The SDGs course equips participants with a sound understanding of the concept of sustainable development as well as the vision and principles of the 2030 Agenda. It explores the three pillars of sustainable development while taking a look at the inter-linkages between climate change, planetary boundaries, social inclusion and human rights. It also identifies key lessons from the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals and the significant differences in the new agenda.
The various modules of this course will focus on the new elements of the 2030 Agenda; how to implement and develop strategies to localise the agenda; and the role of data in the review and follow-up framework.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:
Academic /Scholars: $325
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Waqqas Ali, Professional Expert, Team Leader
Mr.Muhammad Waqqas has more than 15 years of international experience from Europe, Africa and Asia for Islamic Relief, UNDP, WFP, OCHA, Care International, Welthungerhilfe and Cesvi INGOs. He has worked with SDGs and Results Based Management one way or the other continuously since 2014 starting as planning and monitoring advisor in UNDP and subsequently working as a trainer and consultant establishing SDGs and RBM systems in a long range of programmes and sectors both in the Turkey as well as in UK. He has extensive experience as SDGs trainer using a wide variety mixed learning tools, training managers and employees in ministries, municipalities, universities, International NGOs and the private sector in project management, participatory planning and monitoring, Theory of Change, Logical Framework on RBM approach, stakeholder analysis. Additionally, he is part of Humanitarian Development Academy UK as trainer and course coordinator. Since 2017, he served as consultant for the International Institute of Peace and Development Studies Bangkok, Thailand for International training of trainers on SDGs and Result Based Management Monitoring and Evaluation.