United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Stockholm Resilience Centre, Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Pronatura, ECOSUR, National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans (NBSAP) Forum, The Nature Conservancy
Are you interested in learning how to incorporate the concept of resilience into your work? Do you want to promote an integrated approach to social and ecological sustainability? Do you want to enhance the effectiveness of your conservation and development actions to deliver on the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and Sustainable Development Goals?
This course takes stock of the tested knowledge and practices in climate finance from different development partners and delivers a unique and timely learning product to build participant capacities in planning, accessing, delivering, and monitoring climate finance at the national level.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), University of Eastern Finland
The University of Eastern Finland (UEF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) are jointly organizing a high profile two-week Course on international environmental law-making and diplomacy near Geneva, at the Château des Comtes de Challes, in Chambéry, France from 9 to 19 October 2017.
Transitioning towards Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) is key to achieving the 2030 Sustainable Agenda. The course “Introduction to SCP in LAC” aims to provide policy makers and other stakeholders with an introduction to SCP, as an approach to enabling sustainable societies in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region.
Do you know about the Green Fiscal Reform (GFR)? Learn more about how fiscal policy approach can improve consumption and investments to drive an inclusive green economy! The new e-learning course ‘Green Fiscal Reform’, organized by the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), starts on 18 September 2017.
Strathclyde University, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Energy is the golden thread that connects economic growth, increased social equity, and an environment that allows the world to thrive. Development is not possible without energy, and sustainable development is not possible without sustainable energy. This online programme will give a comprehensive overview of renewable energy as a means to enable sustainable development at a global scale.
In this online courses participants are actually designing development projects—real projects within communities. In the courses, you will develop projects on the ground, which focuses on a community-based adaptation approach to climate change.
The School will address key elements of the new economy transformation, exploring the cutting edge methods and policy applications in ecological economics. With a clear sustainable development focus, it will draw on the expertise of a range of disciplines: economics, ecology, physics, environmental sciences, sociology, psychology, complex systems theory, etc. to address the current challenges: climate change, biodiversity loss, resource depletion, water shortages, social cohesion and achieving sustainability.
Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (SSEE), University of Oxford
This intensive programme from, 9 - 21 July 2017, teaches from the Summer School for Enterprise and Environment (SSEE) strengths in environmental economics and policy, enterprise management, and financial markets and investment. It will explore how we study critical global environmental challenges in the 21st century through the combination of rigorous science and diverse stakeholder engagement and the value of the environment to enterprise.