United Nations Young Leaders Training Programme

The United Nations Young Leaders Online Training Programme consists of a 4-weeks-Learning course implemented on UNITAR’s e-learning platform. The course comprises 4 different modules, which can be studied in a self-paced manner and require 4-6 hours of studying per week.

Module 1: The United Nations
Module 2: Conference Diplomacy
Module 3: Negotiation Skills
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 – Multilateral Conferences and Diplomacy
Webinar C – Cosmopolitan Communication
Webinar D – The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

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.