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2021-05-14
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English

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Earth Island Institute
The 2021 Brower Environment Youth Awards

Earth Island Institute established the Brower Youth Award for Environmental Leadership in 2000 to honor renowned environmental advocate David Brower, who said, “I love to see what young people can do, before someone old tells them it’s impossible.” It is with this spirit that we recognize the outstanding leadership efforts of young people who are working for the protection of our shared planet. Eligibility Youth environmental change leaders ages…

Events
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2021-05-02
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English

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Connect4Climate
Connect4Climate #YouthTakeover Initiative for students

Empowering young people to engage meaningfully with climate issues has long been a top priority for the Connect4Climate team. In the wake of our #Youth4ClimateLive webinar series and with many vital events fast approaching on the climate calendar—both in-person and virtual—we thought now would be the perfect time to scale up our #YouthTakeover initiative and invite YOU to be a part of it! What is a #YouthTakeover? Basically, it’s an opportunity…

Courses
Training
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2021-05-01
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English

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NFZ forestnet
Emerging Pests and Diseases in Temperate Forests NFZ summer school 2021

NFZ.forestnet is a European research and higher education network which gathers French, German and Swiss institutions working on forestry, forest ecosystem and forest-related products. It aims at creating and developing collaborative research and education projects. NFZ.forestnet was created in 2006. The network is composed of 7 institutions, universities and research centres, in Nancy, Freiburg, and Zurich. All in all, 700 researchers and…

News
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English

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UNCCD - Capacity Development & Innovations Office (CDIO)
Quotes from the UNCCD-CDIO Global Essay Competition 2020-2021

Hey! Do you remember the UNCCD-CDIO Global Essay Competition 2020-2021? Keep an eye on our website! We will announce the winners soon! Shortlisting is a challenging process. In the meanwhile, we will be sharing quotes from some participants.

Work & Volunteer
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French

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UMR SENS / Cirad
Stage : Adaptation des Pratiques de Recherche face à l’Urgence Climatique

L’UMR SENS est le fruit de la rencontre de 3 collectifs : les chercheurs du CIRAD de l’UPR GREEN, ceux de l’IRD issus de l’UMR GRED, et les enseignants-chercheurs de l’UPVM regroupés au sein de l’équipe CERCE. La particularité de ce collectif est sa pluridisciplinarité à l’intérieur des sciences humaines et sociales, et entre les sciences sociales, les sciences de la vie et de l’environnement et les sciences et technologies. Au sein du pôle Vie…

The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Capacity Building Marketplace is an exchange platform for those seeking and offering knowledge, training and opportunities related to the UNCCD’s mandate regarding the issues of capacity building. These resources are helpful for anyone working toward land degradation neutrality (LDN).

The Capacity Building Marketplace supports students, grassroots movements, professionals, researchers, civil society organizations (CSOs), farmers’ organizations and the general public to develop their full potential regarding sustainable land management practices to address drought and land degradation.

The Marketplace addresses the creation, strengthening and building of capacity as it relates to mitigation and adaptation to drought and desertification in concrete ways.

Here on the Marketplace you can:

  • Share and find experiences and new ideas
  • Increase your knowledge and skills
  • Be informed about capacity building efforts globally
  • Directly influence the Marketplace’s future content

If you have any questions or would like to provide feedback, please contact UNCCD Capacity Building Officer, Richard Byron-Cox via email rbyroncox [at] unccd.int or phone +49 2288 152 827.