The Paris Agreement on Climate Change as a Development Agenda
15 Jun 2020 to 24 Jul 2020 | Online
This joint UN Climate Change - UNSSC online course offers a holistic and integrated approach to climate change and demonstrates the interlinkages and interdependencies between sustainable development and climate change to make informed policy choices towards low-carbon and climate-resilient sustainable development.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Explain key elements of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the 2030 Agenda and the role of climate action in the broader context of sustainable development;
2. Identify and articulate the interrelations and inter-dependencies between the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in five critical dimensions of sustainable development: People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace, and Partnership;
3. Identify and articulate best practices to ensure coherence and mutual reinforcement between the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development;
4. Explain existing tools and instruments to mainstream sustainable development and climate action into national development policies and planning.
Organization(s): UN System Staff College