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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About UNOSAT : UNOSAT is a Programme of UNITAR recognized as a Centre of Excellence within the United Nations for satellite image analysis and geospatial applications.
Some intergovernmental organizations such as the UNITAR, UNDP, UNEP, WMO, FAO etc.
Providing the least expensive 5-star hotel (hereinafter referred to as the Hotel) accommodation for approximately 90 senior government officials and UNITAR staff for a 5 night period from 31 August, 1, 2, 3 and 4 September 2015 (Check-out on 5th September 2015) including three halal meals and two tea breaks per day.
Chossudovsky, "East-West" Diplomacy for Environment in the United Nations (New York: UNITAR, 1989).
New York: UNITAR, 1988); and Peter Willetts, "The Pattern of Conferences," in Paul Taylor and A.
7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MTV and mtvU, MTV's 24-hour college network, are teaming up with George Clooney and the Satellite Sentinel Project - along with Not on Our Watch, the Enough Project, Google, the United Nations UNITAR Operational Satellite Applications Programme (UNOSAT), the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, and Trellon, LLC -- by calling on young people to help deter violence in Sudan, and send a loud message: "the world is watching.
Pass must be obtained at 45th & 1st Avenue, UNITAR building; two forms of photo ID required.
Kamawi appreciated its partner UNITAR for their continued cooperation in making this program happen and praised the very important and key role of graduate institute building the capacity of the participants and implementing this master s program in the best professional manner.
21 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) announced today the establishment of a CIFAL (Centre International de Formation des Acteurs Locaux) Centre in Atlanta, the only North American UNITAR training facility.
Speaking on behalf of the founding PAGE partners - ILO, UNEP, UNIDO and UNITAR, Peter Poschen, Director of the Enterprises Department at the ILO, said:
Executing Agency: UNEP and UNDP in partnership with UNITAR, FAO, WHO, Global Water Partnership