UN CC:Learn Steering Group Meeting

Type:

Meeting

Date:

02 Oct - 03 Oct 2013

Duration of event:

2 days

Location:

Geneva, Switzerland

Programme area:

Environment, Climate Change

Fee:

N.A.

Event focal point email:

Other events details:

Private – by invitation   Face-to-Face    English   open to register/apply

Private events - by invitation only are reserved for a pre-determined group of participants.


Background

The One UN Training Service Platform on Climate Change (UN CC:Learn) is a partnership of 33 multilateral organizations which supports Member States, UN agencies and other development partners in designing and implementing results-oriented and sustainable learning to address climate change.

The UN CC:Learn Steering Group includes CEB, EMG, FAO, GEF Secretariat, IDB, IFAD, ILO, ITU, OCHA, UNAIDS, UNDP, UNECA, UNEP, UNESCAP, UNESCO, UNESCWA, UNFCCC, UNFPA, UNHABITAT, UNICEF, UNIDO, UNISDR, UNITAR, UNSSC, UN WOMEN, UNWTO, UPU, UNU, WFP, WHO, WMO, the World Bank, WTO, as well as donors.

UN CC:Learn is included in the “One UN Climate Action Framework” of the UN Chief Executives Board for Coordination (CEB) through its capacity development group co-convened by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The Secretariat of UN CC:Learn is provided by UNITAR.

Event Objectives

  • Discuss implementation of the 5 UN CC:Learn Pilot Projects to Strengthen Human Resources, Learning and Skills Development to Address Climate Change in Benin, Dominican Republic, Indoensia, Malawi and Uganda;
  • Review the development of joint training materials;
  • Discuss next steps in preparation of the COP 19/CMP 9 of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and next phase of UN CC:Learn.