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. 

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What are MEAs?



Online Courses 2017  


International Economic Legal System 
and Sustainable Development

e-Learning / English / self- paced (soon)
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).



International Environmental Governance

e-Learning / English
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.
Human Rights and Environmental Protection
for Sustainable Development

e-Learning / English
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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Executive Summary - Pilot Session>>
Complete Evaluation Report June-July 2016 >>
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International Environmental Law

e-Learning / English / self-paced
This self-paced 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.
Complete Evaluation Report 2016 session>>

International Law

e-Learning / English / self-paced
This self-paced course aims to provide you with a comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of International Law that is necessary to understand the importance, role and purpose of international law in the contemporary legal order and international community.

Law of International Organizations

e-Learning / English / self-paced
This self-paced course aims to provide you with a comprehensive knowledge of the key issues of the Law of International Organizations that is necessary to understand the role and position of international organizations in the contemporary legal order. 

Law of the Treaties

e-Learning / English / self-paced
This self-paced course aims to provide you with the fundamental theoretical and practical knowledge of the key issues surrounding the International Law of Treaties. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of the provisions of the universal conventions as the sources of the International Law of Treaties and developed critical skills of analysis and interpretation of cases regarding contemporary practice

International Humanitarian Law

e-Learning / English / self-paced (soon)
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.

Complete Evaluation Report Nov-Dec 2016>>