The highly interactive program will immerse participants in the essentials of global citizenship. Seminars, workshops, and roundtable discussions will challenge participants and increase their impact as leaders in their fields.

Special guest speakers

Ban Ki moon

Ban Ki-moon

Ban Ki-moon is the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations. His priorities have been to mobilize world leaders around a set of new global challenges, from climate change and economic upheaval to pandemics and increasing pressures involving food, energy and water. He has sought to be a bridge-builder, to give voice to the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people, and to strengthen the Organization itself.

Jan Eliasson

Jan Eliasson

On 2 March 2012, Jan Eliasson was appointed Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He took office as Deputy Secretary-General on 1 July 2012. Mr. Eliasson was the first UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and was involved in operations in Africa and the Balkans. He took initiatives on landmines, conflict prevention and humanitarian action.

Nassir Abdulaziz Al_Nasser

Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser

On September 28, 2012, H.E. Mr. Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser was designated UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations by the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Mr. Al-Nasser assumed the post on March 1, 2013 from UNAOC headquarters in New York. He has contributed to advancing the multilateral agenda in the realms of peace and security, sustainable development and South-South cooperation over a career spanning nearly four decades.

The UNAOC - EF Summer School timeline

  • 1
    Application opens19 February 2014
  • 2
    Application deadline22 April 2014
  • 3
    75 participants announced20 May 2014
  • 4
    UNAOC-EF Summer School begins16 August 2014