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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Mejia, Director, Social Development Programme, UNITAR (UN Institute for Training and Research) said, "UNITAR is committed to strengthening capacities to improve road safety, through the implementation of capacity building initiatives that contribute to achieving SDG 3.
The UNITAR is working on the four issues such as the Environment, Governance, Peace Security and Diplomacy and Research.
UNITAR will assess the program in a report in fiscal 2002 and then likely decide whether its regional foothold be established in Hiroshima Prefecture, they said.
Yvonne Lodico, Head of UNITAR, will open the forum, with welcoming remarks from Jim Thebaut, President of The Chronicles Group, and Harold H.
Together with actions taken by a host of global IGOs such as UNEP, FAO, WHO, ILO, IFCS, UNIDO (UN Industrial Development Organization), and UNITAR (UN Institute for Training and Research), and more regional forums, these efforts represent an attempt to protect human health and the environment from the many dangers of hazardous chemicals.
The conclusions drawn by the OECD's Working Party on chemicals will be passed on to the WTO's Inter-Organisation Programme for the ecologically rational management of chemicals (involving the FAO, the ILO, the OECD, the UNEP, the UNIDO, UNITAR and the WHO) which will specify provisions for the application of the harmonised classification system and draw up an international mechanism for its implementation.
Executing Agencies : Ghana Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), UNITAR
UNITAR and the Operational Satellite Applications Programme have been giving outstanding support to the United Nations System and its Member States for 15 years.
Pass must be obtained at 45th & 1st Avenue, UNITAR building; two forms of photo ID required.
Colleen Thouez, Senior Advisor, UNITAR and Advisor to the UN SRSG (Special Representative of the Secretary General).