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United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
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Mr. Achim Halpaap
Associate Director of Training Department
Head of Environment Unit
achim.halpaap@unitar.org
Documents & Reports

Partnerships & Commitments
The below is a listing of all partnership initiatives and voluntary commitments where United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is listed as a partner or lead entity in the Partnerships for SDGs online platform
Building local capacity to leverage public-private partnerships for sustainable development

The International Platform on Public-Private Partnerships for Sustainable Development focuses specifically on public-private partnerships (PPPs) which contribute to advancing sustainable development at the local level. It aims to build capacity on PPPs so that they can be leveraged as an efficient tool for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This collaborative initiative is twofold. It includes:- A physical component: regular international fora, providing training and networking opportunities. - A virtual component: a learning platform which builds capacity through ...[more]

Partners
Permanent Mission of France to the United Nations, Annemasse Agglo, Région Rhône-Alpes, Conseil Départemental de Haute-Savoie, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
Sustainable Development Goals
CIFAL Global Network: Supporting Local Actors to Achieve Sustainable Development

The United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR) is the UN training arm for social and economic development, environmental services and multilateral diplomacy. UNITAR’s mission is to develop capacities to enhance global decision-making and support country level action for shaping a better future. UNITAR and its affiliated global network of International Training Centres for Local Actors (CIFAL) organise around 400 training activities yearly reaching out to some 25,000 beneficiaries.The Global Network of International Training Centres for Local Actors (CIFAL) are hubs for capacity...[more]

Partners
United Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR), Federation of Industries of the State of Parana (Brazil), Airport Group of the South of Mexico (ASUR), International Peace Foundation (ROK), Kuala Lumpur City Hall Training Institute (Malaysia), Regional Cooperation Office for City Informatization (China), Moray Council (Scotland), Municipality of Plock (Poland), City of Antwerp (Belgium)...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Partnership for Capacity Building to Implement the Globally Harmonized System for Chemical Classification and Labelling (GHS)

The goal of the WSSD GHS Partnership is to mobilize support and catalyze partnerships for coordinated activities at the global, regional and national levels to strengthen capacities in developing countries and countries in transition towards effective implementation of the GHS. In the medium and long-term, the Partnership is expected to lead to a decrease in environmental and human health related effects attributable to the use of hazardous chemicals. It thus makes a direct contribution to important objectives of sustainable development including protection of marginalized groups, protection o...[more]

Partners
Governments: Government of Argentina Government of Australia Government of Brazil Government of Canada Government of Finland Government of France Government of Germany Government of Japan Government of Netherlands - The Netherlands Government of New Zealand Government of Senegal Government of South Africa Government of Sri Lanka Government of Switzerland Government of Thailand Gove...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
The Young Scot SDGs Call: A Thriving Planet Leaves No One Behind

CIFAL Scotland and Young Scot are launching an online call for young people in Scotland to engage with the Sustainable Developing Goals (SDGs). Young Scot is a citizenship and information service for young people between the ages of 16 and 25. As part of the Young Scot scheme, young people can complete activities to gain points. The points can be put towards rewards, which range from experiences to gifts.

Partners
* CIFAL Scotland * Young Scot * UNITAR
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals