The ESCAP Inequality of Opportunity papers place men and women at the heart of sustainable and inclusive development. The papers do so by identifying seven areas where inequality jeopardizes a person’s prospects, namely: education; women’s access to health care; children’s nutrition; decent employment; basic water and sanitation; access to clean energy; and financial inclusion.
SDG4 Quality Education
The mission of Global Schools is simple; provide the necessary tools and resources for schools and teachers to educate their students on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In working with educators, the program aims to transform learning environments globally and make schools the hubs of education and leadership on the SDGs, ultimately empowering students to prioritize sustainable development in their lifestyles, behaviours, education and professional careers.
EQUALS is a global partnership with membership across different stakeholders including governments, private sector leaders, NGOs, communities, and individuals to promote gender equality in ICT access, skills, and leadership. The EQUALS Research Group ensures an evidence-based approach towards achieving the Partnership goals.
This Primer addresses the role that information and communication technology (ICT) can play in enhancing the ability and capacity of humans to deal with the impact of climate change and contribute to sustainable development.
Lecturer: Gabrielle Iglesias
Length: 1 hour / 6 sessions
This Primer is designed to promote a framework for matching available technology with DRM processes. It provides examples of a range of information and communication technology (ICT) applications already implemented in Asia and the Pacific as well as the rest of the world.
Lecturer: Gabrielle Iglesias
Length: 1 hour / 7 sessions
This Primer provides fundamental concepts and tools utilized in project planning and management. There are two parts to this Primer. Part 1 discusses general concepts/tools in project management for development. Part 2 looks into the use of ICTs in managing projects, and delves into tools and techniques for managing ICTD projects.
Lecturer: Maria Juanita R. Macapagal
Length: 3.3 hours / 7 sessions
This Primer seeks to provide an introduction to and preliminary understanding of the linkages between ICTs and the achievement of the human development goals in society.
Lecturer: Usha Rani Vyasulu Reddi
Length: 4 hours / 11 sessions
Open and distance learning (ODL) is one of the most rapidly growing fields of higher education and training globally, thanks for advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) that contribute to the expansion of online and open delivery in education.
The Humans of MY World (HOMY) initiative showcases personal testimonies from around the world on why the SDGs matter to people and their communities. Inspired by “Humans of New York”, HOMY reveals the individual impact in achieving the SDGs. To learn more, click here.
Below is a collection of select stories and blogs from the framework of HOMY.
Accelerating progress: An empowered, inclusive and equal Asia and the Pacific responds to the theme of the 6th Asia Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development and the 2019 session of the high-level political forum on sustainable development.