25 November, 2015 - UN CC:Learn and UNDP, with support from the Government of Sweden had launched a new free e-tutorial “Climate Policy and Public Finance”, which aims to support policy makers in understanding how to optimize countries’ public expenditures by taking into account the projected climate change impacts.
Access the e-tutorial.
The e-tutorial is divided into five sections:
- What is climate change?
- What is happening in Asia and Pacific?
- How does climate change affect your job as government official?
- National and international finance for climate change.
- A strategic framework for managing climate finance.
This tutorial is free of charge and has been developed by the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) as part of the regional project “Strengthening the Governance of Climate Change Finance to Benefit the Poor and Vulnerable in Asia and the Pacific”, implemented by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), with financial support from the Swedish Development Cooperation (SIDA).
You can access more learning materials on climate change by clicking on the links below:
- e-Tutorial on Climate Responsive Budgeting for Sectors
- Introductory e-Course on Climate Change (Available in English, French, Spanish)
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).
Image 1: New e-tutorial on Climate Policy and Public Finance