March 9-13, 2020
The program will consist of three components:
As this course aims to make the connection between climate issues and global governance, previous knowledge of politics, international law, etc. could be beneficial but is not required. Participants should have a previous interest and/or understanding of climate issues and activism, should be at least 18 years of age, and either have a degree or be enrolled in higher education,
BECOME A CLIMATE AMBASSADOR
This course is offered as part of the Center for United Nations Constitutional Research’s Youth Climate Ambassador Program. in order to be recognized as a climate ambassador, participants must meet three requirements:
- Have knowledge of climate governance issues (shown by taking part in a climate governance seminar or crash course)
- Attend at least one Climate Democracy Summit and take part in the discussions and brainstorming sessions there
- 3. Take part in activism for climate democracy and better climate governance, globally and/or in your own community
May 4-8, 2020 (GLOBAL GOVERNANCE)
July 20-24 2020
August 24-28 2020
LEARN HOW GLOBAL GOVERNANCE
SHAPES THE PLANET'S FUTURE
Participants will learn about fundamental principles of international law and how they apply in an environmental context. A history of international environmental law will be given, as well as an overview of the key international organizations and treaties that relate toclimate change.
This course approaches climate governance from a critical perspective. Participants will learn about current proposals for global governance reform, and be given opportunities to brainstorm and debate governance-based solutions to the climate crisis.
Past Speakers include: