On 15-31 August 2019, the Environment Europe Organisation is offering an Oxford Summer School in Ecological Economics 2019. The School will address key elements of the new economy transformation, exploring the cutting edge methods and policy applications in ecological economics. The course will be composed of theoretical and applied modules and will address three key elements of the new economy transformation: an industrial ecology approach, multiple criteria methods for decision making and new tools for measuring progress.
The Frankfurt School - UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance
The 2019 Frankfurt Climate and Sustainable Energy Finance (CSEF) Summer Academy offers participants the chance to take a lead role in the climate finance story; including core coursework on the links between public and private sector finance, the impact of recent international climate negotiations, and policies and sources of financing to scale up and unlock climate finance.
On 27 May - 28 June 2019, the United Nations System Staff College is offering an online course on "Policy Coherence for Sustainable Development." This engaging online course is designed to equip participants with a sound understanding of why policy coherence is important for achieving sustainable development, what coherent policy-making entails, and what are the specific tools, mechanisms and approaches that can be employed to foster policy coherence.
Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), Strategic Alliance on Green Bond Market Development in G20 Emerging Economies (STA)
This 2-hour Introduction to Sustainable Finance eCourse provides technical knowledge on why and how to choose sustainable finance solutions over conventional investment. The course is presented in three modules: Fundamentals of Sustinable Finance; Sustainable Finance Market; Sustainable Finance Products.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), The Open University
Starting on April 29 2019, UN Environment and Open University are offering a Massive Open Online Course on Marine Litter with a two-week Leadership Track and an eight-week Expert Track. The MOOC on marine litter strives to teach students through action-oriented learning how they can apply successful and inspiring activities to their own local context, regardless of their profession or location. The course will present different options and tools to combat marine pollution.
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment)
From 29 April –21 June 2019, UNITAR and UN Environment are offering the e-course, Introduction to Sustainable Consumption and Production in Africa. The course is designed to assist policymakers in Africa in developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating policies supporting a transition towards Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP).
From 15 April - 31 May 2019, eleven partner organisations are offering a free seven-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Biodiversity Finance. It will provide you with the tools to assess the policy, institutional, and economic context for biodiversity finance; conduct a financial needs assessment to achieve a country’s biodiversity goals; and develop a biodiversity finance plan that identifies the most suitable finance solutions.
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)
Registration is now open for 2019 courses on Environmental Governance & Policy-Making: Navigate Environmental Governance and Influence the Policy Outcome from the Graduate Institute Geneva. The programme is designed for senior executives and mid-career leaders from all sectors and backgrounds who want to influence policy outcomes and contribute to solving pressing environmental challenges.