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

Upcoming Learning Events

  • Climate and Sustainable Energy Finance Summer Academy & Executive Trainings

    18 Jun 2018 to 22 Jun 2018 | Frankfurt, Germany

    These trainings will focus on  the role of financial markets in driving the transformation towards a low-carbon climate resilient economy, as it is fundamental to the efficient implementation of global ambitions in the post-Paris Agreement phase.

    Contact email: M.Emmerich@fs.de

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    Organization(s): UNEP

    Partner(s): Frankfurt School of Finance and Management

    Language(s): English

  • VI Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas

    20 Jun 2018 to 22 Jun 2018 | Cartagena, Colombia

    The Regional Platform will represent an opportunity for governments, the private sector, civil society and other actors in the Americas to discuss the increasing impact of extreme weather events and climate change across the region. Attendees will exchange experiences regarding the implementation of the Regional Action Plan, as a guide for the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in the Americas.

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    Organization(s): UNISDR

    Partner(s): Gobierno de Colombia, Sistema Nacional de Gestión del Riesgo de Desastres

    Language(s): English

  • CGE Webinar: Good Practices and Lessons Learned Towards Building Sustainable GHG Inventory Management Systems

    21 Jun 2018 | Online

    This webinar will present the challenges and good practices to building sustainable GHG inventory management systems, through South Africa’s experience. It will also showcase how the United Nations system is supporting developing countrieswith respect to GHG inventories management systems.

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    Organization(s): UNFCCC

    Language(s): English

  • UNFCCC Training on Greenhouse Gas Inventory

    25 Jun 2018 to 23 Jul 2018 | Seoul, Republic of Korea

    This training on the transparency of climate action and support seeks to provide professional training on greenhouse gas inventories to national experts from developing countries. Its goal is to enhance the technical capacity of individuals and to improve the overall competency in reporting and in contributing to climate action.

    Contact email: BDhungana@unfccc.int

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    Organization(s): UNFCCC

    Partner(s): Greenhouse Gas Inventory & Research Center of Korea (GIR)

    Language(s): English

  • Green Climate Fund Simplified Approval Process | Webinar Series

    25 Jun 2018 to 26 Jun 2018 | Online

    This webinar series is dedicated to Nationally Designated Authorities (NDAs), Accredited Entities (AEs), and other stakeholders interested in understanding the new Simplified Approval Process (SAP) for resource mobilization of the Green Climate Fund. The webinar will be in French and Spanish. 

    SAP is a new approach that simplifies and streamlines the GCF approval of certain small-scale low-risk projects of up to USD 10 million in GCF funding, particularly from Direct Access Entities. The simplifications are two-fold:

    1. The documentation to be provided with the Funding Proposal is reduced; and

    2. The review and approval processes are streamlined.

    Registrations will be based on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please visit: 

    Spanish: 15:30 - 16:30 CEST, 25 June 2018

    French: 13:00 - 14:00 CEST, 26 June 2018

    Contact email: Elena.ZHEGLOVA@unitar.org

    Organization(s): UNITAR

    Partner(s): GCF

    Language(s): French, Spanish

  • 2018 Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

    3 Jul 2018 to 6 Jul 2018 | Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

    This conference will gather representatives of Asian and Pacific countries, stakeholder groups and development and humanitarian partners to  to discuss acceleration of efforts vital for the sustainable future of the region including how to prevent disasters and tackle climate change while reviewing progress in reducing disaster losses.

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    Organization(s): UNISDR

    Partner(s): Government of Mongolia

    Language(s): English

  • WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health

    30 Oct 2018 to 1 Nov 2018 | Geneva, Switzerland

    This conference intends to bring attention to one of the world’s most significant causes of premature mortality, causing some 7 million deaths annually: Air Pollution. Affordable strategies exist to reduce key pollution emissions from the transport, energy, agriculture, waste, and housing sectors. Health conscious strategies can reduce climate change and support Sustainable Development Goals for Health, Energy and Cities.

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    Organization(s): UNEP, WMO, UNFCCC, UNECE

    Partner(s): Clean Air Coalition to Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC)

    Language(s): English

  • Share: Sixth Green Growth Knowledge Platform Annual Conference 2018

    27 Nov 2018 to 29 Nov 2018 | Paris, France

    The conference will address the political economy of green and low-carbon policy reforms, identify their distributional impacts, and explore inclusive solutions for households, workers, sectors and regions that may otherwise be hit hard by the transition and help them contribute to a greener future. Sessions will be developed around competitiveness, employment and distributional impacts of green policies.

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    Organization(s): Green Growth Knowledge Platform, World Bank, UNEP

    Partner(s): OECD

    Language(s): English

  • Global Science Technology and Innovation Conferences 2018

    28 Nov 2018 to 30 Nov 2018 | Brussels, Belgium

    This conference aims to accelerate the development, dissemination and deployment of technological innovations that enable the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. Climate-smart technology will be discussed as it sustainably increases productivity, enhances resilience (adaptation), reduces/removes greenhouse gases (mitigation) where possible, and enhances achievement of sustainable development goals.

    Contact email: dietrich.vanderweken@vito.be

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    Organization(s): International Telecommunication Union, UNWOMEN, CTCN, IRENA, FAO, UNEP, UNESCO, UNHABITAT, UNCRD

    Language(s): English