Third Steering Group Meeting of UN CC:Learn Partners took place

23-24 October 2012, Geneva, Switzerland - The 3rd Steering Group Meeting of UN CC:Learn Partners took place on 23-24 October 2012, in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting brought together representatives from 16 UN organizations (CEB Secretariat, FAO, IFAD, ILO, UNDP, UNEP, UNESCAP, UNESCO, UNFCCC Secretariat, UN-HABITAT, UNICEF, UNITAR, UNSSC, UNU, WHO, WMO) and five countries which are currently implementing a national UN CC:Learn Pilot Project to Strengthen Human Resources and Skills to Address Climate Change (Benin, Dominican Republic, Indonesia, Malawi and Uganda). The discussions at the meeting evolved around the three UN CC:Learn programme areas which include: (1) Knowledge-Sharing and Management, (2) Development of a One UN Learning Package on Climate Change, and (3) National Projects to Strengthen Human Resources and Skills to Address Climate Change in Member States.

About UN CC:Learn
UN CC:Learn is a partnership of 33 multilateral organizations which supports Member States in designing and implementing results-oriented and sustainable learning to address climate change. The Secretariat for UN CC:Learn is provided by UNITAR. An important aspect of UN CC:Learn is to support countries in developing a National Strategy to Strengthen Human Resources and Skills to Advance Green, Low Emission and Climate Resilient Development, through a multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder process. Core funding for the 2011-2013 implementation phase of UN CC:Learn is provided by the Swiss Government.

More information on http://www.uncclearn.org/