Investing in People and Learning to Foster a Climate Resilient and Green Transition

Upcoming Learning Events

  • Webinar on Monitoring and Evaluating Adaptation to Climate Change

    18 Jan 2017 | Online

    This webinar will present an approach that the World Bank is developing to improve monitoring and evaluating of resilience-building projects in the field of climate change adaptation, followed by comments from Mexico about their experiences in this area. 
     

    Contact email: info@ledslac.org

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    Organization(s): WB

    Partner(s): LEDS LAC

    Language(s): Inglés

  • Sixth ECOSOC Youth Forum

    30 Jan 2017 to 31 Jan 2017 | New York City, U.S.

    This event aims to provide a place where young people can contribute to policy discussions at the UN through collective ideas, solutions and innovations. The theme of this year is: 'The Role of Youth in Poverty Eradication and Promoting Prosperity in a Changing World'. The Forum will have opening and closing plenary sessions with representatives from youth organizations, high-level keynote speakers, as well as thematic and regional breakout sessions. 

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    Organization(s): United Nations Economic and Social Council

    Language(s): English

  • UNSSC e-Course on Close the Loop: SDG12 Online Course

    30 Jan 2017 to 10 Mar 2017 | Online

    This course aims to analyze sustainable production and consumption practices and understand the relevance of sustainable business models and sustainable lifestyles for the overall 2030 Agenda. This course is created in partnership with the collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP) - an international non-profit created jointly by UNEP and the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy. Read more

    Contact email: sustainable-development@unssc.org

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    Organization(s): UNSSC, UNEP

    Partner(s): Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production (CSCP), Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

    Language(s): English

  • UNSSC e-Course: Foundational Course on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    20 Feb 2017 to 24 Mar 2017 | Online

    The course aims to introduce the concept of sustainable development as well as the vision and principles of Agenda 2030. It explores the three pillars of sustainable development while taking a look at the inter-linkages between climate change, planetary boundaries, social inclusion and human rights. 

    Contact email: sustainable-development@unssc.org

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    Organization(s): UNSSC

    Language(s): English

  • UNITAR e-Course on Climate Change Diplomacy: Negotiating Effectively Under the UNFCCC

    27 Feb 2017 to 23 Apr 2017 | Online

    This online course aims to develop participants’ understanding of the climate change policy framework, by building an appreciation of the science, causes and impacts of climate change, the history of the policy making process and the UNFCCC framework. The course also considers the challenges currently diplomats and international decision makers are facing on the negotiating table. 

    Contact email: mdp-elearning@unitar.org

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    Organization(s): UNITAR

    Language(s): English

  • UNEP-DHI Webinar on Drought Early Warning and Assessment, Experiences from Ghana

    28 Feb 2017 | Online

    This webinar is part of the UNEP-DHI Flood and Drought Management webinar series, which will give an insight into the role that innovative approaches can play in supporting flood and drought management at all scales - from basin to catchment, to water utility and industry levels. Presentations will cover what drought early warning is and how it is used in a drought risk maagement, drought management examples from Ghana as well as a new innovative tool for drought early warning being developed for Ghana.

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    Organization(s): UNEP-DHI

    Partner(s): International Water Association

    Language(s): English

  • PAGE e-Course on Green Economy and Trade

    13 Mar 2017 to 21 Apr 2017 | Online

    The e-course introduces concepts, policy instruments and enabling conditions to identify, assess and harness benefits of sustainable trade in the context of the 2030 Development Agenda. Participants will acquire basic skills for translating sustainable trade principles into a real-world economic, policy and professional context.

    Register by March 6, 2017.

    Contact email: page@unitar.org

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    Organization(s): UNEP, ILO, UNIDO, UNITAR, The Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)

    Language(s): English

  • UNEP-DHI Webinar on Water Safety Plans: How to Link Water Utilities with Basin Planning Processes

    15 Mar 2017 | Online

    This webinar is part of the UNEP-DHI Flood and Drought Management webinar series, which will give an insight into the role that innovative approaches can play in supporting flood and drought management at all scales - from basin to catchment, to water utility and industry levels. Presentations will share what Water Safety Planning (WSP) is, examples of water utilities which have been applying WSP, and how it could be linked with basin level planning and development efforts. 

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    Organization(s): UNEP-DHI

    Partner(s): International Water Association

    Language(s): English

  • PAGE Ministerial Conference 2017: Inclusive and Sustainable Economies Powering the Sustainable Development Goals

    27 Mar 2017 to 28 Mar 2017 | Berlin, Germany

    This event brings together over 300 leaders from governments, civil society, private sector, development partners, media and the public to explore how our economies and financial markets can be “enablers” for the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement. The event aims to share experience on transformational processes, on challenges and progress, to compare notes and engage in an open debate about what it takes to further a “just transition” to economies which are more inclusive, stable and sustainable.

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    Organization(s): UNEP, UNDP, ILO, UNIDO, UNITAR

    Partner(s): Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety of Germany

    Language(s): English

  • UNSSC Training Course on Leading in Sustainable Development

    3 Apr 2017 to 7 Apr 2017 | Bonn, Germany

    This course addresses the wider external and internal contextual evolutions in a world guided by the three principles of sustainable development, integrating environmental, social and economic dimensions into decision-making and strategic thinking for results. The course also touches upon different dimensions of leadership from individual values and attitudes to organizational incentives and concrete action and explores obstacles and opportunities for effective sustainable development leadership actions and cross-sector partnerships.

    Contact email: sustainable-development@unssc.org

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    Organization(s): UNSSC

    Language(s): English

  • UNEP-DHI Webinar on Basin Planning: The Climate Change Challenge

    6 Apr 2017 | Online

    This webinar is part of the UNEP-DHI Flood and Drought Management webinar series, which will give an insight into the role that innovative approaches can play in supporting flood and drought management at all scales - from basin to catchment, to water utility and industry levels. Presentations will discuss how basin organizations can take on the challenge of including climate change in basin planning as well as ongoing and past experiences with incorporating climate change considerations in basin planning.

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    Organization(s): UNEP-DHI

    Partner(s): International Water Association

    Language(s): English

  • WB event on Innovate4Climate - Finance & Markets Week

    22 May 2017 to 26 May 2017 | Barcelona, Spain

    This event consists of a global dialogue between high level government representatives, finance and business leaders focused on Unlocking the Trillions in private sector investment needed to scale up national climate plans and to accelerate the global transition to a low-carbon, climate-resilient future. Topics will range from greening the finance sector; de-risking investments; driving low-carbon pathways through transformative policies and carbon pricing; and supporting the implementation of NDCs.

    Contact email: melliott@worldbank.org

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    Organization(s): WB

    Partner(s): International Emissions Trading Association (IETA), Fira Barcelona

    Language(s): English

  • UNSSC Course on Monitoring and Evaluation for Sustainable Development

    7 Nov 2017 to 10 Nov 2017 | Turin, Italy

    This course aims to present the global indicator framework, which will guide the monitoring and evaluation of its goals and targets. Data collection, as well as effective approaches to monitoring and evaluation, including participatory approaches to monitoring and accountability, will be critical to ensuring that the most vulnerable groups are accounted for in policy development and programming.

    The course also includes a module on monitoring systems to measure the climate impact of development interventions and guidance on how to monitor and report on climate financing and related activities.

    Contact email: sustainable-development@unssc.org

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    Organization(s): UNSSC

    Language(s): English