The UN system is mainly financed through assessed and voluntary contributions from Member States. The UN Specialized Agencies are funded partly through assessments and voluntary contributions. The course will go through the Regular Budget, the Peacekeeping Budget, and the international tribunals’ budget, which are funded through assessments.
World Refugee Day presents an opportunity to critically analyse how different institutional actors and leaders are innovating to meet the current demands of migration and refugee protection around the globe.
Many professionals experience fear and dread when asked to speak in public. But what if your capacity to speak in public was perceived by your colleagues not as a weakness, but as one of your core strengths?
Leadership is fundamental to effective and efficient diplomacy. The success of international leaders rely upon their capacities to take initiative, lead others in and through challenging circumstances, and thus maximize opportunities and strengthen the positions, objectives and achievements of parties and groups.
Diplomats negotiate all the time. This workshop aims at improving participants’ analytical and interpersonal skills in their continual negotiations to make sure they do first things first.
Securing seats or posts in various UN bodies has become a complicated and time-consuming but also important task for many election officers of Permanent Missions. This is particularly true as the Organization’s activities have expanded and more institutions have emerged.
The area of Diplomatic Etiquette and Protocol can be intimidating and difficult to grasp without specialised background knowledge and experience. As staff of a major international organisation, you may be called upon to organise and make arrangements for events, conferences and meetings, whether they be formal or informal, official or unofficial.
Governments and increasingly other actors such as international and non-governmental organizations use multilateral conferences as a means to achieve important policy objectives. As the number of conferences and meetings has risen considerably over the past twenty years, the number of government officers and other stakeholders involved in conference processes has also increased significantly.
A public session webinar to promote women’s leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction.