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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: The World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) and UN Environment are renewing their partnership on the environment, in recognition of the enormous challenges facing our planet, and the imp
Nairobi, 06 December 2017 – The Zayed International Foundation for the Environment is launching a green education platform, and organizing a conference on pollution in partnership with UN Environment, to mark the
UN Environment and partners are pleased to announce a new massive open online course on environmental security and sustaining peace.
This is the e-course version of the UN-REDD Programme's successful REDD+ Academy. This course is free and open to all. Upon successfully passing the final exam, a certificate will be issued.
UN Environment in cooperation with the Open University of the Netherlands, will soon launch a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Marine Litter. The MOOC has been created in order to stimulate leadership and offers opportunities for actionable and change oriented learning related to marine litter within the framework of the Global Partnership on Marine Litter.
With our growing appetite for electrical and electronic products, combined with rapid innovation and ever-shorter product lifespans, e-waste has now become one of the fastest growing waste streams. E-waste can be a threat to our planet. Illegal and poorly managed e-waste is polluting our environment, harming human health, and contributing to human-made climate change. The worst impacts are often in the countries that are least equipped to manage it.
UN Environment in collaboration with Concordia University, KnowledgeOne and EcoHealth Alliance, is opening a new Massive On-line Open Course (MOOC) on “Wicked Problems, Dynamic Solutions: The Ecosystem Approach and Systems Thinking".
Disasters kill people, destroy infrastructure, damage ecosystems and undermine development. Climate change is expected to aggravate existing disaster risks. Ecosystem-based approaches for disaster risk reduction can be a strategy with multiple benefits.
Climate change involves important challenges and opportunities for humanity. For Small Island Developing States (SIDS), adaptation to climate change is already a reality. UN Environment in collaboration with the University of Geneva and the National Adaptation Planning Global Support Programme, is opening a new Massive On-line Open Course (MOOC) on “Pathways to climate change adaptation: the case of Small Island Developing States".