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12 July 2024, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR, together with the Hiroshima Prefecture and Nagasaki Prefecture will support in organizing the Second Preparatory Committee for the 2026 Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) side event, led by the Government of Austria. The side event, “Advancing the Global Agenda of a Nuclear-Weapon-Free World”, will be a panel discussion and take place on 24 July 2024, from 1:15 to 2:30 p.m. CEST/8:15 to 9:30 p.m. JST at the conference room XXII of the Palais des Nations.
10 July 2024, Hiroshima, Japan – On 6 August 2024, the 79th anniversary of the Hiroshima atomic bombing, UNITAR will hold a panel discussion “Dialogue with the World Leaders and Future Makers Towards a World without Nuclear Weapons”. The event will bring together leaders and young people and aims to exchange creative ideas to achieve a world without nuclear weapons. It will be held in-person at the Edion Peace Wing Hiroshima, 2F Lounge B and livestreamed on YouTube in English and Japanese.
8 July 2024, Shanghai, China - UNITAR and Cushman & Wakefield signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 20 June 2024, setting the foundation for a strategic partnership aimed at exploring and advancing mutual areas of interest. Director of UNITAR Division for Prosperity Ms. Mihoko Kumamoto and Chief Executive Officer of Greater China at Cushman & Wakefield Mr. Jinquan Zhao took part in the signing ceremony, underscoring the high level of commitment from both parties.
8 July 2024, Beijing, China - On 18 June 2024, UNITAR and Tsinghua University’s School of Journalism and Communication have signed a memorandum of understanding, agreeing to collaborate on initiatives to accelerate sustainable development in Beijing, China.
8 July 2024, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR has recently inaugurated the Prosperity Alliance centres in Beijing and Shanghai, marking a milestone in their mission to promote sustainable development and global cooperation in Beijing on 18 June 2024 and in Shanghai on 20 June 2024.
7 July 2024, Beijing, China - On 18 June 2024, UNITAR and China Global Television Network (CGTN) met in Beijing, led by UNITAR Executive Director Mr. Nikhil Seth, and Deputy Editor-in-Chief of China Central Radio and Television Station Mr. Fan Yun.
1 July 2024, Tbilisi, Georgia –The international Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL) in Tbilsi created in 2023 has provided a series of training activities mainly dedicated to strengthening the capacities of Civil Society Organizations (CSO), public servants and leaders from different municipalities across Georgia on areas related to good governance and sustainable development
1 July 2024, Hiroshima, Japan - UNITAR and ITS Education Asia invite motivated Asia Pacific youth to apply for the “2024 Youth Ambassador Asia Pacific Programme.” The programme will run for 8 weeks and focus on the theme “Local Solutions for Global Challenges: Youth Empowerment and Community Impact''. This training programme aims to deepen the youth’s understanding of the SDGs, strengthen their entrepreneurship skills, and assist them in developing ideas to combat community problems. The training programme will end with final presentations from the youth of their self-directed capstone projects to implement these projects in their local communities to drive positive change. The application deadline is 21 September 2024 at 6 pm HKT. The programme is open to a maximum of 5 youth per country who are located in the Asia Pacific region for the duration of the training. It will occur online for 8 consecutive Saturdays, culminating in a final virtual graduation event.
1 July 2024, Geneva, Switzerland - On 24-25 October 2024, UNITAR will host a pivotal workshop on Artificial Intelligence (AI) titled "The State of AI in 2024: Developing an AI Strategy and Leveraging AI-driven Innovation for Sustainable Transformation." This event aims to bring together key government officials, diplomats, corporate representatives, and experts from various sectors to explore AI's transformative impact on governance, commerce, and jobs.
28 June 2024, New York, United States - The Global Diplomacy Initiative (GDI) had its Closing Ceremony at the United Nations Headquarters. Hosted by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) New York Office, the event celebrated the achievements of the Spring 2024 Cohort of GDI Graduates. The GDI Programme offers a unique learning experience for students and professionals, enabling them to deepen their understanding of the United Nations and its operations. Participants have the chance to gain knowledge and insights from experts and diplomats in the field.