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6 September 2019
5-6 September 2019, Lima, Perú - UNITAR and the International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Madrid (CIFAL Madrid) in collaboration with the Congress of the Republic of Peru hosted the “International Forum on Road Safety and Sustainable and Inclusive Urban Mobility”, bringing together legislators and decision makers to discuss how to improve road safety and integrate it into sustainable mobility and transport infrastructure planning and design.
4 September 2019
4 September 2019, Geneva, Switzerland - Strategy consultants from Simon-Kucher & Partners visited UNITAR over the summer to explore and assess new income streams for growth.
3 September 2019
3 September 2019, New York, USA - The United Nations Institute for Research and Training (UNITAR) New York Office organized a training course with the sponsorship of the Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations, entitled “Joint Swiss-UNITAR Briefing on United Nations Budgetary Matters.” The course is comprised of several sessions across four days and introduces delegates to the work, rules, and procedures of the Fifth Committee and the United Nations budget system.
29 August 2019
29 August 2019 Yokohama, Japan - TICAD7 official side-event panel discussion, Building Bridges for Peace in South Sudan, has successfully concluded in Yokohoma last Thursday. H.E. James Wani Igga, Vice President of South Sudan also joined the panel along with Hon. Onyoti Adigo Nyikwec, Minister of Agriculture and Food Security of South Sudan. Mr. Nihkil Seth, Executive Director of UNITAR, moderated the session. The discussion examined the peace-building efforts in South Sudan and emphasized the importance of promoting the national capacity for post-conflict reconstruction in tandem with the implementation of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS). The panelists emphasized the significance to engage in youth and invest in the development of sustainable peace and prosperity in South Sudan.
26 August 2019
26 August 2019, Curitiba, Brazil – The International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Curitiba (CIFAL Curitiba) and The International Training Centre for Authorities and Leaders in Quito (CIFAL Quito) jointly with the Social Observatory of Brazil held the 3rd Congress Pact for Brazil. The objective of the event is twofold: to gather key stakeholders to promote dialogue on quality of public resources administration, transparency and accountability; and to improve public sector efficiency and to combat corruption.
21 August 2019
21 August 2019 - New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and Columbia Law School organized a Mediation briefing for students and faculty members from the University of Fortaleza - UNIFOR (Fundação Edson Queiroz - Universidade de Fortaleza), Brazil at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
19 August 2019
19 August 2019, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the new free e-learning course on “Multilateral Conferences and Diplomacy for SIDs and LDCs Negotiators.” This course will take place from 14 October to 10 November 2019.
19 August 2019
19 August 2019, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the brand-new online course on “Diplomacy 4.0- Beyond the Digital Frontier.” This course will take place from 14 October to 24 November 2019.
11 August 2019
The region of North of Tyne is working with the creators of EduCCate Global to implement a teacher training scheme based on e-learning resources developed by UNITAR.
8 August 2019
07-08 August 2019, Brasilia, Brazil – UNITAR, the World Family Organization (WFO) and CIFAL Curitiba, in collaboration with the Government of the District of Brasilia, the National Association of Departments of Transportation (Associação Nacional de Detrans), and the Brazilian Association of State Roads Departments (Associação Brasileira dos Departamentos Estaduais de Estradas de Rodagem) and with the support of Diageo hosted the Road Safety International Conference in Brasilia, Brazil.