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21 May 2019
October 11 – 18, 2019
Engaging in outdoor activities while conducting negotiations has played a very important role in diplomacy and peace-making over the years. The informal atmosphere of such meetings allowed negotiators to discuss the issues more freely than in a formal setting, creating a unique space to explore shared interests.
20 May 2019
20 May 2019, San Jose Costa Rica - UNITAR New York Office traveled to Costa Rica on the 20th-21st of May to implement a course on developing leadership and strengthening negotiation techniques to the diplomats of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica.
17 May 2019
17 May 2019, Geneva - A vital skill set indispensable to the work of diplomats and global actors is the ability to engage relevant stakeholders in effective negotiation processes needed to drive action and build consensus among parties. It is therefore important for them to prepare ahead and equip themselves with the relevant communication and interpersonal skills as well as understanding the various negotiation contexts that exist, identifying tensions and facilitating their peaceful resolution.
14 May 2019
14 May 2019, New York, USA—The United Nations Institute for Training and Research New York Office (UNITAR NYO) in collaboration with Columbia Law School, hosted the last workshop in the four-part series on conflict resolution, mediation, and multilateral negotiation. This series was sponsored by the Government of Sweden under the programme “Leveling the Playing Field”.
13 May 2019
13 May 2017, Curitiba, Brazil – Throughout the month of May and to commemorate the 5th UN Global Road Safety Week, the International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Curitiba (CIFAL Curitiba) is promoting another edition of the international Yellow May Campaign to raise awareness about the high fatality rates from road traffic crashes occurring around the world and to mobilize society and various actors to participate in prevention activities.
12 May 2019
6-12 May 2019, Madrid, Spain - The International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Madrid (CIFAL Madrid) has joined the international road safety campaign “Save Lives #SpeakUp” in the framework of the 5th UN Global Road Safety Week, taking place 6 to 12 May 2019.
10 May 2019
10 May 2019, Bangkok, Thailand – From 07 to 10 May 2019, UNOSAT organised a training on operational application of geospatial information technology, generously hosted by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in Bangkok, Thailand.
8 May 2019
08 May 2019, UNITAR New York Office, United States – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations, the Division of Indigenous Peoples of the United Nations, Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights (Indigenous Peoples Rights Program), the University of Kansas, and the Group of Friends of Indigenous Peoples (GoFIP) hosted the 2nd Orientation Workshop on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples at the UN Headquarters in New York as a part of the programme “Leveling The Playing Field” sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations.
6 May 2019
6 May 2019, New York, USA – In the framework of the Fifth UN Global Road Safety Week (UNGRSW), UNITAR in collaboration with the New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services, the New York City Department of Transportation and Together for Safer Roads (TSR) hosted the briefing “Public-Private Partnerships to Advance Vision Zero in the City of New York”, providing a venue to exchange best practices that help reduce traffic deaths and injuries.
3 May 2019
1 - 3 May 2019, New York, USA - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) held a three-day training course on “Introduction to the work of the United Nations and Skills in Multilateral Diplomacy” for the Team Members of the Palestinian Delegation for their Chairmanship at the G77. The training was developed under the programme “Leveling The Playing Field” sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Sweden to the United Nations.