Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
Language Requirement Not Required
No. of Opportunity 30
Opportunity Type : Self Funded
Duration 4 Weeks
Language of Instruction English
Opportunity ID 102764
Are you a university student, high school student or any other aspiring young leader such junior professional from public and private sector or senor officials with young hearts? If yes, apply to UN young leaders Training program.
The United Nations Institute for Research and Training (UNITAR) is glad to offer an online training program specially designed for the global youth.
There are approximately 1.8 billion people between the ages of 10-24 today which is the largest young population in the world. So, with the ever-increasing interaction, young people increasingly contribute to generating solutions, driving social progress, and inspiring political initiatives. Moreover, the youth are representatives of change, mobilizing to advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to better the lives of people and the health of the planet.
Young leaders Training Programme is open to all actors related to international affairs who wish to take leadership roles in their respective environement and to build up knowledge and skills related to the United Nations and International Geneva.
Application deadline: 1 Jan 2022
Program focus area: Multilateral diplomacy
Location: online and subsequent field visit to Geneva.
Online training: 3 January – 30 January 2022
Price: 750 dollars
Time commitment: 4-6 hrs./week
The United Nations Young Leaders Online Training Programme contains a 4-week e-Learning course implemented on UNITAR’s e-learning platform.
The course modules are:
1: The United Nations
2: Conference Diplomacy
3: Negotiation Skills
4: Cosmopolitan Communication
The course includes weekly reading material, multimedia files as well as discussion boards sharing views with fellow participants and UNITAR instructors.
The e-Learning modules will be supplemented by a series of 1.5 hours of live webinars presented to participants by UN experts via Zoom.
A – The United Nations System
B – Multilateral Conferences and Diplomacy
C – Cosmopolitan Communication
D – The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Additionally, the training includes 3.5-hour e-workshops for participants.
- The training is created and facilitated by established experts working at UN agencies.
- UNITAR staff assists in the organizational aspects of the course and is ready to cooperate with participants on a daily basis.
- Will acquire unique experience of the UN and Geneva’s work.
- At the end of the program, attendants will receive a UNITAR Certificate of Completion.
- UNITAR Multilateralism Training: The 2nd Edition of UN Immersion Program (Field-based and online)
- OHCHR Fourth Human Rights Youth Challenge 2021 (Attend Human Rights Council Summit 2021)
- This aims at helping young individuals build up knowledge and skills to be able to address global challenges and contribute to bettering people’s lives.
- The program will give participants the opportunity to gain direct experience of the United Nations and will provide them with the useful knowledge and skills to fully unleash their potential as global leaders.
Who can participate?
- The Young Leaders Training Programme is open to all actors engaged in international affairs wishing to take leadership roles in their respective environments and to gain knowledge and skills related to the UN and International Geneva.
- University students, high school students, and other ambitious young leaders of similar backgrounds can apply.
- Junior professionals from the public and private sector and senior officials who are young at heart are similarly welcome to apply.
- To ensure the highest quality standards, the registration will close after 30 participants so, apply as soon as possible.
How to apply?
Interested applicants can apply for this program online by completing the registration below.
Create an account and then proceed with registration. You will be guided.
Visit the UNITAR website for additional information and opportunities.