The Paris Agreement on Climate Change as a Development Agenda

Course

Facilitated e-learning

UN Partner

Offered by

United Nations System Staff College

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Course details

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Length
6 weeks
Effort
12 hours
Language
English
Region
World
Venue
Online
Certificate
No
Price
500 USD

Course summary

The course will frame the climate change impact and action around five core cornerstones of 2030 Agenda: People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnership.

Topics

Sustainable Development Goals
Climate action

About this course

The course will frame the climate change impact and action around five core cornerstones of 2030 Agenda: People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnership.

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Target audience

Development practitioners from the UN system, governments, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, civil society and academia.

Learning objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • explain key elements of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the 2030 Agenda, and the role of climate action in the broader context of sustainable development;
  • identify and articulate the interrelations and inter-dependencies between the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in five critical dimensions of the sustainable development: People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Partnership;
  • identify and articulate best practices to ensure coherence and mutual reinforcement between the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development;
  • explain existing tools and instruments to mainstream sustainable development and climate action into national development policies and planning.