UNITAR E-Learning Courses

UNITAR offers a wide range of learning events through workshops, seminars, briefings, conferences, public lectures, side events and online courses. Find and access some of UNITAR's e-learning courses below.


  • Youth and Road Safety

    Youth and Road Safety: Championing Safer Road Users

    Road traffic injuries claim about 1.35 million lives each year, these injuries are the ninth leading cause of death across the globally. However, is especially impactful amongst young people between 15 and 29 years old. The e-learning course aims to raise awareness and build capacity among the youth to be safer road user champions.

  • Road Safety and Risks Reduction Techniques

    Youth Safety: Risks Reduction Techniques

    In the 16 modules of the online course you’ll learn how to drive safely by analyzing the factors present in road traffic crashes, discover the strategies that help prevent occupational risks and to drive efficiently, improve your safety by learning specific driving techniques, and much more.

  • Youth and the SDGs

    Youth and the Sustainable Development Goals

    UNITAR and CIFAL Atlanta in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Serve Learn and Sustain Center, and the Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE) Greater Atlanta are pleased to offer this e-Learning course to educate young individuals in identifying social, economic, and ecological sustainability needs of RCE member communities, as well as to teach them skills for collaborating with diverse stakeholders to create and implement sustainable development action projects.

  • Global Nutrition Targets Tracking

    Global Nutrition Target Tracking Tool

    In 2012, the World Health Organization  Member States endorsed six global nutrition targets for improving maternal, infant and young child nutrition, and Member States have committed to monitor their progress.  WHO's Department of Nutrition for Health and Development , in collaboration with the European Commission and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund , have developed a 2-hour e-learning course Global Nutrition Targets Tracking Tool which sets targets and monitor progress amongst countries.

  • WHO Nutrition Guidelines

    WHO Nutrition Guide Development

    The course introduces key groups and stages in the guideline development process, the Cochrane methodology to ensure recommendations are based on the best available evidence and the GRADE approach which ensures proper assessment of the quality of evidence.

  • International Code of Marketing Breast Milk Substitutes

    The International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes

    The International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes, adopted by the World Health Assembly (WHA) in 1981, and subsequent relevant WHA resolutions adopted since then (the “Code”) are an important part of creating an overall environment that enables mothers to make the best possible feeding choice, based on impartial information and free of commercial influences, and to be fully supported in doing so. This comprehensive e-learning course and resource package has been prepared in order to reach as many people as possible in a cost-effective and sustained manner.  It is intended to provide a comprehensive introduction to the Code, its contents, and ways in which it can be implemented and monitored.

  • Renewable Energies for Sustainable Development

    Renewable Energies for Sustainable Development

    Development is not possible without energy and sustainable development is not possible without sustainable energy. This online program will give a comprehensive overview of renewable energy as a means to enable sustainable development at a global scale. It will present the case for how renewable energies represent both an environmental necessity and an economic opportunity.

  • Local Water Solutions

    Local Water Solutions for Global Challenges

    Increasing human population, the impacts of climate change and unsustainable growth, all place pressures on the world’s precious freshwater resources. Managing water well is essential for the international community to deliver the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This free online program will give you a comprehensive overview of global water challenges and the means to identify local water solutions.

  • Exploring Blockchain Frontiers

    Exploring Blockchain Frontiers

    This course gives you a fundamental understanding of blockchain technology and how it can support form new and powerful partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals implementation. The highly interactive 4-week e-learning program is designed to offer you a comprehensive introduction to blockchain by showcasing the best use-cases, value propositions and innovation strategies from those who are already successfully incorporating blockchain into existing SDG strategies.