Communicating as One

6 Mar - 8 Mar, Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul, Turkey 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Organized by UNSSC Knowledge Centre For Sustainable Development
Posted by UNSSC KCSD, UNSSC

This course equips UN staff with tools and methods to communicate for results in the context of the 2030 Agenda. It will strengthen your outreach and advocacy skills, as well as your capacity to highlight the results achieved by the UN at the country level.

 

Introduction

Designed in coordination with the UN Development Operations Coordination Office (UN DOCO), this course focuses on the Communicating as One pillar, which is part of the Standard Operating Procedures for Delivering as One. It will help deepen the understanding of the 2030 Agenda, adjustments in UN programming principles and the resulting changes in communication requirements in different contexts.

A second focus of the course lies in strengthening communication skills and competencies through interactive modules led by media professionals.

 

Objectives       

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:

  • Demonstrate a better understanding of the concept of sustainable development, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as the Paris Agreement and related communication and outreach requirements;
  • Be familiar with the Communicating as One pillar of the Standard Operating Procedures for Delivering as One, as well as the latest guidance on the development of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework;
  • Have enhanced their communication skills with regards to traditional and new media and will have identified concrete areas for personal improvement as well as a trajectory to address any shortcomings.

 

Course Methodology

The training programme will offer a mix of knowledge and skills for communicating effectively the progress made on the implementation and results of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement. The course will adopt a blended format of instructional sessions, experience sharing and peer-to-peer learning.

 

Course Contents

 

Day 1: Overview of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement; Delivering as One and Standard Operating Procedures in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: What is new?; Strategic communication and partnership building

Day 2: Joint communication strategy and communication techniques: putting theory into practice; Communication with traditional and new media: interactive exercises and experience sharing; Perfecting your communication skills

Day 3: New approaches and tools to outreach and advocacy: visualization and use of accessible language; Use of social media within the parameters of the UN; Action planning

 

Target Audience

UN staff in communication and advocacy related positions.

 

Cost of Participation         

The course fee of 2000 USD covers the following:

  • Three days of training with a balance of presentations and group work on case studies and exercises.
  • Exclusive access to UNSSC online social learning environment with training and supporting background materials, and the opportunity to stay connected with colleagues.
  • All course materials, resources and contacts.

Participants are expected to cover all travel costs related to their attendance in the course.

Certificates of Attendance from the UN System Staff College will be awarded to participants who complete the course. 

 

Course Dates and Venue

The course will run from 6-8 March 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey.

 

Registration

For more information and to register, please go to http://bit.ly/CaO2018-1. Deadline for enrolment is 20 February 2018.


Should you need any further information please do not hesitate to contact sustainable-development@unssc.org.

2018-03-06 9:00 AM 2018-03-08 6:00 PM Europe/London Communicating as One This course equips UN staff with tools and methods to communicate for results in the context of the 2030 Agenda. It will strengthen your outreach and advocacy skills, as well as your capacity to highlight the results achieved by the UN at the country level.   Introduction Designed in coordination with the UN Development Operations Coordination Office (UN DOCO), this course focuses on the Communicating as One pillar, which is part of the Standard Operating Procedures for Delivering as One. It will help deepen the understanding of the 2030 Agenda, adjustments in UN programming principles and the resulting changes in communication requirements in different contexts. A second focus of the course lies in strengthening communication skills and competencies through interactive modules led by media professionals.   Objectives        Upon successful completion of this course, participants will: Demonstrate a better understanding of the concept of sustainable development, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as the Paris Agreement and related communication and outreach requirements; Be familiar with the Communicating as One pillar of the Standard Operating Procedures for Delivering as One, as well as the latest guidance on the development of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework; Have enhanced their communication skills with regards to traditional and new media and will have identified concrete areas for personal improvement as well as a trajectory to address any shortcomings.   Course Methodology The training programme will offer a mix of knowledge and skills for communicating effectively the progress made on the implementation and results of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement. The course will adopt a blended format of instructional sessions, experience sharing and peer-to-peer learning.   Course Contents   Day 1: Overview of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement; Delivering as One and Standard Operating Procedures in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: What is new?; Strategic communication and partnership building Day 2: Joint communication strategy and communication techniques: putting theory into practice; Communication with traditional and new media: interactive exercises and experience sharing; Perfecting your communication skills Day 3: New approaches and tools to outreach and advocacy: visualization and use of accessible language; Use of social media within the parameters of the UN; Action planning   Target Audience UN staff in communication and advocacy related positions.   Cost of Participation          The course fee of 2000 USD covers the following: Three days of training with a balance of presentations and group work on case studies and exercises. Exclusive access to UNSSC online social learning environment with training and supporting background materials, and the opportunity to stay connected with colleagues. All course materials, resources and contacts. Participants are expected to cover all travel costs related to their attendance in the course. Certificates of Attendance from the UN System Staff College will be awarded to participants who complete the course.    Course Dates and Venue The course will run from 6-8 March 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey.   Registration For more information and to register, please go to http://bit.ly/CaO2018-1. Deadline for enrolment is 20 February 2018. Should you need any further information please do not hesitate to contact sustainable-development@unssc.org. Istanbul,Turkey UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development

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