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Calling all young changemakers, passionate idealists, and future global leaders! Are you ready to translate your dreams for a better world into tangible action? The United Nations Young Leaders Training Programme 2024 awaits, poised to ignite your potential and equip you with the skills and knowledge to make a lasting impact on the global stage.

Imagine yourself immersed in a dynamic learning environment, surrounded by like-minded peers from across the globe. Nestled in the heart of New York City, the United Nations Headquarters becomes your classroom, pulsating with international diplomacy and the unwavering pursuit of a sustainable future. Here, you’ll engage with renowned experts, seasoned diplomats, and inspirational leaders, gaining firsthand insights into the complex challenges and opportunities facing our planet.

The Young Leaders Training Programme isn’t just about academic theory; it’s a transformative journey that empowers you to become a catalyst for positive change. Dive deep into intensive workshops and interactive sessions, covering crucial topics like sustainable development, human rights, conflict resolution, and global governance. Hone your leadership skills, master the art of negotiation, and develop your communication abilities to effectively advocate for your causes.

Beyond the classroom, the program grants you unparalleled access to the inner workings of the United Nations. Participate in simulations, join field visits to UN agencies, and network with influential figures, forging connections that will propel your career in the international arena.

But the Young Leaders Programme isn’t just about personal growth; it’s about collective action. Collaborate with your peers on real-world projects, tackling issues like climate change, poverty, and inequality. Learn to harness the power of collective action, developing innovative solutions and implementing sustainable strategies that leave a lasting legacy.

The United Nations Young Leaders Training Programme 2024 is more than just a training program; it’s an investment in your future and the future of our planet. If you’re brimming with passion, driven by idealism, and committed to making a difference, then apply today and embark on your journey to becoming a global leader.

Registration deadline:

January Edition:     08 Jan 2024 – 02 Feb 2024

April Edition:     22 April 2024 – 17 May 2024

June Edition:     17 June 2024 – 12 July 2024

August Edition:     29 July 2024 – 23 August 2024




  1. World-Class Education & Expertise: Learn from leading UN officials, seasoned diplomats, and renowned academic minds, gaining unparalleled insights into global issues and international diplomacy.
  2. Skill Development & Leadership Training: Master essential skills in communication, negotiation, conflict resolution, and project management, transforming into a confident and effective leader.
  3. Global Network & Mentorship: Forge lifelong connections with a diverse network of young leaders and established UN professionals, gaining invaluable guidance and building a powerful support system.
  4. Real-World Experience & Immersive Learning: Experience the inner workings of the UN through simulations, field visits to UN agencies, and interactions with key figures, gaining practical understanding and context.
  5. Career Advancement & Launchpad: Gain a competitive edge in the international arena, securing valuable internships, professional endorsements, and access to career opportunities within the UN and beyond.
  6. Personal Growth & Confidence Building: Develop critical thinking, communication, and collaboration skills, enhancing your personal and professional effectiveness.
  7. Sustainable Solutions & Impactful Projects: Collaborate with like-minded peers on real-world projects tackling global challenges, making a tangible difference in areas like climate change, poverty, and inequality.
  8. Global Perspective & Cultural Understanding: Immerse yourself in a multicultural environment, fostering empathy, understanding, and respect for diverse viewpoints.
  9. Become a Changemaker & Voice for the Future: Join a movement of young leaders committed to shaping a more just, equitable, and sustainable future for all, leaving a lasting legacy on the world.
  10. Investment in Yourself & the Future: The program is an investment not just in your own growth, but in the future of our planet. You’ll graduate equipped to tackle the challenges of tomorrow and build a better world for generations to come.


  • Aspiring young leaders between the ages of 18 and 35 from diverse backgrounds and nationalities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and a passion for global issues.
  • Strong academic record and proven leadership experience.
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken) is mandatory.
Eligible Regions: Open for All

Application Process

  1. On the event page, click on “registration”. The programme will the be added to your shopping cart.
  2. Click on the “check out” button
  3. Create your own profile on the UNITAR event page and fill out the required sections
  4. Review the correctness of all information and choose payment method: (i) credit card or (ii) bank transfer
  5. If you choose credit card, your payment is definite and is completed immediately on the spot
  6. If you choose to pay by bank transfer, your payment is not definite yet and could be delayed to a later point in time
  7. In either of both choices, click on complete payment. UNITAR will follow up with you via email thereafter

Application Deadline: July 29, 2024 (12 Days Remaining)

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