The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is pleased to
announce the new edition of the e-learning course "Introduction to a Green
Economy: Concepts and Applications", taking place 20 April – 12 June 2015.
The course is delivered within the framework of the *Partnership for Action
on Green Economy (PAGE) *, a joint initiative by UNEP, ILO, UNIDO, UNDP
and UNITAR, which aims to provide comprehensive assistance to countries
seeking to develop and implement inclusive green economy strategies.
The course has been certified by the ECB Check international standard on
Will there come a time when we actually run out of minerals ? Debates soar
over how we are going to obtain energy without oil, coal and gas. But what
about the other minerals losses ? Without metals and semi-conductors, how to
keep our industrial system running ? Without mineral fertilizers and fuels,
how are we going to produce the food we need ?
Organised byExpo 2015 S.p.A. was constituted in fulfilment of commitments undertaken by Government of Italy
On show at Expo 2015 : the great issues of sustainable development. Expo
2015 will be a universal event displaying tradition, creativity and
innovation in the business of food. It will bring together many themes that
have already been handled by this event in the past, and set them out anew in
light of new global possibilities whose common core is the idea that everyone
on the planet should have access to food that is healthy, safe and
sufficient. Universal Expositions are six-month events taking place every
five years that develop a theme of global interest.
Following the successful 18th Poverty Environment Partnership (PEP) meeting
hosted by GIZ in Berlin in May 2013, the European Commission is pleased to
host the forthcoming 19th PEP meeting, in Durban, South Africa.
In line with the discussions and decisions taken at the last PEP meeting, it
is proposed that the focus of this year's meeting will be "From Cities to
Sustainable Development Goals: Experiences with Green Economy and Climate
A draft agenda, registration form and other key documents will be posted
here as they become available.
*Training Objectives* The specific *objectives* of the course are that course participants become: * Aware of the linkages between environment, climate change, green economy and development * Aware of the benefits and challenges of integrating environment and climate change in national development planning and budgetary processes * Confident and familiar with the proposed framework and tools for integrating environment and climate change in national development planning and budgetary processes * Confident and familiar with the similarities, synergies and differences between the integration of environment and climate change in development cooperation (internal integration) versus the integration of environment and climate change in national development planning and budgetary processes * Motivated and equipped to support government and other stakeholders to (design a programme to) integrate environment and climate change in national development planning and budgetary processes
Organised byHuman Rights and Justice Group International
The overall purpose of the training programme is to enhance the
gender-responsive planning of key institutions and the management skills of
their employees, so that they can more effectively play their part in
implementing gender-sensitive development policies as well as mainstreaming
gender in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, SDG’s.