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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: 1 October 2014
End date: 31 December 2014
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: 1 October 2014
End date: 31 December 2014
Focal point email: The Coordinator
EcoDRR_MOOC flyer: download
Website: Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate

63rd UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB International Short Course on Sustainable Transportation for Developing and Emerging Countries (SC 63)
Dates: 8 - 31 October 2014
Location: Technische Universität Dresden
Application deadline: 16 May 2014
Thematic Area: Sustainable Transportation
Event focal point email: Dr. Anna Görner
Website: 63rd UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB International Short Course on Sustainable Transportation for Developing and Emerging Countries (SC63)

Introduction to a Green Economy - Concepts and Applications, 6th Edition
Dates: 27 October - 19 December 2014 (8 weeks)
Summary: The course introduces participants to various concepts and applications of green economy, which has been identified at the Rio +20 conference as one of the main pathways towards sustainable development.
Providers: The course is delivered within the framework of the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), a joint initiative of UNEP, ILO, UNIDO, UNDP and UNITAR.
Application deadline: 19 October 2014
Event focal point email: Environmental Governance Programme
Website: Introduction to a Green Economy

Eleventh Annual Course Multilateral Environmental Agreements
Dates: 20 - 30 October 2014 (11 days)
Application deadline: 3 August 2014
Location: University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu Campus, Joensuu, Finland
2014 Thematic focus: Environmental Security
Organisers: University of Eastern Finland (UEF) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Ps: Application form & instructions, first announcement, draft agenda & further information on the Course from the UEF-UNEP Course's are available online. Send your application form and short CV in time.
Email: Application
Inquires: Help
Website: Eleventh Annual Course Multilateral Environmental Agreements

64th UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB International Short Course on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources for Developing and Emerging Countries (SC 64)
Dates: 12 November - 10 December 2014
Location: Technische Universität Dresden
Application deadline: 16 May 2014
Thematic Area: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Sources
Event focal point email: Dr. Anna Görner
Website: 64th UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB International Short Course on Sustainable Transportation for Developing and Emerging Countries (SC64)

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: March 16 - April 17, 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

 

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