The International Climate Change Negotiations: Leveraging LoCAL Experience in Support of Climate Change Negotiations online training course has been designed to build a solid understanding of the negotiation environment provided by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), including its governing bodies, subsidiary bodies, negotiating groups and the financial mechanisms available while focusing on climate change adaptation.
The primary target audiences of this course include UNFCCC national negotiators from Local Climate Adaptive Living (LoCAL) countries who are new to the function or wish to update their prior knowledge, who wish to understand the international context, and who seek to support adaptation actions and address climate change, including new streams of work such as non-market approaches as referred to in Article 6.8 of the Paris Agreement.
The Local Climate Adaptive Living (LoCAL) facility was designed by the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) to promote climate change-resilient communities and local economies by establishing a standard, internationally recognized country-based mechanism to channel climate finance to local government authorities in developing countries, in particular the least developed countries (LDCs), the Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) and African nations.
This free online and self-paced training course is offered by One UN Climate Change Learning Partnership (UN CC: Learn).
Estimated time to complete this course is 3.5 hours.
The successful completion of the course rewards the learner with a certificate. To complete the course, the learner must complete all three modules and pass each associated quiz with a minimum grade of 70% from no more than three attempts.