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Capacity Development Office

The Capacity Development Office (CDO) supports UN DESA’s Divisions in the formulation and implementation of the Department’s capacity development strategy and promotes coherence and integrated delivery of its capacity development work.

Its functions include providing support for the planning, programming, coordination, and evaluation of capacity development work; supporting knowledge management and communication; facilitating partnerships and resource mobilization; providing human resources and financial management services; managing the Development Account and Regular Programme of Technical Cooperation as well as fellowships and training. CDO is also managing the Junior Professionals Officer (JPO) Programme for the UN Secretariat and provides financial management support to the United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials (UNAKRT).

 

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Contact us

Capacity Development Office

United Nations
One UN Plaza
DC-1 25th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Email: cdo@un.org

 

 

 

 

 

Mission Statement

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.