The week-long Youth Training Program provides hands-on information, practical knowledge and guidance to participants on how to better understand the UN-system, the challenges of multilateralism and the role of their country within the international community. Students engage and network with representatives of the UN, diplomats from their home country as well as NGO officials.
The Youth Training Program is held at the UN headquarters in Vienna, Austria. The Vienna International Centre (VIC), commonly known as "UNO City", was opened in 1979. More than 4,000 employees from over 110 countries work for the Vienna-based organizations. Vienna is one of the great cultural capitals of Europe and offers a host of enriching and educational experiences.
In the evenings, students will have an opportunity to immerse themselves in Viennas rich and celebrated cultural life. A broad spectrum of activities, ranging from visiting the State Opera to exploring the cities century-old historic district, from studying some of the World’s most important art collections to exploring a diverse ecosystem of contemporary art, is offered to the students. The cultural program is modular and will be designed to take into account your schools curriculum, as well as the preferences of the participants.