Do you know about the Green Fiscal Reform (GFR)? Learn more about how fiscal policy approach can improve consumption and investments to drive an inclusive green economy! The new e-learning course ‘Green Fiscal Reform’, organized by the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), starts on 18 September 2017.
Strathclyde University, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Energy is the golden thread that connects economic growth, increased social equity, and an environment that allows the world to thrive. Development is not possible without energy, and sustainable development is not possible without sustainable energy. This online programme will give a comprehensive overview of renewable energy as a means to enable sustainable development at a global scale.
In this online courses participants are actually designing development projects—real projects within communities. In the courses, you will develop projects on the ground, which focuses on a community-based adaptation approach to climate change.
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.
Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment (SSEE), University of Oxford
This intensive programme from, 9 - 21 July 2017, teaches from the Summer School for Enterprise and Environment (SSEE) strengths in environmental economics and policy, enterprise management, and financial markets and investment. It will explore how we study critical global environmental challenges in the 21st century through the combination of rigorous science and diverse stakeholder engagement and the value of the environment to enterprise.
An online course that provides participants with hands-on understanding of sustainable consumption and production and its role as a stand-alone sustainable development goal in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
International Training Centre of the International Labour Organization (ITC-ILO)
The importance of decent work in achieving sustainable development is clearly highlighted by SDG 8 which aims to “promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”.
Each part of the world faces specific vulnerabilities to climate change and has different opportunities to mitigate the effects and build resilience in the 21st century. With the ratification of the Paris Agreement, many countries have acceded to act in combatting climate change.