UNU-EHS and UPEACE officially launch online course on climate change and the law

UNU-EHS and UPEACE are officially inviting applications for a new certificate online training course on the topic of “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 October 6 to November 14, 2014.

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

It will be a one of a kind interdisciplinary course offering both a legal and scientific perspective, underlined by a strong human rights component. The course is meant to address policy makers, practitioners, as well as lawyers and researchers.

Deadline for applications is 20 September, 2014.

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