United Nations e-Learning courses: sharpen your skills

In response to the outbreak of COVID-19 in 2020, when over half of the world’s population was in lockdown and people were encouraged to use the time to self-study and learn new skills, we’ve maintained an overview of e-Learning tools and online courses offered by the United Nations System. There are hundreds of courses available, covering a wide range of topics, from sustainable development to human rights, climate change to nuclear safety, and many more.

Pick a course from the list below and get started.

Last update: 22 November 2023


New UN course helps cut through the noise to bolster online safety
(UN News, 3 November 2022)


DESA – United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs

Digital Learning Centre

Welcome to UN DESA’s Digital Learning Centre (DLC), a curated repository of the Department’s digital capacity-building portfolio!

The DLC offers self-paced courses and microlearning for anyone interested in acquiring the latest knowledge for implementing the 2030 Agenda.

Our eLearning is available through our Learning Management System platform, and you can start exploring our offering after registering here.

see also: “Knowledge-sharing is a superpower”: https://www.un.org/en/desa/knowledge-sharing-superpower


ECA – Economic Commission for Africa, African Institute for Economic Development and

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