Opportunity Overview


Are you interested in working at, or with, the United Nations? The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is offering new editions of its online training programme for young leaders from all over the world, designed to provide a first-hand experience of the United Nations.

Unfold your potential as a young global leader with this unique training opportunity. Get direct access to UN institutions and staff, build your knowledge about the United Nations, including the UN System, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and conference diplomacy, and entry points to launch a career within the United Nations.

The Young Leaders Online Training Programme is open for registration in four editions:

  • January Edition: 08 January 2024 – 02 February 2024. Apply By: 4 Jan 2024
  • April Edition: 22 April 2024 – 17 May 2024. Apply By: 18 Apr 2024
  • June Edition17 June 2024 – 12 July 2024. Apply By: 13 Jun 2024
  • August Edition29 July 2024 – 23 August 2024. Apply By: 25 Jul 2024

The four-week course takes place on UNITAR’s e-Learning platform, and includes live webinars and e-workshops with UN experts, as well as virtual guided tours through the UN premises.

This programme is open to university students, high school students, and other aspiring young leaders of similar backgrounds. Junior and mid-career professionals from the public and private sectors are equally welcome to apply.

UNITAR will offer scholarship opportunities for a limited number of participants to attend the training free of charge. For enquiries related to the programme, scholarships, and criteria required, kindly send an email to: Multilateralism@unitar.org

For more information on programme application deadlines, content, and costs, please click here.

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