Online Course on United Nations Protocol

from UN Institute for Training and Research
Registration deadline: 25 Oct 2019 Training date: 28 Oct 2019 to 24 Nov 2019 More Information


This e-Learning course aims to provide an overview of United Nations and multilateral protocol practices to guide the protocol practitioners who operate within the Offices of the United Nations at its Headquarters as well as in its numerous field Offices throughout the world. With the help of interactive online exercises, participants will finish the course with a concrete understanding of specific protocol-related situations.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify recognized and accepted practices in international protocol, define UN guidelines on diplomatic courtesy and order of precedence of United Nations senior officials.
  • Organize the visits of the Secretary-General and other United Nations dignitaries and participate in social occasions based on established diplomatic norms.
  • List specificities of protocol and etiquette at UN headquarters and in offices in the field.
  • React to commonly experienced protocol-related situations.
Fee information:
The course participation fee is 600 USD. We highly recommend credit card payments. You will receive an invoice by email after registration. Participants from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) are eligible to apply for a fellowship. More information is available in the event link provided in this page. Registration will be closed as soon as the course is full and your place will be secured once your payment is confirmed.
How to register:

To apply for this course, first create a user account here, and then register for the course following this link.