Online Training: Leave no one behind

Online Training: Leave no one behind!

Why this online training?

Leave no one behind (LNOB) is a key principle of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Its implementation comes with new challenges and often remains unclear to development practitioners. How do we make sure that we include the poorest and most disadvantaged in our projects? What are best practices, challenges and hands-on experiences in applying the LNOB principle? The online training will try to answer these questions by facilitating exchange and providing inputs to better operationalize LNOB in practice.

Who is it for?

The training is explicitly developed for a diverse target group: development practitioners representing bilateral and multilateral donor institutions as well as NGOs or national and local partner institutions are invited to participate. It is believed that the course format will benefit from participants with diverse institutional backgrounds working at different levels all over the world.

What to expect?

An interactive and lively learning experience awaits you: exchange with fellow practitioners, a moderated online forum and assignments to apply LNOB directly in your working context. International experts will provide input through weekly webinars, answer your questions and share relevant material. The training consists of different modules which will cover a variety of topics: the concept of LNOB, LNOB lobbying & advocacy, current challenges and entry points, LNOB project planning/ implementation/ monitoring & evaluation, as well as LNOB action planning. Useful tools and instruments will complement the training resources.

Crucial part, however, is your involvement. The course will give the opportunity for peer learning, sharing and exchanging on experiences from your working context and bringing in individual expertise. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to work in small groups according to your interests and thematic areas. An online facilitator will accompany you throughout the whole learning experience.

When and how long?

The training offers 6 modules in the form of webinars and peer exchanges. The total course duration is 8 weeks. We recommend investing approx. 3-4 hours per week for learning (1,5 hours for participation in the webinar and 2,5 hours for offline learning and assignments). The course is conducted several times a year and may be held both in English and French.


The next trainings will take place from 21 September to 13 November. One training will be conducted in English and another one will be held in French language. 

If you are interested in participating in the online training, please send the filled registration form to More information as well as the registration forms in English and French can be found under

The training will be conducted on behalf of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in cooperation with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).