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187 entries found
10 May 2018 description

This map illustrates satellite-detected flood water extent over Garsen, Magarini, Malindi and Lamu West Sub Counties, Kenya. The analysis was conducted analyzing Sentinel-1 image acquired on the 4 May 2018. Within the extent of the map more than 25,000 ha of land appear to be inundated and around 20,000 people are living inside this flood water extent. Within the map extent, around 13,000 ha of inundated land are located inside Garsen sub county, potentially affecting 5,000 people.

07 May 2018 description

23 April 2018, Dhaka, Bangladesh – UNITAR’s Affiliated Center for Authorities and Leaders (CIFAL) in Newcastle, Australia, organized an interim workshop as part of the project ‘Understanding the Opportunities and Challenges to Safe Building Codes for Disaster Resilience in South Asia – the cases of Bangladesh and Nepal’ in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Around 20 participants from Bangladesh and Nepal took part in the workshop.

07 Mar 2018 description

7 March 2018, Juba, Republic of South Sudan – The United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR) Hiroshima Office and the Embassy of Japan in South Sudan are pleased to announce the launch of the fourth cycle of the UNITAR Hiroshima South Sudan Fellowship on Entrepreneurship and Project Planning (hereafter “the programme”).

20 Feb 2018 description

16 February 2018, Islamabad, Pakistan - Future support to Pakistani people needing humanitarian support will be improved, thanks to a new platform launched by the UK Government and UNITAR in Islamabad.

15 Feb 2018 description

26 January 2018, Geneva, Switzerland – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the International Civil Defense Organisation (ICDO) signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding, committing to develop and implement joint training programmes in disaster risk reduction (DRR), disaster management and urban resilience.

Maps & Infographics

113 entries found

Jobs

1 entry found
17 May 2018 description
job Closing date: 25 May 2018 UN Institute for Training and Research

Program description

UNITAR’s Green Development and Climate Change Programme (GCP) develops the capacities of individuals and training institutions in developing countries to implement the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and to advance green and climate resilient development. It offers a range of services, including executive training, institutional capacity development, support for national learning strategies, learning methodology development, and knowledge-sharing.

Training

3 entries found
26 Feb 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 05 Jun 2018 Training date: 14 Jun 2018 to 15 Jun 2018 UN Institute for Training and Research

Background

UNITAR’s Women’s Leadership Programme (WLP) works to promote gender equality and women’s full and effective participation and leadership at all levels of political decision-making. It mainstreams a need to raise the profile of women and integrate gender sensitivity to the work undertaken in multilateral working environments and in the work of the UN more broadly.

21 Feb 2018 description
training Ongoing course UN Institute for Training and Research

Gender Matters is a free, self-paced course meant to provide an introduction to the concept of gender.

This course offers various lenses through which you can look at the complex concept of gender and the inequalities that exist in your environment. Topics covered include defining gender as socially embedded descriptions of key gender-related terms, distinguishing between different conceptualizations of gender and identifying sources of gender inequality in their environment.

19 Mar 2015 description
training Ongoing course United Nations, UN Institute for Training and Research

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