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Course

Blended learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations System Staff College

Course details

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Length
9 months
Level
Advanced
Language
English
Venue
Online and Bonn, Germany
Certificate
Yes
Price
1000 USD
Start date
28 April 2021
End date
30 November 2021
Registration deadline
21 April 2021

Course summary

The newly designed UN Resident Coordinator Office (RCO) Learning Path offers participants a rigorous six-month blended programme of interactive advanced high-impact online modules (emerging sustainable development issues and cross-cutting functional competencies) and a residential workshop.

Topics

Sustainable Development Goals
2030 Agenda
Breaking the silos
Leave no one behind

About this course

The newly designed UN Resident Coordinator Office (RCO) Learning Path offers participants a rigorous six-month blended programme of interactive advanced high-impact online modules (emerging sustainable development issues and cross-cutting functional competencies) and a residential workshop at the UNSSC Knowledge Centre for Sustainable Development in Bonn, Germany. It combines two components, online and face-to-face, to ensure that all RCOs are part of a renewed community which shares expertise and know-how across a restored peer-to-peer learning virtual structure within the UN system.

Target audience

RCO staff at professional level covering at least one of the five core functions :

  1. Strategic planner
  2. Economics
  3. Partnerships and development finance
  4. Data and results management, and reporting
  5. Communications and Advocacy

Learning objectives

After completing this course, participants should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a sound understanding of the vision and principles underlying the 2030 Agenda to increase programmatic results, more efficient and agile operations, and greater United Nations transparency and accountability at national level.
  2. Acquire the ability to deliver on the 2030 Agenda as part of a reinforced Resident Coordinator office and an independent, impartial and empowered Resident Coordinator system.
  3. Be equipped with knowledge of the specific tools, mechanisms and approaches that can be employed to develop and deliver on an effective United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework.