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21 February 2022
21 February 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity will introduce 360-degree virtual tours to this year’s training programme on nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation, to be held from 25 February to 18 March 2022. UNITAR also plans to make some of the tours publicly available from the UNITAR website.
18 February 2022
18 February 2022, Geneva, Switzerland – “Of all preventative interventions, breastfeeding has the greatest potential to improve child survival, health, development and wellbeing ”. Breastfeeding is a critical aspect in achieving SDG2 and SDG3 — which include ending hunger, improving nutrition, and promoting health.
18 February 2022
18 February 2022, Hiroshima, Japan - UNITAR alumnae Tabu Elder and Baria Johnson Kibo are both passionate about empowering women and youth in Juba to better their livelihoods. Tabu is a lecturer on peace and diplomacy at the University of Juba who also volunteers for community development programmes. Baria is a broadcast journalist who is passionate about using media to air the voices of the most vulnerable people to enhance good governance and improve livelihoods.
17 February 2022
18 February 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR Division for Prosperity is launching an online training course to mobilize women entrepreneurs who are interested in the digital health sector and women medical practitioners in Iraq. The programme will equip women with the skills, knowledge, and attitudes to participate and excel in digital health and entrepreneurship in Iraq.
17 February 2022
17 February 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – Four high school students received awards for their projects at the first UNITAR Youth Ambassador Asia Pacific Programme. Each has a unique background and motivation to become committed SDG champions.
15 February 2022
15 February 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – Over seventy-six years ago, the atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, claiming tens of thousands of lives and wounding many more. Today, the city and the world still grapple with the threat of nuclear weapons. With its office in Hiroshima, UNITAR has an inherent interest in peacebuilding, post-conflict reconstruction and disarmament and promotes broad dialogue to create a peaceful and sustainable world.
10 February 2022
11 February 2022, Hiroshima, Japan – Two UNITAR alumnae from Tonga reported on the aftermath of the eruption and tsunami that struck their country, at a UNITAR webinar held on 26 January 2022. Sandy Siutiti Tuipulotu and Simata-e-la'ā Palu, both currently based in Japan, were able to apply what they learned in the 2021 UNITAR disaster risk reduction (DRR) training programme to help their friends and family in the disaster
9 February 2022
Dans le cadre de l’appropriation du projet par les parties prenantes marocaines, PAGE a initié durant deux jours (ndlr 18 et 19 janvier 2022) une session de formation sur Zoom pour les parties prenantes au Maroc. Organisée par UNITAR et l’agence lead ONUDI, PAGE Maroc a convié plusieurs ministères et organismes à la formation portant sur « l’Économie Verte Inclusive et la relance économique post COVID-19 ». La première journée de formation a porté sur l’appui de PAGE au niveau global pour favoriser une économie verte et inclusive, le fonctionnement de PAGE Maroc, l’EVI et la relance économique post-COVID suivi du groupe de travail sur le thème « Opportunités et défis pour une relance économique verte et inclusive au Maroc ». Cette journée de formation s’est achevée par le partage d’expérience de PAGE Sénégal. La seconde journée quant à elle, visait à répondre à cette interrogation « Quelles priorités pour PAGE au Maroc ? » Pour y arriver, les participants ont été subdivisés dans 5 groupes avec 5 thèmes différents animés par les 5 agences onusiennes à savoir PNUE, PNUD, UNIDO, BIT et UNITAR.
9 February 2022
A category 5 Tropical Cyclone struck the Philippines in December 2021, causing significant damage and affecting a large part of the population. FUNOSAT’s Emergency Mapping service was activated to support the planning and coordination of emergency response operations with satellite imagery analysis.
8 February 2022
08 February 2022, Geneva, Switzerland – Between 15 November 2021 and 21 January 2022, the UN Satellite Centre UNOSAT-UNITAR delivered a two-month regional e-learning course for Volta basin countries entitled “Geospatial Information Technology applications for Flood and Drought Risk Management in the Volta Basin”.