Executive Diploma in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy


Facilitated e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Institute for Training and Research

International Anti-Corruption Academy

Course details

5 months
Seven Modules during 5 months (estimated study time 25-30h monthly). Additional study time depending on participants’ motivation.
2,821 EUR
Start date
6 March 2023
End date
30 July 2023
Registration deadline
1 March 2023

Course summary

The Executive Diploma in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy (EDACD) programme is a modular training delivered jointly by the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).

About this course

The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) has partnered with the International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA) to launch the second edition of the Executive Diploma in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy that addresses the nexus and interrelation between Multilateral Diplomacy and Anti-Corruption efforts in today’s increasingly interconnected world. The modular training conducted remotely over the course of 5 months is designed to offer unique insights and reflect one-of-a-kind practical and theoretical approaches to anti-corruption and diplomacy and interdisciplinary subjects such as international relations, ethics, cyber diplomacy, negotiation skills, journalism and more.

In order to be considered for the Executive Diploma in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy, candidates must be fluent in English, possess a valid passport or national identity cards and have completed an undergraduate degree.

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Target audience

Professionals and young in-career professionals fluent in English, who hold at least an undergraduate degree, and wish to join a governmental organization, non-governmental organization or international organization involved in the field of anti-corruption or other areas where corruption may be a challenge. Applicants should have a background in international relations, diplomacy, anti-corruption, or any other related field.

Learning objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Comprehend international anti-corruption standards and their implementation, as well as the nexus between diplomacy and anti-corruption;
  • Contribute to the prevention of and the fight against corruption;
  • Develop, strengthen and use diplomatic skills such as cross-cultural communication, negotiation and similar;
  • Interact with and develop a strong network of international professionals;
  • Apply acquired skills, knowledge and tools in their respective careers and fields of work.

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