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Diplomatic Training and Executive Workshops

UNITAR Hiroshima Diplomatic Training

UNITAR Diplomatic Training is designed for members of the diplomatic community in Tokyo, as well as other representatives of government officials, civil society, and academia. The training focuses on various emerging issues, and takes place over four days, in three-hour sessions each day, at United Nations University building in Shibuya.

The UNITAR Hiroshima Executive Workshops are intensive sessions exposing participants to cutting-edge discussion on global topics, with a focus on Japan. They utilise UNITAR's expertise in content delivery and allow for discussion and interaction with leading experts in their field. In general, these Executive Workshops take place over half a day allowing for the given topic to explored more in depth and traced from global, regional and local perspectives.

Learning Objectives

In addition to excellent networking opportunities, by the end of the training programmes and workshops, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate strategic knowledge on key global issues
  • Cite best management practice
  • Explore issues effectively from a variety of standpoints
  • Identify appropriate strategies to approach challenges
  • Employ relevant skills relevant to solution building

UNITAR Hiroshima Diplomatic Training 2011


The training programmes and workshops are based on a blended-learning participatory approach and include:

Interactive Lectures and Group Exercises

Interactive lectures are facilitated by key Resource Persons who examine the themes of the Workshop from a broad theoretical perspective down to case studies examining real world implementation. These presentations are augmented by small group exercises and frequent discussions from the floor, which
serve to contextualise the issues being examined.

Previous Sessions

UNITAR Diplomatic Training

6-9 Nov; Tokyo - Rio+20 and the Green Economy
24-27 January; Tokyo - Multilateral Diplomacy: The Fundamentals

8-11 May; Tokyo - Public Sector Leadership and Project Management

UNITAR Executive Workshops

8 March; Tokyo - Nanotechnology and Manufactured Nanomaterials
25 February; Tokyo - Climate Change and Japan