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.
On 24-30th March 2019, the Environment Europe is offering an online training course on Green Economy for Countries, Cities and Regions: Ecosystems, Economy, Policy. 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.
This interactive e-learning course aims to improve the understanding of ‘green jobs’ key concepts and definitions as part of the contribution of the world of work to sustainable development, through a review of tools, selected literature and on-going practices.
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.
International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE)
On 14 January 2019, International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) and its partners are offering an open online course on Circular Economy taught by experts from around the world. The course provides numerous cases of managing materials for sustainability, as well as teaches skills and tools for analyzing circular business models and promoting the development of your own ideas to become more involved in the transition to a Circular Economy.
Cities are quickly becoming the world’s center for business and commerce, accounting for over 80% of the world’s economic activity, but also contributing to two-thirds of the world’s overall energy consumption, and about 70% of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITC-ILO)
On 10-14 December 2018, the Green Jobs Programme of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the ILO International Training Centre (ITC-ILO) are holding a course on :Green building and construction: Pathway towards inclusive growth and the creation of decent and green jobs". The deadline for application is 2 November 2018.
The United Nations Statistics Division is offering a self-paced course titled "SEEA - In Depth Training on Energy Accounting" on the organisation's online e-learning platform. The course provides an overview of Energy in the System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA).
The United Nations Statistics Division is hosting a self-paced course titled "SEEA - Experimental Ecosystem Accounting". The course provides an overview of ecosystem accounting including details on, among others, spatial units, ecosystem services, ecosystem condition and biodiversity accounts.
The United Nations Statistics Division is offering a self-paced course titled "SEEA - In Depth Training on Water Accounting". The course provides an overview of water accounting as laid out in the System of Environmental Economic Accounting (SEEA), the statistical standard used to measure the relationship between the economy and the environment, and the SEEA Water.