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25 May 2022
25 May 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - The Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption Center (ROLACC), in partnership with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) delivered a two-day virtual conference on “Contemporary Literacy on Anti-Corruption.”
24 May 2022
24 May 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR has joined the Global Alliance for Social Entrepreneurship, an initiative led by the World Economic Forum initiative hosted by the Schwab Foundation.
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.
19 May 2022
19 May 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - Effective communication is fundamental to successful diplomacy, specifically in times of crisis marked by high levels of uncertainty. Delivering one’s message is key to work together efficiently and to overcome challenges at both the individual and organizational level.

With this in mind, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Conflux Center for Intercultural Mediation and Dialogue have designed and developed the innovative virtual course on “Speechwriting and Public Speaking Skills for Multilateral Diplomacy: Cases & Insights from the United Nations”.
18 May 2022
18 May 2022, Bangkok, Thailand – With the objective of increasing awareness of the consequences of drink driving, and contribute to change the attitudes of thousands of people towards drink driving by 2030, UNITAR and Diageo launched “Wrong Side of the Road”, which is an anti-drink driving learning experience that allows people to have a conversation with a real drink driver to help them understand the effects of alcohol, and the shame and stigma that comes with drink driving.
13 May 2022
13 May 2022, Hiroshima, Japan - Professor Sarah Anyang Agbor has joined the advisory board of the UNITAR Division for Prosperity, bringing her expertise in education and training, especially within the African continent.
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.
12 May 2022
On the 5th of April 2022 - As an important input to the 7th STI Forum, to celebrate the launch of the Massive Open Online Course Develop and Implement Science Technology and Innovation for SDG Roadmaps - Level 1, developed by UNITAR and UNDESA's Division of Sustainable Development Goals (UN DESA/DSDG), partners and stakeholders gathered online and discussed its significance, journey and the road ahead for the United Nations Inter-agency Task Team on Science, Technology and Innovation for the SDGs (IATT).
11 May 2022
11 May 2022, Quito, Ecuador – Road traffic crashes claim 1.35 million lives each year and as many as 50 million more people are injured. They are the eight-leading cause of death across all age groups globally and the number one leading cause among young people aged between 5 and 29 years, costing governments approximately 3% of GDP and 5% in low- and middle-income countries (World Health Organization, WHO 2018).
11 May 2022
11 May 2022, Geneva, Switzerland - The Humanitarian Energy Conference (HEC) will take place this year on Monday, 16 May 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda on the day preceding the SEforALL Forum. The HEC is co-hosted by the Steering Group of the Global Platform for Action on Sustainable Energy in Displacement Settings (GPA), Practical Action, and NORCAP with the generous support from the German Federal Foreign Office, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad).