International, Environmental and Human Rights Law


The development of competencies in the areas of Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs) and Human Rights is crucial to further enhance their implementation and realization at the national level, supporting the pillars of sustainable development. UNITAR delivers training activities to a range of key stakeholders with the aims of empowering them with the necessary knowledge and skills to advance the implementation of internationally agreed environmental goals and the Sustainable Development Goals. 

For more information, write to us at: info.ilp@unitar.org

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Online Courses

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International Economic Legal System 
and Sustainable Development

e-Learning / English / 4 weeks
Session: March-April 2017 (TBC)

This course aims to provide you with effective ways of integrating sustainable development into international economic agreements and other legal instruments (e.g. bilateral investment agreements, free trade agreements, and agreements within the WTO framework). 
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International Environmental Governance

e-Learning / English / 3 weeks
Session: 27 February - 20 March 2017

The course provides you with comprehensive knowledge on the role of the main actors involved in the development of international environmental law who formulate policy instruments and negotiate and conclude environmental agreements, which is necessary to identify the gaps of the current international environmental governance regime. 
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Human Rights and Environmental Protection
for Sustainable Development

e-Learning / English / 4 weeks
This course aims to empower policy makers, experts and advocates with the tools needed to develop and implement innovative public polices and laws for the protection of the environment and human rights, specifically targeting the relevant SDGs.
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International Environmental Law

e-Learning / English / 3 weeks
This course will provide you with the basics of International Environmental Law (IEL) by identifying its sources and fundamental principles, the law-making process, its main actors, as well as the implementation and compliance procedures needed to understand and apply Multilateral Environmental Agreements.

   
International Humanitarian Law

e-Learning / English / 4 weeks
This course aims to provide you with advanced skill and knowledge of international humanitarian law to give an innovative analysis of the legal uncertainties around new-age military capabilities namely drones and other weaponry systems.