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: 27 September 2022 (TBC)

Fees: None

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

Master's Programmes and Related Qualifications

  • Master in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy

Application deadline: 30 June 2022

Dates: November 2022 – March 2024

Fees: €17,900.00

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  • M.A. in International Law and Diplomacy (Online)

Application deadline: 30 June 2022

Dates: 4 July 2022 – 17 May 2024

Fees: $11,000.00

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  • M.A. in Development Studies and Diplomacy (Online)

Online deadline: 15 August 2022

Dates: 5 September 2022 – 18 February 2024

Fees: $8,700.00

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  • Master in International Affairs and Diplomacy and Related Qualifications

Application deadline: 30 September 2022

Starting date: 19 October 2022

Fees: 3,838 EUR – 7,408 EUR, depending on programme

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  • MSc in Human Rights and Diplomacy

Application deadline: 1 October 2022

Dates: January 2023 – December 2023

Fees: TBA

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Online Diplomas

  • Executive Certificate on Leadership and the Future of Work

Application deadline: 31 July 2022

Dates: 15 September – 24 November 2022

Fees: 4,500 EUR

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  • Online Certificate in Development Studies and Diplomacy

Application deadline: 15 August 2022

Start date: 5 September 2022

Fees: $3,550.00

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  • Executive Certificate in Global Business Leadership

Application deadline: 27 August 2022

Dates: 13 September 2022 – 3 June 3 2023

Fees: $6,600.00

Subsidized pricing is available for participants from developing and least-developed countries.

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  • Online Diploma in Multilateral Diplomacy

Rolling registration deadline: 5 September 2022

Dates: 5 September 2022 – 30 June 2023

Fees: $2,600.00

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  • Executive Diploma on International Criminal Law and Transitional Justice

Application deadline: 14 October 2022

Dates: 17 October 2022 – 20 November 2022

Fees: $2,850.00

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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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Training Programmes

  • United Nations Hague Immersion Programme

Registration deadline: 23 Jun 2022

Dates: 27 June 2022 – 1 July 2022

Fees: $2,300.00 (Basic) / $3,880.00 (Premium)

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  • ​​​​​United Nations Young Leaders Online Training Programme

Registration deadline: 16 June 2022

Dates: 20 June 2022 – 17 July 2022

Fees: $750.00

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  • United Nations Geneva Immersion Programme

Registration deadline: 14 July 2022

Dates: 20 June – 22 July 2022

Fees: $2,300.00 (Basic) / $3,880.00 (Premium)

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  • Human Rights Council Training Programme

Registration deadline: 8 September 2022

Dates:12 September 2022 - 2 October 2022

Fees: $950.00

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    e-Learning Courses

    Tutor Facilitated

    • Speechwriting and Public Speaking Skills for Multilateral Diplomacy: Cases and Insights from the United Nations

    Registration deadline: 17 June 2022

    Dates: 21 – 24 June 2022

    Fees: 1,000 EUR (1,250 USD)

    Learn more here!

    • Human Rights, Environmental Protection, and Climate Change Course

    Registration deadline: 29 July 2022

    Dates: 1 – 14 August 2022

    Fees: $500.00

    Register here!

    • UNIDIR – UNITAR Summer Course in Security and Technology

    Registration deadline: 21 August 2022

    Week 1 Dates: 5 – 11 September 2022

    Week 2 Dates: 12 – 18 September 2022

    Fees: None

    Register for Week 1 (5 – 11 September 2022) here.
    Register for Week 2 (12 – 18 September 2022) here.

    • Public and Cultural Diplomacy in a Multipolar World 

    Registration deadline: 5 September 2022

    Dates: 5 September 2022 – 16 October 2022

    Fees: $800.00

    Register here!

    • International Humanitarian Law Course

    Registration deadline: 30 September 2022

    Dates: 3 – 28 October 2022

    Fees: $600.00

    Register here!

    • Cosmopolitan Communication: Connecting Across Diplomats, Business Leaders and Civil Society Actors

    Registration deadline: 31 October 2022

    Dates: 31 October 2022 – 27 November 2022

    Fees: $600.00

    Register here!

    • Introduction to the UN System

    Registration deadline: 16 January 2023

    Dates: 23 Jan 2023 - 19 Feb 2023

    Fees: $600.00

    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.

    Fees: None

    View webinar recordings and reading materials here.

    Rolling Registration

    • Core Courses on International Law

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    Future Upcoming Activities

    • 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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