17 August 2023, Geneva, Switzerland - The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and EU Business School are proud to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch of a new Master's Programme in Digital International Relationships and Diplomacy. The MoU was successfully signed in a ceremony held at the UNITAR Headquarters in Geneva on 17th August with representatives from both institutions in attendance, and marks a significant step forward in fostering education that aligns with the demands of the current digital landscape. 

The Master Programme in Digital International Relationships and Diplomacy is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the complex interplay between technology, diplomacy, and international affairs. The curriculum reflects rapidly changing global dynamics, incorporating insights into digital diplomacy, cyber security, data governance, and the influence of emerging technologies on international relations. Students can expect a transformative educational experience that leverages the expertise of distinguished faculty, tailored immersion weeks, and lectures from experts in the field. 

The partnership draws on the strengths of both institutions, with UNITAR's expertise in diplomacy and training coupled with EU Business School's reputation for delivering business-focused education, creating a dynamic blend of academic rigor and practical application.

"We are excited to join forces with EU Business School to offer a programme that prepares students to effectively navigate the complexities of international relationships in the digital age," stated Rabih El Haddad, Director of the Division of Multilateral Diplomacy during the ceremony. "This collaboration underscores our commitment to fostering education that addresses the emerging challenges and opportunities presented by digital transformation."

About UNITAR: The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is a dedicated training arm of the United Nations system. UNITAR provides innovative learning solutions to individuals, organizations, and institutions to enhance global decision-making and support countries in addressing global challenges.

About EU Business School: EU Business School is a leading international business school with campuses in Europe and around the world. With a strong emphasis on entrepreneurship, innovation, and practical learning, EU Business School offers a range of programs that prepare students for success in the global business landscape.

For more information about this partnership and Master programme, please follow UNITAR on social media and sign up to receive news and updates via email, or contact Mr. Philippe Aubert, philippe.aubert@unitar.org.

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