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UN CC:Learn News

  • A Lucky Plan for Climate Change Education in Ethiopia?

    01 March 2018 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    In Ethiopia, the impacts of climate change are easy to see, from the increasing frequency of dry periods and droughts, to the unpredictability of rains. The country’s world-famous uplands – cradle of the world’s coffee industry – are not being spared either, with a noticeable upward shift in mean temperatures.

  • Climate Change Adaptation MOOC Reached Thousands of Learners

    02 February 2018 | Online

    The MOOC on National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience into Agriculture provided a new e-learning environment, raising awareness and building the capacities of a wide range of interested stakeholders in climate change adaptation planning, specifically for the agriculture sectors.

  • UN CC:Learn Blog Shares Climate Change Learning Impact Stories

    23 January 2018 | Online

    A series of blogs has been launched with the aim to feature success stories generating impact on communities and the lives of people, upon gaining knowledge and skills on climate change.

  • Promoting Education for Sustainable Development

    18 December 2017 | Okayama, Japan

    The First RCE Thematic Conference: Towards Achieving the SDGs provided an opportunity for Regional Centres of Expertise (RCE) representatives to meet and share best practices, focusing on three specific areas: 1) Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, 2) Climate Change, and 3) Sustainable Consumption and Production.

  • New e-Tutorial on CO2 Emission Reduction in the Aviation Sector

    01 December 2017 | Montreal, Canada

    A new joint effort lead to a new capacity building tool on CO2 emissions reduction from international aviation.

  • UN CC:Learn Commits to 30 Youth Climate Dialogues by 2020

    28 November 2017 | Geneva, Switzerland

    Every year, on 20 November, we celebrate the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, which was adopted in 1989. This year, UNICEF focused on children’s right to participate by encouraging “Kids Take Over” worldwide, a call to action “for children, by children.”

  • UN CC:Learn Supports Education Day at COP23

    27 November 2017 | Bonn, Germany

    To highlight the importance of promoting knowledge and skills development, the 23rd Conferences of the Parties (COP23) to the UNFCCC, held in Bonn from 6-17 November, dedicated a full day to climate change education in their programme. UN CC:Learn and the UN System have actively participated in the activities of the day.

  • Climate Classroom @ COP23 Gets Attendees up to Speed on Key Climate Change Matters

    22 November 2017 | Bonn, Germany

    The Climate Classroom gave the opportunity to COP23 attendees to get up to speed on key climate change topics.  The sessions were delivered in English and French by the expert trainers from organizations committed to sustainable development.

  • Delivering a Workshop on Climate Information and Services in Ethiopia

    10 November 2017 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Over 25 trainers, parliamentarians, academia and media representatives from 12 African states participated in a Training for Trainers (ToT) on Climate Information and Services conducted by UNECA, one of UN CC:Learn's partners. 

  • Empowering Youth to Lead on Climate Change

    06 November 2017 | Indonesia | United States

    Three Indonesian students, Ms. Impian Riverningtyas, Mr. Pradana, and Ms. Saraswati share their inspiring stories to make a difference on climate issues after the Youth Leadership Camp for Climate Change (YLCCC) 2017.