Learn new language online!

Dear Colleagues, We are proud to announce the online language learning opportunities for the UN Volunteers that have been started this year. As we communicated earlier, the new approach will be implemented starting this year wherein UN Volunteers will be able to access Rosetta Stone language courses to boost their language skills. 

LinkedIn - Learn a new skill online!

Being able to learn new skills is considered by volunteers as an integral element of the volunteering experience, satisfaction and impact. LinkedIn Learning is a recognized global leader in online skills development and learning, providing access to over 11.000 online learning modules, courses and video tutorials through an innovative online portal.

Currently serving UN Volunteers can obtain access to LinkedIn Learning, including unlimited use of all content and features, to learn new skills and grow their professional expertise in the field of business, creativity and technology. LinkedIn Learning is accessible on computer and mobile devices and features functionalities such as playlists, learning paths, off-line player, certificates and importing skills into your LinkedIn profiles.

It is used by people around the world to learn new skills, build their professional profile and advance their career.

Coursera – Learn and gain certificates from top world universities!

Ready to level up your skills and receive certificates from the world's top Universities and Business Schools? Sign up for Coursera Global Learning Programme for UN Volunteers and take advantage of this fantastic professional development opportunity!


Coaching may become a pivotal moment in your career, and be very instrumental to help you to move to a higher and more interesting professional level.

Disaster Ready
Humanitarian leadership academy

Here you will find online elearning and in-person workshops that will help you learn what you need to take you where you want to go, whether you are a professional humanitarian looking for career development, or a community member supporting the response a crisis in your own country.

United Nations Course on Volunteerism and Gender Equality

This module on volunteerism and gender will help you familiarize yourself with the importance of gender as a crosscutting issue in volunteerism, in the context of the development agenda 2030, in particular SDG5 on gender equality. It has been developed with the collaboration of United Nations Volunteers (UNV) agency. The topics in the module address central issues regarding volunteerism and gender, such as:

  1. Identify gender gaps and gender stereotypes related to volunteerism
  2. Use tools, strategies and resources to promote full participation of women and men in volunteerism
  3. Identify opportunities for volunteerism to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment
Le manager /coach (Partie A et B)

Also available in English

Vous saurez adopter une posture et les bonnes pratiques d'un manager / coach. Vous aurez compris l'intérêt d'être manager coach en plus de votre rôle classique de manager et vous pourrez développer la maturité de votre équipe. Les outils du coach rendus opérationnels pour le manager, adaptation au rôle et aux situations (accompagnement d'un collaborateur en situation délicate, délégation, promotion, élargissement des compétences, développement du potentiel...). 

I know gender 1-2-3: gender equality and voluntarism

This course aims to develop and/or strengthen awareness and understanding of gender equality and women’s empowerment as a first step towards behavioral change and the integration of a gender perspective into everyday work for all UN staff at headquarters, regional and country levels. It provides an introduction to the concepts, international framework, and methods for working toward gender equality and women’s empowerment. It also offers users the opportunity to make links between gender and specific thematic areas such as work; education; political participation; emergencies; peace and security; sexual and reproductive health; sexual and gender diversity and human rights; and violence against women.

UNITAR - United Nations Institute for Training and Research 
Take the chance to expand your knowledge in peace and security with 12 innovative online courses ranging from child soldiers and security, to strengthening civilian capacities, to protecting civilians.

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