11 July 2018 - The 2018 High-Level Political Forum has provided space for representatives of the Higher Education Institutes to share best practices, innovative approaches and discuss challenges as Universities embrace the 2030 Agenda and start ...


UNITAR and UNSD launched their new data tool StaTact during an official side event of the HLPF2018 on 11 July 2018 in New York. The side event featured experiences of the three pilot countries and was opened by UNITAR Executive Director Mr....


July 2018 - UNITAR is organizing multiple learning and capacity development events during this year’s High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF). Convened under the theme of “Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies...


29 June 2018, Online – Knowledge management has a fundamental role to play in supporting and improving the humanitarian response in Pakistan. Users such as the national, provincial and local government authorities, donors and the international community, UN agencies, humanitarian partners and...


27 June 2018, Geneva, Switzerland – UNITAR is pleased to announce that the fourth edition of the Executive Diploma in Diplomatic Practice will start again in September 2018. In light of the  success obtained in previous years, the Diploma  will follow a similar model...


An autonomous UN body established in 1963, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (www.unitar.org) is a training arm of the United Nations System, and has the mandate to enhance the effectiveness of the UN through diplomatic training, and to increase the impact of national actions through public awareness-raising, education and training of public policy officials.  UNITAR provides training and capacity development activities to assist mainly developing countries with special attention to Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and other groups and communities who are most vulnerable, including those in conflict situations.  Read more

UNITAR offers a diverse range of training and training-related activities under the six thematic areas through face-to-face courses, events and e-Learning courses.  Some courses are open to the public and free-of-charge, while others are fee-based and targeted to a specific group of participants.  Our courses and events could last from a half-day conference to a several-month long programme.  We also engage in training-related and other advisory support services for governments to achieve broader social and economic development outcomes. Read more.

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