What is the UN Climate Change process and how does it work? How does it relate to the Paris Agreement? How is the Paris Agreement implemented at the country level?
These questions may seem complicated, but the latest e-courses developed by UN Climate Change (UNFCCC) and affiliated on UN CC:e-Learn will help you unpack these and many other questions related to the UN Climate Change process and the Paris Agreement.
The three online courses are free-of-charge, self-paced, and open to everyone. Participants who are involved in climate change negotiations will find it particularly useful as they will take a deep dive into how the climate change decision-making framework and process take place.
The courses are:
- A Participant Guide of the UN Climate Change Process
- The National Implementation of the Paris Agreement
- The Paris Agreement Implementation and Compliance Committee
Read on to find out more about each course.
A Participant Guide of the UN Climate Change Process
In 2 hours, this e-course will introduce you to the international climate change regime and its three key instruments – the UNFCCC, the Kyoto Protocol, and the Paris Agreement.
It will walk you through the ins and outs of the UNFCCC process and the mechanisms to engage the Parties to the UNFCCC in several fora.
In addition, it will shed light on UNFCCC’s decision-making and reporting processes.
The National Implementation of the Paris Agreement
This 2-hour e-course will show how domestic legislation is key to limiting dangerous anthropogenic climate change.
It will explain why it’s important to regulate, structure, and implement national climate action legislation to meet the Paris Agreement objectives.
Moreover, the course will showcase adaptation and mitigation legislation examples while providing guidance on overarching climate change laws that governments can put in place to establish bodies and frameworks that will support their climate action efforts.
The Paris Agreement Implementation and Compliance Committee
This course will walk you through the Paris Agreement Implementation and Compliance Committee (PAICC), which was established under Article 15 of the Paris Agreement.
In 3 hours, you will be introduced to the PAICCC and learn how it facilitates the implementation of and ensures compliance with the Paris Agreement, getting insights into its operation and objectives.