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VACANCY- United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sustainable Development Goals Internship 2018

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted in September 2015 in New York, as the successor to the unfinished business of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The innovative idea of goal-oriented planning pioneered, by the UNDP Millennium Project during the implementation of the MDGs, gained traction all over the world when MDGs needs assessment and costing were used as a basis for a ten-year development strategy (2006-2015).

To this end, Inclusive Growth Unit is lead hire an intern to support SDGs implementation and monitoring. The intern will be supporting the State and Federal governments to design strategies for SDG implementation and data collection to ensure that SDGs is achieved by 2030 at both state and national level.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support State and Federal governments in SDG data collection
  • Support in monitoring and evaluation of set target and achievements at both national and state level.
  • Analyze data and information that will inform State and Federal government (policy makers) of the drivers and bottlenecks to sustainable development in the State and Federal level
  • Support to develop long-term plan for SDG implementation
  • Support in organizing Multi-stakeholder consultative forums
  • In close collaboration with States and Federal government, the setting of nationally-relevant targets.
  • Document best practices in SDG implementation at local level.
  • Support policy formulation for best planning at both State and Federal level.
  • Carry out any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.


Ability to make new and useful ideas work

Ability to persuade others to follow

People Management
Ability to improve performance and satisfaction

Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform

Ability to get things done

Data Collection and Analysis
Ability to collect both primary and secondary data and analyze the data.

Knowledge Management
Ability to efficiently handle and share information and knowledge

Language Requirements:
All Languages


How To Apply:

  • All application must be online here
  • No multiple applications to avoid disqualification
  • Start application

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  1. I’m a single parent looking forward to have this opportunity so i can take care of my children

  2. I am an ambitious young man and I look forward to my advancement. I hope that I will take this opportunity so that I can teach my children, improve them and expand their knowledge

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