UN Institute for Disarmament Research’s Free Online Youth Disarmament Orientation Course

UN Institute for Disarmament Research’s Free Online Youth Disarmament Orientation Course

Are you ready to delve into the world of disarmament and arms control? Sign up for the UNIDIR Youth Disarmament Orientation Course and gain valuable insights into critical concepts in this field. This course offers a comprehensive exploration of disarmament topics, including weapons of mass destruction, small arms and light weapons, security in outer space, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity.

Course Overview:

This course, made possible through the generous support of the Republic of Korea, comprises six interactive, self-paced modules, a wealth of key additional resources, and a self-assessment test to gauge your newfound knowledge.

Module Breakdown:

Introduction: Begin your journey with an introductory module that acquaints you with the course structure and navigation.

  • Module 1: Disarmament, Arms Control, and Why It Matters: Gain a foundational understanding of disarmament and arms control, along with their relevance to youth and gender equality.

  • Module 2: Weapons of Mass Destruction: Explore Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and delve into the essential international treaties and organizations regulating these formidable weapons.

  • Module 3: Space and Missiles: Examine the intricate relationship between disarmament, space security, and the peaceful development of
    outer space.

  • Module 4: Small Arms and Light Weapons: Investigate international efforts aimed at addressing the challenges associated with the widespread availability, illicit proliferation, and misuse of small arms and light weapons.

  • Module 5: Artificial Intelligence and Autonomy: Discover the cutting-edge advancements in artificial intelligence and lethal autonomous weapons, and their significant role in contemporary disarmament affairs.

  • Module 6: Cybersecurity: Delve into the realm of cybersecurity and its implications for broader issues in international peace and security.

    Course Highlights:

  • Access to a comprehensive list of additional resources for each module.

  • A self-assessment test to evaluate your knowledge upon completing the course.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; UN Institute for Disarmament Research’s Free Online Youth Disarmament Orientation Course

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