Register Now- Meeting of the Directors of Civil Service Schools and Institutes in MENA

Place : 
Beirut- Lebanon
Date : 
Monday, November 26, 2018 to Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The GIFT-MENA network is organizing, in collaboration with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) and the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of France (MEAE), a regional workshop on Building capacities for Sustainable Development: Understanding the 2030 Agenda  and Integrating the SDGs in Learning

The workshop will take place in Beirut, Lebanon, at the GIFT-MENA Secretariat premises located at the Institut des Finances Basil Fuleihan, on November 26 and 27, 2018.

The event aims to:

  1. Present the 2030 Agenda  and the SDGs, and discuss challenges related to their integration and localization to the region, with particular focus on capacity development strategies and institutional collaboration mecanisms. Special attention will be given to SDGs 16 and 17, and to the governace  related and public policy targets in all SDGs and across agenda 2030.
  2. Elaborate a primary action plan for the integration of the SDGs in learning activities and in training curriculaand for setting up of a regional task force within GIFT-MENA composed of a pool of experts and practitioners able to facilitate and follow-up on this work.
  3. Assess prospective training needs of schools of government across the region to feed in the development of new learning programs.

The event will include the presentation and discussion of learning initiatives currently being developped by the network’s partners.

It will also be an occasion to launch the project: "Support to the GIFT-MENA network for cooperation, institutional capacity development, regional integration and peace", financed by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs.

To register:

Deadline: November 4, 2018

For more information: Please call the Secretariat on 961 1 425147 ext 505 or send an email to: 



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