An engaging 6-week online course, which aims to equip participants with knowledge and skills to analyse and design policies that are coherent as well as mutually reinforcing across the dimensions of sustainable development.
Designed in coordination with the National University of Singapore acting through its Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and the Hertie School of Governance based in Berlin, this course will focus on building coherent policies for sustainable development in the context of the 2030 Agenda.
The course will lay special emphasis on the importance of cross-sectoral policy coherence between different levels of government, and on the need for collaboration and networking with dievrse stakeholders and actors. The course will also cover review mechanisms and tools to provide a holistic approach to coherent policy making.
Theoretical, practical and case study based approaches will be used to illustrate and support the concepts. Participants will get the opportunity to engage with the distinguished academics and leading experts through weekly live webinars. Assignments, exercises, quizzes and peer sharing spread across the six modules of the course will benefit the participants and add to their learning.
Upon the successful completion of this course, participants will:
The 6-week online course will comprise of 6 modules. Each module will draw heavily from case studies and examples to illustrate and support the concepts, and will include assignments and group work that prompt application. Each module will feature a quiz to enable participants to test their knowledge on the content. Learning will take place through reading materials, live webinars by distinguished academics and leading experts and through peer-sharing via discussion forums.
UN staff from country or regional teams, government representatives, development practitioners as well as members of civil society, academia and foundations
Cost of Participation
The course fee of 500 USD will cover the following:
Certificates of Participation will be awarded to participants subject to the completion of all modules and quizzes, successful submission of exercises and assignments, and full participation in all live online sessions and discussion forums for each topic covered in the course.
Course Dates and Venue
For more information and to register, please go to http://bit.ly/PC2018-1
Deadline for enrolment is 5th March, 2018
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