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Latest event: VCS Event on “Non-proliferation, disarmament & global governance: The role of the Vienna community in the preparations for the Summit of the Future and beyond”

The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) Vienna Office, in cooperation with the Permanent Missions of Germany and the Republic of Namibia to the United Nations and to other International Organizations in Vienna, organized a VCS event aimed at raising awareness of the 2024 Summit of the Future and enhancing understanding of non-proliferation, disarmament and global governance-related issues therein. High-level speakers from various United Nations system organizations, including the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Ms. Izumi Nakamitsu, provided their insights on how preparations for the Summit of the Future could be supported. The event reaffirmed the strong role played by the Vienna-based expertise and processes in shaping the Summit of the Future and its related document, the Pact for the Future.

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New learning programme: Youth Leader Fund for a World without Nuclear Weapons

The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), with the generous support of the government of Japan, announces a new innovative learning programme “Youth Leader Fund for a World Without Nuclear Weapons” for young people ages 18-29 years. The new programme is aimed at equipping the leaders of the future with the knowledge, skills, and network to join global efforts to eliminate nuclear weapons – the most dangerous weapons on earth. The programme seeks youth who are motivated to use their talents to promote change for a more peaceful and secure world.

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Past event: Global Launch of the UNODA Disarmament Education Strategy

The virtual launch event addressed the role of disarmament education in advancing disarmament efforts and in contributing to other UN global agendas, as well as the centrality of partnerships in achieving such goals. It featured opening remarks by the High Representative for Disarmament Affairs and a panel discussion with distinguished experts and representatives of key stakeholder groups, including government, the media, academia and former participants of UNODA’s flagship educational and youth initiatives.

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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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