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.
The Frankfurt School - UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance
Registration is now open for the March - August 2019 session of the Certified Expert in Climate Adaptation Finance e-course offered by the Frankfurt School - UNEP Collaborating Center. This course will help you to understand the many facets of, and perspectives on, climate adaptation finance – which is not and shall not be limited to grant funding. An overview of how financing typically takes place in different adaptation related projects will form the basis for discussions about why finance is flowing towards adaptation projects in some cases whereas in other situations commercial adaptation investment is inhibited.
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.
An engaging 5-day programme that fosters rich interaction on issues relevant to the work of the UN and its partners to concretely implement the 2030 Agenda and the Paris Agreement. It will feature panel discussions, solution oriented workshops (AppLabs), excursions as well as a share fair.