Online Course on Digital and Cyber Diplomacy

from UN Institute for Training and Research
Registration deadline: 10 Nov 2019 Training date: 11 Nov 2019 to 01 Dec 2019 More Information


This course aims to equip participants with the practical skills to make the best use of digital tools in pursuing diplomatic objective. It will also help them understand better the challenges and difficulties digital technologies pose for diplomacy. At the same time, it will help them better understand the broad range of problems being generated in cyberspace and how diplomacy can be applied to managing them. It will help learners make the best use of digital tools in promoting diplomatic objectives, and develop effective strategies for managing the multiple problems thrown up by the growing cyberspace.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify the range of diplomatic tools available to facilitate and promote different diplomatic activities;
  • Develop digital diplomacy strategies in pursuit of broader foreign policy objectives;
  • Identify the key problems of internet governance and how diplomatic mindsets and techniques can be applied to managing them;
  • Distinguish between the different aspects of cybersecurity and the challenge they pose to governments, companies and society;
  • Be able to apply diplomatic approaches to managing cybersecurity challenges.
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.