Strengthening capacities of developing countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative
to advance the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
through enhanced development policy synergy, mutual learning and people-to-people exchange

Implementing Entity/ies
UNDESA, Government institutions, major groups and other stakeholders of LDCs, LLDCs, SIDS.
Collaborating Partners
UNDESA Divisions, UN Regional Commissions, Funds and Programmes, UN Country Teams
Dec. 2019 - Nov. 2021
Approved Budget
$ 3,056,613
The proposed project aims to build the capacity of public institutions to support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. Specifically, the project seeks to provide executive leadership and training opportunities for up to 500 senior civil servants (Permanent Secretary or Director-General level) by September 2020 in fostering synergetic progress in advancing the 2030 Agenda and the Belt and Road Initiative, by (i) strengthening capacities of governments to advance results-oriented implementation of projects initiated under the Belt and Road Initiative and the 2030 Agenda; (ii) strengthening government capacities for integrated strategic planning, policy formulation and synergies; (iii) strengthening government capacities to engage people in the implementation, monitoring and review of the SDGs; and (iv) strengthening mutual learning through bilateral, tripartite and multilateral cooperation.