Applications Invited for Course on Gender and Environment
UN CC:Learn
Closing Date : October 30 2021, Saturday


About the Organization:

The One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership (UN CC:Learn) is a joint initiative of more than 30 multilateral organizations helping countries to achieve climate change action both through general climate literacy and applied skills development. UN CC:Learn provides strategic advice and quality learning resources to help people, governments and businesses to understand, adapt, and build resilience to climate change. UN CC:Learn is supported by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

Online Course on Gender and Environment

The course will help you better understand the linkages between gender and the environment. It will provide you with the knowledge and tools to mainstream gender, and to be an effective change-maker for sustainable development. It will also give you facts and figures, and a better understanding of the global international frameworks related to gender and environment.

It is a “one-stop-shop” for information and illustrations on gender dimensions linked to biodiversity, climate change, land degradation, international waters, and chemicals and waste. All you need to know about gender and the environment!

Who is this course for?

  • Someone curious and interested to learn more about how efforts to address environmental degradation and promote gender equality can be mutually supportive.

  • A specialist working on biodiversity, climate change, land degradation, international waters, chemicals and waste.

  • A development practitioner working at the international, national or at the local level in environmental sectors.

  • A policy-maker or government official working on environmental policies and projects.

What will you learn?

  • What are the links between gender equality and environmental sustainability?

  • Which global environmental frameworks include gender?

  • How can gender-responsive policies and projects support environmental outcomes?

  • Discover what you can do to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in biodiversity, climate change, land degradation, international waters, chemicals and waste.

How is the course organised?

The course is divided into six modules covering the following areas:

  • Introduction,

  • Climate Change,

  • International Waters,

  • Biodiversity,

  • Land Degradation,

  • Chemicals and Waste.

Each module takes an average of 1 hour to complete.

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