Seventh Special Purpose Grant Agreement Between Hiroshima Prefectural Government and UNITAR

first_imgSeventh Special Purpose Grant Agreement Between Hiroshima Prefectural Government and UNITAR Hiroshima, Japan – UNITAR is delighted to announce the signing of the 7th Special Purpose Grant Agreement (SPG) with the Hiroshima Prefectural Government for FY 2021 to 2023.Since the establishment of UNITAR Hiroshima Office in 2003, the Hiroshima Prefectural Government has continuously supported our implementation of trainings, which include programmes in peacebuilding and disarmament, disaster risk reduction, entrepreneurship and more.“I am much pleased to finalize the seventh renewal of the SPG agreement and look forward to UNITAR’s continue operations in Hiroshima,” said Mr. Hidehiko Yuzaki, Governor of Hiroshima Prefecture, at an online signing ceremony of this agreement on 24 March, 2021. Governor Yuzaki also expressed his gratitude for UNITAR’s cooperation on the Hiroshima Initiative, a newly established framework working for a world free from nuclear weapons, and its promoting organization, HOPe, or Hiroshima Organization for Global Peace.“We are grateful and honoured to have our base in Hiroshima – a city that reminds people of both the darkness and brightness of humankind. Hiroshima symbolizes the best of humanity – resilience, determination, courage, forgiveness, and rebirth,” said Mr. Nikhil Seth, UNITAR’s Executive Director. “We are proud of and honoured by our long-standing partnership with the Hiroshima Prefectural Government. We look forward to further enhancing this partnership as Hiroshima flourishes as a world centre of peace and UNITAR as a training arm of the United Nations.”Since 2003, 50,000 women and man from around the world have taken advantage of learning offered by UNITAR Hiroshima Office. These people would not have been able to benefit from these learning services without the contribution of the Hiroshima Prefectural Government. /Public Release. This material comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here. Why?Well, unlike many news organisations, we have no sponsors, no corporate or ideological interests. We don’t put up a paywall – we believe in free access to information of public interest. Media ownership in Australia is one of the most concentrated in the world (Learn more). Since the trend of consolidation is and has historically been upward, fewer and fewer individuals or organizations control increasing shares of the mass media in our country. According to independent assessment, about 98% of the media sector is held by three conglomerates. This tendency is not only totally unacceptable, but also to a degree frightening). Learn more hereWe endeavour to provide the community with real-time access to true unfiltered news firsthand from primary sources. It is a bumpy road with all sorties of difficulties. We can only achieve this goal together. Our website is open to any citizen journalists and organizations who want to contribute, publish high-quality insights or send media releases to improve public access to impartial information. You and we have the right to know, learn, read, hear what and how we deem appropriate.Your support is greatly appreciated. All donations are kept completely private and confidential.Thank you in advance!Tags:agreement, director, disaster, Government, Humanity, Internet, Japan, nuclear, online, rebirth, resilience, UN, United Nations, worldlast_img read more