Referring simultaneously to the broad definition of sustainable development adopted by the United Nations, which postulates an intrinsic relation between economic, social and environmental well-being, SDP takes as a more concrete starting point the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Among the 17 SDGs, particular attention is devoted – from an ILO perspective – to goal 8, which aims to “Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”.

SDP is currently offering activities linked in different ways to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 SDGs, aligned to the five areas of expertise listed below:

 

SDP designs and delivers courses in partnership with the ILO, UN sister agencies and key international institutions like the World Bank, regional development banks, universities, and inter-governmental organizations.

Our training activities are currently delivered in English, French, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese and Arabic. Many of them, particularly the short open courses and the Masters programmes, are delivered in Turin, but tailored activities and capacity-building projects are frequently delivered in the respective partner’s country.

We also provide advisory services for public procurement reform at the legal, institutional and managerial levels, as well as assistance in designing, implementing and evaluating development projects and programmes.

In partnership with the University of Turin and in collaboration with other international organizations, the Sustainable Development Programme – within the context of the Turin School of Development  – offers a number of Masters programmes that prepare new graduates and professionals, from both developed and developing countries, for immediate involvement in social and economic development work and/or for the performance of jobs that require an understanding of the rules of the globalized economy.

 

Upcoming courses

Monitoring and evaluation of development projects and programmes

Monitoring and evaluation of development projects and programmes

This course aims to impart the technical and managerial competencies needed to monitor performance and evaluate the efficiency, effectiveness, relevance and sustainability of development programmes and projects. Read More

22 October 2018 - 26 October 2018

Russian

Turin Centre

A4011218

Russian

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Enrolment deadline: 03 October 2018

Suivi et évaluation des programmes et projets

Suivi et évaluation des programmes et projets

Ce cours renforcera les compétences techniques et managériales requises pour assurer un suivi efficace des projets et programmes et pour gérer les différentes évaluations s'articulant autour du cycle. Read More

29 October 2018 - 09 November 2018

French

Turin Centre

A9011221

French

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Enrolment deadline: 19 October 2018

Introduction to international financial reporting standards

Introduction to international financial reporting standards

This course presents an overview of major International Accounting Board standards and explains how these standards fit together and how to resolve apparent conflicts. Read More

05 November 2018 - 09 November 2018

Russian

Turin Centre

A4011222

Russian

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Enrolment deadline: 22 October 2018

Selection and recruitment of consultants in World Bank-funded projects

Selection and recruitment of consultants in World Bank-funded projects

This course looks at the World Bank Procurement Framework and Regulations for Projects after July 1, 2016. Read More

05 November 2018 - 09 November 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011163

English

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Enrolment deadline: 16 October 2018

Impact evaluation of public policies, programmes and projects

Impact evaluation of public policies, programmes and projects

The aim of impact evaluation is to assess the relevance and effectiveness of a project, programme or public policy in bringing about a desired change in the well-being of the target population, as well as to measure improvements in pre-defined indicators in the particular sector, where applicable, that can be attributed to the development intervention. Read More

12 November 2018 - 16 November 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011224

English

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Enrolment deadline: 29 October 2018

Opportunities for green jobs in the waste sector

Opportunities for green jobs in the waste sector

The prevention, reuse, recycling and recovery of waste can create considerable social, economic and environmental opportunities for many countries. Read More

12 November 2018 - 16 November 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011223

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Enrolment deadline: 16 October 2018

Works procurement management

Works procurement management

This course looks at the World Bank Procurement Framework and Regulations for Projects after July 1, 2016. Read More

19 November 2018 - 23 November 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011165

English

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Enrolment deadline: 05 November 2018

Works procurement management

Works procurement management

This course looks at the World Bank Procurement Framework and Regulations for Projects after July 1, 2016. Read More

19 November 2018 - 23 November 2018

Russian

Turin Centre

A4011164

Russian

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Enrolment deadline: 05 November 2018

Leadership and motivation skills: Making teams effective

Leadership and motivation skills: Making teams effective

This training aims to upgrade managers¿ competencies in assembling, developing and coordinating teams that maximize synergies of the staff's talents, competencies and experiences and which sustain the "moral" and "trust" levels necessary to motivate individual team members to invest the utmost of their efforts in the pursuit of achieving the organisation's overall objectives. Read More

03 December 2018 - 07 December 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011225

English

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Enrolment deadline: 19 November 2018

Selection and recruitment of consultants for World Bank-funded projects

Selection and recruitment of consultants for World Bank-funded projects

This course looks at the World Bank Procurement Framework and Regulations for Projects after July 1, 2016. Read More

03 December 2018 - 07 December 2018

Russian

Turin Centre

A4011167

Russian

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Enrolment deadline: 19 November 2018

Advanced contract management

Advanced contract management

This workshop builds the capacity of procurement practitioners to assess contractual risks, develop plans to monitor the performance of suppliers, contractors and consultants, and take corrective action in accordance with the relevant contractual clauses and the overall provisions of the applicable contract law. Read More

03 December 2018 - 07 December 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011166

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Enrolment deadline: 19 November 2018

Change management for public sector institutions

Change management for public sector institutions

The efforts required to implement change in public sector institutions are often underestimated, which frequently leads to disappointing results. Read More

10 December 2018 - 14 December 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011226

English

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Enrolment deadline: 26 November 2018

Green building and construction: Pathway towards inclusive growth and the creation of decent and green jobs

Green building and construction: Pathway towards inclusive growth and the creation of decent and green jobs

Faced with the increased demand for affordable quality housing, many countries in Africa, Asia and South America have recognized the potential of green building and construction in terms of social, economic and environmental development. Read More

10 December 2018 - 14 December 2018

English

Turin Centre

A9011209

English

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Enrolment deadline: 02 November 2018

News

The Centre welcomes senior officials from the Bureau of Public Procurement of Nigeria

The Centre welcomes senior officials from the Bureau of Public Procurement of Nigeria

A capacity-building training activity for the Board of Directors and staff of the technical office of the Bureau of Public Procurement of Nigeria has just started at the Centre. Read More

UN AS ONE

UN AS ONE

The ITCILO has signed a UN Agency to UN Agency contribution agreement with the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) for the organization of four training events. Read More

Launch of the residential phase of the Master in Management of Development

Launch of the residential phase of the Master in Management of Development

Twenty-four participants are currently in Turin for the 17th edition of the Master in Management of Development programme, run jointly by the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization and the University of Turin. Read More

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