This course equips UN staff with tools and methods to communicate for results in the context of the 2030 Agenda. It will strengthen your outreach and advocacy skills, as well as your capacity to highlight the results achieved by the UN at the country level.
Designed in coordination with the UN Development Operations Coordination Office (UN DOCO), this course focuses on the Communicating as One pillar, which is part of the Standard Operating Procedures for Delivering as One. It will help deepen the understanding of the 2030 Agenda, adjustments in UN programming principles and the resulting changes in communication requirements in different contexts.
A second focus of the course lies in strengthening communication skills and competencies through interactive modules led by media professionals.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:
The training programme will offer a mix of knowledge and skills for communicating effectively the progress made on the implementation and results of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement. The course will adopt a blended format of instructional sessions, experience sharing and peer-to-peer learning.
Day 1: Overview of the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement; Delivering as One and Standard Operating Procedures in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: What is new?; Strategic communication and partnership building
Day 2: Joint communication strategy and communication techniques: putting theory into practice; Communication with traditional and new media: interactive exercises and experience sharing; Perfecting your communication skills
Day 3: New approaches and tools to outreach and advocacy: visualization and use of accessible language; Use of social media within the parameters of the UN; Action planning
UN staff in communication and advocacy related positions.
Cost of Participation
The course fee of 2000 USD covers the following:
Participants are expected to cover all travel costs related to their attendance in the course.
Certificates of Attendance from the UN System Staff College will be awarded to participants who complete the course.
Course Dates and Venue
The course will run from 6-8 March 2018 in Istanbul, Turkey.
For more information and to register, please go to http://bit.ly/CaO2018-1. Deadline for enrolment is 20 February 2018.
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