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About the programme

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research’s (UNITAR) Online Diploma in Multilateral Diplomacy – International Law offers a unique opportunity for students and practitioners of international relations or international law to expand their knowledge on international affairs, or strengthen their capacities in cutting-edge legal topics.

Using internet-based training, UNITAR brings participants and trainers together in a unique virtual learning environment. All courses build on UNITAR’s wealth of experience in designing and implementing training workshops on both international law and multilateral diplomacy at the country and regional levels. E-Learning provides specific advantages for geographically and time constrained individuals to obtain valuable information for their day-to-day operations and future projects.

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Programme description

Students can choose from the following courses

Multilateral Diplomacy

  • United Nations Protocol;
  • Overcoming Negotiation Deadlocks;
  • Public and Cultural Diplomacy;
  • Diplomacy 4.0;
  • Cosmopolitan Communication;
  • The Art of Speechwriting.
International Law

  • Public International Law International Environmental Law;
  • Polar Law;
  • Law of Space;
  • International Law of Cyber-Security;
  • Extra-Territorial Use of Force Against Non-State Actors;
  • Cyber Warfare and International Humanitarian Law.

About UNITAR

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) provides innovative learning solutions to individuals, organizations and institutions to enhance global decision-making and support country-level action for shaping a better future.

UNITAR was created in 1963 to train and equip young diplomats from newly-independent UN Member States with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate through the diplomatic environment.

Over the years, UNITAR has acquired unique expertise and experience in designing and delivering a variety of training activities. We have become a leading institute in the provision of customized and creative learning solutions to institutions and individuals from both public and private sectors.

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