Applications Open: Online Course on Climate Change, International Law and Human Security


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  • 2014•07•28

    The UNU Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) and the University for Peace (UPEACE) in Costa Rica are now inviting applications for a new certificate online training course on Climate Change, International Law and Human Security. This six-week online course will be co-taught by experts from both institutions and will take place from 6 October to 14 November 2014.

    The course is intended for staff members of the United Nations and its agencies; staff members of other intergovernmental, government and non-governmental organizations; academics; practitioners; and students, who are working or researching in fields related to climate change and environment, human rights, international law, development, and migration, among others. UPEACE and UNU-EHS aim to ensure equal gender and geographical distribution across the selected participants.

    This one-of-a-kind interdisciplinary course will offer both a legal and scientific perspective, underlined by a strong human rights component. The course is meant to address policymakers, and practitioners, as well as lawyers and researchers.

    The deadline for applications is 20 September 2014.

    For more information and to apply, see the UNU-EHS website.