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17 Sep 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 29 Oct 2018 Training date: 05 Nov 2018 to 07 Dec 2018 UN System Staff College

Co-designed by UNSSC Peace, Security and Humanitarian Action team and Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development, this new course has been developed in close collaboration with the UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO), the UN Development Operations Coordination Office (DOCO), and the Inter-Agency Standing Committee (IASC).

14 Sep 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 19 Sep 2018 Training date: 19 Sep 2018 UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

Stakeholder engagement is at the very heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In
order for the SDGs to truly be successful, governments must work with diverse sectors of society to
ensure that all stakeholders are included in the process of implementing, monitoring, and reviewing
policies related to sustainable development. UNESCAP, in partnership with IAP2, has been working
to help build the capacity of governments in the Asia-Pacific region so they can engage key national

13 Sep 2018 description

The e-learning course on the Integration of the SDGs into National Planning was developed by UN ESCAP to support policymakers and sustainable development practitioners in developing strategies and plans to implement the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

13 Sep 2018 description

Water (-Hazard) Resilient (Infrastructure for ) and Sustainable Cities are cities that achieve safe and adequate water supply and sanitation services based on sound water-related ecosystems, high level of water use efficiency, and a greater urban resilience to water-related disasters (here Water-Resilient Cities). The framework of Integrated Urban Water Management, follows Integrated Water Resource Management principles, adopts eco-city, compact city and smart growth concepts and approaches in urban planning.

13 Sep 2018 description

The course on Wastewater Management and Sanitation has a Special Policy Emphasis on Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Systems(DEWATS) and is based on the respective Policy Guidance Manual (ref. at: http://www.unescap.org/resources/policy-guidance-manual-wastewater-management).

04 Sep 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 05 Oct 2018 Training date: 15 Oct 2018 to 17 Oct 2018 UN System Staff College

This training programme is designed to strengthen the skills of UN staff and development practitioners in selecting, creating, using and interpreting data in support of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Introduction

The course aims to help practitioners and policy-makers develop and implement Big Data innovation projects, policies, and partnerships in support of sustainable development objectives.

23 Aug 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 08 Oct 2018 Training date: 05 Nov 2018 to 09 Nov 2018 Multinational CIMIC Group

Course is designed to provide former NATO CIMIC course’s students with knowledge, skills and tools needed to enhance their CIMIC Liaison capabilities with special reference to multinational and multidimensional contexts which characterize current NATO’s Theatres of Operations. Course content includes CIMIC Liaison Officer’s profile, task and responsibilities, CIMIC Liaison field experiences, Cross Cultural Competence, Civilian environment assessment, Common operational picture.

14 Aug 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 10 Oct 2018 Training date: 10 Oct 2018 to 11 Oct 2018 Green Climate Fund

The 2018 GCF Private Investment for Climate Conference is the only global conference on private investment for climate, and is expected to bring key players from the private sector together to explore innovative ways of investing in climate activities. Global investors as well as leaders from different industries and fields will share their valuable insights on complex questions and issues on climate finance and the important role that private companies play.

13 Aug 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 31 Oct 2018 Training date: 07 Jan 2019 to 20 Dec 2019 UN System Staff College

The UN system, its Member States, as well as other key partners, all face an array of complex and interrelated challenges to global peace. Overall, the increasingly pervasive impact of many contemporary conflicts and their intractability make focusing on prevention a priority for the international community as a whole.

13 Aug 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 02 Oct 2018 Training date: 09 Oct 2018 to 12 Oct 2018 UN System Staff College

The course focuses on examining and promoting community-based M&E mechanisms and gender-balanced citizen participation to “Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels” (SDG 16.7). Experts from the UN and Academia will discuss the theoretical framework and innovative examples from different countries on how participatory practices help build more resilient institutions and how they contribute to a more effective service delivery at the local level.

12 Jun 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 19 Nov 2018 Training date: 19 Nov 2018 to 17 Dec 2018 UN System Staff College

Local governments are often the first to collapse when factions fight for territorial control. In post-conflict settings, the state is often unable to effectively reach parts of its territory for years. Given these challenges, it is no surprise that decentralization and local governance provisions are increasingly prominent in peace agreements and national post-conflict peacebuilding agendas.

12 Jun 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 16 Oct 2018 Training date: 23 Oct 2018 to 26 Oct 2018 UN System Staff College

In the last decade, maintaining peace and security has become further complicated by an increase in the violence perpetrated no longer exclusively by national armies and armed oppositions but also by an increasingly assertive and brutal range of hybrid actors, such as illegal armed groups, criminal organizations, and transnational networks of illicit trafficking. The impact is so significant that the violence resulting from these situations exceeds many on-going civil wars.

21 Feb 2018 description
training Ongoing course UN Institute for Training and Research

Gender Matters is a free, self-paced course meant to provide an introduction to the concept of gender.

This course offers various lenses through which you can look at the complex concept of gender and the inequalities that exist in your environment. Topics covered include defining gender as socially embedded descriptions of key gender-related terms, distinguishing between different conceptualizations of gender and identifying sources of gender inequality in their environment.

15 Feb 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 31 Oct 2018 Training date: 19 Nov 2018 to 30 Nov 2018 Asian Disaster Preparedness Center

The Disaster Management course was first delivered in 1986, and is ADPC's flagship course. It has been attended by a large range of people from national governments, UN agencies, NGOs, IFRC/RCS, and other organizations. There are more than 1,700 DMC Alumni to date from over 70 countries who occupy leadership role.

22 Jan 2018 description
training Ongoing course UN Children's Fund

This programme aims to help you learn about the key principles, frameworks and approaches guiding UNICEF’s humanitarian action, with a specific focus on how UNICEF prepares for and responds to humanitarian emergencies. 

Learning objectives

After completing this programme you will be able to:

13 Dec 2017 description

OCHA’s sixth annual Global Humanitarian Policy Forum (GHPF) will take place on 13 December 2017 in New York under the theme of: “**Reaching for the future: Humanitarianism in 2030**.”

The event will explore the following overarching question: What is the scale and depth of change required by the humanitarian sector to contribute toward lifting the most vulnerable out of crises between now and 2030?

07 Nov 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 03 Nov 2018 Training date: 03 Dec 2018 to 07 Dec 2018 UN Development Programme

Programme Aim

The aim of this course is to provide participants with a clear understanding of:

· Advanced Procurement Planning. To develop the capacity to manage the planning process associated with the procurement of goods, services and works

· Advanced Contract Management. To develop the capacity to implement the tender/contract development, bid evaluation and contract administration principles and practices, associated with the procurement of goods, services and works.

07 Nov 2017 description
training Registration deadline: 19 Oct 2018 Training date: 19 Nov 2018 to 23 Nov 2018 UN Development Programme

Programme Aim

The aim of this course is to provide participants with a clear understanding of:

· Advanced Procurement Planning. To develop the capacity to manage the planning process associated with the procurement of goods, services and works

· Advanced Contract Management. To develop the capacity to implement the tender/contract development, bid evaluation and contract administration principles and practices, associated with the procurement of goods, services and works.

19 Oct 2017 description

Thursday, October 26

8:30-9:30 Colombia | 3:30-4:30 Rome | 9:30-10:30 Boston | 20:30-21:30 Bangkok

13 Oct 2017 description
training Ongoing course UN System Staff College

Programme Description

To work towards peace, security and sustainable development is challenging and requires a high level of commitment from every staff member and also from the United Nations as a system. One of the most effective approaches is through infusing conflict sensitivity into planning and programming processes.

Conflict sensitivity refers to the capacity of an organisation to:

1) Understand the context in which it operates;

2) Understand the interaction between the organisation's interventions and the context;