This summer, UNITAR is delighted to deliver two 5-day field visit to Geneva, Switzerland. This will offer participants the chance to fully immerse themselves into the host city of the main UN offices and thereby gain first-hand experience of the United Nations. Applications are invited around the globe for participation in the 2022 editions of the United Nations Immersion Programme.
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In case that due to any COVID-19-related travel restrictions, participants registered for the field visit to Geneva are unable to travel to Switzerland this summer, it is possible for them to attend the United Nations Online Immersion Programme free of charge.
UNITAR will host most of the activities in the headquarters of the UN at Geneva, the historic Palais des Nations. They will consist of a nuanced balance between the following elements:
Private guided tours
Career development sessions
The Immersion Programme is open to everyone with a deep interest in the United Nations. Participants can come from the public or private sector, NGOs, think tanks and academia. University students and participants from an entirely different background are equally welcome to apply.
In order to ensure the highest quality standards, a maximum of 20 participants per field visit and 30 per online training programme will be allowed. Slots will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. At the end of each visit, all participants will receive a UNITAR certificate of completion.
How to Apply
UNITAR warmly welcomes your participation and looks forward to welcoming you to Geneva this summer. Registration varies by start date. Please visit UNITAR registration portal (link below) and use the appropriate to register.