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Environmental Education

Find here online learning opportunities from learning institutions active in the region.

Education à l'environnement

Retrouvez ici les opportunités de formation en ligne des institutions offrant des formations dans la région.


UN Learning Portals

UN Information Portal on Multilateral Environmental Agreements
Free Online Courses

InforMEA provides easy access to information on MEAs. You can consult treaty texts and provisions of decisions and resolutions adopted by the Governing Bodies of MEAs.

Facilitated by UNEP
Funded by the European Union

One UN
Climate Change
Learning Partnership
(UN CC:Learn)


A collaborative initiative of more than 30 multilateral organizations supporting countries to design and implement systematic, recurrent and results-oriented climate change learning.

Secretariat hosted by UNITAR
Funded by Switzerland & UN

UN SDG:Learn

UN SDG:Learn is a United Nations initiative that aims to bring relevant and curated learning solutions on sustainable development topics to individuals and organizations.

Developped by UNITAR
& UN Staff College

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)
Planet Courses


UNITAR provides innovative learning solutions to individuals, organizations and institutions to enhance global decision-making and support country-level action for shaping a better future.

UN organization financed from voluntary contributions


Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Global Health at the Human-Animal-Ecosystem Interface

Explore & learn about major & current Global Health Challenges at the Human-Animal-Ecosystem Interface: zoonotic emerging infections, antimicrobial resistance, neglected diseases, etc.

Developed by University of Geneva, Institute Pasteur, University of Montreal & Centre Virchow-Villermé/University Paris Descartes

The E-waste Challenge Massive Open Online Course

Presented in five stand-alone and comprehensive online mini-courses, it is self-paced and introduces challenge and possible solutions for the environmentally sound management of e-waste.

Developed by BRS MEAs, EIT Climate-KIC, University of Leuven

Environmental Security and Sustaining Peace /
Natural resources and the environment as a vehicle for peace

This 8-week course provides an in-depth introduction to the multiple roles that natural resources and the environment play in the onset, escalation, resolution, and recovery from violent conflicts.

with UNEP & others


Climate Change and Water in Mountains: A Global Concern

Inspired by the ACQWA Project, offers a better understanding of climate change, its impacts on the quality & quantity of water in mountain regions & risks related to changing water resources.

Developed by University of Geneva through its Institute for Environmental Sciences.

Ecosystem Services: a Method for Sustainable Development

Covers scientific (technical), economic, and socio-political dimensions of the ecosystem services concept through a mix of theory, case-studies, interviews with specialists and a serious-game.

Developed by Geneva Water Hub and the University of Geneva.

Water Resources, Management and Policy (Fr & En)

Comprendre les problèmes touchant à la gouvernance de l'eau. Le cours porte plus en détail sur la gestion de l’eau en analysant les différents types de droits et devoirs qui entrent en jeu.

Developed by Geneva Water Hub and the University of Geneva.

Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience

Nature-based solutions are relevant to everyone. The introductory module is designed to be accessible to everyone, regardless your level of experience or your background.

Developed by UNEP PEDRR Secretariat with support from the European Union.


Academic Distance Education

Droit international
de l'eau douce


30 March - 10 May

La formation se déroulera sur 6 semaines. En moyenne, le temps de travail est de 10 heures/semaine pour un total approximatif de 60 heures d’apprentissage.

Délai d'inscription 28 mars 2020

The Protection
of Human Rights
and the Environment Training Course


23 November - 27 November

Discussing the impacts of plastic pollution, the responsibilities of states and businesses, vulnerable actors and environmental justice, and mechanisms to address human rights violations.

Deadline 1 November 2020


Resources for Youth

UNEP & TED Launch of Earth School to keep students connected to nature

22 April

An unprecedented coalition of over fifty environmental and education experts are collaborating to launch The Earth School: 30 adventures for learners of all ages to discover, celebrate, and connect to nature.


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