What We Do
UNITAR’s Green Development and Climate Change Programme offers a range of services, including executive training, capacity development for education and training institutions, support for national learning strategies, learning methodology development, and knowledge-sharing. Activities are carried out through partnerships with other UN organizations, bilateral development partners, as well as leading learning institutions and think tanks.
The current cornerstones of Green Development and Climate Change Programme comprise:
- UN CC:Learn: Servicing a One UN approach to climate change learning and skills development including collaborative work in 8 partner countries (http://www.uncclearn.org)
- Climate Change Capacity Development Network (C3D+): Applied research and knowledge sharing through a global network of Centers of Excellence (http://www.c3d-unitar.org)
- National Adaptation Planning for LDCs: Capacity development support for Least Developed Countries (LDCs) for identifying, financing, and implementing adaptation actions (http://www.undp-alm.org/projects/naps-ldcs)
- National Budgeting for Climate Change: Targeted skills development to promote the effective allocation and use of public finance in support of national climate change objectives (http://www.unitar.org/ccp/portfolio-projects/national-budgeting-climate-change)
- National Engagement with the UNFCCC: Development and execution of tailor-made courses that address priority learning needs in partner countries (http://www.unitar.org/ccp/portfolio-projects/national-engagement-unfccc).
- REDD+ Academy: a capacity development initiative which seeks to match the scale of the global climate change mitigation challenge and enable systematic, focused capacity development to deliver REDD+ on the ground (http://www.un-redd.org/REDDAcademy).
- Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE): Support to put sustainability at the heart of economic policymaking (www.un-page.org/)
- Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP): Scaling up learning at the regional level in Asia, Africa and Latin America through decicated e-learning products (http://www.unitar.org/ccp/portfolio-projects/our-work-sustainable-consumption-and-production)