28 September - 1st October 2014, Algiers, Algeria. In the framework of the three-year partnership betweenthe Institute for Diplomacy and International relations (IDRI) of the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research a retreat entitled “Personal development and Leadership” was organized in Algiers.
UNOSAT has been producing geospatial assessments after disasters and conflicts for years in an effort to generate objective and durable data in crisis situations in which information may be confused and difficult to verify. The latest study on the impact of the military offensive in Gaza in the summer of 2014 and the long term coverage of the Syrian crisis are examples of how commercial satellite imagery analysis is considered today a dependable source of information for humanitarian relief and the application of international humanitarian law.
The UNITAR-coordinated Climate Change Capacity Development (C3D+) project supports research and training institutions in developing countries to identify, develop, test and apply new analytical tools and methods that can build the human and institutional capacities needed to deal with a future of increasing climatic uncertainty. C3D+ focuses on nationally appropriate solutions and promotes the sharing of knowledge and skills through a South-South-North approach.
UNITAR is delighted to support the Americas Competitiveness Forum (ACF) VIII and provide the critical space to discuss innovative approaches that enhance resilience to disasters, ensuring competitiveness in the long term. Every year, the ACF brings together over 1,000 leaders from the 34 countries of the Western Hemisphere.