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

Upcoming Learning Events

  • International Symposium and High-level event on Action for Climate Empowerment

    13 Oct 2019 to 14 Oct 2019 | Pamhagen, Austria

    This event is organized for the ACE National Focal Points, representatives from governments, intergovernmental organizations, non-Party stakeholders, the private sector, local and regional authorities, academia, young people, and philanthropic organizations.

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    Organization(s): UNFCCC

  • Webinar: How the IPCC and its review process works?

    15 Oct 2019 | Online

    This webinar facilitated by Future Climate for Africa will cover key aspects of IPCC such as, the role of the IPCC; governance and structure; IPCC products; what is an Assessment, ‘IPCC style’; the assessment process including its reviews and interactions of the IPCC with society and policy-making.

    The course will be conducted in English. The webinars will be later translated into Spanish and French. There will be two 75 minutes webinars, consisting of 60 minutes of live presentations and 15 minutes for questions and answers. 

    The course will be open to anyone from a developing country with an interest in contributing to the quality and relevance of IPCC reports, either by being or becoming an Expert Reviewer of the IPCC reports. We particularly encourage women, climate experts and early career scientists, to join. There is a limit to 500 participants for each of the webinar sessions, we will work on a first-come-first served basis.

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    Organization(s): South South North

    Language(s): English

  • Webinar: How to conduct an IPCC review?

    22 Oct 2019 | Online

    This webinar will cover the following content: review procedures; how to find your way in a draft IPCC report; judging draft texts, diagrams and figures; analysis of the validity of a statement; the appropriate usage of grey and non-English scientific literature; phrasing effective review comments and practical hints and further guidance material.

    The course will be conducted in English. The webinars will be later translated into Spanish and French. There will be two 75 minutes webinars, consisting of 60 minutes of live presentations and 15 minutes for questions and answers. 

    The course will be open to anyone from a developing country with an interest in contributing to the quality and relevance of IPCC reports, either by being or becoming an Expert Reviewer of the IPCC reports. We particularly encourage women, climate experts and early career scientists, to join. There is a limit to 500 participants for each of the webinar sessions, we will work on a first-come-first served basis.

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    Organization(s): South South North

    Language(s): English

  • Course on Opportunities for Green Jobs in the Waste Sector

    11 Nov 2019 to 15 Nov 2019 | Turin, Italy

    This course addresses the potential for decent work promotion and green business development across the waste value chain, focusing on waste collection, sorting and recycling. Lessons are drawn from international literature, analysis of case studies and interviews with practitioners. 

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    Organization(s): ILO

    Language(s): English

  • 7th Regional Forum on Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Asia and the Pacific

    27 Nov 2019 to 29 Nov 2019 | JEONJU, REPUBLIC OF KOREA

    The theme of the 7th Regional Forum is “Financing for Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization”. The 7th Regional Forum aims to provide a platform to share knowledge, experiences and good practices related to the theme so that innovative approaches and solutions can be scaled up in the region and regional collaboration nurtured.

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  • Course on Green Building and Construction: Pathway Towards Inclusive Growth and the Creation of Decent and Green Jobs

    2 Dec 2019 to 6 Dec 2019 | Turin, Italy

    This course contributes to a better understanding of how greening of the building and construction industry can lead to sustainable inclusive growth and the creation of green and decent jobs. It sheds light on the employment-related dimensions of the transition towards green building and construction. Topics addressed include skills requirements, working conditions, sustainable enterprise development.

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    Organization(s): ILO

    Language(s): English

  • Transforming Education Conference for Humanity

    10 Dec 2019 to 12 Dec 2019 | Vizag City, India

    The Conference is being organised by UNESCO MGIEP with the State Government of Andhra Pradesh, India and aims at showcasing the role of digital technologies in enabling a shift from “transmissive pedagogies” to “transformative pedagogies” to create more peaceful and sustainable societies, in line with the UN SDG 4.7.

     

    Potential participants are invited to send proposals for the following themes till August 31, 2019.
     
    1.       Theme 1: Transformative Pedagogies for Social and Emotional Learning
    2.       Theme 2: Reimagining Learning Spaces for Planetary Citizenship
    3.       Theme 3: Data, Learning and Education – the role of Artificial Intelligence

     

    More details on the website here: https://mgiep.unesco.org/tech2019

     

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    Organization(s): UNESCO

    Partner(s): State Government of Andhra Pradesh, India

    Language(s): English

  • The Tenth session of the World Urban Forum

    8 Feb 2020 to 13 Feb 2020 | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates 

    This event provides the opportunity for participants involved in all aspects of urbanization to share practices and knowledge on how cities are built, planned and managed. Sessions on sustainable cities will be held during the Forum.

    Current discussions have outlined the importance to address the following issues for further consideration:

    - Innovative financing mechanisms for sustainable cities

    - Innovative urban solutions in housing, mobility, planning, and governance

    - Technology and data as enablers for sustainable cities

    - Building human and social capital to build a sustainable urban future, with a special focus on youth and women

    - Empowering cities as open investment platforms to harness an enabling business and regulatory environments

    - The impact of migration on cities

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    Organization(s): UN-Habitat

    Language(s): English