The 2030 Agenda calls for each Government to “decide how these aspirational and global targets should be incorporated into national planning processes, policies and strategies” and states that “cohesive nationally owned sustainable development strategies, supported by integrated national financing frameworks, will be at the heart of our efforts”.
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Explore the map that 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.
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Capacity Development Tools
An annotated list of capacity development resources, developed by DESA or produced in collaboration with partners, along the five priority areas. These tools are aimed for use by a variety of DESA clients and partners, mainly policymakers and development practitioners in government as well as academia and civil society in developing countries.
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