04 May 2018, Geneva, Switzerland – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) will launch the second edition of the Master in International Affairs and Diplomacy which will start in October 2018.



25 April 2018, Geneva, Switzerland -The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is pleased to announce the launch of three new Master Programmes in partnership with the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) which will take place in Russia...


06 March 2018, Geneva, Switzerland - The UN CC:Learn global partners met in Geneva, Switzerland for the 8th UN CC:Learn Steering Group Meeting. Partners from FAO, ILO, IOM, UN Environment, UNECA, UNESCO, UNFCCC, UNITAR, UNSSC, UNU, WFP, WTO participated to discuss the arrangements for the 2017-...


22 March 2018, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR jointly with CIFAL Madrid is pleased to announce the launch of the first edition of its Postgraduate Diploma on Road Safety Management and Leadership (in Spanish) in partnership with the European University.

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The UNITAR Peace Funder campaign aims to ensure inclusive and quality education for all

As the training arm of the United Nations, UNITAR is committed to spearheading dynamic and creative educational methods, channeling technological advancements and pedagogical innovations into...


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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