United Nations Institute for Training and Research

Palais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland



The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) provides training to assist countries in meeting economic and social challenges; conducts research to explore effective training and capacity building approaches; and forms partnerships with other United Nations agencies, governments and non-governmental organizations for the development and implementation of training and capacity building programmes to meet the needs and requests of Member States, particularly developing countries and countries in transition.

Areas of Focus

UNITAR addresses violence against women in conflict and post-conflict situations.