Raising public awareness about SDG 4 and NDS in Tajikistan
In the framework of the joint project of MCF MicroInvest and AEAT/ASPBAE “Raising public awareness on SDG 4 within the 17 SDGs until 2030, the National Development Strategy of Tajikistan”, in August and September 2018, three information sessions were held for people in remote areas of Sogd region. Representatives of educational departments, mahalla committees, activists, teachers, and youth - in general, about 90 people actively participated in the meetings and asked questions about the Sustainable Development Goals in the field of education. The meetings were informative and at the end of the meetings, participants were distributed handouts and color brochures on SDG 4 written in Tajik language, which participants can use to disseminate information about SDGs in their communities.
In December, also a 3-day training session on policy analysis and writing analytical notes (briefs) was held for members of the Initiative Group in order to increase the potential of participants of partner organizations in Dushanbe, December 7-9, 2018.
The purpose of this training was to increase the capacity of organizations - members of the Initiative Group on writing analytical notes (briefs) and recommendations for further practical application of the knowledge gained in the work of the Initiative Group.
Almost all participants noted the importance and timeliness of this training for the future activities of the Initiative Group and noted the need to build relationships with donors and partners who work in the monitoring and implementation of SDG 4 in Tajikistan.