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Audit the course for free & receive a UNEP certificate upon course completion. All enrolled users must complete the post-course survey to be eligible for a UNEP certificate.

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UNEP Certificate

UNEP certificate: Register and select "audit"

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Offered in 8 Languages

Offered in 8 languages: English, French, Spanish, Hindi, Arabic, Chinese/Mandarin, Indonesian, Portuguese (Brazil)

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Exclusive Interviews with World Leaders

Exclusive interviews with World Leaders: Inger Andersen, UNEP; Mami Mizutori, UNDRR and many others

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Intract with Experts

Interact with Experts: Send your questions & respond!

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Free Learning Materials

Free Learning Materials: Includes case study & 360° virtual reality videos, facts sheets, additional reading resources and more

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Join a Growing Community of Practice

Join a Growing Community of Practice: Graduates are connecting, you can too!

Who is the course aimed at?

The course is open for anyone and can be beneficial for the following target groups
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    Disaster risk reduction & climate change experts, environmental managers, NGOs, and local government.
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    Policy makers
    Decision makers at international, national, and local levels.
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    Engineers & Urban planners
    Including architects, geographers and urban designers.
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    Including banking, insurance, and Corporate Social Responsibility managers.
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    Youth and Educators
    Parents, teachers, students.
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  • Course syllabus at a glance

  • Unit 1:Why is this topic relevant for me?
  • Unit 2: What are Nature-based Solutions for disaster and climate resilience?
  • Unit 3: Nature-based Solutions applied to pressing challenges: urbanization, coastal development, and drylands expansion
  • Unit 4: Inclusive Action: The importance of youth, communities and indigenous people in Nature-based Solutions
  • Unit 5: From policy to practice
  • Unit 6: The business case for Nature-based Solutions
  • Unit 7: Time for action!

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Top key reasons to take the course

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    Guidance on how to apply Nature-based Solutions in enhancing resilience to disasters and climate change, whether you are a youth leader, practitioner, policy maker, engineer or business owner.

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    Gain knowledge about how human activities are interlinked with ecological systems and main tools and approaches for applying Nature-based Solutions to reducing disaster and climate risks.

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    Learn how policy makers are including nature as a solution in policy processes for reducing disaster and climate risks. Also how policies support to up-scale Nature-based Solutions for disaster risk reduction.

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What participants say about our course

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    It helped me a lot to know more about my favorite topics of engaging with nature specially when mixing up nature based solutions with...

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    This course has further fuelled my passion for nature. I am in awe of the simple yet efficient solutions that exist all around us in the...

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In order to make it as widely accessible as possible, the course will be available free of charge on a number of different platforms, which will be announced shortly.

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