Explore our online training courses for 2020

Take advantage of our free and fee-based online courses from the UNITAR Division for Prosperity which offer you the opportunity to learn current best practices, network with professionals from around the world with similar interests, and gain access to international experts and coaches.

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The Division for Prosperity of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is pleased to announce its online training courses for 2020. Take advantage of our free and fee-based online courses which offer participants the opportunity to learn current best practices, network with professionals from around the world with similar interests, and gain access to international experts and coaches. Some courses target specific countries, whilst others are global.

Key Reasons to Participate

Our online courses extend beyond mere content to incorporate experiential and collaborative learning through multiple instructional tools and delivery approaches to allow learners to reflect and link concepts with practical solutions. The instructional design and methodologies are adapted around the learning styles of adult learners for maximum accessibility and flexibility. All courses are instructor-moderated by international experts and practitioners with a wealth of practical experience and know-how.

Successful participants receive a Certificate of Completion from UNITAR.

FREE ONLINE TRAINING COURSES

Free online training courses are funded by our partners. These courses are intended for participants from specific countries or regions. Participation is subject to a selection process taking into consideration several criteria including availability of slots, gender balance and distribution among relevant institutions.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Trade, Food Security and Nutrition

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

This is a 5-week online course in Russian implemented jointly with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

  • Date: 11 May 2020 - 12 Jun 2020
  • Fee: None
  • Target countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan
  • Registration: http://tfsn-ru.unitar.org
Governement of Japan
Entrepreneurship and Leadership
Government of Japan

These are multi-phased blended training programmes funded by the Japanese government targeting specific countries.

Inspiring Agents of Change: Social Entrepreneurship Training and Knowledge Platform for Women

Harnessing Digital Technologies to Address Inequalities in Fragile African States

This is a multi-phased blended training programme funded by the Japanese government that aims to develop women entrepreneurs from the Horn of Africa.

  • Date: May 2020 – March 2021
  • Fee: None
  • Target countries: Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, and Sudan
  • For more information: https://www.greatideas.space/

Building Bridges: Entrepreneurship and Project Planning for South Sudan

This is a multi-phased blended training programme funded by the Japanese government that aims to nurture youth leaders in project planning, leadership and social entrepreneurship from the public sector, NGOs, academic institutions, the private sector, and media organizations in South Sudan.

Innovation for Growth: Inspiring Youth Entrepreneurs and Leaders in Iraq

This is a multi-phased blended training programme funded by the Japanese government that aims to nurture youth leaders in entrepreneurship and leadership from the public sector, NGOs, academic institutions, the private sector, and media organizations in Iraq.

Arab Gulf Program for Development (AGFUND)
Financial Inclusion
Arab Gulf Program for Development (AGFUND)

Several upcoming online courses relating to financial inclusion are funded by AGFUND. These courses are intended primarily for development practitioners across the MENA region and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Fundamentals of Microfinance 

Leadership Skills for Finance Managers 

Fundamentals of Anti-Money Laundering: International Standards and Compliance Issues  

Fundamentals of Capital Market Development and Regulation

Fundamentals of the Financial System  

Negotiation of Financial Transactions  

FEE-BASED ONLINE COURSES

UNITAR is a project-based organization and does not receive any funds from the regular United Nations budget. Training activities that are not funded by donors and partners are delivered as fee-based courses. All fee-based courses are expert-moderated.

Introduction to International Intellectual Property Law

Advanced Public Procurement 

Negotiating for Conflict and Dispute Resolution

Sustainable Development: Idea, Process and Goal

Fundamentals of Corporate Governance

Introduction to Privacy and Data Protection Law 

Global Financial Governance

Global Public Goods: Concepts, Measurement, Policies and Financing

International Negotiations: Practical Skills and Techniques

Trade Finance Infrastructure Development

Cross Cultural Negotiation

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