- The world will remember the UN as success story of the 21st century. Or there won’t be a world that remembers.
UN Survives a World Turned Upside Down UNITED NATIONS, Oct 16 2020 (IPS) – As the United Nations plans to commemorate its annual UN Day, come October 24, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is presiding over a world body which has remained locked down since last March because of the spreading coronavirus pandemic.
- teamGLOBAL 2020 – The world is what you make out of it!
In Germany, teamGLOBAL is a participative and open network of young people and young adults between 16 and 27 years. It offers educational actions on the topic of globalization for young people. The aim is to work together with young people to find out where they encounter globalization in their
- Unlocking entrepreneurship opportunities for youth could lower unemployment and bring social benefits
UN report finds youth social entrepreneurship can create jobs and help the most underserved communities The World Youth Report: Youth Social Entrepreneurship and the 2030 Agenda seeks to contribute to the understanding of how youth social entrepreneurship can both support youth development and help accelerate the implementation of the SDGs. To do
- Evaluation in the COVID-19 pandemic mode
Evaluation in the COVID-19 pandemic mode, Part 1 by Karsten Weitzenegger, updated 7 May 2020 Evaluation can inform global policy decisions during the coronavirus pandemic. However, M&E systems themselves are affected by the current crisis. Here is a quick review of recent literature. This may guide evaluators and managers in
- Global Value Chains have spurred growth but momentum is flagging
Global value chains (GVCs) powered the surge of international trade after 1990 and now account for almost half of all trade. This shift enabled an unprecedented economic convergence: poor countries grew rapidly and began to catch up with richer countries. Since the 2008 global financial crisis, however, the growth of
- Global Civil Society Report #SpotlightSDGs on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs
Shifting policies for systemic change Lessons from the global COVID-19 crisis Download (pdf)Download this chapter in pdf format here. Global Civil Society Report on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs A world in turmoil needs fundamental change Compiled by Jens Martens, Global Policy Forum The COVID-19 pandemic and the national responses to it brought the… Read More Global Civil Society Report #SpotlightSDGs on the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs
- Germany debates law to make Global Value Chains fair
Global Value Chains (GVCs), the international fragmentation of production, have changed and are changing the international trade. There was much hope that developing countries can realize the benefits of GVCs in the World Development Report 2020. The inequalities in social and environmental conditions, however, have sparked a strong debate in Germany. Despite the global meaning,… Read More Germany debates law to make Global Value Chains fair
- Scaling-up job opportunities in food systems for youth and women in West Africa
Originally posted on Development Matters: By Koffi Zougbédé, Sahel and West Africa Club Secretariat (SWAC) In 2011, Fatoumata Cissoko, a graduate in accounting and a young woman living in Guinea, launched her dried-fruit processing company with USD?260. Her company produces about 16 tonnes of dried pineapple a year sold in many shops and supermarkets in…
- COVID-19 and the human development crisis: what have we learnt?
Originally posted on Development Matters: By Pedro Conceição, Director of the Human Development Report Office and lead author of the Human Development Report and Mario Pezzini, Director of the OECD Development Centre and special adviser to the OECD Secretary-General on development This blog is part of?a series on tackling COVID-19?in developing countries. Visit?the OECD?dedicated page?to…
- The Future of Financing for Development
Originally posted on Development Matters: By Mahmoud Mohieldin, United Nations Special Envoy for the 2030 Agenda, and Benjamin Singer, Economic Affairs Officer, United Nations This blog is part of a series on tackling COVID-19 in developing countries. Visit the OECD dedicated page to access the OECD’s data, analysis and recommendations on the health, economic, financial and societal impacts of COVID-19 worldwide.…
- Michael Quinn Patton’s new book: Blue Marble Evaluation: Premises and Principles
Evaluation as intervention in food systems transformation: Global Alliance welcomes the launch of Blue Marble Evaluation The Global Alliance for the Future of Food, a strategic alliance of philanthropic foundations working together to transform global food systems now and for future generations, welcomes the launch of Michael Quinn Patton’s new book: Blue Marble Evaluation: Premises and Principles,… Read More Michael Quinn Patton’s new book: Blue Marble Evaluation: Premises and Principles
- What is rigorous impact evaluation? DEval video
Experimental and quasi-experimental impact evaluations: While not being the “gold standard” in development evaluation, they are nevertheless a great tool to measure impact and outcome of development interventions – even more if theory-driven and including qualitative components. … here is the English version of a recent DEval video. Rigorous impact evaluation has only been used… Read More What is rigorous impact evaluation? DEval video
- Evaluation and Complexity in the SDGs Era – Webinar Part 2
UNICEF Evaluation Office and EVALSDGs are pleased to announce the Webinar: “Evaluation and Complexity in the SDGs Era” Part 2 Presenter: Michael Bamberger Discussant: Dorothy Lucks – EVALSDGs Co-Chair Moderator: Kassem El-Saddik – EVALSDGs Vice Chair Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 9:00-10:30am (EST) Webinar will start at 9:00am sharp. Find your local time here. Click here to join the meeting. Please note that this… Read More Evaluation and Complexity in the SDGs Era – Webinar Part 2
- UNICEF/EVALSDGs webinar Evaluation and Complexity in the SDGs era
Dear Colleagues Thank you very much for participating in the UNICEF/EVALSDGs webinar “Evaluation and Complexity in the SDGs Era” – Part 1, held on 9 April 2019. Please find below the link to the webinar recording, presentation and complexity checklist Webinar recording “Evaluation and Complexity in the SDGs Era” Part 1 Presentation Complexity Checklist As… Read More UNICEF/EVALSDGs webinar Evaluation and Complexity in the SDGs era
- UNICEF’s Evaluation Office and EVALSDGs, are pleased to announce a webinar on Evaluation and Complexity in the SDGs era – Part 1.
EVALSDGs The webinar will be delivered by Michael Bamberger. Florence Etta and Dorothy Lucks will act as moderator and discussant respectively.The Webinar has been scheduled for Tuesday, 9 April 2019, 9:00-10:30am (EST)Part 2 of the webinar will be done in 2 monthsClick here to join the meeting: Join The WebinarFor more information please see flyer View… Read More UNICEF’s Evaluation Office and EVALSDGs, are pleased to announce a webinar on Evaluation and Complexity in the SDGs era – Part 1.
- Click4it has training definitions, methods, tools, resources and tool kits.
The Click4it wiki is a knowledge base repository of training definitions, methods, tools, resources and tool kits. As a dynamic channel for collaboration and knowledge sharing the wiki should continuously grow and expand to include additional content generated by internal and external contributors. Currently the Click4it holds over 500 entries on methods and tools, among which a number of downloadable and ready-to-use materials such as toolkits, checklists and step-by-step instructions.
- ILO Portal: Youth employment
ILO’s activities on youth employment span over advocacy, knowledge development and dissemination, policy and technical advice and capacity building services.
- Google helping you work, teach and learn from anywhere
If your school or business has been disrupted by current events, visit Google's remote working page for a list of useful resources.
- SDGs Today has real-time data on the Sustainable Development Goals.
With only 10 years left to achieve the SDGs, this open access data platform provides a much-needed virtual space for key stakeholders from around the world to access and engage with real-time or timely data (updated annually or in more frequent intervals) on the SDGs, improve their knowledge of geospatial tools and geographic information systems and build capacity to use these tools to support global agendas and policymaking.
- TVeT Forum - Connect With a Global TVET Community
This is UNEVOC's platform for mutual support, knowledge sharing and peer learning, where you can seek advice and discuss your current TVET-related challenges and needs.
- The special initiative “ONE WORLD without Hunger” (SEWOH) backs Germany's efforts for #SDG2
With the special initiative “ONE WORLD without Hunger”, (SEWOH) German politics, business, science and civil society are confronting these challenges to humanity.
- Digital technologies are crucial for coping with the effects of the pandemic. UNCTAD report
Digital technologies are crucial for coping with the effects of the pandemic. A new UNCTAD report maps out how economic and social activities are shifting online in response to COVID-19.