Past Events

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 to Wednesday, July 12, 2017

40th International Postgraduate Course on Environmental Management for Developing and Emerging Countries

This 6-month course covers environmental management as an integrated interdisciplinary field. Therefore a broad range of topics is offered. The curriculum is organized in modules comprising issues of global sustainable development, environmental governance, environmental security, environmental economics and accounting, environmental awareness and public participation, applied ecology and...

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

EoE Webinar: Introducing SuAVE - a free online system for visual analysis, sharing, and analysis of SDG Indicators

EoE Webinar: Introducing SuAVE - a free online system for visual analysis, sharing, and analysis of SDG Indicators - and more

Join us for a webinar on Jan 11, 2017 at 6:00 AM PST.

Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6464344799030233603

NB: All...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 to Friday, February 17, 2017

XII International GUIDE Conference

Theme: Online Learning in the 21st Century: Practice Problems and Prospects

The conference aims to promote discussions about the current status and next evolutions of distance learning. Particular attention will be given to the new pedagogical approaches to be used for the new digital generation, innovative emerging technologies and the keys for the successful improvement of a...

Sunday, February 19, 2017 to Wednesday, February 22, 2017

2017 Association of International Education Administrators

Theme: Internationalization through Difference: Transcending Boundaries

The 2017 AIEA Annual Conference focuses on the interplay between boundaries and connections in internationalization. International education leaders must negotiate boundaries due to cultural differences, wide-ranging institutional structures, divergent motivations and meanings, and distinct resource allocations –...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 to Friday, February 17, 2017

The Asia-Pacific University-Industry Engagement Conference

University-Industry Engagement: From Best Practice to Next Practice - Asia-Pacific Opportunities and Perspectives

UIIN takes its successful conference series to Adelaide, Australia and will organize an event bringing together university managers, researchers, policymakers and innovation and entrepreneurship managers from all across the globe. This conference, taking place over three...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 to Friday, February 17, 2017

Knowledge Forum on Water Security and Climate Change

UNESCO-International Hydrological Programme organizes the Knowledge Forum on Water Security and Climate Change, dedicated to connecting young scientists with senior scientists and water practitioners to facilitate collaboration, learning and knowledge-sharing primarily through, events, workshops, communication and information technologies (ICT).

The aim of the Knowledge Forum will be...

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

ISCN Webinar: Sustainability Engagement Through Gaming

Spreading sustainability awareness and initiating impactful change is undoubtedly a challenge in any setting – companies, academia, and organizations in general. How do we initiate meaningful sustainable development practices? How do universities teach students to take concepts and ideas and apply them to real world situations? How do we make sustainability tangible, hands-on, transportable,...

Monday, November 9, 2009 to Thursday, November 26, 2009

2007 Youth Encounter on Sustainability (YES) Africa Course

ETH sustainability, the Center for Sustainability at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are pleased to announce the opening of the application process for the 2007 Youth Encounter on Sustainability (YES) Africa course.

The two-week course aims to sensitize participants to the complex issues of sustainable...

Sunday, June 29, 2008 to Friday, July 11, 2008

University of Joensuu - UNEP: Course on International Environmental Law-making and Diplomacy

The University of Joensuu, Finland, and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are organizing a high profile two-week course on international environmental law-making and diplomacy in collaboration with the University of KwaZulu-Natal, in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. The Course is designed to transfer past experience in the field of international environmental law to the future...

Thursday, September 6, 2012 to Friday, September 7, 2012

Tbilisi +35 Intergovernmental Conference on Environmental Education for Sustainable Development

Tbilisi +35 Intergovernmental Conference on Environmental Education for Sustainable Development, organized by the Government of Georgia in partnership with UNESCO and UNEP will bring together over 300 delegates from all parts of the world to carry forward the global appeal for education as a means for sustainable development set forth by the 1977 declaration.

The 1977 Tbilisi...

Thursday, February 23, 2017 to Friday, February 24, 2017

Project Management (For Engineers and Energy Professionals)

Who is this for:

  • Individuals intending to learn how to manage projects effectively.
  • Professionals looking to advance within their sector.

Please email training@theECT.org for more details

More info: http://theect.org/project-management/

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Green Room Event 22 : Sustainability Innovations and Solutions: Environmental Education for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The aim of the side event is build awareness, interest and support for Education as performing a vital role in transforming our societies towards a sustainable future and serves as a key driver in the effective implementation of all Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). GUPES, established by UNEP in 2012, has grown into a network of 800 universities, aimed at mainstreaming environment and...

Monday, November 14, 2016

The Relevance of Green University Networks in promoting a Sustainable Future / Importance des réseaux des universités vertes pour un avenir durable

In the lead up to the adoption of post 2015 Development Agenda, Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) have stepped up their efforts on sustainability, through the adoption of low carbon strategies and campus design, mainstreaming environmental sustainability across the curriculum, and engaging with community and stakeholder at all levels on priority sustainability issues.

UN Environment’...

Monday, March 3, 2014

AFRICAN ENVIRONMENT DAY/WANGARI MAATHAI DAY, KENYA - 2014

Africa Environment Day (AED) was designated by Decision of African Union (AU) Executive Council in 2002, which falls on 3 March each year. AED seeks to raise public awareness on environmental challenges in Africa such as climate change, desertification, deforestation, land degradation, endangered biodiversity...

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Sustainable Campuses: Universities Walking the Talk

Theme 11: Education and learning for climate change
A sustainable campus is one that develops process or management systems that help create a vibrant campus economy & high quality of life while respecting the need to sustain natural resources and protect the environment. Considerable numbers of universities are embracing sustainability within and beyond their...

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Innovations in Higher Education and Sustainability: Launch of Platform for Sustainable Performance in Education

Monday, March 28, 2016 to Thursday, March 31, 2016

XX Meeting of the Forum of the Ministries of the Environment of Latin America and the Caribbean

Theme: Environmental Education for Sustainable Development

Wednesday, November 24, 2004 to Sunday, November 28, 2004

1st Mainstreaming Environment and Sustainability in African Universities (MESA) International Conference

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

8th Global RCE Conference - Promoting Sustainability through Collaboration and Diversity

Theme: Promoting Sustainability through Collaboration and Diversity

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Global South-South Development Expo 2013: Academia Partnership

The Global South-South Development (GSSD) Expo was a United Nations system-wide global eventwhich brought together nearly 1,000 participants, and mobilized close to US$400 Million. The AcademiaPartnership Forum, one of 15 such fora, was hosted by UNEP’s EnvironmentalEducation and Training Unit (EETU).

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Kenya Habitable Planet Workshop - Applied Centre for Climate and Earth System Science (ACCESS)

The Kenya Habitable Planet Workshop - Applied Centre for Climate and Earth System Science (ACCESS) was held on 10 July 2013, at UNEP HQ.

Monday, February 23, 2015

UNEP-GLOBAL FIELD EXERCISE PROGRAMME MEETING

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 to Thursday, October 8, 2015

Eye on Environmental Education Special Initiative (EoEESI) 2015

Following the success of the 2011 inaugural Summit, Eye on Earth 2015 will take centre stage once again to promote dialogue and drive international action that revolutionises the way we collect, access, share and use data and information for real-world change. The 2015 summit will seek to foster a culture of collaboration through a network committed to achieving scalable impact for a...

Monday, June 3, 2013 to Friday, June 7, 2013

10th Anniversary of Asia-Pacific Leadership Programme on Environment for Sustainable Development

2013 marks the 10th Anniversary of Asia-Pacific Leadership Programme on Environment for Sustainable Development (APLP). The Programme is co-organized by Tongji University and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and offered by professors from Regional University Consortium (RUC), UNEP officials, as well as well-known scholars and experts.

The Programme targets at emerging Asia...

Friday, February 5, 2016

Launch of the Kenya Green University Network

Friday, September 12, 2014

Launch of Sourcebook for Integrating REDD+ into Academic Programmes

Saturday, February 6, 2016 to Saturday, February 20, 2016

YOUTH ENCOUNTER ON SUSTAINABILITY (YES) Switzerland 2016: Making sustainability work

Theme: Beyond the Paris Climate Conference: Building mind-sets and skill-sets for a sustainable future

Youth Encounter on Sustainability (YES) courses are intensive two-week trainings for graduate students to advance sustainability in all countries and professional fields. The cources explore environmental, economic, social, and technological complexities; provide a...

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 to Friday, September 25, 2015

3rd Training Session on Holistic Waste Management

3rd Training Session on Holistic waste Management

Contact Us:
Mr. Surendra Shrestha
Director, International Environmental Technology Centre, UNEP 2-110 Ryokuchi koen, Tsurumi-ku,
Osaka 538-0036, Japan

Email

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Monday, November 30, 2015 to Thursday, December 17, 2015

Building Sustainable Communities: Leadership, Gender, and the Environment

One of the main outcomes of the Rio+20 Conference was the agreement by Member States to launch a process to develop a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which will build upon the Millennium Development Goals and converge with the post 2015 development agenda .

As a member of the 'Global Sustainable Develop-ment Criteria' (GSTC) initiative, Israel is committed to the promotion...

Monday, November 7, 2016 to Friday, December 16, 2016

GREEN ECONOMY AND TRADE E-LEARNING COURSE

Trade in environmental goods and services (EGS) offers significant opportunities, in particular for developing countries, to drive economic development while protecting natural capital and creating better livelihoods for citizens. In order to seize these opportunities, UNEP and UNITAR are collaborating within the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), to deliver the first interactive...

Wednesday, November 23, 2016 to Friday, November 25, 2016

10th Global Regional Centres of Expertise on Conference

The 10th Global RCE Conference will take place from 23 to 25 November 2016, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. The conference is an opportunity to bring together a wide variety of stakeholders – from cities, communities, governments, industry, NGOs, international organizations, and academia to discuss, debate and launch strategies and activities that reinforce the fundamental role that education plays...

Friday, November 25, 2016 to Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Environmental Management

Globally, policy makers and professionals are challenged with minimising the impact of consumption and industry on the environment.  In Israel, where land, water, energy and other natural resources are either limited or non-existent, environmental research is not a luxury - it is a matter of survival. This course aims to share the solutions to waste treatment, energy, air and water quality...

Monday, January 11, 2016 to Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Education as a Driver for Sustainable Development Goals

 

Education for Sustainable Development Experts Discuss Education and SDGs

Over 750 participants from 22 countries shared their thoughts on the role of education in realizing the Sustainable Development Goals, at the international conference ‘Education as a Driver for Sustainable Development Goals’, which began at CEE, on 11th January, 2016.

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Monday, November 21, 2016 to Thursday, December 1, 2016

University of Eastern Finland (UEF) - United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements

The UEF-UNEP Course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements is a high profile two week Course on MEAs, international environmental law-making and diplomacy. It is organised annually in cooperation of the The University of Eastern Finland and UNEP, with a changing course venue and theme each year. The aim of the Course is to equip...

Monday, July 11, 2016 to Friday, July 15, 2016

Bridging ICTs and the Environment: Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction

Summary: The Innovations in Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) workshop will highlight recent advances in information and communication technologies (ICTs) and how they are empowering both decision-makers and citizens to play a proactive role in managing disaster risks and providing more effective disaster response.

Target Audience: Representatives of...

Monday, November 21, 2016 to Friday, November 25, 2016

2016 African Ecosystem Service Partnership Conference

Theme: Environment and Sustainability Education And Training to Meet The Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

Summary: Focusing on “Ecosystem Services for SDGs in Africa”, the event will bring together 250 experts, students, policy makers, and the private sector from the African region. A thematic session on ‘Enhancing...

Monday, October 3, 2016 to Wednesday, October 5, 2016

34th Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa (EEASA) Conference

Theme: Environment and Sustainability Education And Training to Meet The Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals

Summary: The Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa (EEASA) was founded in September 1982 as a result of interaction between educationalists and environmentalists. It is a multidisciplinary Association concerned with the...

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

40th International Postgraduate Course on Environmental Management for Developing and Emerging Countries (EM40)

Summary: This 6-month course covers environmental management as an integrated interdisciplinary field. The curriculum is organized in modules comprising issues of global sustainable development, environmental governance, environmental security, environmental economics and accounting, environmental awareness and public participation, applied ecology and ecosystem management,...

Sunday, December 4, 2016 to Saturday, December 17, 2016

Youth Encounter on Sustainability YES Iran 2016

Summary: Build capacities, create memories, shape our future: Youth Encounter on Sustainability YES is the impact lab for agents of sustainable change. YES offers a unique learning experience for students and young professionals from all fields and countries.

Organisers: Myclimate and...

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 to Wednesday, November 2, 2016

69th UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB International Short Course on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency

Summary: The course will focus on renewable energy technologies, their implementation and impact on the environment. Engineering as well as social, economic and legal aspects will be covered. Site visits to hands-on examples will demonstrate the potential and feasibility of a sustainable energy supply, based on “renewables”.

Objectives: After the course...

Monday, September 19, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016

7th Central Asian Leadership Program for Sustainable Development

Summary: Central Asian Leadership Program for Sustainable Development (CALP) is the flagship initiative of the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC), and a unique example of multi-partner and cross-sectoral project in the region of Central Asia and Afghanistan, successfully operating since 2010 to the present time, with the support of UNEP, CAREC, the...

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 to Friday, September 23, 2016

68th UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB International Short Course on Integrated Water Resource Management and Health

This course is especially designed to meet the professional demand of experts and decision makers working in environment protection with special focus on safeguarding water resources. The curriculum comprises lectures, seminars, site visits and excursions on aspects like: the water cycle (hydrology, groundwater, surface water), urban water (water infrastructure, water purification and...

Monday, November 14, 2016

UN Environment and the University of Nairobi Mark the Paris Climate Change Agreement by Championing for Action Oriented Sustainable Solutions

On 14 November 2016, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Kenya, in partnership with the University of Nairobi, marked the entry into force of the...

Thursday, November 17, 2016 to Tuesday, December 13, 2016

70th UNEP/UNESCO/BMUB International Short Course on Sustainable Cities

Objectives: Participants are expected to acquire knowledge as well as environmental communication and mediation skills to be able to contribute to a sustainable development of urban communities and the energy management in their respective countries.

Target Groups: This course is designed mainly for managers and decision-makers with pertinent...