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Training programmes target scientific, technical and managerial personnel and seek to spread specific technical skills that can have an immediate practical application. Examples include the ability to gather and interpret climate data, conduct inventories of national emissions, formulate national action plans and identify and exploit climate-friendly technologies. This section of CC:iNet provides links to a wide range of training opportunities, experts, materials and programmes.

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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>> Ongoing
31 Jan 2014 Challenge Badge: Ending Hunger Food is the fuel of life. Unfortunately, around 1 billion people in the world go hungry every day, and factors like climate change threaten to make this situation worse. The good news is: together, we are greater than hunger. Let the YUNGA Ending Hun... more>> Completed
07 Mar 2014 Pacific Gender and Climate Change Toolkit In October 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Community/The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (SPC/GIZ), Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP), UNDP and UN Women collaborated to develop a Pacific Gender and Climate... more>> Completed
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>> Completed
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>> Completed
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>> Completed
31 Jan 2014 Challenge Badge: Forests Our planet’s forests are the lungs that clean the air we breathe, the homes of countless species of plants and animals, and the source of inspiration and livelihood for millions of people. Globally, forests make a valuable contribution to climate cha... more>> Completed
04 Mar 2014 Gender, Climate Change and Community Based Adaptation The Gender, Climate Change and Community Based Adaptation Guidebook presents a wealth of experiences and examples taken from the UNDP - GEF Community-Based Adaptation Programme that are being piloted throughout the world. The Guidebook will be useful... more>> Completed
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>> Completed
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>> Ongoing
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>> Completed
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>> Ongoing
31 Jan 2014 Climate Change in Africa - Guidebook for Journalists This UNESCO publication includes many practical tips on how best to report on climate change and the ‘7 things every journalist should know about climate change’. It is in general designed to develop transnational and interdisciplinary climate litera... more>> Completed
18 Feb 2014 Guidebook "Sustainable Tourism for Development" Tourism is a major activity with characteristics that make it particularly valuable as an agent for development. The imperative of mitigating climate change and adapting to its impacts must be recognized in tourism policies and strategies for the sho... more>> Completed
07 Mar 2014 Case Study: Rural Women Light up their Villages in Fiji UN Women, together with Barefoot College, works closely with relevant national and local authorities on this initiative in Fiji. Read more in the attached pdf Completed

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