The structure and mission of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is aligned with the Sustainable Development Goal. In spite of the current global pandemic, UNITAR safeguarded the continuity of its commitments and innovated to successfully transition most of its activities to distance learning, whilst striving to  preserve the best standards of face-to-face methodologies. To that respect, kindly find below UNITAR's upcoming activities in diplomacy, amongst the following offerings: 

  • Events
  • Master programmes and qualifications
  • Online Diplomas 
  • e-Learning Courses and Online Events
  • Training Programmes
  • Future Upcoming Activities

Joint Masters and related qualifications

  • Online M.A. in Development Studies and Diplomacy 

Deadline: 15 August 2021 

Starting date: 06 September 2021

Fees: $8,700.00 

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  • Online Certificate in Development Studies and Diplomacy

Deadline: 15 August 2021

Starting date: 06 September 2021

Fees: $3,500.00

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  • Master in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy 

Deadline: 22 August 2021

Dates : 20 September 2021 - 26 March 2023

Fees: €17,900.00

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  • Executive Diploma in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy

Deadline: 29 August 2021

Dates : 27 September 2021 - 13 March 2022

Fees: $3,300.00

Registration

  • Master in International Leadership and Negotiation 

Deadline: 14 September 2021

Starting date: 13 October 2021

Fees: €9,000.00

Registration

  • Online Master in International Affairs and Diplomacy 

Deadline: 29 September 2021

Full-time: 20 October 2021 - 20 July 2022

Part-time: 20 October 2021 - 19 July 2023

Fees: €7,408.00

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  • Online Post-Graduate Certificate in Diplomatic Practice

Deadline: 29 September 2021

Full-time: 20 October 2021 - 20 July 2022

Part-time: 20 October 2021 - 19 July 2023

Fees: € 3,838.00

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  • Online Post-Graduate Certificate in World Studies

Deadline: 29 September 2021

Full-time: 20 October 2021 - 20 July 2022

Part-time: 20 October 2021 - 19 July 2023

Fees: €3,838.00

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  • Executive Diploma in Business Leadership and International Affairs

Deadline: 04 October 2021

Dates: 11 October 2021 - 4 March 2022

Fees: $9,000.00

Registration 

  • Master in International Affairs and Diplomacy 

Starting date: October 2021

Fees: $13,400.00

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  • M.A. in Multilateral Diplomacy

Starting date: October 2021

Fees: $21,201.50

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  • Master in International Humanitarian Cooperation and External Relations of the Regions (in Russian)

Starting date: October 2021

Fees: $21,201.50

masters@inno.mgimo.ru

  • Master in Public Administration (in Russian)

Starting date: October 2021

Fees: $21,201.50

masters@inno.mgimo.ru

  • Executive Diploma in Diplomatic Practice 

Starting date: 1 November 2021

Fees: $3,000.00 (LDC) - $5,000.00 (Developing regions) - $8,000.00 (Developed regions)

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  • MSc in Human Rights and Diplomacy

Starting date: February 2022

Fees: £8,700.00 (UK) - £19,645.00 (Other)

Registration 

Online Diplomas

  • Online Certificate on Essential Professional Skills 

Deadline: 23 August 2021

Dates: 30 August - 22 September 2021

Fees: $2,600.00

Registration

  • Online Diploma in Multilateral Diplomacy

Dates: 6 September 2021 - 6 July 2022

Fees: $2,600.00

Registration

  • Online Executive Diploma on International Law in the 21st Century

Deadline: 10 October 2021

Dates: 18 - 22 October 2021

Fees: $1,490.00

Registration

e-Learning courses

Tutor Facilitated

  • e-Workshop on Gender, Women's Leadership and Mentoring

Deadline: 25 July 2021

Dates: 27 - 29 July 2021

Registration

  • The Art of Connecting and Networking

Deadline: 31 July 2021

Dates: 9 August - 13 August 2021

Registration

  • Human Rights, Environmental Protection and Climate Change

Dates: 2 August - 15 August 2021

Fees: $500.00 

Registration 

  • Public and Cultural Diplomacy in a Multipolar World 

Dates: 06 September - 17 October 2020

Fees: $800.00

Registration

  • Diplomacy 4.0 - Beyond the Digital Frontier 

Dates: 11 October 2021 - 19 November 2021 

Fees: $800.00

Registration

  • United Nations Protocol

Dates: 18 October 2021 - 14 November 2021 

Fees: $600.00

Registration

  • Cosmopolitan Communication: Connecting across Diplomats, Business Leaders, and Civil Society

Dates: 01 - 28 November 2021

Fees: $600.00

Registration 

  • The Art of Speechwriting  

Dates: 14 February 2022 - 06 March 2022

Fees: $600.00

Registration

  • Overcoming Negotiation Deadlocks

Dates: 23 May 2022 - 18 June 2022

Fees: $600.00

Registration

Self-paced courses 

  • Legal Writing Courses

Rolling

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  • International Law

Dates: 04 October 2021 - 2 January 2022

Fees: $200.00 

Registration

  • Law of the Treaties 

Dates:04 October 2021 - 2 January 2022

Fees: $200.00

Registration

  • Law of International Organisations

Dates: 04 October 2021 - 2 January 2022

Fees: $200.00

Registration

  • International Environment Law

Dates: 04 October 2021 - 2 January 2022

Fees: $200.00

Registration

  • Techniques and Procedures in International Environmental Law

Dates: 04 October 2021 - 2 January 2022

Fees: $200.00

Registration

Training Programmes

  • United Nations Immersion Programme - July 

Dates: Summer 2021

Fees: $2,300.00 (Online) - $3,880.00 (Premium)

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  • Diplomacy 4.0 Training Programme 

Dates: 22 - 26 November 2021 (Basic) / 11 October - 26 November 2021 (Premium)

Fees: $2,300.00 (Basic) - $3,880.00 (Premium)

Registration

  • United Nations Young Leaders Online Training Programme

Dates: 26 July - 22 August 2021

Fees: $750.00

Registration

Future Upcoming Activities

  • United Nations Internship Preparation Programme

For more information, please contact multilateralism@unitar.org

  • Human Rights Council Training Programme

For more information, please contact multilateralism@unitar.org

  • Executive Summer Programme on Innovations in Science Diplomacy

For more information, please contact mdp-elearning@unitar.org

  • M.A. in International Law and Diplomacy

For more information, please contact admissions@upeace.org

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Customized activities are also available upon request, please contact mdp-elearning@unitar.org for more information.

About us

Established in 1965, UNITAR is an autonomous institution within the United Nations system with a mission to deliver innovative training and conduct research on knowledge systems to develop the capacities of its beneficiaries. As the training arm of the UN, its mission is to develop capacities to enhance global decision-making and to support country level action for shaping a better future.

At the heart of UNITAR, the Division for Multilateral Diplomacy (DMD) delivers training and support workshops to address the needs of diplomats, government officials, international civil servants and students to meet complex, global challenges. UNITAR’s Division for Multilateral Diplomacy activities cover a wide range of policy domains, including bilateral and multilateral negotiation, environmental and climate change diplomacy, economic diplomacy, international law, human rights, diplomatic protocol, Agenda 2030 and other related topics, as well as capacities and skills development activities such as diplomatic report writing, public speaking, media relations and negotiation techniques, among many others.

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