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18 July 2019
17 July 2019, Jeju, Republic of Korea - The International Training Centres for Authorities and Leaders in Jeju (CIFAL Jeju) and in Newcastle (CIFAL Newcastle) hosted the 14th Youth Workshop on Engagement for Sustainable Consumption and Production from 10 to 12 July 2019 in Jeju, South Korea. The workshop gathered students from different backgrounds and nationalities including 20 students from the University of Newcastle in Australia, and 27 Korean and International students enrolled in various universities in the Republic of Korea.
18 July 2019
17 July 2019, Curitiba, Brazil- The International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Curitiba (CIFAL Curitiba) jointly with the Federation of Industries of the State of Parana (FIEP) System and Faculties of Industry held a workshop on “Innovating 2030: Thinking about the SDGs” on 29 June 2019. This event provided a venue for dialogue amongst industrial automation and mechanical manufacturing students to think and discuss innovative solutions to social, environmental and economic problems. Students as future leaders are pivotal in order to tackle urgent global challenges through innovation.
27 June 2019
17-19 June 2019, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR successfully hosted a training workshop on “Parliamentary Monitoring and Oversight of Sustainable Development Goals” that promoted good governance practices among 16 Speakers of the County Assemblies of Kenya in their oversight and monitoring roles.
17 May 2019
17 May 2019, Geneva, Switzerland – For a full week, between 01 and 07 May 2019, OHCHR and UNOSAT organized a training for members of Yemen’s National Committee to Investigate Alleged Violations of Human Rights (NCIAVHR) and representatives from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). This programme, which took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, focused on the use of geospatial tools to investigate alleged violations of International Humanitarian Law.
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.
26 April 2019
22 April 2019, UNITAR New York Office, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office hosted a workshop with the Maryland-based organization Trees for the Future on the topic of diversifying nutrition and income sources. This was the final workshop of the three-part series on Using Agroforestry to Meet Sustainable Development Goals sponsored by the Permanent Mission of Sweden’s programme “Leveling the Playing Field”.
26 April 2019
25-26 April 2019, Shanghai, China - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and its International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Shanghai (CIFAL Shanghai) in collaboration with the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences (SASS), Tongji University and AB InBev, hosted the two-day “Road Safety and Digital Innovation: Asia-Pacific Conference” in Shanghai, with a focus on using innovative solutions to address road safety issues.
24 April 2019
24 technical experts from the government and academic institutions in Uganda successfully completed a one-week course in the use of Earth observations (EO) and geographic information system (GIS) for hazard assessment, delivered by UNOSAT from 25 to 29 March 2019 in Kampala, Uganda. When it comes to GIS technical training, the trend towards a more balanced gender ratio has been remarkably harder to achieve; however, this learning event had over 50 percentages of female participants.
17 April 2019
17 April 2019, New York, NY, USA - the Head of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office, Mr. Marco Suazo, met with Ms. Claudia María Samayoa Herrera, Rector of the Specialized Institute of Higher Education for Training at El Salvador, and H.E. Mr. Héctor Enrique Jaime Calderón, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Permanent Mission of El Salvador to the United Nations, at UNITAR New York Office.
5 April 2019
Geneva, 4-5 April 2019 - In keeping with its vision of providing the highest quality of training and innovation, the Division for Multilateral Diplomacy (DMD) of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research successfully hosted the first ever workshop on Stakeholder Engagement and Coordination in its series of Core Diplomatic Training for the executive diploma to cater to modern needs of diplomats, government officials and professionals.