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Education seeks to achieve profound, long-term changes in understanding, particularly among the young. Developing educational curricula and materials can be expensive and difficult. However, the results of a successful programme can be enormous: a population whose deep-seated appreciation of the climate challenge challenge leads to greater national action and commitment. The sources under this section can provide expertise, draft curricula and other support to governments and institutions committing to improving climate change education.

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04 Jul 2014 100 Climate Justice Ambassadors nurtured in Mfou, Cameroon Plant-for-the-Planet Foundation has a very exciting program to building the capacity for children and youth between 8-16 years old. This programme being so impressive where the Programme Coordinator, Ntiokam,Divine took upon himself to launch a ne... more>>
26 Jun 2014 African Youth Union (AYU) - Keep Mama Africa Green The African Youth Union (AYU) is a Pan-African youth organisation that boasts the largest youth representation in Africa. The AYU seeks to bridge the gap between the youth and government, and acts as a conduit between the youth and regional bodies su... more>>
25 Apr 2014 Climate Change Education for Sustainable Development in SIDS - Report & Recommendations The report and recommendations of the UNESCO expert meeting which was held to address the vital role of education in helping populations from the Caribbean, Pacific and Indian Oceans adapt to this challenge can be downloaded here:
06 Jun 2014 COP in MyCity COP in MyCity is a youth-led project coordinated by CliMates which ambitions to bridge the gap between climate negotiations (a.k.a. the COPs: Conferences Of the Parties) and youth in order to inspire climate actions in all cities of the world. To joi... more>>
05 Mar 2014 Exposing Gender Gaps in Financing Climate Change Mitigation - and Proposing Solutions The relevance of gender issues is not well understood by many practitioners involved in climate change mitigation investments and financing mechanisms. Prevailing approaches to reducing emissions have prioritized scientific and technological measures... more>>
07 Jul 2014 Fundamentals of Climate Change Science The UN CC:Learn Secretariat, provided by UNITAR, has launched two resource guides for those interested in gaining a more advanced understanding of the science of climate change. This material complements the UN CC:Learn e-course on the Basics of Clim... more>>
07 Mar 2014 Guide: Junior Farmer Field and Life Schools (JFFLS) The “Junior Farmer Field and Life School” (JFFL) programme, a collaboration between FAO and ILO, has trained over 25,000 rural youth in 20 countries since 2004. The objective is not only to provide vulnerable young people with livelihood options and ... more>>
02 Jul 2014 Learning about climate change the Pacific way - teacher guides This comprehensive collection of education resources ‘Learning about Climate Change the Pacific Way’ offers a rich education resource for students, teachers and facilitators. Developed by various international and regional agencies, and launched in 2... more>>
02 Jul 2014 Learning about climate change the Pacific way - visual guides This comprehensive collection of education resources ‘Learning about Climate Change the Pacific Way’ offers a rich education resource for students, teachers and facilitators. Developed by various international and regional agencies, and launched in 2... more>>
29 May 2014 Plant for the planet – Become a Climate Justice Ambassador Plant-for-the-Planet is a children’s initiative that aims to raise awareness amongst children and adults about the issues of climate change and global justice.Everyone is talking about the climate crisis. What can students do about it? During their A... more>>
07 Jul 2014 Predicting and Projecting Climate Change The UN CC:Learn Secretariat, provided by UNITAR, has launched two resource guides for those interested in gaining a more advanced understanding of the science of climate change. This material complements the UN CC:Learn e-course on the Basics of Clim... more>>
06 Mar 2014 Promoting empowerment and knowledge through smallholder farmers’ associations in Malawi The National Smallholder Farmers’ Association of Malawi has used its multi-tiered membership structure to build a ‘knowledge chain’, spreading conservation agriculture techniques to more than 37,000 farmers. Combining this effort with support for ... more>>
07 Mar 2014 WissensWerte: Welternährung (World Facts: World Food) Weltweit leiden heute 850 Millionen Menschen unter Hunger. Gleichzeitig werden 1,3 Milliarden Tonnen Lebensmittel jährlich verschwendet. Wie passt das zusammen? 1/3 aller produzierten Lebensmittel verderben bei Transport und Lagerung. Nach den we... more>>
23 Apr 2014 Young Voices for the Planet Young Voices for the Planet is a film series featuring young people who are making a difference! They are shrinking the carbon footprint of their homes, schools and communities. You, too, can do something about global warming!
09 Apr 2014 “Everything you need to know about the IPCC fifth Assessment Report” – Impacts, Adaptation & Vulnerability Recently, the IPCC has issued the second volume of its Fifth Assessment Report on Climate Change , the most updated and comprehensive overview on scientific knowledge about climate change. The video "Everything you need to know about the IPCC fifth... more>>

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