Language Learning at the United Nations



Multilingualism is a core value of the United Nations. Reading, interacting and writing in more than one language, at any level of competence, fosters your personal and professional development and helps you contribute more effectively as a staff member in a multilingual Organization.

Join us and embrace multilingualism by learning and using other languages.

You can learn the six official UN languages and local languages at the different Headquarters, Offices Away from Headquarters, and also at your office and online. You have access to trainings, services, guidelines and resources to help you learn and use languages.

Develop your oral and written communications skills for presentations, meetings, conversations, e-mail correspondence, and other documents. Start using the language of your colleagues, partners and clients today! 



Language Programmes at the United Nations

Click on the pins on the map top learn more about the language programmes in the UN system.





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