UN CC:Learn/UNITAR would like to invite you to join the Climate Classroom at @COP26. This is an innovative learning experience designed to help those attending get quickly up-to-speed on key climate issues.
Throughout COP26, UN CC:Learn/UNITAR team of experts will deliver free online 45-minute classes on a range of climate change topics. Pre-registration will be required for each class, which will have a maximum capacity of 50 participants. Spaces will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis, and everyone is welcome to join.
Now pick the online classes that interest you most and register below to secure your spot!
(All times GMT):
- Enhancing and Tracking the Arc of Ambition for NDCs (Monday 1st November, 3pm)
- Climate Change Adaptation (Tuesday 2nd November, 3pm)
- Climate Change, Human Rights and Gender(Thursday 4th November, 10 am)
- Climate Change and Human Rights (Friday 5th November, 10am)
- Mitigation and Carbon Market Mechanisms (Friday 5th November, 3pm)
- Enhancing and Tracking the Arc of Ambition for NDCs (Monday 8th November, 3pm)
- Climate Change Communications and Youth(Tuesday 9th November, 10am)
- Climate Finance and the Paris Agreement (Wednesday 10th November, 10am)
- Teaching Climate Change (Wednesday 10th November, 3pm)
- Climate Change and Gender(Thursday 11th November, 3pm)
- Thinking, Talking, Acting Climate(Friday 12th November, 10am)
If you are attending the event in Glasglow, UN CC:Learn/UNITAR will deliver 4 in-person classes:
- Climate Change and Health (Tuesday 2nd November, 10am) – WHO Health Pavilion
- Thinking, Talking, Acting Climate (Wednesday 3rd November, 4pm) – PCCB Capacity-Building Hub
- Climate Change and Health (Thursday 4th November, 3.30pm) – WHO Health Pavilion
- Changing the Narrative of Climate Change (Tuesday 9th November, 2pm) – SDG Pavilion
Furthermore, UN CC:Learn/UNITAR is supporting two major events and you are more than welcome to participate!
Enhancing Climate Resilience for LDCs & SIDS through Space Data, Finance Mechanisms and Partnerships
Thursday, 11 November 2021 I 11:30 – 12:45 I Strangford Lough (175 pax)
The event will explore how space data, participatory planning tools, and innovative finance mechanisms can provide innovative solutions for LDCs, SIDS and African nations to build and implement climate adaption plans that meet the needs of vulnerable communities.
Speakers: H.E. Nancy Tembo, Minister for Forestry and Natural Resources in Malawi Mr. David Jackson, Director, Local Transformative Finance Practice, UNCDF Dr. Einar Bjørgo, Director of UN Satellite Centre (UNOSAT), United Nations Institute Training and Research (UNITAR) Ms. Fruzsina Straus, UN-Habitat.
The Climate Crisis: A Child Rights Crisis
Thursday, 11 November 2021 I 13:15 – 14:30 I Strangford Lough (175 pax)
This event will: 1. Provide a platform for youth to vocalise their views and demands at COP26; 2. Enable countries to formally acknowledge the centrality of children to the climate crisis through their alignment to the Declaration on Children, Youth and Climate Action or other means.
Speakers: Lead organization: UNICEF. Supporting organizations: UNFCCC – YOUNGO, OHCHR, UNITAR, FAO, UNECLAC / CEPAL, UNDP.