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13 Sep 2018 description

Water (-Hazard) Resilient (Infrastructure for ) and Sustainable Cities are cities that achieve safe and adequate water supply and sanitation services based on sound water-related ecosystems, high level of water use efficiency, and a greater urban resilience to water-related disasters (here Water-Resilient Cities). The framework of Integrated Urban Water Management, follows Integrated Water Resource Management principles, adopts eco-city, compact city and smart growth concepts and approaches in urban planning.

10 Sep 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 28 Sep 2018 Training date: 05 Nov 2018 to 07 Nov 2018 Matsh Youth Development

Program Description

This program provides strategies for Youth Sustainable Development Projects. It is also explores the need to raise awareness about sustainable development for young generations, addressing the importance of the balance between development process and environmental protection. In this program, we present the key role that young people can play towards the sustainable development.

14 Aug 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 10 Oct 2018 Training date: 10 Oct 2018 to 11 Oct 2018 Green Climate Fund

The 2018 GCF Private Investment for Climate Conference is the only global conference on private investment for climate, and is expected to bring key players from the private sector together to explore innovative ways of investing in climate activities. Global investors as well as leaders from different industries and fields will share their valuable insights on complex questions and issues on climate finance and the important role that private companies play.

31 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 12 Oct 2018 Training date: 12 Nov 2018 to 11 Nov 2019 Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Description

The International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) online certificate course in Disaster Management (DM) provides an online learning platform with a blend of academic excellence and practical experiences.

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20 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Apr 2019 Training date: 03 Jun 2019 to 21 Jun 2019

Wetlands play an essential role in supporting food security, in making water resources management sustainable and in adapting to climate change impacts. How do we prevent that wetlands continue to disappear in the same rate as in the past and that these valuable ecosystem services are lost? We believe we need stewards who can advocate the value of wetlands.

20 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Apr 2019 Training date: 03 Jun 2019 to 21 Jun 2019

Public and private standards for pesticide residues have become stricter than ever before. Pesticide residues exceeding the maximum residue limits can hamper trade between upcoming economies and the EU. Implementation of Integrated Pest Management is necessary to minimize pesticide applications. But while there are plentiful technical solutions, the application of Integrated Pest Management is still a struggle for many farmers.

18 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 17 Oct 2018 Training date: 22 Oct 2018 to 26 Oct 2018 IDEAL Public Health and Development Consultancy

There is no doubt that disasters in the recent past have become a major global concern and challenge. Increasing disasters are attributed to a number of factors, mainly of human origin, such as environmental degradation; rapid population increase with subsequent exponential expansion of urban centres and other related factors; all these leading to increased population vulnerabilities.

13 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 25 Feb 2019 Training date: 08 Apr 2019 to 26 Apr 2019

Large-scale production and marketing of agricultural crops depend on a limited number of genetically uniform varieties that deliver uniform food products. With this approach becoming global, genetic diversity is endangered. Worldwide, strategies are developed to conserve genetic resources for food and agriculture.

This course provides the latest development in plant genetic resources management strategies including the role of gene banks and on-farm management and relevant international policies that impact food- and nutrition security.

06 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Feb 2019 Training date: 01 Apr 2019 to 12 Apr 2019

Forested landscapes worldwide are increasingly integrated in global processes of trade, market development, resource exploitation and climate change. Site-based or community level approaches can no longer cope with these issues which exceed the local sphere of influence. Although landscapes are usually considered to be appropriate levels to negotiate land use options, they are rarely recognised as units of political- administrative decision making, hence do not have any formal place in decentralised structures of states.

06 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 04 Feb 2019 Training date: 18 Mar 2019 to 05 Apr 2019 Wageningen University

The development landscape has changed significantly over the last few decades, becoming increasingly complex. Many of the issues we face today, such as climate change, poverty and conflict, call for a new way of doing business, so as to collaboratively contribute towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Managing for Sustainable Development Impact (M4SDI) approach has evolved to support leaders and development practitioners how to navigate this complexity and manage their initiative/organisation successfully towards sustainable development impact.

22 Jun 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 04 Feb 2019 Training date: 18 Mar 2019 to 29 Mar 2019 Wageningen University

The steady increase in climate related disasters such as floods, cyclones, storm surges and drought have increased the exposure and vulnerability of communities, their livelihoods, physical infrastructure and economic networks. An increasing hazard risk results in higher human and economic losses from disaster events.

18 May 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Oct 2018 Training date: 08 Oct 2018 to 12 Oct 2018 Geneva Centre for Security Policy

Address the Most Transnational Security Challenge of Our Times

The 20th century, as well as the first decade of the 21st century, were marked by grave environmental damage taking place in the course of hostilities. The Paris Agreement and the Global Agenda 2030, among other legal instruments, are a testimony to the increasing awareness of governments and other international actors that environmental issues should be an integral part of addressing larger global challenges.

26 Mar 2018 description
training Ongoing course University of East Anglia

Course Summary

Sustainable management of natural capital underpins human development and well-being. Ecosystem services provide a conceptual framing to help identify and manage synergies and trade-offs in the natural capital, natural resource management, food security and biodiversity conservation domains.

This course is designed for practitioners working in government institutions, NGOs, international agencies and private sector with an interest in identifying, appraising and managing the synergies and trade-offs among multiple users and uses of nature.

20 Mar 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 30 Sep 2018 Training date: 15 Oct 2018 to 19 Oct 2018 International Institute of Rural Reconstruction

Communities around the world, especially in Africa, are facing a serious of challenges towards establishing sustained progress due to the changing climate patterns. Farmers and pastoralists in Africa, who are experiencing delayed rains, work hard to bridge the gaps of food insecurity by adapting new ways. Rainfall variability and drought in many parts of Africa are some of the manifestations of climate variability. Indeed, climate change is happening and felt by communities.

26 Jan 2018 description
training Ongoing course COOPI - Cooperazione Internazionale

The SET4food program launches a Call for Case Studies to select significant examples of sustainable actions in the field of access to energy in humanitarian settings.

19 Oct 2017 description

Thursday, October 26

8:30-9:30 Colombia | 3:30-4:30 Rome | 9:30-10:30 Boston | 20:30-21:30 Bangkok

05 Oct 2017 description

UN Environment and TH Köln (University of Applied Sciences) in Germany are pleased to announce the relaunch of the much anticipated massive open online course (MOOC) on ‘Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate’. The course is hosted on the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center Platform.

11 May 2017 description
training Ongoing course Matsh Youth Development

Program Description

This program provides strategies for Youth Sustainable Development Projects. It is also explores the need to raise awareness about sustainable development for young generations, addressing the importance of the balance between development process and environmental protection. In this program, we present the key role that young people can play towards the sustainable development.

02 May 2017 description
training Ongoing course University of East Anglia

Bespoke course run on request for your organisation: please enquire.

This new short course provides managerial level professionals with state-of-the-art knowledge, skills and tools needed to design, implement and monitor more equitable and just forest governance schemes.

Target Audience