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UN CC:Learn and Thomson Reuters Foundation partner up to train journalists in Africa

14 December 2020

UN CC:Learn and Thomson Reuters Foundations delivered a two-part training to journalists and media professionals in Southern and Western Africa. The trainings took place online and walked participants through the potential that accurate and reliable climate change reporting can have in raising awareness of climate change and inspiring climate action.

Online Training Builds Capacity of Kenyan Officials on Climate Diplomacy

9 December 2020

UNITAR and UN CC:Learn joined forces to deliver the Online Training Programme on Climate Change Diplomacy, at which 35 Kenyan diplomats, government officials, and civil society representatives were trained on climate diplomacy. The training took place between 13 November and 8 December 2020 and provided participants with knowledge on climate change and climate diplomacy, building their capacity for the upcoming climate negotiations at COP 26.

Zambia is set to mainstream climate change learning

8 December 2020

On 30 September 2020, a validation workshop was held in Zambia to validate the country’s National Climate Change Learning Strategy (NCCLS). The event brought together key stakeholders who worked together on the development of document and set out the pathway for its implementation.

From Spectators to Change Makers: UN CC:Learn Puts Youth in the Lead of Climate Change Discussions

2 December 2020

Between October and November 2020, UN CC:Learn invited youth from across the world to a series of online discussions: the Virtual Youth Climate Dialogues. We’ve received 300 applications for seven events in English, Spanish and French, which brought together over 80 youth from different ages and backgrounds, but united in goal: finding solutions for the climate crisis.

 

Read on and learn more about this enriching experience.

UNITAR and the World Bank Unveil the Potential of Carbon Taxes

23 November 2020

How effective can putting a price on carbon be in the fight against climate change? That’s what you will find out in our course on Carbon Taxation.

 

This 12-hour, self-paced course walks you through the ins and outs of carbon tax and explains the social, economic and environmental benefits that can come from it. Interested? Take the course today to start learning more about carbon taxes.

What’s for Dinner? Bringing Sustainability to the Table

19 October 2020

In celebration of World Food Day, UN CC:Learn and Danone launched the Sustainable Diet e-course in Portuguese. The course has been taken by more than 12,000 learners from all over the world and it can be found at UN CC:e-learn platform.