UN CC:Learn e-course is now available in Portuguese!
15 August 2017, Brasilia, Brazil - The UN CC:Learn Introductory e-Course on Climate Change, which has gathered participants from all around the world, is now available in Portuguese! This version of the course was developed in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Office in Brazil. The course was officially launched in São Paulo, Brazil.
The course is free and self-paced, which allows participants to master the basics of climate change and to gain a certificate produced by UNITAR and other UN partners.
The e-course is structured in six modules:
- Climate Change Science
- International Legal and Policy Framework for Climate Change
- Climate Change Adaptation
- Climate Change Mitigation and Low Carbon Development
- Climate Change Finance
- Climate Change Governance and Planning
The e-course is available in 5 languages, in addition to Portuguese: English, French, Spanish, and Chinese Mandarin.
About UNESCO Office in Brazil
UNESCO Office in Brazil, Brasilia, is a national office in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region. Its main objective is to support the creation and implementation of public policies that are in accordance with the strategies set by the UNESCO Member States.
About UN CC:Learn
UN CC:Learn is a partnership of more than 30 multilateral organizations supporting countries to design and implement systematic, recurrent and results-oriented climate change learning. At the global level, the partnership supports knowledge-sharing, promotes the development of common climate change learning materials, and coordinates learning interventions through a collaboration of UN agencies and other partners. At the national level, UN CC:Learn supports countries in developing and implementing national climate change learning strategies. Through its engagement at the national and global levels, UN CC:Learn contributes to the implementation of Article 6 of the UNFCCC on training, education and public awareness-raising, and the 2012-2020 Doha Work Programme. Funding for UN CC:Learn is provided by the Swiss Government and UN partners. The Secretariat for UN CC:Learn is hosted by the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).
Photo 1: Introductory e-Course on Climate Change course flyer in Portuguese
Photo 2: UN CC:e-Learn platform