23 January 2017

55th Geneva Graduate Study Programme On “Climate Change, Migration and Violent Extremism: The United Nations’ Role In Preventing Conflicts Spurred By The Challenges Of Our Time”

The 55th Graduate Study Programme will be held at the United Nations Office in Geneva from 3 to 14 July 2017. This year’s theme is: “Climate Change, Migration, Violent Extremism: The United Nations’ Role in Preventing Conflicts Spurred by The Challenges of Our Time”. It will comprise lectures and panel discussions given by senior officials and experts of the United Nations and the Geneva-based specialized agencies.

As part of the United Nations outreach programmes, this annual two week Graduate Study Programme is organized by United Nations Information Service in Geneva at the Palais des Nations for a group of qualified post-graduate students from all over the world.

The Programme which is conducted in English and French without translations, provides an opportunity for outstanding postgraduate students to deepen their understanding of the principles, purposes and activities of the United Nations in relation to this year’s theme.

The deadline for receipt of applications for the Graduate Study Programme is Wednesday 1 March 2017. Selected candidates will be notified of their selection by mid-April 2017. 

You can access the application form and more details about the programme at www.unog.ch.