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.
Everyone is talking about implementing the 2030 Agenda, especially considering the inter-linkages between the three dimensions of sustainability and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But how do we do this in practice? And how do we work to understand and manage the complexity of those relationships without losing sight of the big picture: creating the changes necessary to foster prosperity for both people and planet?read more
Working in close collaboration with the African Tax Administration Forum, UN-DESA organized a five-day workshop on transfer pricing entitled “Administrative Aspects and Recent Developments” in Eculwini, Swaziland, from 4 – 8 December 2017. The workshop, the first of its kind in the kingdom, was robustly attended by various experts in the field and representatives from developing countries on the African continent.read more