Crash Course on Climate
Governance

Unlock Climate Governance

On a Rolling Basis - 2022

INTRODUCTION

The Crash Course on Climate Governance is a 5-day in-person or a 3-months virtual program for individuals who already have an interest inclimate-related issues and would like to know more about global governance’s impact on the fight against climate change. The course examines the current legal framework of global environmental governance and proposes alternatives to rethink global governance as a means to achieve climate justice.

The program will consist of three components:

AUDIENCE

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 also offered as part of the Center for United Nations Constitutional Research’s Youth Climate Ambassador Program. YCA are young activists from around the world who multiply efforts and initiatives to promote effective climate governance. To become a climate ambassador, participants must meet the following requirements:
  1. Take part in a climate governance seminar or crash course
  2. Attend at least one of our Climate Democracy Summits or any other climate international events 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 community
  4. Individuals who meet these requirements will be certified as Climate Ambassadors as recognized by the Center for United Nations Constitutional Research.

LEARN HOW GLOBAL GOVERNANCE

SHAPES THE PLANET'S FUTURE

CURRICULUM

Participants learn about the fundamental principles of international law and how those apply to the environmental context. The course outlines the history of international environmental law and reviews key international organizations and treaties that relate to climate 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 academics from Leiden University, Boston University, State University of New York, The London School of Economics, The China Institute of Boundary and Ocean Studies, the University of Dundee, The
European Commission, The Global South and Africa, Youths Networks and NGOs.

DETAILS

The course can be taken either virtually or in person. The virtual package includes recordings of presentations, seminars with discussions about the case studies, debates, and workshops. The in-person course will take place in Brussels, Belgium, at the CUNCR offices. All courses are offered in English. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the attendees. For registration, click HERE or email seminars@CUNCR.org

Unlock Climate Governance

On a Rolling Basis - 2022

INTRODUCTION

The Crash Course on Climate Governance is a 5-day in-person or a 3-months virtual program for individuals who already have an interest inclimate-related issues and would like to know more about global governance’s impact on the fight against climate change. The course examines the current legal framework of global environmental governance and proposes alternatives to rethink global governance as a means to achieve climate justice.

The program will consist of three components:

AUDIENCE

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 also offered as part of the Center for United Nations Constitutional Research’s Youth Climate Ambassador Program. YCA are young activists from around the world who multiply efforts and initiatives to promote effective climate governance. To become a climate ambassador, participants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Take part in a climate governance seminar or crash course
  2. Attend at least one of our Climate Democracy Summits or any other climate international events 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 community
  4. Individuals who meet these requirements will be certified as Climate Ambassadors as recognized by the Center for United Nations Constitutional Research.

LEARN HOW GLOBAL GOVERNANCE

SHAPES THE PLANET'S FUTURE

CURRICULUM

Participants learn about the fundamental principles of international law and how those apply to the environmental context. The course outlines the history of international environmental law and reviews key international organizations and treaties that relate to climate 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 academics from Leiden University, Boston University, State University of New York, The London School of Economics, The China Institute of Boundary and Ocean Studies, the University of Dundee, The European Commission, The Global South and Africa, Youths Networks and NGOs.

DETAILS

The course can be taken either virtually or in person. The virtual package includes recordings of presentations, seminars with discussions about the case studies, debates, and workshops. The in-person course will take place in Brussels, Belgium, at the CUNCR offices. All courses are offered in English. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the attendees. For registration, click HERE or email seminars@CUNCR.org

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