On 18 -22 March 2019, the International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITC-ILO) is offering a course on Promoting a Just Transition to Low-carbon and Climate-resilient Development.
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, NewClimate Institute
The SDG Climate Action Nexus tool (SCAN-tool) is designed to provide high-level guidance on how climate actions can impact achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is meant to support policy makers across different departments and state levels, to achieve greater policy coherence and to improve the efficiency of implementation by providing them with an initial indication of which climate actions may impact -positively or negatively- specific SDG targets.
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP)
The Sustainable Development Goals Help Desk is an online portal that consolidates knowledge products, opportunities, and services to connect users to different platforms focusing on areas related to the implementation of SDGs and Agenda 2030. It serves as a gateway to promote South-South cooperation through thematic areas covering a variety of topics boosting partnerships.
Climate Technology Centre & Network (CTCN), Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange (SEEE)
On 5 September 2018 (10.00 AM - 11.30 AM CEST) the Climate Technology Centre & Network (CTCN) and Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange (SEEE) is holding a webinar on "Chinese carbon market and green finance development".
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
In recent years, vulnerability assessments (VAs) have increasingly been used to identify climate change impact hotspots and to provide input for adaptation and development planning at local, national and regional levels.
This course introduces participants to the different types of private sector entities and demonstrates how strategically engaging with these entities can help implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
This joint UNIDO-OECD Stakeholders’ Guidebook aims to help Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in the European Union Eastern Partnership countries find efficient and effective financial solutions to support Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP) measures in their operations.
International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Fundación Natura, Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA)
Social conditional transfers (CTs) and payments for ecosystem services (PES) have the same starting point: the assumption that direct, conditional incentives are the most effective way to change behaviour. However, contextual disadvantages affect the capacity for the very poor to comply.
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.