UN DESA partners on capacity development to support Member States in building integrated, evidence-based, inclusive and well-funded national strategies and plans to achieve sustainable development that ensure no one is left behind.
This map illustrates the geographical spread of UN DESA’s capacity development projects. As a global entity, UN DESA does not have country-based operations. Depending on the type of demand and the level of specificity of the request, UN DESA chooses the appropriate geographic level – global, regional, national or subnational – for its intervention. Sometimes, emerging best practices in capacity development for sustainable development are prototyped at the country-level and later scaled up and diffused throughout the international community.
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