This course is provided by UNDP and UNEP for FREE.
Duration: Anytime, unlimited access.
The tutorial is designed for UN staff, highlighting the work that's underway across the UN System to improve its environmental performance and providing helpful advice on how each individual can contribute to that effort, by calculating and reducing their own footprint.
The tutorial takes the form of an animation in which we follow two UN staffers – Stick and Bean – as they overcome the challenge of being green in an typical UN office. Just follow the link below to the UN System Staff College website, where the tutorial is hosted, and follow the instructions.
This online course is provided by UNITAR for a FEE.
Duration: 1 September to 3 October 2014
Participants will learn about different concepts and facets of the SCP, as well as regional, national and sector-specific challenges and opportunities to implement policies for SCP. Additionally, participants will begin to develop basic skills for applying the SCP concept in a real world economic, policy and professional context.
After completing the course, participants will be able to:
1.Define the concept of SCP and explain its value for sustainable development;
2.Distinguish key elements of effective policy planning in support of SCP;
3.Identify enabling conditions for mainstreaming and implementing SCP policies in national governance;
4.Discuss principal challenges and opportunities for advancing SCP in national contexts;
5.Summarize the range of global and regional initiatives to support the mainstreaming of SCP in national governance;
6.Apply SCP to a real-life policy-making context
This course is provided by ITC-ILO for a FEE.
Duration: 8 to 12 December 2014
The course aims to strengthen the capacity to promote respect for, and the use of, freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining as tools for sustainable development. It also examines national case studies.