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Executive Training Course for Policymakers on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
24-28 April 2017
Incheon, Republic of Korea

The United Nations Office for Sustainable Development (UNOSD) hosted the Executive Training Couse for Policymakers on the 2030 Agenda on 24-28 April, 2017 in Incheon, Republic of Korea.

The executive course took place as the 2030 agenda enters in the second year of its 15 years of implementation. The high-level political forum on sustainable development (10-19 July) will review progress towards the 2030 agenda under the overall theme of "eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world, and will review in depth Goals 1 (poverty), 2 (nutrition), 3 (health), 5 (gender and women's empowerment), 9 (infrastructure and industrialization), 14 (oceans and seas) and 17 (means of implementation and the global partnership).

The work of the HLPF served as a backdrop to the course, but the course itself focused on implementing Agenda 2030 through the daily work of the participating policymakers and policy shapers. The objective of the course are the following:

  • Knowledge and skills acquisition for integrating Agenda 2030 and the SDGs into ongoing and future activities
  • Networking among public policymakers and non-state policy shapers
  • Sharing experiences and peer-to-peer collaboration, across sectors and countries
  • Learning from best practicies and pitalls in implementation
  • Capacity building for sustainable development policymaking and policy-shaping
  • Learning how to integrate sustainable development policy and practice using whole-of-government and whole-of-society approached
List of Participants

Executive Training for Policymakers List of Participants (Updated as of 6 April 2017)

Day 1 - 24 April 2017
Module 1 - Overview of Agenda 2030 and the SDGs
Module 2 - Promoting collaborative and open government through the whole-of-government and whole-of-society approach for the SDGs implementation

Day 2 - 25 April 2017
Module 3 - Implementing Agenda 2030 for People
Module 4 - Implementing Agenda 2030 for Prosperity and Planet: The Inclusive Green Economy

Day 3 - 26 April 2017
Module 5 - Special Case for People and Planet: Open data for Disaster Risk Reduction
Module 6 - Implementing Agenda 2030 for peace and justice at the national and international levels

Day 4 - 27 April 2017
Module 7 - The Global Partnership and Multistakeholder partnerships for Agenda 2030
Module 8 - Agenda 2030 and the review mechanism: The High-Level Political Forum and the National Voluntary Review process

Day 5 - 28 April 2017
Module 9 - The Way Forward for Agenda 2030
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