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Join UNITAR’s Human Rights Council Training Programme

Join UNITAR’s Human Rights Council Training Programme

We’re thrilled to share some fantastic news with you. UNITAR is offering the Human Rights Council Training Programme for 2024, and you’re invited! This course is designed to provide you with a deep understanding of human rights and how the UN works to champion them. It’s a golden opportunity to boost your knowledge and skills in the realms of human rights and international affairs.

Why Join?

By participating in this program, you’ll gain the tools and insights needed to take on leadership roles in your field. UNITAR is committed to empowering individuals like you to be advocates for human rights worldwide. The program aligns with the principles of the UN Charter, with a special focus on human rights, and it opens doors to potential job opportunities within the United Nations system.

What’s Inside?

The Human Rights Council Training Programme spans three weeks and takes place on UNITAR’s virtual learning platform. You’ll be guided by experienced professionals from UN agencies, with UNITAR staff providing daily support. The program consists of three e-Learning modules:

  1. Module 1 – The United Nations
  2. Module 2 – Conference Diplomacy
  3. Module 3 – Human Rights, Climate Change, and the SDGs

These modules include reading materials, multimedia files, discussion forums, and quizzes to ensure an engaging learning experience.

Live Components and Extras

In addition to e-Learning, you’ll attend live 3-hour e-workshops on Zoom, covering essential skills like Negotiation, Leadership, and UN Resolution Writing. The unique aspect of this program is that it runs alongside the actual Human Rights Council sessions in Geneva. You get to live-stream these sessions, participate in webinars with UN experts, and even take virtual guided tours through the UN Palace of Nations.

Who Can Join?

UNITAR welcomes participants from various professional backgrounds—whether you’re in the public sector, private sector, an NGO representative, or a student passionate about human rights. The program is open to everyone, and the registration is limited to 50 participants on a first-come, first-served basis.

How to Register:

Ready to embark on this enriching journey? Here’s how you can register:

  1. Visit the event page and click on “registration.”
  2. Add the program to your cart and proceed to check out.
  3. Create your profile on the UNITAR event page and fill in the necessary details.
  4. Review your information, choose your payment method (credit card or bank transfer), and complete the payment.

Remember, registrations are limited, so act fast! Upon completion of the program, you’ll receive an official UNITAR certificate.

Important Dates:

  • February Edition (Online): 19 Feb – 09 Mar 2024
  • September Edition (Online): 09 – 28 September 2024

For more details on the program’s content, schedule, and expert biographies, please visit here.

See you at the Human Rights Council Training Programme!