This self-paced e-learning course is targeted towards policymakers who wish to enhance their understanding of behavioural science applications for policy and the environment. The purpose of this course is to increase the impact of policy interventions on positive outcomes for environmental sustainability. No previous knowledge of behavioural science is needed to take this course. Participants will need to complete all modules and test your knowledge questions in order to receive the certificate of completion.
The overall objectives of this e-learning course are to:
Regional E-Learning course on Integrated Action on Biodiversity/Ecosystems, Health and Climate for ESCAP member states and stakeholders. The eLearning course is developed in partnership between the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) and the French Embassy in Thailand.
This course is the second course in the Follow-up and Review series. It builds on the e-learning tutorial on "Follow-up and Review (FUR) and the Voluntary National Review (VNR)". The purpose of this e-tutorial is to help countries develop their 2nd or 3rd generation Voluntary National Review. This tool aims to complement the VNR handbook and the common reporting guidelines developed by UNDESA by providing practical advice and helpful concrete tips specifically on 2nd VNRs.
This course was developed to support policy makers and sustainable development practitioners in developing strategies.
This self-paced eLearning course was developed for those who want to learn more about how to localize the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to sustainably manage natural resources in cities. The course purpose is to support cities in their actions to localize the SDGs through Sustainable Urban Resource Management (SURM) and the objectives are to:
Qualifying test for Training of Trainers on Integration of SDGs into the National Planning
Training Course on Rail Digital Transformation in Asia and the Pacific is designed by the ESCAP Transport Division under two United Nations development account projects first, Trade and transport connectivity in age of Pandemics, and second, enhancing shift to sustainable freight in Asia and the Pacific. The e-learning course aims to expand the knowledge of the stakeholders on use of emerging digital technologies for enhancing competitiveness of railway transport.
This course introduces the key concepts of Resource Efficiency, how to measure it, and why it is important in the context of sustainable development, as well as policy pathways for promoting Resource Efficiency with a focus on Asia and the Pacific.
This CPI simulation tool was developed for policy makers and climate practitioners to examine the opportunity for applying carbon pricing instruments in support of implementation of NDC targets.
The overall objectives of this e-learning course are to: - provide policymakers with the understanding how CPIs impact socio-economic factors of development.
- examine scenarios and pathways for implementation of NDC targets using CPIs.
- examine opportunities to invest revenue in increasing natural climate solution coverage to close the gap to net-zero.
Regional E-Learning course on Water, the Ocean and the Sustainable Development Goals for ESCAP member states and stakeholders. The eLearning course is developed in partnership between the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP) in collaboration with Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and the Government of Japan.