This course provides an interactive online tool, the Decent Work 4 Sustainable Development Resource Platform (DW4SD), for learning and practicing new skills. It helps professionals place the principles of decent work at the forefront of national policies and programs, every time.
Join this international cohort of development professionals and start using the DW4SD.
Hone a deep understanding of the DW4SD tool
Fully engage and interact with an international cohort
Benefit from presentations, group work, and plenary discussions
Learn from specialists from the UN, the ILO, and the ITCILO
This course will contribute to an in-depth understanding of the relationship between the Decent Work Agenda and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. At the end of the course, participants will be able to advocate for the centrality of employment and decent work in national SDG processes, at both the formulation stage and the implementation and monitoring stages. Participants will be introduced to the ILO's Decent Work 4 Sustainable Development Resource Platform (DW4SD), an interactive tool that provides guidance and support in positioning decent work in SDG processes at the national level.
Government officials; representatives of employers' and workers' organizations; policy-makers dealing with national development planning processes; civil society organizations with a mandate to promote decent work/sustainable development; UN and ILO staff involved in technical programmes in employment-related matters with a strong interest in sustainable development.
You’ll learn from ILO, ITCILO, and other UN specialists.
The Centre’s online learning platform complements the work you’ll complete in the classroom with your peers.
You’ll become familiar with the DW4SD online platform, which helps development professionals plan for a more sustainable future.
In 2019, the High Level Political Forum will review progress on SDG 8, which is about decent work.