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Human rights, gender equality and the promise to leave no one behind are at the core of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This self-paced course, jointly designed by UNSSC, UN-Women, UNICEF, OHCHR, UNFPA, and DCO aims to increase the capacity of United Nations Country Teams (UNCTs) to apply the first three of the six UNSDCF guiding principles (HRBA,GEWE,LNOB) in an integrated manner to ensure that UN interventions lead to meaningful, positive change in people's lives.
Human rights, gender equality and the promise to leave no one behind are at the core of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development. In the context of UN country programming, the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) offers the primary instrument through which the UN can deliver on its mandate and catalyze the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
UNSSC has partnered with several UN entities including UN-Women, UNICEF, OHCHR, UNFPA and DCO to develop this online self-paced course on integrated application of the first three of the six UNSDCF guiding principles - Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA); Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE); and Leave-No-One-Behind (LNOB).
The course aims to increase the capacity of United Nations Country Teams (UNCTs) to apply the three guiding principles of HRBA, GEWE & LNOB throughout the UNSDCF process in an integrated manner. This approach will help ensure that UN interventions lead to meaningful positive change , particularly for the most marginalized and discriminated against, and accelerating progress towards the realization of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs.
This course will enable participants to:
The Foundational Course on UNSDCF Guiding Principles: HRBA, GEWE, & LNOB is a self-paced, online course consisting of the following elements:
It should take approximately two hours to complete the module.
Lesson 1 - Introduction & Normative Standards:
Lesson 2 - The UNSDCF Guiding Principles: An Integrated Programming Approach:
Lesson 3 - Entry Points for Integrated Programming.
Lesson 4 - Why it Matters?
UN staff, primarily UN Country Teams, RCOs and UN staff engaged in developing the UNSDCF including the Programme Management Team/Group, Results Groups, Thematic Working Groups (LNOB, Human Rights and Gender), M&E Working Group etc.
This course is free of charge.