Online training: Social Protection for Sustainable Development, UNSSC/ILO

The online course will be held from 4 June to 6 July 2018. Please find attached the course flyer for your easy reference.

Designed in partnership with the International Labour Organization (ILO) Social Protection Department, this online course equips participants with a solid understanding of social protection and its relevance for Sustainable Development.

Methodology and Learning Objectives

The course adopts a tutored formed that combines self-paced modules, group activities as well as live webinars with renowned experts of social protection and sustainable development. Real-life case studies and interactive group discussions will also be used to prompt participants’ reflection and application of knowledge. By the end of this online course, participants will be able to:

Explain the meaning and benefits of social protection and its role in the Sustainable Development Agenda;
Identify key examples of global trends and good practices from countries in extending social protection;
Identify practical tools to implement social protection at the country level.

Course Contents

The course comprises 5 modules over 5 weeks.

Week 1: Basics of social protection;
Week 2: Social protection and the 2030 Agenda;
Week 3: Global trends and good practices in extending social protection;
Week 4: Designing and implementing social protection systems;
Week 5: Tools at our fingertips.

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