As part of the 19th Annual Conference of the International Association for Mathematical Geosciences (IAMG2018), this short course focuses on statistical methods and data analysis in the field of climate and risk.
To meet the learning needs and build capacities of national stakeholders, the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE) delivers the second edition of this e-learning course. The interactive and practice-oriented course seeks to provide interested participants from government, business, civil society and academia with an introduction to various approaches and policy instruments for reforming government spending and revenue generation with the goal of supporting the transition to a green economy.
The course aims to help practitioners and policy-makers develop and implement Big Data innovation projects, policies, and partnerships in support of sustainable development objectives. Through a blend of teaching formats, including traditional instructor-led teaching, keynote speakers, and interactive and hands-on technical sessions, participants will learn the foundations of Big Data in the context of sustainable development and explore how to engage with Big Data in their daily work and life.
Designed in coordination with the National University of Singapore acting through its Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy and the Hertie School of Governance based in Berlin, this course will focus on building coherent policies for sustainable development in context of the 2030 Agenda.
The Regional Resource Centre for Asia and the Pacific at the Asian Institute of Technology, under the Climate Change Asia Initiative, with the support of the UNDP, will host a training programme on the Economics of Climate Change Adaptation, March 12-23 2018, in Bangkok.
The world faces challenging environmental problems. They are challenging because different people typically contribute differently to environmental change, and because its effects will be felt differently by different people in different places. This free online course will help you understand how injustice is a common feature of many environmental problems.
Le cours est offert en vue de renforcer les compétences du personnel des Nations unies et des partenaires clés dans la selection, la création, l'utilisation et l'interprétation de données et de statistiques, en mettant l'accent sur l'élaboration et la mise en œuvre des politiques publiques. Il s'appuie sur les méthodes traditionnelles d'analyse de données ainsi que sur les applications plus récentes liées, par exemple, à la technique mobile, au crowdsourcing et aux grandes données.
UN Environment, Environmental Law Institute, the Earth Institute at Columbia University, Duke University, University of California
Conflicts over natural resources are among the greatest challenges in 21st century geopolitics, and present serious threats to human security. At least 40 per cent of all internal armed conflicts over the past 65 years have had an important natural resource dimension.