Apply now: “Foundational Course on the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development” Online
This online course by the UNSSC introduces participants to key conceptual and practical aspects of sustainable development, as well as the vision and principles of Agenda 2030. It explores the three pillars of sustainable development while taking a look at the inter-linkages between climate change, planetary boundaries, social inclusion and human rights.
The course takes place from 8 May till 9 June 2017 and identifies key lessons from the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals and the significant differences in the new agenda.
Over a duration of five weeks, the various modules of this course will focus on the new elements of Agenda 2030; how to implement and develop strategies to localize the agenda; and the role of data in the review and follow-up framework.
This course is developed by the UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development in partnership with the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN).
Thanks to the generous contribution of the Federal Republic of Germany, this course is offered at a reduced price of 500 USD.
Who can apply?
UN staff and development practitioners are the target audience.
Deadline for enrollment is 24 April 2017.
More information on the programme and the application is available
- on the website of the "United Nations System Staff College"