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TRAINGINGS 2014

This is a listing of EETU (UNEP) related workshops, seminars and training programmes on environmental education as per the UNEP's thematic areas. For specific details of the events, please follow the links provided.


Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate
Begin date: 12 January, 2015
End date: April 2015
Summary: The first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate will enhances knowledge and skills for tackling complex issues such as resilience and transformation and how sustainable development, ecosystem management, disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation are linked and can be operationalized. It would benefit disaster managers and practitioners, climate change adaptation professionals, development planners and project implementers, and policymakers.
Registration: On-going
Begin date: January
Focal point email: The Coordinator
EcoDRR_MOOC flyer: download
Website: Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate

Dresden University International Postgraduate Course on Environmental Management for Developing and Emerging Countries (EM 38)
Dates: 13 January - 16 July, 2015
Location: Technische Universität Dresden
Application deadline: 16 May, 2014
Event focal point email: Dr. Anna Görner
Website: International Postgraduate Course on Environmental Management for Developing and Emerging Countries (EM 38)

YES Course Switzerland 2015
Dates: 25 January – 7 February, 2015
Venue: Zürich and Interlaken, Switzerland
Summary: Do you want to enhance your skills in dealing with ecological, economic, social and political complexities? Do you want to address challenges for sustainability with top experts from practice and academia? Do you want to experience Zürich, one of the worlds’ top scientific and economic hubs, and get inspired by the glaciers and peaks of Interlaken?
Deadline: 30 November, 2014.
For applicants needing Schengen visa: 20th October 2014
Website: YES Course Switzerland 2015

FORMULATING PROJECT PROPOSALS FOR CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND CLEAN ENERGY
Dates: 16 March - 17 April, 2015 (1 month)
Location: University of Twente, The Netherlands
Organisers: Department of Governance and Tech-nology for Sustainability (CSTM), UNEP DTU Partnership and Eco Ltd.
Summary: An international course for the public and private sectors on clean energy access, environment and climate change projects.
After completion of the course participants will have gained knowledge and experience related to:

  • Current international policy concerning climate change and NAMAs
  • Funding options for NAMAs and clean energy access
  • Assessing sustainable development impacts
  • Identifying and assessing options for the implementation of clean energy NAMAs on the ground
  • Calculating possible GHG savings of a NAMA (baseline and monitoring)
Target Group: People whose function is related to energy, environment and climate change. Participants with various backgrounds will be admitted, such as: entrepreneurs, consultants, project developers, government officers in departments of energy or environment, policy advisors, staff or utility companies and staff of NGOs. It is expected that participants will have a basic knowledge about the causes and effects of climate change.
Fellowships: If you are admitted to our course you can apply for an NFP fellowship. For more information on this fellowship please visit the Nuffic website. The NFP fellowship application deadline for this short course is October 15, 2014.
Contact details: Mrs. Barbera van Dalm
CSTM, University of Twente
PO Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)53 489 4377
E-mail: Mrs. Barbera van Dalm
Website: Formulating Project Proposals for Climate Change Mitigation and Clean Energy

65th UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB International Short Course on Ecosystem Management
Theme: Biodiversity and Restoration Ecology
Dates:2 - 25 September 2015
Location: Technische Universität Dresden
Event focal point email: Dr. Anna Görner
Application deadline: tbc
Website: tbc

66th UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB International Short Course on Soil and Land Resources
Theme: Soil and Land Resources
Dates:7 - 30 October 2015
Location: Technische Universität Dresden
Event focal point email: Dr. Anna Görner
Application deadline: tbc
Website: tbc

67th UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB International Short Course on Resource Efficiency
Theme: Cleaner Production and Waste Management
Dates:11 November - 9 December, 2015
Location: Technische Universität Dresden
Event focal point email: Dr. Anna Görner
Application deadline: tbc
Website: tbc

 

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