columbia Law School. This session was attended by approximately 210 participants and focused on self-awareness and how it feeds directly into the kind of leadership exercised in organizations.
Geneva Becomes the Brewing Ground for Innovative Ideas on How to Mainstream the Climate Change Language
17 November 2021
17 November 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR, WMO, UNFCCC and TEDx Geneva partnered up to organize a TEDx event that put youth and climate change in the spotlight. Read on to find out how a diverse line-up of youth activists, scientists, entrepreneurs and artists spread good ideas on how to scale up climate action.
16 November 2021
16 November 2021, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Report Office (HDRO) to organize a workshop on the lessons learned from the Human Development Report 2020. The workshop was attended by approximately 130 participants who gained a better understanding of human development and how to mitigate the impact of human activities on the environment.
16 November 2021
November 2021, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR’s Green Economy and Trade and Green Fiscal Policy e-courses have won the Gold Award in the Best Advance in Custom Content category of the distinguished Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards for 2021. The Award underscores UNITAR’s role as one of the main players globally providing state-of-the-art e-learning solutions and resources for free on green economy and climate change-related topics.
At COP 26 UNITAR develops a Learning Session on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Climate Change: Learning and Practice Opportunities
9 November 2021
09 November 2021, New York, USA – UNITAR New York Office joined efforts with the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) to develop a hybrid event, “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Climate Change: Learning and Practice Opportunities”. The session was attended by approximately 93 participants virtually, and the discussion focused on how climate change intersects with the Sustainable Development Goals.
8 November 2021
08 November 2021, New York, USA – UNITAR New York Office met with the Permanent Mission of Egypt to discuss further collaboration with the Institute for Diplomatic Studies for diplomatic personnel.