“Young people today are in an advanced position to benefit from technological development, digital transformation and scientific research applications to lead development in their societies and build the future they aspire to.”
His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Approving Arab Youth Centre Strategy, Plan for 2023

The second edition of the Young Arab Diplomatic Leaders Program (YADL) coincides with the UAE's hosting of the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) at Expo Dubai, at the end of this year, 2023, and will focus on climate negotiation skills, the latest developments in environmental governance, and the prominent international agreements on climate change.

The program offers several workshops and qualitative training sessions for a group of Arab youth working in the diplomatic sector. This edition comes in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the Anwar Gargash Diplomatic Academy, the United Nation Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and Harvard University.


​​Providing the opportunity for Arab youth to learn from the most prominent Arab and international diplomatic institutions and trainers.

Provide a platform for training and empowering young Arab diplomats.

Refining negotiation skills and diplomatic techniques among Arab youth.

Preparing an exceptional generation of Arab youth to lead the diplomatic efforts in their countries.

Participating Countries
Saudi Arabia
Candidates Requirements
Career Level
Junior-mid level
Between 22 - 35 years old
Letter of recommendation from the ministry of exterior in your country
Training Partners
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