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Climate Change International Legal Regime

Corporate author
IUCN (ID: MON-093345)
Publisher | Place of publication
UNEP | www
Document type
Training/educational material
Field of application
Air & atmosphere
International agreement-text Governance International agreement-implementation Climate change

This 3-hour self-paced course covers the causes and effect of Climate Change. It describes the mechanisms established by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and explains the key provisions and commitments established by the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement. All stakeholders interested to learn about the framework in the fight against climate change can benefit from the course. Prior knowledge is not a requirement for participation and the contents are presented on a progressive manner, from generic to specific elements. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a joint certificate UNITAR – UN Environment. This course is a collaborative effort between UNITAR and UN Environment, which expands the learning portfolio available on InforMEA platform.


Other references


Paris Agreement

Treaty | Multilateral | Paris |

Keyword: Risk assessment/management, Equity, Sustainable development, Climate change, Human rights, Indigenous peoples, Poverty, Public health, Emissions, Public participation, Technology transfer, Education, Access-to-information, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Developing countries

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-160054)


Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Treaty | Multilateral | Kyoto |

Keyword: EIA, Access-to-information, Precautionary principle, Energy conservation/energy production, Joint implementation, International organization, Monitoring, Dispute settlement, Forest management/forest conservation, Waste management, Emissions, Capacity building, Clean development mechanism, Intergenerational equity, Education, Data collection/reporting, Inventory, Climate change, Sustainable development, Research, Public participation, Technology transfer, Ozone layer

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001269)


United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Treaty | Multilateral | New York |

Keyword: Inventory, Access-to-information, Climate change, Sustainable development, Dispute settlement, Research, International organization, Public participation, EIA, Monitoring, Intergenerational equity, Technology transfer, Education, Precautionary principle, Data collection/reporting, Ozone layer, Emissions

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001147)