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General Information: Management & Communication


People in the following categories are eligible for UNOG Management and Communication courses:


Payment required

*UNOG staff members


**All staff members of Staff members of UN funds and programmes and other international organizations who have the authorization of their HR/Staff Development focal point: CERN, EC, EFTA, FAO, IAEA, ICRC, ICTY, IEC, IFRC, ILO, IOM, IPU, ISO, ITC, ITU, OCHA, OHCHR, TGF, UNAIDS, UNCC, UNCTAD, UNDP, UNECE, UNEP, UNESCO, UNHCR, UNICEF, UNIDIR, UNIDO, UNITAR, UNOPS, UNRISD, WFP, WHO, WIPO, WMO, WTO


***Consultants working with UN organizations and agencies



* UN Secretariat staff members who have the authorization of their supervisor.

** Organizations are billed. Staff members of funds and programmes and other international organizations need their applications authorized by their respective HR/Staff Development office.

*** On a fee-paying basis. Proof of payment needs to be provided when enrolling.


Self-registration may be completed online by registering through Inspira at: inspira.un.org.

For registration instructions please click here. If you need further information on staff members' login for Inspira please refer to chapter 1.2.1 of the Inspira Instructional Manual.


Non-UN Secretariat staff members, who have the authorization of their HR/Staff Development or Learning focal point, will need to create a profile in Inspira. The HR/Staff Development or Learning focal point will then coordinate with UNOG to enrol the participant in the course. Please refer to this document for the procedure.


You will find the latest Circulars and Administrative Instructions for training and learning below:

ST/SGB/2009/9 – French

  • Mandatory training for United Nations Secretariat staff members in Geneva
  • Organization’s training and learning policy
    English or French
  • Upgrading of substantive and technical skills

To cancel your participation in a course please go to Inspira and drop from the course. If this option is not available in Inspira (four working days before the course), please send an email to clm_mc@unog.ch.

When you cancel your participation in a course, your place is given to a participant from the waiting list.

Waiting list

When there are no places available in the course you have enrolled in, you will be placed on a waiting list. Participants on a waiting list are informed by email before the course starts in case there are still places available.


Classrooms are located in Annexes le Bocage: please click on the link for a map of the Palais des Nations


Procedure for obtaining a UNOG parking badge for a vehicle or a UNOG ground pass:

1. UN staff and staff members of specialized agencies in possession of a valid grounds pass to access UNOG: you can pick up a parking authorization from the UNOG Security ID Unit, Pregny Gate, one week before the start date of the courses on presentation of your invitation letter, official photo ID badge and your vehicle documents ( carte grise/insurance papers).

2. Staff members of other organizations who do not possess an official photo ID will have to present their invitation letter in order to be issued with a grounds pass at the UNOG Security ID Unit, Pregny Gate, (Tel 022 917 50 42 - 022 917 33 71 - 022 917 12 40), which will enable you to enter the grounds of the Palais des Nations on foot (access in a vehicle is not authorized). Holders of these badges will only have access to the Bocage Pavillon and to the public areas of the Palais des Nations.

Contact email in Geneva: clm_mc@un.org