Certificate in Gender and Development (UPEACE-UNITAR)

Format: Hybrid
Programme Start Date: 28 August 2024
Application Deadline: 31 May 2024

Programme Overview

The HYBRID Certificate in Gender and Development, offered jointly by UPEACE and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), aims to equip participants with the critical perspectives necessary for nurturing gender consciousness in development. Gain the skills to advance gender equality with this certificate programme focused on the crucial role of women in diplomacy and development.

The programme is offered in Hybrid Format (online + face-to-face on the UPEACE campus in San José, Costa Rica). Students in this programme will develop the skills required for a successful international career in a variety of fields – diplomacy, development, politics, social work, human resources, human rights, teaching, research, policy institutes/think tanks, and others.

Students will also attend skills development sessions that are designed to support their professional careers and employability. Careers in this field can be very broad. Prospective employers include governments, International and regional organizations, think tanks, academia, human rights organizations, and civil society.

Students will have an opportunity to participate in an optional field visit to Geneva (Switzerland) and The Hague (Netherlands), immersing themselves in the heart of diplomacy and international law.