Crash Course on Climate
Governance

FIRST SERIES:

JANUARY 13-17, 2020

INTRODUCTION

The Crash Course on Climate Governance is a one-week program (5 days Mon-Fri) targeted towards individuals who already have an interest in climate related issues, but would like to know more about the impact that global governance has on the fight against climate change.

The program will consist of three components:

  • Presentations from experts, professors, and civil society representatives
  • Interactive discussions of case studies, debates, and workshops
  • Visits to the European institutions

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 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:

  1. Have knowledge of climate governance issues (shown by taking part in a climate governance seminar or crash course)
  2. 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
Individuals who meet these requirements will be certified as Climate Ambassadors as recognized by the Center for United Nations Consitutional Research.

FURTHER SERIES:

APRIL 13-17, 2020 (GLOBAL GOVERNANCE)

JUNE 1-5, 2020

LEARN HOW GLOBAL GOVERNANCE

SHAPES THE PLANET'S FUTURE

CURRICULUM

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:

  • Leiden University, Netherlands
  • Utrecht University, Netherlands
  • Stockholm University, Sweden
  • University of Dundee, UK
  • Boston University, United States
  • Members of the European Parliament
  • Young European Federalists
  • Democracy Without Borders/UNPA Campaign

DETAILS

The course will take place in Brussels, Belgium, at the offices of the Center for United Nations Constitutional Research. All courses are offered in English. The cost of the program is 480 EUR, with an optional addition of 100 EUR that includes lunch each day of the seminar. Travel and accommodation costs are the responsibility of the attendee. The deadline to apply for the first series is December 1, 2019 . For more information, please email us at seminars@cuncr.org

PAYMENT

Payment must be received in full before registration can be confirmed. You can pay by PayPal/credit card by clicking here or by bank transfer with the details below: Bank: ING Bank Beneficiary: Center for United Nations Constitutional Research Address: Avenue Franklin Roosevelt, 103, Brussels 1050, Belguim. Acct/IBAN: BE29363166221664

APPLY NOW

We are now accepting applications for the first series of this course from January 13-17, 2020