UNITAR is pleased to announce the launch of the first edition of its Online Master in International Affairs and Diplomacy in partnership with the Open University of Catalonia.

In an increasingly interconnected, globalized and complex world, where the importance...


11 - 13 décembre 2017, Addis Abeba, Ethiopie – L'UNITAR a organisé un symposium de trois jours sur « la gouvernance pour la mise en œuvre des engagements de développement durable en Afrique » du 11 au 13 décembre 2017 à Addis Abeba en Ethiopie. Ce symposium...


11 – 13 December 2017, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – A three-day “Symposium on Governance for Implementing the Sustainable Development Commitments in Africa” took place from 11th to 13th December 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This Symposium organized in partnership by UN DESA, UNITAR, UNDP and OIF...


16-17 November 2017, Geneva, Switzerland - The Institute’s Board of Trustees concluded its Fifty-eighth Session, which convened in Geneva from 16-17 November. In his opening statement, the UNITAR Executive Director, Mr. Nikhil Seth, welcomed two new trustees to the Board, His Excellency Mr. Ma...


30 October - 1 November 2017, Cartagena, Colombia – UNITAR teamed up with the Governments of Colombia and Spain, ECLAC, UNDP and UNDESA to hold a Latin American learning conference on the holistic implementation of the 2030 Agenda in Cartagena de...


An autonomous UN body established in 1963, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (www.unitar.org) is a training arm of the United Nations System, and has the mandate to enhance the effectiveness of the UN through diplomatic training, and to increase the impact of national actions through public awareness-raising, education and training of public policy officials.  UNITAR provides training and capacity development activities to assist mainly developing countries with special attention to Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and other groups and communities who are most vulnerable, including those in conflict situations.  Read more

UNITAR offers a diverse range of training and training-related activities under the six thematic areas through face-to-face courses, events and e-Learning courses.  Some courses are open to the public and free-of-charge, while others are fee-based and targeted to a specific group of participants.  Our courses and events could last from a half-day conference to a several-month long programme.  We also engage in training-related and other advisory support services for governments to achieve broader social and economic development outcomes. Read more.

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