29 June 2017, Geneva, Switzerland - After the launch of English version two months ago, the Specialized e-Learning Module on Children and Climate Change developed by UN CC:Learn and UNICEF is now available in French and Spanish! This specialized module aims to raise awareness and knowledge about the impact of climate change on children, discuss opportunities for action and provide a child’s perspective on how to deal with this global crisis.
The module is free and self-paced, which takes around two hours to complete. A participant needs to pass a short quiz at the end to receive a certificate from UNICEF and UNITAR.
The module includes the following five sections:
- The Impact of Climate Change on Children
- Strengthening Children’s Resilience to Climate Change
- The Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation for Children
- Empowering Children to Act on Climate Change through Education
- A Climate Change Agenda for Children
To register, please access UN CC:e-Learn platform.
For more details, please visit the UN CC:Learn website.
The course is also accessible from the UNICEF Agora site.
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: Module 1 of the Specialized e-Learning Module on Children and Climate Change in French.
Photo 2: Module 2 of the Specialized e-Learning Module on Children and Climate Change in Spanish.
Photo 3: Module 2 slide 4 of the Specialized e-Learning Module on Children and Climate Change in Spanish.
Photo 4: Certificate of completion for the Specialized e-Learning Module on Children and Climate Change in French.