UPEACE - UNU-EHS Online Programme




          Speclialized Online Training Course

Climate Change, International Law and Human Security

April 8th - May 19th, 2015

The University for Peace (UPEACE) and the United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS) are pleased to invite applications for a new certificate online training course on the topic of “Climate Change, International Law and Human Security”. This six weeks online course will be co-taught by experts from both institutions and will take place from April 8th to May 19th, 2015.

The course is intended for staff members of the United Nations and its agencies; staff members of other inter-governmental organizations, NGOs, and government agencies; academics; practitioners; and students, who are working or researching in fields related to climate change and environmental, human rights, international law, development, and migration, amongst others. UPEACE and UNU-EHS aim to ensure equal gender and geographical distribution across the selected participants.

The course has a limited number of seats available. Qualified participants will be admitted on the combined basis of first-come-first served, gender equality and regional representation. Appy today!

Course Outline: 

Week One: Introduction to the Linkages Between Climate Change, International Law and Human Security

Week Two: International Law Principles Related to Climate Change

Week Three: Water and Food Security in the Context of Climate Change

Week Four: Migration, Climate Change and Human Security

Week Five: Human Rights Based Approaches and Climate Change

Week Six: Looking Over 2015 (Future Action)


USD 500 (certificate)

USD 700 (certificate and 2 academic credits offered by UPEACE)



To register for the course, please fill in the application form.

For any inquiries related to the course, please write to admissions@elearning.upeace.org