Anti-Corruption in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Course

Facilitated e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations System Staff College

Course details

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Length
4 weeks
Effort
6 hours per week
Level
Intermediate
Language
English
Region
World
Venue
Online
Certificate
Yes
Price
Free
Start date
12 August 2019
End date
13 September 2019
Registration deadline
12 August 2019

Course summary

This online course seeks to promote awareness on the key role anti-corruption plays in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and facilitate knowledge and understanding of practical examples and key tools to enhance integration of anti-corruption in SDG measurement and monitoring.

Topics

Sustainable Development Goals
2030 Agenda

About this course

The 2030 Agenda was a major breakthrough for the anti-corruption movement as it emphasises the importance of promoting transparency, accountability and anti-corruption for sustainable development, and makes an explicit link between corruption, peace and just and inclusive societies.

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Target audience

UN staff from headquarters, country teams or regional offices, government representatives, development practitioners as well as members of civil society, academia and foundations.

Learning objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:

  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of the 2030 Agenda and articulate the key role that anti-corruption plays in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of dual role anti-corruption plays in the 2030 Agenda, both as a focus area in itself under SDG 16 and as a prerequisite to achieving all other SDGs.
  • Identify different methods, tools and best practices to mainstream anti-corruption initiatives in sustainable development plans and programmes.
  • Identify practical tools and best practices to harmonise the monitoring of sustainable development and anti-corruption initiatives.
  • Be able to articulate the need for aligning sustainable development and anti-corruption efforts.