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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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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>>
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!
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>>
04 Mar 2014 Training module: Overview of linkages between gender and climate change In response to this challenge, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has developed a series of training modules and policy briefs on gender and climate change for a range of practitioners and policy makers in Africa. The themes covered in t... more>>
04 Mar 2014 Training Manual on Gender and Climate Change In recent years, the main decision makers involved in climate change initiatives, programmes and policy development, have acknowledged that they don’t know enough about the links between gender equality and climate change. One of the primary challeng... more>>
12 Feb 2014 There you go! - A Smart, Satirical Look At What Development Does In Our World Some centuries ago we were very proactive and ready to share our knowledge and believes, today we are in the same shoes but we are -probably better prepared to understand satire. Encountering challenges we cannot understand and therefore we rather ch... 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 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>>
25 Feb 2014 Guidance note: How to develop a national climate change learning strategy More than 50 countries have expressed interest in developing a national climate change learning strategy. In response to this demand the UN CC:Learn Secretariat has released a Guidance Note which provides methodological and organizational suggestions... more>>
06 Mar 2014 Global Challenges Youth Actionpedia Engaging Global Youth in Climate Action - Innovative Information Management is the Key! We hear very often in United Nations context that Youth have great potentials, that Youth civic engagement is the key to sustainable development and climate pr... more>>
04 Mar 2014 Gender and Climate Change Research in Agriculture and Food Security for Rural Development The purpose of this training guide is to promote the use of participatory approaches in carrying out gender-responsive and socially-sensitive climate change research and development in the agriculture and food security sectors. The guide focuses on r... 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>>
05 Mar 2014 Ethiopian female pastoralists unite to fight climate change A lesson learnt from the Joint Programme (JP) "Enabling pastoral communities to adapt to climate change & restoring rangeland environments", funded by the MDG-Fund and implemented by FAO, UNDP and UNEP between 2009 and 2013. The JP targeted 17 pastor... more>>
06 Mar 2014 Action4Climate Short Film Competition - Deadline: April 1 SHOW US WHAT CLIMATE CHANGE MEANS TO YOU! ACTION4CLIMATE video challenge invites young aspiring filmmakers to produce and submit a 1-12 minute video documentary telling a story about climate change. How is climate change impacting your community? ... more>>
25 Feb 2014 a One UN Introductory e-course on Climate Change This free self-paced e-learning course is now fully up and running, covering 6 modules including climate science, policy, adaptation, mitigation, finance and planning. The course has been produced by you. It is a One UN product that can and should be... more>>

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