Disarmament Education Dashboard

Expanding Minds for Peace and Development

Out now: UNODA Disarmament Education Strategy

The Strategy provides a common framework for the Office’s disarmament education efforts. It aims at enhancing coordination and coherence across various UNODA educational activities, diversifying partnerships and audiences reached, and fostering more sustainable and impactful initiatives.

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New Course: UNSGM

In this short course, trainees will learn about the threats posed by chemical and biological weapons, the international efforts to ban such weapons, and the verification regime in place. The course will introduce the UN Secretary-General’s Mechanism established to investigate cases when these weapons have been allegedly used, and will examine the UN documents and resolutions linked to the mechanism, its operational work, key partner organisations and past examples when the mechanism was implemented.

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Latest event: Updating our vision for disarmament: inspiring action from the humanitarian approach

Moderated by Ms. Melissa Fleming (United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications), the event will provide an opportunity to exchange views on the humanitarian impact of weapons and the role of humanitarian disarmament in advancing international peace and security and a new vision for disarmament. It will seek to identify best practices in promoting the practical application of humanitarian principles and gender-responsive approaches in disarmament, arms control and non-proliferation efforts across regions.

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New podcast: Where next for youth in disarmament?

This roundtable-style Vienna Conversation Series event aims to engage youth in a dynamic exchange of views with the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs to raise awareness of disarmament’s centrality in addressing global challenges and to amplify fresh thinking on the future trajectory and vision for disarmament in an era of uncertainty.

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Training Courses

Interactive and online training courses on disarmament, non-proliferation and development issues. Navigate the catalogue, enroll in the training courses or apply for scholarships (when available)

 

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Events

The events hosted by the UNODA Vienna Office contribute to one of the key goals enshrined in the UN Secretary-General`s Agenda for Disarmament, launched in 2018, to revive serious multilateral dialogue and bring disarmament and non-proliferation back to the centre of the work of the United Nations.

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Our Work

Take a peek inside our courses, how we promote education and training on disarmament and check out what we are currently working on. Register to get access to a full-length training course, test your knowledge, practice exams and get the certificate.

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Partners

The Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (DNP) Education Partnership catalyses the efforts of 30 partner institutions, promoting education and training on disarmament key areas.

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