United Nations Young Leaders Online Training Programme.
- The course includes weekly reading material, multimedia files as well as discussion boards exchanging views with fellow participants and UNITAR instructors.
Here is an opportunity to partake in an online training event for the youths organized by the United Nations.
The United Nations Young Leaders Online Training Programme is a 4-week e-Learning course implemented on UNITAR’s e-learning platform.
The course comprises 4 distinct modules, which can be studied in a self-paced manner lasting between 4-6 hours per week.
Module 1: The United Nations
Module 2: Conference Diplomacy
Module 3: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Module 4: Cosmopolitan Communication
The course includes weekly reading material, multimedia files as well as discussion boards exchanging views with fellow participants and UNITAR instructors.
In addition, the Young Leaders Online Training Programme will be complemented by several 1.5-hour live webinars. These will be delivered through the platform zoom by UN experts and comprise the following topics:
Webinar A – The United Nations System
Webinar B – The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Webinar C – Model United Nations (MUN) Training
Webinar D – UN Career Development
In addition to the above live webinars, there will be one 3.5-hour e-workshop per week. These will focus on Leadership as well as on getting to know Geneva’s multilateral environment through virtual guided tours through the UN Palais des Nations as well as the diplomatic district of Geneva.
The Young Leaders Training Programme is open to all actors related to international affairs wishing to take on leadership roles in their respective environments and to build up knowledge and skills related to the UN and International Geneva.
Participants can include university students, high school students, and other aspiring young leaders of similar backgrounds. Junior professionals from the public and private sectors and senior officials who are young at heart are equally welcome to apply.
To ensure the highest quality standards, the registration will be closed after 30 participants. Slots will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. At the end of the program, all participants will receive an official UNITAR certificate of completion.
UNITAR will be responsible for the overall design, coordination, and implementation of the Young Leaders Training Programme. It will liaise with participants on a regular basis prior to the activity’s implementation in order to ensure a smooth and flawless organization for everyone involved.
The participants are responsible to ensure they are in possession of the basic necessary hardware, software, and connectivity to engage in online training activities.
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To register, kindly visit one of the following links. You will be asked to create your own profile on the UNITAR website and will then be guided through the process. Feel free to contact the organizer in case of any questions.
UNITAR warmly welcomes your participation in the United Nations Young Leaders Online Training Programme and looks forward to welcoming you virtually to International Geneva this summer and winter next year!
Online Programme (three editions available):
JULY Edition Link
AUGUST Edition Link
WINTER Edition Link
Application Deadline: December 28, 2022
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