disarmament", the ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear
Weapons will now come into force on 22 January, after Honduras became the
50th Member State to ratify on Saturday.
The UN Secretary-General António Guterres in a statement commended all the
countries whose ratification of the accord, approved by 122 nations at the
The UIA welcomes its newest Associate Member, the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).
UIA Virtual Round Table Asia-Pacific
Seoul Tourism Organization (STO),
host of UIA virtual Round Table Asia-pacific 2020, has donated the total income
from registration fees for this event as scholarships for two students from
disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds.
Please be aware that one of our speakers is seriously ill and will not be in a position to take part in the planned webinar of this Thursday 22.10 on "Liability of Associations" .
MOOC on Promoting and Protecting Human Rights: a Global Overview
In times of violence and crisis, human rights are important safeguards. In times of peace, security and development, they are important pillars sustaining our common humanity. They are more than moral or legal concepts: they are the lymph of our lives. For them to run effectively, we need to relentlessly promote and protect them.
- Part 1: lessons learnt, pitfalls to be avoided, practical examples and recommendations.
- Part 2: what kind of insurances can be taken? At what cost? What is covered and not covered by an insurance contract?
When COVID-19 is not an excuse any more
By Nina Gabatan
I am reaching out to let you know about a new sports research award that has just been launched, with funding per project available up to $120,000 USD. The call for research project proposals is now open until 15th of January 2021. http://pfra.sa/en/
contact: Lacina Yeo
News from sources other than the UIA. International organizations listed in the Yearbook of International Organizations, and UIA's members may add their own public news items.
Note: The UIA reserves the right to remove any posts it deems inappropriate for this list, for example commercial ads.
The ESG / SRI Market grows at a stable pace in the last years, becoming a global market trend. The 5th ESG Investments & Sustainable Finance Forum, powered by Global Sustain, is more relevant than ever before, bringing forward issues related to the current COVID-19 crisis and the mainstreaming of an ESG culture. This year, for safety reasons, the 5th ESG Investments & Sustainable Finance
Visit Finland has issued Sustainable Travel Finland (STF) labels to around 30 Finnish travel service companies. This new accreditation program signifies that these companies satisfy Visit Finland’s sustainable travel criteria, which cover economic, ecological, social and cultural sustainability. With the lifting of international travel restrictions, responsible and sustainable business models become more important than ever.
The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) has opened applications for the first online version of its hosted buyers’ programme “Meet Japan”, planned to start on 26th January 2021.
Conflict Resolution Network is rolling out a podcast series, Resolve conflict: Everyone can win on their 12 skills of conflict resolution.
1. Assist Member Units in Purchasing Anti-epidemic Materials