The structure and mission of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals. In that respect, kindly find below UNITAR's upcoming activities in diplomacy, amongst the following offerings: 

  • Events
  • Master's Programmes and Related Qualifications
  • Online Diplomas 
  • Training Programmes
  • e-Learning Courses
  • Future Upcoming Activities

Events

Careers in International Law and Diplomacy

Skills for a Successful International Career

Master's Programmes and Related Qualifications

  • M.S. International Affairs and Diplomatic Practice

Application deadline: Rolling admission | Starting date: Fall 2024 

Fee: $41,340

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  • Master in International Affairs and Diplomacy [Master’s Degree in Lifelong Learning] and Related Qualifications (Full-Time and Part-Time)

Application deadline: 23 February 2024 | Starting date: 20 March 2024

Fee: $8,300 *(Prices vary based on programme)

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  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Public International Law

Application deadline for non-EU Applicants: 15 April 2024

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Application deadline for EU-Applicants: 07 September 2024

Starting date: 2 October 2024 - Fee: 8,000 € / Semester

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*Register Early: Applications are processed as they are received

  • M.A. in Development Studies and Diplomacy 

Hybrid application deadline: 31 May 2024 | Start Date: 26 August 2024  

Fee: $19,500

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Online application deadline: 20 August 2024 | Start Date: 9 September 2024 

Fee: $8,700

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  • M.A. in Gender and Development - Hybrid

Application deadline: 31 May 2024 | Start Date: 26 August 2024 

Fee: $19,500

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  • M.A. in International Law and Diplomacy 

Hybrid registration deadline: 31 May 2024 | Start Date: 26 August 2024

Fee: $13,000

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Online registration deadline: 30 June 2024

Start Date: 8 July 2024  - Fee: $11,000

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  • M.A. in International Law and the Settlement of Disputes

On-site registration deadline: 31 May 2024Start Date: 26 August 2024 

Fee: $19,500.00

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Hybrid registration deadline: 31 May 2024 | Start Date: 26 August 2024

Fee: $13,000

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Online registration deadline: 30 June 2024 | Start Date: 8 July 2024  

Fee: $11,000

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  • M.A. in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy - Hybrid

Application deadline: Rolling

Start date: 01 October 2024 - Fee: € 17,900.00

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  • M.A. in International Leadership and Negotiation - Hybrid

Registration deadline: 17 October 2024

Start date: 18 October 2024

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Online Diplomas

  • Executive Programme on Health Protection, Humanitarian Settings, and International Law

Application deadline: March 31 2004  | Dates: 15 April 2024 ­- 14 June 2024

Fee:  $2,450

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  • Online Diploma in Multilateral Diplomacy

Registration deadline: 12 February 2024 | Dates: 12 Feb 2024 - 31 Dec 2024

Fee: $2,600

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  • Online Executive Diploma on International Law in the 21st Century

Application deadline: 10 May 2024 | Start Date: 13 May 2024

Fee: $1,490

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  • Executive Diploma in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy

Application Deadline: 1 March 2024 | Start Date: 4 March 2024

Fee: €2,821 EUR

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  • Executive Diploma on Law and Neuroscience – A Comparative Approach

Registration deadline: 31 Mar 2024

Starting Date: 2 Apr 2024

Fee: $3,650

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  • Certificate in International Law and Diplomacy

Application deadline: 20 August 2024

Starting Date: 9 September 2024

Fee: $3,550

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  • Executive Diploma on International Criminal Law and Transitional Justice

2024 Dates To Be Confirmed

Fee: $2,850

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  • Certificate in Development Studies and Diplomacy 

Application deadline: 20 August 2024

Starting Date: 9 September 2024

Fee: $3,550

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  • Certificate in Gender and Development

Application deadline: 30 April 2024

Starting Date: 20 August 2024

Fee: $5,700

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  • Certificate in International Law and the Settlement of Disputes

Application deadline: 30 November 2024

Starting Date: 13 January 2025

Fee: $3,550

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Training Programmes

  • United Nations Young Leaders Online Training Programme

April Edition: Registration deadline: 18 April 2024 | Starting Date: 18 May 2024

June Edition: Registration deadline: 13 June 2024 - 12 July 2024 Dates: 17 June 2024 - 12 July 2024 

August Edition: Registration deadline: 25 July 2024 Dates: 29 July 2024 - 23 August 2024

Fee: $750.00

  • ​​​​​United Nations Geneva Immersion Programme - Basic Package 

May Edition: Registration deadline: 16 May 2024 - Dates: 20 - 24 May 2024

July Edition: Registration deadline: 11 July 2024 - Dates: 15 - 19 July 2024 

August Edition: Registration deadline: 22 August 2024 -  Dates: 26 - 30 August 2024

Fee: $2,300.00

  • ​​​​​United Nations Geneva Immersion Programme - Premium Package

May Edition: 18 April 2024 - Dates: 22 April - 24 May 2024

July Edition: 13 June 2024 -  Dates: 17 June - 19 July 2024

August Edition: 25 July 2024 - Dates: 29 Jul 2024 - 30 Aug 2024

Fees: $3,880 (includes accommodations and preparatory e-learning course)

  • United Nations Hague Immersion Programme - Premium Package

May Edition: Registration deadline: 18 May 2024  - Starting date: May Edition: 22 April - 31 May 2024

July Edition: Registration deadline: 13 June 2024  - Starting date: 7 June - 26 July 2024

Fees: $3,880.00 (includes accommodations and preparatory e-learning course)

  • United Nations Hague Immersion Programme - Basic Package

May Edition: Registration deadline: 23 May 2024 - Starting date: May Edition: 27 May - 31 May 2024

July Edition: Registration deadline: 18 July 2024 - Starting date: 22 July - 26 July 2024

Fees: $2,300.00

  • Human Rights Council Training Programme (Online)

September Edition: Registration deadline: 5 September 2024 - Starting date: 09 - 28 September 2024

Fee: $950.00

 

e-Learning Courses

  • The Art of Speechwriting

Registration deadline: 12 Feb 2024

Dates: 12 Feb 2024 - 3 Mar 2024

Fees: $600

  • International Law - Webinar Track

Application deadline: 18 February 2024

Dates: 26 February – 17 March 2024: Webinar on Friday 15 March, 10:00 – 12:00 

  • International Humanitarian Law (Spring)

Registration Deadline: 3 March 2024

Dates: 11 March to 7 April 

Fees: $600

  • Law of International Organizations - Webinar Track

Application deadline: 21 April 2024 - Dates: 29 April - 19 May 2024: Webinar on Friday 17 May, 10:00 – 12:00

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  • United Nations Protocol

Application deadline: 20 May 2024

Dates: 20 May 2024 - 16 Jun 2024

Fees: $600

  • Law Of Treaties Webinar Track 2024 (Spring)

Application deadline: 19 May 2024 

Dates: 27 May – 16 June 2024: Webinar Friday 14 June, 10:00 – 12:00;

 

  • Human Rights, Environmental Protection and Climate Change

Deadline for applications28 July 2024

Dates: 5 Aug 2024 - 18 Aug 2024

Fees: $500

  • Public and Cultural Diplomacy in a Multipolar World 

Registration deadline: 2 September 2024

Dates: 2 Sep 2024 - 13 Oct 2024

Fees: $800

  • International Humanitarian Law (Fall)

Registration Deadline:  29 September 2024 

Dates: 7 October to 3 November 

Fees: $600

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  • Law Of Treaties Webinar Track 2024 (Fall)

Registration Deadline: 27 October 2024

Dates: 04 – 24 November 2024: Webinar Friday 22 November, 10:00 – 12:00

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  • International Law - Webinar Track (Summer/Fall)

Registration Deadline:  4 August 2024 

Dates19 August – 8 September 2024: Webinar on Friday 6 September, 10:00 – 12:00

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  • Law of International Organizations - Webinar Track (Fall)

Registration Deadline: 15 September 2024 - Dates: 23 September – 13 October 2024: Webinar on Friday 11 October, 10:00 – 12:00

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  • Core Courses on International Law:

  • INTERNATIONAL LAW

  • LAW OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • LAW OF TREATIES

  • INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

  • TECHNIQUES AND PROCEDURES OF INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

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Customized activities are also available upon request, please contact diplomacy@unitar.org for more information.

About us

Established in 1965, UNITAR is an autonomous institution within the United Nations system with a mission to deliver innovative training and conduct research on knowledge systems to develop the capacities of its beneficiaries. As the training arm of the UN, its mission is to develop capacities to enhance global decision-making and to support country level action for shaping a better future.

At the heart of UNITAR, the Division for Multilateral Diplomacy (DMD) delivers training and support workshops to address the needs of diplomats, government officials, international civil servants and students to meet complex, global challenges. UNITAR’s Division for Multilateral Diplomacy activities cover a wide range of policy domains, including bilateral and multilateral negotiation, environmental and climate change diplomacy, economic diplomacy, international law, human rights, diplomatic protocol, Agenda 2030 and other related topics, as well as capacities and skills development activities such as diplomatic report writing, public speaking, media relations and negotiation techniques, among many others.

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