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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.


Global Environmental Policy Programme
Dates: 31 August - 12 September 2014 (14 days)
Application deadline: 30 April 2014
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Organisers: University of Geneva and UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme)
Summary: The Global Environmental Policy provides professionals with a broad training programme which aims to bridge the common gap between scientific knowledge and professional expertise related to core environmental themes.
Event focal point email: Global Environmental Policy Programme
Website: Global Environmental Policy Programme

62nd UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB International Short Course on Water Management and Climate Change Adaptation for Developing and Emerging Countries (SC 62)
Dates: 3 - 26 September 2014
Location: Technische Universität Dresden
Application deadline: 16 May 2014
Thematic Area: Water Management and Climate Change Adaptation
Event focal point email: Dr. Anna Görner
Website: UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB International Short Course on Water Management and Climate Change Adaptation for Developing and Emerging Countries (SC 62)

YES Germany - Special Course on Smart Energy Systems: Policies, Practices, and Technologies
Dates: 7 - 19 September, 2014 (13 days)
Location: Bremerhaven, Germany
Application deadline: 10 June 2014
Summary: The YES Special Course on “Smart Energy Systems” provides deep insights into systemic design principles, energy and climate technologies and policies, participative social change, and best practices.
Target Group: Graduate students and young professionals from all disciplines and countries engaged in industries, businesses, professional associations, think-tanks, public administrations, academic institutions, international organizations, and NGO. YES Alumni are especially encouraged to participate.
Event focal point email: myClimate
Website: YES Germany

5th Anniversary Leadership Programme for Central Asia
Dates: 16 - 24 September 2014 (9 days)
Organisers: CAREC, Almaty
Mission: Promote of multisectoral cooperation in Central Asia at the national and regional levels to address environmental problems
Host: University of Siena
Registration: 18 May - 21 October 2015
Contact: Tatiana Shakirov, Program Manager

International Training Programmes (ITPs) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) for Higher Education - Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) 2014
Course 2: In Tanzania: September 15 - 25, 2014
Eligible Countries: This training programme has a regional focus and the following countries are invited to nominate candidates: Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
Application deadline: September 30, 2013
Website: Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) 2014

Asia Pacific Leadership Programmes on Environment for Sustainable Development
Dates: 22 - 26 September (5 days)
Registration deadline: 20 June 2014
Location: Shanghai, China
Theme: Ecosystems and Sustainable Development
Organiser: UNEP-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development and UNEP-EETU
Hosts: UNEP-Tongji Institute of Environment for Sustainable Development
Contact: APLP Secretariat
Website: 2014 APLP

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 October - 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)

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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