Decent Work and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: How to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals through Decent Work

Decent Work and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable  Development: How to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals through Decent Work
Sustainable Development

Decent Work and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: How to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals through Decent Work

30 Novembre–4 Dicembre 2020
The course is available in English

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.

Key features
Practical approach

Hone a deep understanding of the DW4SD tool

Collaborative environment

Fully engage and interact with an international cohort

Training types

Benefit from presentations, group work, and plenary discussions

High-level resources

Learn from specialists from the UN, the ILO, and the ITCILO

Who attends this course?
  • Government officials
  • Representatives of employers’ and workers’ organizations
  • Policymakers dealing with national development planning processes
  • Civil society organizations with a mandate to promote decent work
  • UN and ILO staff involved in technical programs in employment-related matters
What topics does this course cover?

You’ll learn from ILO, ITCILO, and other UN specialists.

  • SDGs
  • Decent Work Agenda
  • DW4SD tool
What will I learn?

The Centre’s online learning platform complements the work you’ll complete in the classroom with your peers.

  • Concepts and components of, and the specific linkages between, the SDGs, the Decent Work Agenda, and national development
  • Specific challenges and unique contributions of groups at risk of being left behind in the workplace
  • Good practices and case studies about the advancement of the DW-SD nexus
What will I be able to do?

You’ll become familiar with the DW4SD online platform, which helps development professionals plan for a more sustainable future.

  • Leverage the DW4SD tool when crafting, implementing, and examining national policies, strategies, and programs
  • Elevate and advocate for minority groups such as women, migrants, youth, refugees, people with disabilities, people living with HIV/AIDS, and indigenous and tribal peoples
  • Design and conduct structured discussions around the centrality of employment and decent work in national processes at the stages of formulation, implementation, and monitoring
Why should I join?

In 2019, the High Level Political Forum will review progress on SDG 8, which is about decent work.

  • The course was developed by experts in the worlds of sustainable work, training, and development.
  • Decent work and productive employment are at the heart of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
  • DW4SD Resource Platform is an interactive tool that provides high-quality guidance for professionals at the national level.

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