UNITAR Launches International Relations and Global Diplomacy Spring 2018 Programme

UNITAR Launches International Relations and Global Diplomacy Spring 2018 Programme 12 March 2018, New York, USA – The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) organized the Spring orientation for participants and faculty of the International Relations and Global Diplomacy Programme, a joint effort with Collegiate Congress. This programme provides the rare opportunity for individuals to develop a global political perspective through a series of lectures that will take place every Friday morning. In addition to the lectures, students will also be observing informal meetings in the Security Council, General Assembly among other events occurring in the United Nations Headquarters and in-person core diplomatic trainings offered by UNITAR. The programme’s lectures begin on 23 March 2018 and will conclude on the 25 May 2018.

UNITAR Launches International Relations and Global Diplomacy Spring 2018 Programme The Orientation session opened with welcome remarks made by Mr. Marco A. Suazo, Head of UNITAR New York Office. He emphasized the importance of the empowerment of young people through socio-political knowledge and how this programme can direct students in the right path to become leaders of tomorrow.

The programme’s faculty included H.E. Mr. Yuriy Sergeyev, Dr. Angel Angelov, Dr. Narinder Kakar, and Mr. Fernando Luque. Each professor discussed their areas of expertise and their insights on current issues in their field.

At the end of their discussion, participants and faculty were encouraged to continue the conversation over light refreshments provided by UNITAR. Participants engaged in questions and share their own experiences with the faculty on a one-on-one basis.


International Relations and Global Diplomacy Spring Programme 2018

23 of March 2018

10:00 – 13:00

Mr. Fernando Luque

Disarmament and Non-Proliferation : Part I

6 of April 2018

10:00 – 13:00

Mr. Fernando Luque

Disarmament and Non-Proliferation : Part II

13 of April 2018

10:00 – 13:00

Dr. Angel Angelov

Regional Organizations and Conflict Resolution

20 of April 2018

10:00 – 13:00

Dr. Angel Angelov

Security Council Reform

27 of April 2018

10:00 – 13:00

H.E. Mr. Yuriy Sergeyev

Globalization and Multilateral Diplomacy: Part I

04 of May 2018

10:00 – 13:00

Mr. Narinder Kakar

Climate Change and the Paris Agreement

11 of May 2018

10:00 – 13:00

Mr. Narinder Kakar

SDG’S and the 2030 Agenda

18 of May 2018

10:00 – 13:00

H.E. Mr. Yuriy Sergeyev

Globalization and Multilateral Diplomacy: Part II

25 of May 2018

10:00 – 18:00

Dr. Roy Lee

The General Assembly, the Security Council, and the Differences between the Two