For the time being, ILP is not accepting more applications for this course.
The Diploma Course in International Environmental Law is designed to be followed by anyone interested in enhancing their knowledge of international environmental law. Prior legal study is not compulsory. The International Law Programme (IlP, former ELP) endeavors to achieve an equitable geographical representation and gender balance between participants and ensure that participants have diverse educational backgrounds.
Applications for the course are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. Applications are processed four times a year (30 January, 30 April, 30 July and 30 October). Successful candidates will be notified thereafter.
The admission of a candidate is based on the following criteria:
- Quality of the Curriculum Vitae and University Degree(s)
- Professional experience and commitment towards environmental protection
- Benefits for the candidate and for their professional environment
- Language skills
Submitting your Application
The application may be submitted to the International Law Programme either:
- by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- by fax (+41 22 917 89 93), or
by post to:
UNITAR / International Law Programme,
Palais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva 10,
Each potential candidate is required to submit an application file comprised of three elements:
- Application Form
- Motivation Letter
- Curriculum Vitae
Commencing the Course
Selected participants can commence the course following their formal acceptance and after making the payment of corresponding course fees. The fee for the entire course (books 1 to 10) is USD 2,000, however, candidates from least developed countries and other eligible countries qualify for reduced fees.
For further information about the admission procedure see the FAQ’s.
e-Courses Course Calendar
First Semester 2014
Series of Online Courses on International Environmental Law
10 February to 11 April 2014
e-Courses on the Law of International Organizations
5 to 30 May 2014
e-Course on the Law of Treaties
23 June to 18 July 2014
Download the course fact sheet
(available only in French)
e-Course on International Water Law
2 June to 4 July 2014
and send your CV and motivation letter
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