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UN CC:Learn News

  • The launch of REDD+ Academy e-Course and Learning Journals

    25 November 2015 | Calabar, Nigeria

    The UN-REDD Programme and its agencies (FAO, UNDP and UNEP), with support from the UN CC:Learn Secretariat, had launch the first edition of the REDD+ Academy e-Course and Learning Journals.

  • Climate Change: Theoretical Concept or Reality?

    09 November 2015 | St. Gallen, Switzerland and Lilongwe, Malawi

    Youth Climate Dialogue between schools in Lilongwe (Malawi) and St. Gallen (Switzerland) facilitates an intimate exchange of views on what climate change means for young people from different backgrounds.

  • Youth Climate Dialogues between Switzerland and Malawi

    05 November 2015 | St. Gallen, Switzerland

    In the run-up to the annual climate conference in Paris, December 2015, the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) and UN CC:Learn are providing a forum for youth both in Switzerland and UN CC:Learn partner countries to share their views about  climate change.

  • UN CC:Learn Ambassador Mr. Bob Natifu Shares Experience in Ghana

    30 October 2015 | Ghana

    Mr. Bob Natifu, Principal Climate Change Officer Outreach with the Ministry of Water and Environment of Uganda and UN CC:Learn ambassador for climate change learning, participated in the meetings organized as part of  the official launch of the UN CC:Learn project activities in Ghana in August 2015. He shares with us his experience as an ambassador.

  • New Launch of e-Tutorial on Climate Policy and Public Finance

    27 October 2015 | Online

    UN CC:Learn and UNDP, with support from the Government of Sweden had launched a new free e-tutorial “Climate Policy and Public Finance”, which aims to support policy makers in understanding how to optimize countries’ public expenditures by taking into account the projected climate change impacts.   

  • Malawi Launches Secondary School Sourcebook on Climate Change

    20 October 2015 | Lilongwe, Malawi

    Last week, during the first ever Climate Week in Malawi, the Minister for Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, H.E. Mr. Bright Msaka launched a new Climate Change Sourcebook for Secondary School Teachers in the presence of the UN Resident Coordinator Ms. Mia Seppo. 

  • UN CC:Learn Supports the Integration of Climate Change into Primary Education in Uganda

    07 August 2015 | Kampala, Uganda

    The Governing Council of the Ugandan National Curriculum Development Centre (NCDC), Ministry of Education and Sports, has approved two Climate Change Readers for use in primary schools nationally, as additional materials supplementing the national curriculum. 

  • Strengthening Education and Training in Support of Ghana’s Ambitious Climate Change Response

    05 August 2015 | Accra, Ghana

    Ghana kicked-off the development of its National Climate Change Learning Strategy at a Planning Workshop. The strategy is intended to support the implementation of the country’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (or ‘INDC’ – Ghana’s international commitment to combat climate change). 

  • Mr. Léonce Glèlè Ahanhanzo Presents his Experience as a UN CC:Learn Ambassador

    05 August 2015

    Mr. Léonce Glèlè Ahanhanzo, National Coordinator of the UN CC:Learn project in Benin and ambassador for climate change learning, participated in the meetings organized as part of  the official launch of the UN CC:Learn project activities in Burkina Faso and Niger. He shares with us his experience as an ambassador.

  • Agreement in Dominican Republic to Integrate Climate Change in Higher Education

    31 July 2015 | Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

    The National Council for Climate Change and the Clean Development Mecanism (CNCCMDL) of the Dominican Republic and the  Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo (UASD) signed a collaboration agreement in order to develop initiatives for education, training and public participantion related to climate change.