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.
The Florence School of Regulation as part of its global initiatives is offering an online course focusing on energy sector issues pertinent to developing countries. This course will enable the learner in gaining a comprehensive vision to design appropriate policy and regulatory framework needed to ensure sustainable energy for all.
United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), Environmental Law Institute, the Earth Institute at Columbia University, Duke University
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.
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Climate change is one of the greatest challenges of 21st century diplomacy and international governance. Given the many different stakeholders and communities who have roles to play, it is a contemporary challenge with regard to its demand on interdisciplinary knowledge, skills and languages, and the personal capacities needed to combine these so as to make diplomatic sense and success.
The aim of the course is to develop participants’ skills in preparing proposals for low carbon climate resilient development in areas such as clean energy access, energy efficiency and adaptation to climate change so that they can mobilise climate finance, particularly from the Green Climate Fund (GCF), and catalyse the deployment of climate change solutions in developing countries.
Hamburg Open Online University, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Aruba Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development of SIDS
This course lets you explore and assess the opportunities that sustainable energy technologies offer for Small Island Developing States (SIDS). This course will help you to think carefully and critically about current energy regimes and energy policies.
The MSc in Carbon Finance is dedicated to professionals in the field of low carbon finance and investment. Designed to develop your understanding of how the challenges of climate change are driving trillions of dollars of new investment in a huge range of sectors, including energy production, housing and infrastructure, the programme will also prepare you to deliver this investment with advanced knowledge and skills.