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Innovation in the Public Sector

CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME BASED ON AGENDA 2030

In 2022, Lund University is completing four international education programmes within the Swedish Institute’s Public Sector Innovation Programme and starting four more that will run during 2022-2023. The purpose is to strengthen the capacity of professionals to contribute to innovation in the public sector and support the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development.

Participants in the first round of the programmes on a study visit at Brunnshög in Lund. Photo.
Participants in the first round of the programmes on a study visit at Brunnshög in Lund. Photo: Johan Persson

Programmes offered during 2022–2023

Co-ordinated by the Lund University Department of Commissioned Education (shortcut links to page contents):

Delivered by the Lund University Faculty of Medicine’s Division for Social Medicine and Global Health:

For more information, please contact jack [dot] palmieri [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se.

Human Rights and Gender Equality in Climate and Disaster Displacement

Duration of the programme: September 2022–August 2023
Target countries: Ethiopia, Sierre Leone, and Uganda

This programme aims to strengthen the capacity of municipal authorities in Freetown, Addis Ababa, and Kampala to integrate human rights and gender equality principles as they design and implement measures to prevent and prepare for displacement, protect people during displacement, and facilitate durable solutions to displacement in the context of disasters and climate change. The program is provided by The Division of Risk Management and Societal Safety the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University and The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) in collaboration with LUCE, the Department for Commissioned Education at Lund University.

Innovation in Governance for Urban Nature-based Solutions

Duration of the programme: September 2022–June 2023
Target countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine

The programme focuses on governance and leadership innovation in the area of Nature-based Solutions for improved urban environments. It is provided by the International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) in collaboration with LUCE, the Department for Commissioned Education at Lund University.

Co-design for Sustainable, Resilient and Inclusive Public Spaces and Services

Duration of the programme: September 2022–August 2023
Target countries: Bosnia and Hercegovina, Indonesia, Lebanon, North Macedonia and Turkey

The programme focuses on increasing the capacity of municipal officials to co-design inclusive public environments and services. The programme is provided by Lund University’s Centre for Environmental and Climate Research (CEC), the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI) and SKL International in collaboration with LUCE, the Department for Commissioned Education at Lund University.

Programmes delivered during 2021–2022

Innovation for Change in Public Transport

This programme focused on strengthening the capacity for innovation and development of actors operating in public transport systems at local, regional and national levels. The target countries included Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda. The programme was provided by Lund University’s School of Economics and Management (LUSEM), Sweden’s National Center for Research and Education on Public Transport (K2) and Transport and Roads, Division of the Department of Technology and Society at the Faculty of Engineering (LTH) in collaboration with LUCE, the Department for Commissioned Education at Lund University.

Contact information

Human Rights and Gender Equality in Climate and Disaster Displacement
risk [at] education [dot] lu [dot] se

Innovation in Governance for Urban Nature-based Solutions
NBSinnovation [at] education [dot] lu [dot] se

Co-design for Inclusive Public Spaces and Services
codesign [at] education [dot] lu [dot] se

Strengthening the multisectoral organisational capacity of sexual and gender-based violence in South Sudan, Uganda and Ethiopia through collaborative public sector innovation
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Programme partners