2 November 2018, Geneva, Switzerland - UNITAR is pleased to announce the second edition of the 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 of multilateral dialogue and cooperation is ever growing, the demand for training and capacity development in the field of international affairs and diplomacy is constantly rising. In this regard, this innovative on-line Master in International Affairs and Diplomatic Practice between the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and the Open University of Catalonia (UOC) holds great significance. Built on both institutions’ expertise, this Master and its related qualifications aims to strengthen performance and practice of diplomacy in multilateral settings and to foster understanding and knowledge of international affairs and regional studies.

Second Edition of Online Master in International Affairs and DiplomacyThe Master’s Programme and the two Post-Graduate Certificates are designed for diplomats as well as staff of governmental and non-governmental organizations, graduate students, young researchers and other academics interested in gaining a thorough understanding of international affairs and diplomacy and acquiring soft skills to thrive in their careers. By the end of the programme, participants will gain critical understanding of key issues and concepts in world affairs and practical knowledge they could leverage in their professional project. They will also be able to perform in both bilateral and multilateral working environments with increased confidence and advance their careers in joining a broad group of alumni across the world.

Applications for the Master beginning in March 2019 have been opened, and the registration deadline will be 31 January 2019. For more details on what is required to apply, please visit our main page for the Master or send an email to mdp-elearning@unitar.org.