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By shedding light on the causes and impacts of climate change, UNSSC’s learning programmes contain important resources for improving climate literacy.
Courses such as, “The Paris Agreement on Climate Change as a Development Agenda”, “Climate Sensitive Programming for Sustaining Peace,” “Circular Economy and the 2030 Agenda”, “UN Summer Academy”, and “Building Back Better: Strengthening capacities of Schools of Public Administration in a Post-Covid-19 World”, demonstrate the interlinkages and interdependencies between sustainable development, peace and security and climate change. This leads to more informed decisions around policy and programming.
The Staff College has a deep commitment to climate action. The College regularly supports peer learning and provides opportunities for knowledge and best practices lessons and exchanges.
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This joint UN Climate Change - UNSSC online course offers a holistic and integrated approach to climate change and demonstrates the interlinkages and interdependencies between sustainable development and climate change to make informed policy choices towards low-carbon and climate-resilient sustainable development.
This four-week course equips participants with the tools to conduct localized climate risk assessments and integrate them into programmatic planning throughout the stages of a peacebuilding programme life-cycle (from early warning and responses to mediation and peacekeeping). The programme will enable its participants to strengthen their awareness of the risks that climate change poses to international peace and security as well as local peacebuilding interventions. Participants will gain an understanding of approaches, instruments and tools to reduce and mitigate structural governance vulnerabilities compounded by climate change in peacebuilding interventions.
This engaging five-week online course will focus on harnessing circular economy principles and systems-based approaches to explore ways in which we can redesign our systems, products and services to allow us to achieve a sustainable living for all, within planetary limits.
An engaging five-day online programme that fosters rich interaction on issues relevant to the work of the UN and its partners in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Paris Agreement through panel discussions, small-group breakout activities, and peer-exchange.