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The UN Young Leaders Training Programme Is Open for Applications!

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is delighted to offer two editions of this online training programme designed for young participants from all over the world. The United Nations Young Leaders will provide young leaders with first-hand experience of the United Nations.

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This unique training opportunity will give participants direct access to the UN´s institutions and staff, offering opportunities to build up their knowledge and skills related to the United Nations and unfold their potential as a young global leader.

The online training programme is ideal to gain an overview of the UN’s activities, including on the United Nations System, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), conference diplomacy, negotiation skills and information sessions on entry points to launch a career at the UN.

The Young Leaders Online Training Programme is open to university students, high school students, and other aspiring young leaders of similar backgrounds. Junior professionals from the public and private sector are equally welcome to apply.

The Young Leaders Online Training Programme is held on UNITAR’s e-learning platform in two editions:

  • August (25 July 2022 – 19 August 2022);
  • January (2 – 27 January 2023).

The four-week course includes live-webinars and e-workshops with UN experts as well as virtual guided tours through the UN premises in Geneva.

For more information on the application deadlines, content, costs, and photos and videos of previous editions, please visit the official website of UNITAR.

If you have any further questions, please contact multilateralism@unitar.org.

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