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UN CC:e-Learn

Gender and Environment

via UN CC:e-Learn


This course helps you better understand the linkages between gender and the environment and become an effective change-maker for sustainable development. It contains six modules which takes around 1 hour to complete.  You need to pass a quiz after the module to receive your certificate. 



Who is this course for?
Someone curious and interested to learn more about how efforts to address environmental degradation and promote gender equality can be mutually supportive.
A specialist working on biodiversity, climate change, land degradation, international waters, chemicals and waste.
A development practitioner working at the international, national or at the local level in environmental sectors.
A policy-maker or government official working on environmental policies and projects.
What will you learn?
What are the links between gender equality and environmental sustainability?
Which global environmental frameworks include gender?
How can gender-responsive policies and projects support environmental outcomes?
Discover what you can do to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment in biodiversity, climate change, land degradation, international waters, chemicals and waste.
How is the course organised?
The course is divided into six modules covering the following areas: 1) Introduction, 2) Climate Change, 3) International Waters, 4) Biodiversity, 5) Land Degradation, 6) Chemicals and Waste. Each module takes an average of 1 hour to complete. (*The module 5 and 6 will be coming soon).


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  • Profile image for Faizan Raza
    Faizan Raza
    That's course are amazing and i have learn many things about this course and specially about environment that help me about to learn the special things which i dont know about this environment.
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    Amna Tamkin

    Amna Tamkin completed this course.

    This is a well-rounded course for anyone interested in studying the linkages between gender and environment. The course identifies gender and how different extreme weather events, climatic changes increase gender disparities. It further outline different important international local initiatives on gender and environment.
  • Anusha Indivary Subramaniam
    This course is a great initiative for someone who is willing to establish or seeking for opportunities in this area of study. This course contents are thoroughly examined and designed in order to have to have a great outcome for those who follow the course.
  • Orsolya Clancey

    Orsolya Clancey completed this course, spending 1 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

    Good intro to topics around gender links to climate change and sustainability. Very quick and easy to access material with a quiz at the end, enjoyed taking it and learned a fair amount
  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    This course is one of the best course i ever did and certificate of complition was awesome as it is from UN, WHO etc. Thank you so much.

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