UNITED NATIONS YOUNG LEADERS TRAINING PROGRAMME

CATEGORY: Training

Judith Macharia ()
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UNITAR is delighted to offer online training programme in Geneva specifically designed for the global youth. It will offer participants the chance to gain first-hand experience of the United Nations and will provide them with the necessary knowledge and skills to fully unfold their potential as global leaders.

The United Nations Young Leaders Online Training Programme consists of a 4-week e-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: 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. For more information regarding the program‘s content, schedule and expert biographies, kindly check the course syllabus of the previous edition

The Young Leaders Training Programme is open to all actors related to international affairs wishing to take on leadership roles in their respective environment 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 background. Junior professionals from public and private sector and senior officials who are young at heart are equally welcome to apply.

In order 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 programme, all participants will receive an official UNITAR certificate of completion.

 



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