United Nations Institute for Training and Research

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United Nations Institute for Training and Research

Also called UNITAR. An organization created by the United Nations in 1965 and charged with training local and national government officials, particularly from developing countries. UNITAR seeks to educate personnel in peace making, human rights, international law, finance and trade and other matters.
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The Secretariat for UN CC:Learn is provided by the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).
There are a number of international organizations, such as the UN Institute for Training and Research and the IPCS, that have research capacity building as an integral part of their mission.
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