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Course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements organized by the University of Eastern Finland and the United Nations Environment Programme
The University of Eastern Finland (UEF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), are jointly organising a high-profile two-week Course on international environmental law-making and diplomacy. The course will take place from 17 to 27 August 2020 at the University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland. The course is organised in collaboration with the Government of Finland.
Opportunity Information
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Training/learning support (workshops, e-learning, webinars, on-job training, mentorship)

This is a high profile two week Course on MEAs, international environmental law-making and diplomacy. It is intended for experienced government officials engaged in international environmental negotiations. Other stakeholders, such as representatives of NGOs and the private sector, researchers and academics in the field of international environmental law are also eligible. So far, over 480 participants from 127 countries have been trained through the series of the Course.
MEA Course 2020.pdf (/api/v2013/documents/F687CEA9-3119-2ED9-0998-600C10D0C7B4/attachments/MEA%20Course%202020.pdf)
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Approximately 30 participants, with an equal distribution from the North and South and taking into account gender balance will be admitted to the Course. Participants are expected to pay their travel and other expenses and a tuition fee of EUR 1000. Candidates from developing countries and from countries with economies in transition can apply for a full or partial fellowship.
The applications will be submitted through an online application platform. Only applications submitted within the application period will be considered. Please note that once submitted no changes can be made to the online application. If you wish to amend an error in the submitted application, please contact the course administration: mea-course(at)uef.fi
2020-01-01
2020-01-31
2019-12-31
UEF (http://www.uef.fi/en/web/unep)
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Linkages to CBD Initiatives
1. Awareness of biodiversity values
2. Integration of biodiversity values
4. Use of natural resources
5. Loss of habitats
6. Sustainable fisheries
7. Areas under sustainable management
8. Pollution
9. Invasive Alien Species
10. Vulnerable ecosystems
11. Protected areas
12. Preventing extinctions
13. Agricultural biodiversity
14. Essential ecosystem services
15. Ecosystem resilience
18. Traditional knowledge
19. Biodiversity knowledge
Biomes
Cross Cutting Issues
Contact Person
Pending Approval
UEF Office
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University of Eastern Finland / University of Eastern Finland
1, Yliopistonranta
Kuopio,
70210, Finland

: mea-course@uef.fi
: +358 29 4451111 |
Primary Organization
Pending Approval
University of Eastern Finland / University of Eastern Finland (UEF)
1, Yliopistonranta
Kuopio,
70210, Finland

: kirjaamo@uef.fi
: +358 29 4451111 |


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