The structure and mission of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goal. In spite of the current global pandemic, UNITAR safeguarded the continuity of its commitments and innovated to successfully transition most of its activities to distance learning, whilst striving to  preserve the best standards of face-to-face methodologies. To 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

  • World Negotiation Day

Date: 23 March 2023 (TBC)

Fees: None

For more information, please contact liliana.canelhas@unitar.org.

Master's Programmes and Related Qualifications

  • M.S. International Affairs and Diplomatic Practice 

Application deadline: 22 December 2023 

Starting date: 18 January 2023

Fees: $41,340 

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  • Master in Public International Law

Application deadline: 15 February 2023

Starting date: 1 March 2023

Fees: 8,000 € / Semester

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  • M.A. in Development Studies and Diplomacy - Hybrid

Hybrid application deadline: 30 April 2023

Hybrid starting date: TBA 

Hybrid fees: $19,500.00 

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  • M.A. in Development Studies and Diplomacy - Online

Online application deadline: 10 August 2023 

Online starting date: 4 September 2023

Online fees: $8,700.00

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  • M.A. in International Law and Diplomacy - Hybrid

Hybrid application deadline: 30 April 2023

Hybrid starting date: 6 November 2023

Hybrid fees: $13,000.00 

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  • M.A. in International Law and Diplomacy - Online

Online application deadline: 25 June 2023

Online starting date: 3 July 2023

Online fees: $11,000.00

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Online Diplomas

  • Online Certificate on International Law and the United Nations System

Registration deadline: 29 January 2023

Dates: 6 February – 3 December 2023

Fees: $2,600.00

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  • Online Diploma in Multilateral Diplomacy

Rolling registration deadline: 13 February 2023

Dates:13 February 2023 – 31 December 2023

Fees: $2,600.00

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

Application deadline: 7 May 2023

Dates: 15 – 19 May 2023

Fees: $1,490.00

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  • Online Certificate in International Law and Diplomacy

Application deadline: 25 June 2023 (TBC)

Dates: 4 September 2023 – 18 May 2025

Fees: $3,550.00

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  • Executive Diploma on International Criminal Law and Transitional Justice

Application deadline: 1 September 2023

Dates: 16 October – 19 November 2023

Fees: $2,850.00

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Training Programmes

  • United Nations Young Leaders Online Training Programme

Registration deadline: 28 December 2022

Dates: 2 January 2023 – 27 January 2023

Fees: $750.00

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

Registration deadline for Premium Package: 28 December 2022

Premium Package dates: 2 January 2023 – 3 February 2023

Fees: $3,880.00 

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

Registration deadline for Basic Package: 25 January 2023

Basic Package dates: 30 January 2023 – 3 February 2023

Fees: $2,300.00

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  • Human Rights Council Training Programme

Registration deadline: 2 February 2023

Dates: 6 February - 23 February 2023

Fees: $950.00

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  • United Nations Hague Immersion Programme

Next edition's dates to be announced. 

    e-Learning Courses

    Tutor Facilitated

    • Techniques and Procedures of International Environmental Law - Self-Paced Track

    Deadline for applications: 22 December 2022

    Dates: 2 January – 2 April 2023

    Fees: $200.00

    Register here for the self-paced track

    • International Law - Self-paced Track

    Deadline for applications: 22 December 2022

    Dates: 2 January – 2 April 2023

    Fees: $200.00

    Register for the self-paced track here

    • Law of International Organizations - Self-paced Track

    Deadline for applications: 22 December 2022

    Dates: 2 January – 2 April 2023

    Fees: $200.00

    Register here for the self-paced track here

    • Law of the Treaties - Self-Paced Track

    Deadline for applications: 22 December 2022

    Dates: 2 January – 2 April 2023

    Fees: $200.00

    Register for the self-paced track here

    • International Environmental Law - Self-Paced Track

    Deadline for applications: 22 December 2022

    Dates: 2 January – 2 April 2023

    Fees: $200.00

    Register here for the self-paced track

    • The Art of Speechwriting

    Registration deadline: 13 February 2023

    Dates: 13 February 2023 – 5 March 2023

    Fees: $600.00

    Register here

    • International Law - Webinar Track

    Deadline for applications: 24 February 2023

    Dates: 27 February 2023 – 17 March 2023

    Fees: $400.00

    Register for the webinar track here

    • Introduction to the UN System

    Registration deadline: 16 January 2023

    Dates: 23 January 2023 - 19 February 2023

    Fees: $600.00

    Register here

    • Law of International Organizations - Webinar Track

    Deadline for applications: 21 April 2023

    Dates: 24 April 2023 – 12 May 2023

    $400.00

    Register for the webinar track here

    • United Nations Protocol

    Registration deadline: 22 May 2023

    Dates: 22 May 2023 – 18 June 2023

    Fees: $600

    Register here

    • International Humanitarian Law Course

    Deadline for applications: 23 August 2023

    Dates: 4 September – 1 October 2023

    Fees: $600.00

    Register here

    • Public and Cultural Diplomacy in a Multipolar World 

    Registration deadline: 4 September 2023

    Dates: 4 September 2023 - 15 October 2023

    Fees: $800.00

    Register here

    • Enhancing International Scientific Cooperation: Arctic Science and Technology Advice with Ministries

    Live webinars have concluded, but you may still view webinar recordings and access reading materials free of charge.

    View webinar recordings and reading materials here.

    Rolling Registration

    Future Upcoming Activities

    • MSc in Human Rights and Diplomacy

    For more information, please contact diplomacy@unitar.org 

    • Master in International Affairs and Diplomacy and Related Qualifications

    For more information, please contact mdp-elearning@unitar.org

    • M.A. in International Law and Diplomacy

    For more information, please contact admissions@upeace.org

    • M.A. in Multilateral Diplomacy

    For more information, please contact masters@inno.mgimo.ru

    • M.A. in International Humanitarian Cooperation and External Relations of the Regions (in Russian)

    For more information, please contact masters@inno.mgimo.ru

    • M.A. in Public Administration (in Russian)

    For more information, please contact masters@inno.mgimo.ru

    • M.A. in International Leadership and Negotiation 

    For more information, please contact diplomacy@unitar.org 

    • M.A. in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy 

    For more information, please contact diplomacy@unitar.org 

    • Executive Diploma in Diplomatic Practice 

    For more information, please contact diplomacy@unitar.org 

    • United Nations Internship Preparation Programme

    For more information, please contact multilateralism@unitar.org

    • Executive Summer Programme on Innovations in Science Diplomacy

    For more information, please contact mdp-elearning@unitar.org

    • M.Sc. in Human Rights and Diplomacy

    For more information, click here

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    Customized activities are also available upon request, please contact mdp-elearning@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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