Strategic planning for territorial development and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development


Semi-facilitated e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Course details

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6 weeks
10 hours per week
Latin America and the Caribbean
375 USD
Start date
3 May 2021
End date
11 June 2021
Registration deadline
4 April 2021

Course summary

The course's main purpose is to link strategic planning for territorial development to the achievement of the SDGs that lie at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

About this course

The course combines theoretical elements, knowledge of real cases and the simulation of a strategic planning process for territorial sustainable development linked to the SDGs. It encompasses four axes:

  1. The 2030 Agenda in planning processes. Relevant experiences of territorialization of the 2030 Agenda.
  2. Planning in a world of growing uncertainty.
  3. Territorial planning: methodology. Situational analysis and problems of the territory.
  4. Territorial development plan: strategies and design of projects linked to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda.
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Target audience

The course is mainly aimed at professionals working in national, subnational or state public bodies and local administrations, as well as representatives from the private sector, academia, think tanks and civil society organizations. 

Learning objectives

  1. Train innovative professionals with a systemic view of the territory, who are capable of promoting participatory planning processes and cooperation, as well as leading the articulation between the different actors in the territory.
  2. Apply updated knowledge and tools to activate cooperation processes aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals, based on a participatory planning and project design approach.