United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Institut des Nations Unies pour la Formation et la Recherche
Instituto de las Naciones Unidas para la Formación Profesional e Investigaciones

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History

Proposed in a 1962 resolution of the UN General Assembly - resolution 1827 (XVII), 18 Dec 1962. Established 1963, following recommendation of United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to the General Assembly which commissioned the Secretary-General with the establishment of a United Nations Institute for Training and Research as an autonomous body within the United Nations System (General Assembly resolution 1934 (XVIII) of 11 Dec 1963). Commenced functioning Mar 1965. Headquarters originally based in New York NY (USA), with a European office in Geneva (Switzerland). In 1993, headquarters were transferred to Geneva.

Aims

Develop capacities to enhance global decision-making; support country level action for shaping a better future; empower individuals and institutions through knowledge and learning.

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Activities

Training/education; capacity building; knowledge management/information dissemination; research and development; events/meetings.

Structure

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Languages

Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 76 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 33 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Research, Standards
    • Research
  • Education
    • Training
  • International Relations
    • United Nations

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

E3387

Last News Received

2017
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