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News and Events
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Featured Events
Training Opportunities

Mazingira Challenge 2015, 6 November 2015

GUPES Partnership Forum 2015 - WEEC 8, June 2015

UNECE and UNEP sign landmark agreement, 9 May 2015

African Ministers Endorse the African Environmental Education and Training Action Plan 2015 2024, 3 March 2015

2015 International Student Conference on Environment and Sustainability, June 2015

UNEP - Global Field Exercise Programme Meeting, February 2015

Towards a Sustainable Campus (WCESD) Side-Event Summary, November 2014

KEDGE Business School and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) sign a partnership, August 2014, Nagoya (Japan)

Launch: 'Forests in a Changing Climate: A Sourcebook for Integrating REDD+ into Academic Programmes', August 2014, Nairobi, Kenya

MOOC on Disasters and Ecosystems: Resilience in a Changing Climate (UNEA Green Room), June 2014, Nairobi, Kenya

5th Africa Environmental Education and Training Action Plan Consultative Meeting 2014 Summary, April 2014, Nairobi, Kenya

Kenya Green University Network Informal Consultative Meeting, April 2014, Nairobi, Kenya

Wangari Maathai Day - Africa Environment Day - World Wildlife Day 2014 Summary, March 2014, Nairobi, Kenya

Youth Encounter for Sustainability, Jan. - Feb. 2014, Naivasha, Kenya

Academia Partnership Forum (APF) - GSSD Expo, November 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

Promoting Sustainability through Collaboration and Diversity - 8th Global RCE Conference, October 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

African Sustainability Development Research Option (ASDRO) Meeting, October 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

Eye on Environmental Education Special Initiative Coordination Meeting, October 2013, Bahrain

Sino-African Summer School Visit, August 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

Environmental Diplomatic Leader Education Program, July 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

Kenya Habitable Planet Workshop, July 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

Stabilizing Kenya by Solving Forest Related Conflicts (STAKE), July 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

7th World Environmental Education Congress, June 2013, Marrakesh, Morocco

10th Anniversary of Asia-Pacific Leadership Programme, June 2013, Marrakesh, Morocco

African Regional Workshop on Environment Agenda, May 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

The International Day of Biological Diversity 2013, May 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

GUPES Green Room Event, February 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

Brown Bag Discussions, February 2013, Nairobi, Kenya

World Student Community for Sustainable Development (WSCSD) Report for the World Student Summit for Sustainability 2012 (S3 - 2012), November 2012

GUPES Green Room Event, February 2012, Nairobi, Kenya

GUPES Green Room Event, February 2011, Nairobi, Kenya

UNEP Events

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Training Opportunities

The United Nations Environment Programme, collaboratively with other partners provides a wide range of environmental education and training programs aimed at furthering the professional training and career development of students, educators, professionals, scientists etc. The link for training opportunities will take you to the various environmental education and training opportunities available for individuals at various stages of their careers.
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Financial Assistance

The link for financial assistance takes you to a webpage where a wide range of scholarships, fellowships, and project funding opportunities are listed. You should not regard the details given here as being absolutely definitive; you should contact the addresses given at the end of each section for up-to-date conditions and eligibility requirements. It must be emphasised that UNEP no longer gives financial assistance to students. Our sponsorship for education and training is limited to UNEP-organised short courses for specific groups/ sectors. These courses are usually by invitation or nomination by Governments/ organisations. The scholarships, fellowships, and project funding opportunities listed in are a collection of web announcements and emails that we receive and broadcast for the benefit of the visitots to our website.
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