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13 Sep 2017 description

A six-week course in partnership with UNITAR begins November 13, features leading global experts on climate change

13 September 2017 – ‘National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture’ is the title of the new United Nations’ Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The course is timed to launch in parallel with the upcoming climate talks in Bonn, Germany, more formally known as the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23).

08 Aug 2017 description

8 August 2017 – The third cycle of the UNITAR South Sudan Fellowship Programme: Entrepreneurship and Leadership Youth Training began as 25 young South Sudanese professionals took part in the programme’s Orientation Workshop in Juba, South Sudan. The programme is a six-month capacity-building training for junior- to mid-career-level professionals that focuses on project management, leadership, and social entrepreneurship skills.

18 Apr 2017 description

La grave crise humanitaire qui sévit dans la Région du Lac Tchad a aggravé les conditions de vie déjà précaires d’une grande majorité des populations de cette région. L’accès aux services de base et à l’eau potable en qualité et en quantité suffisante constitue un élément essentiel dans l’assistance à ces populations. Mais le contexte géologique et hydrogéologique particulier de la région du Lac Tchad est à l’origine des problèmes de salinité qui réduisent le taux d’accès à l’eau des populations locales.

21 May 2016 description

20 May 2016, Geneva, Switzerland – On 16 April 2016, 23:58 UTC, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck offshore of the west coast of northern Ecuador, near the coastal town of Muisne. The capital city, Quito, located 170 km from the epicenter, felt the effects strongly. According to the latest information provided by Ecuador´s Risk Management Office, 654 people were killed and 12,492 were injured.

03 May 2016 description

2 May 2016, Quito, Ecuador – On 16 April, Ecuador suffered a devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that affected the provinces of Manabi, Guayas, Esmeraldas, and Santa Elena. Moved by the tragedy, where hundreds of people lost their lives, thousands of missing people, hundreds of homes destroyed, the team at CIFAL Quito jointly with the Christian Emergency Committee (CEC), have been providing material, spiritual and emotional support to victims and their families.

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Jobs

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09 Oct 2017 description
job Closing date: 30 Nov 2017 UN Institute for Training and Research

Organizational Unit: Public Finance and Trade Programme

Duration of contract: 6 months, 100% of time, 40 hours per week at UNITAR offices in Geneva

Deadline for applications: 15 November 2017

Duty Station: Geneva, Switzerland

Training

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19 Oct 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 13 Nov 2017 Training date: 13 Nov 2017 to 22 Dec 2017 UN Development Programme, UN Institute for Training and Research, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

This massive open online course on National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture brings you closer to the nexus of climate change adaptation, agriculture and sustainable development. If you want to learn from development professionals currently engaged in national adaptation planning and agriculture, then this 6-week course is for you.

09 May 2017 description
training Ongoing course UN Institute for Training and Research

Online enrolment process open now for Fall Semester

09 May 2017 description
training Ongoing course UN Institute for Training and Research

Online enrolment process open now for Fall Semester

09 May 2017 description
training Ongoing course UN Institute for Training and Research

Online enrolment process open now for Fall Semester

03 Mar 2017 description
training Ongoing course UN Institute for Training and Research

The Master Degree in the United Nations and the Art of Peace focuses on the study of 70 years of UN action in the fields of peace-making, peacekeeping and peacebuilding. It aims to allow students to become more knowledgeable on the matter as well as profit directly from the hindsight of the United Nations and academic experts in order to better assess and apprehend peace initiatives and understand the processes of preserving, defending and promoting peace in all their complexity.