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E-Learning course: The Committee on Science and Technology (CST) of the UNCCD

Organization
UNCCD
Category
Others
Free of charge
Language

English

Topic
Location
Online
Description

Course introduction

E-learning course video: The Committee on Science and Technology (CST) of the UNCCD

Course objectives

The objective of this course is to build capacity of participants, in order for them to understand the UNCCD scientific processes and the roles and functions of UNCCD Committee on Science and Technology.

Course format

The course has four sections:

  1. The UNCCD Process and the subsidiary bodies of the Convention with particular attention to the CST
  2. The Committee on Science and Technology
  3. The CST and the UNCCD scientific process
  4. The functions and operations of the CST

Registration

Please send your name, country and e-mail address to cbm [at] unccd.int

This course is free of charge. Upon successful completion, you will be rewarded a “Certificate”.

If you score 90% or higher you will receive a “Certificate of Excellence”.

 

 

 

 

 

Section 1: The UNCCD Process and the subsidiary bodies of the Convention with particular attention to the CST

In this lesson, topics covered are:

  1. The institutions/bodies and process of the UNCCD with specific attention to the CST
  2. The CST and the UNCCD Process
  3. The CST within the UNCCD 10-year Strategy

Please watch and read through the study materials before continuing to the section quiz.

Lectures

E-learning course video: The UNCCD Process and the subsidiary bodies of the Convention with particular attention to the CST

Reading materials

Quiz 1

The UNCCD Process and the subsidiary bodies of the Convention with specific attention to the CST

 

 

Section 2: The Committee of Science and Technology

Topics covered in this section:

  1. What really is the CST
  2. The operations of the CST
  3. Priority areas of work of the CST
  4. The CST Bureau

Lectures

Lecture 2 Video: The committee on Science and Technology

Reading material

Quiz 2

Quiz 2: The Committee of Science and Technology

 

 

Section 3: The CST and the UNCCD scientific process

Topics covered in this section:

  1. UNCCD scientific conferences
  2. The UNCCD Fellowship Programme
  3. Manual of Procedural Aspects

Lecture

Lecture 3: The CST and the UNCCD scientific process

Reading Material

Quiz 3

Quiz 3: The CST and the UNCCD scientific process

 

Section 4: The functions and operations of the UNCCD

This section we will focus on the functions and operations of the Committee on Science and Technology.

Topics covered in this section:

  1. The composition of the CST and its Bureau
  2. Sessions of the CST: Conduct of business
  3. The functions of the Bureau of the CST
  4. Chairing the CST

Lecture

Lecture 4: the functions and operations of the CST

Reading Material

Quiz 4

Quiz 4: The functions and operations of the CST

 

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