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The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is now offering the September edition of the Human Rights Council Training Programme. This course will run online, in parallel with the official UN Human Rights Council in Geneva.

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Gain in-depth knowledge and skills on human rights and the UN mechanisms utilized to promote and protect them, in this unique training programme. This knowledge can empower you to take on leadership roles in your field, and promote respect for human rights across the world.

The UN Human Rights Council Training Programme includes webinars and e-workshops delivered by UN experts, as well as virtual guided tours through the United Nations Palais des Nations and Geneva´s diplomatic district.

In addition, participants will be able to experience the official Human Rights Council via live- stream and attend selected sessions online, followed by a debrief with UN experts.

The September Edition of this training opportunity will take place from 11 – 29 September 2023. A maximum of 50 participants are accepted per edition, and slots are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. All participants will receive an official UN certificate of completion.

The UN Human Rights Council Training Programme is open to anyone with a passion for human rights. Participants can include students or professionals from the public or private sector, representatives from NGOs or other organizations, and academia.

UNITAR will offer scholarship opportunities for a limited number of participants to attend the training free of charge.

The deadline to apply it is 7th September. For more information, please visit UNITAR’s official website.

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