18 June 2018, Amman, Jordan - UN CC:Learn, in collaboration with the Ministry of the Environment of Jordan and EDAMA Association for Energy, Water & Environment, has developed a free Introductory e-Course on Climate Change in Arabic.
Following the launch event on 25 April 2018 in Amman, Jordan, EDAMA has conducted an awareness session on climate change at the Jordan University of Science and Technology.
EDAMA introduced the students to the UN CC:Learn Introductory e-Course on Climate Change, providing a brief about the course content and modules, along with information on how to register for the course and receive a certificate of completion.
To know more about the course details, please visit here.
To register on UN CC:e-Learn platform, please access here.
EDAMA is a Jordanian business association which aims to create and foster mature energy, water and environment sectors that advance Jordan's movement towards a green economy. To establish Jordan’s energy independence, water security, and environmental well-being, EDAMA aims to provide an enabling environment for export opportunities - in the form of marketable Energy, Water and Environment solutions and technical expertise - to emerge and flourish.
About the Ministry of Environment of Jordan
The Jordanian Ministry of Environment is an active player in the region when it comes to the green economy and climate change. Through it Environment Protection Fund, the Ministry of Environment aims to support projects that contribute to environmental protection and sustainable management of natural resources. Awareness, education and capacity development are among key enablers for environmental sustainability.
About UN CC:Learn
UN CC:Learn is a partnership of more than 30 multilateral organizations supporting countries to design and implement systematic, recurrent and results-oriented climate change learning. At the global level, the partnership supports knowledge-sharing, promotes the development of common climate change learning materials, and coordinates learning interventions through a collaboration of UN agencies and other partners. At the national level, UN CC:Learn supports countries in developing and implementing national climate change learning strategies. Through its engagement at the national and global levels, UN CC:Learn contributes to the implementation of Article 6 of the UNFCCC on training, education and public awareness-raising, and the 2012-2020 Doha Work Programme. Funding for UN CC:Learn is provided by the Swiss Government and UN partners. The Secretariat for UN CC:Learn is hosted by the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR).
Photo 1: EDAMA is introducing the UN CC:Learn Introductory e-Course on Climate Change to university students.
Photo 2: Students from the Jordan University of Science and Technology.