The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is a training arm of the United Nations System, serving some 27,000 beneficiaries annually by conducting more than 400 capacity development and research activities around the world. The Mission of UNITAR is to deliver innovative training and conduct research on knowledge systems to develop capacities of beneficiaries in the fields of Environment; Peace, Security and Diplomacy; and Governance.
As an autonomous body within the United Nations System, UNITAR is governed by a Board of Trustees and is headed by an Executive Director. The Institute is supported by voluntary contributions from governments, intergovernmental organizations, foundations, and other non-governmental sources.
Source: UNITAR website.
DCAF/ ISSAT will welcome a three-member delegation from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Regional Peacekeeping Training Centre (RPTC) in Zimbabwe on Thursday 28 October 2015. The main objective of this briefing is to introduce DCAF/ ISSAT's services to the delegation and explore possibilities for future collaboration, especially related to training and capacity development.
The sole objective of the Centre for Parliament Studies and Training (CPST) is to have a one-stop specialized resource centre for the training and capacity development of both Members and staff of Parliaments. It was also established to serve other stakeholders who may be interested in gaining an appreciable understanding of the Parliament and to the Parliaments in the East African Community, the Great Lakes Region and the Continent of African at large.
Its curriculum include:
- Law Making;
- Public Finance Management;
- Human Resource Management;
- Communication and Public Participation.