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17 February 2020
4-6 February 2020, Stirling, United Kingdom – For three days, 26 Masters in Diplomacy and Human Rights students from the University of Stirling welcomed five UNITAR staff members, including the director of the Multilateral Diplomacy Division, Mr. Rabih Haddad, who provided their extensive knowledge on a range of issues related to the architecture of Human Rights institutions within the UN system, as well as the UN mission and hiring mechanism.
13 February 2020
13 February 2020, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office welcomed the fourth class of its UNITAR Global Diplomacy Initiative (UGDI), a program dedicated to providing a unique, intimate training experience targeted at students in higher education who study politics, international relations, urban affairs, or related fields. This year’s participants come from diverse backgrounds and represent academia and professional fields. In the UGDI, they will learn from the connections and experience of UN delegates and academics alike.
11 February 2020
11 February, 2020, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR jointly with the International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Madrid (CIFAL Madrid), the Royal Automobile Club of Spain (Real Automóvil Club de España, RACE), and with the support of JOIE launched a three-year training initiative aimed at strengthening the capacity of government officials and road users to increase the proportion of motor vehicle occupants using standard child restraint systems.
6 February 2020
06 February 2020, Geneva, Switzerland -In the framework of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting held in Davos, Switzerland from the 21st to the 24th of January 2020, The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in collaboration with AB InBev renewed its collaboration to continue to “Strengthening Road Safety - A partnership to build capacity, drive innovation and deliver meaningful impact”.
4 February 2020
16-17 December 2019, Nairobi, Kenya – A group of 26 officials from various ministries engaged in a two-day UNITAR training workshop with the aim of improving their skills and knowledge in the field of maritime law and international dispute settlement under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).  

31 January 2020
31 January 2020, Geneva, Switzerland - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Prosperity Division launched today an innovative training programme on ‘Frontier Technologies for Sustainable Development: Unlocking Women’s Entrepreneurship through Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Afghanistan and Iraq’.
28 January 2020
UNITAR's new global e-learning Entrepreneurship Platform - the Great Ideas Space - is launching.
24 January 2020
24 January 2020, Davos, Switzerland - The Global Surgery Foundation (GSF) was officially launched at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2020 in Davos, Switzerland. The launch took place at a special lunch-event hosted by Brand South Africa on Wednesday, 22 January 2020 at the Brand SA Pavilion. The GSF is hosted by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), and the founding donor is the Rali and Makentse Mampeule Foundation of South Africa.
24 January 2020
24 January 2020, Geneva, Switzerland - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Center for Global Surgery (CGS), McGill University Health Care (MUHC), signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU was signed within the context of the activities of the Global Surgery Platform at UNITAR, which was recently presented at a special event during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
22 January 2020
22 January 2019, Davos, Switzerland -During the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting held in Davos, Switzerland from the 21st to the 24th of January 2020, The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) hosted a Roundtable Breakfast Meeting titled “Building Successful Partnerships in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”. This by-invitation-only event brought together a group of 25 business and government leaders to participate in an open discussion on building successful multi-stakeholder partnerships to attain the SDGs, and to learn about concrete partnerships examples.