UNEP Certificate Course on Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience 2024

Applications are open for the UNEP Certificate Course on Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience 2024. The course allows you to be educated to protect people and the planet. There is no course fee associated with this course, and it is open to all. The UNEP certificate of completion is free for learners who complete the course.

The course consists of 7 units of content. Though it varies by person, this course should take on average 1 hour per unit.

  • Unit 1: Why is this topic relevant to me?
  • Unit 2: What are Nature-based Solutions for disaster and climate resilience?
  • Unit 3: Nature-based Solutions applied to pressing challenges: urbanization, coastal development, and drylands expansion
  • Unit 4: Inclusive Action: The importance of youth, communities, and indigenous people in Nature-based Solutions
  • Unit 5: From policy to practice
  • Unit 6: The Business Case for Nature-based Solutions
  • Unit 7: Time for action!


Open to anyone and can be beneficial for the following target groups:

  • Practitioners: Disaster risk reduction & climate change experts, environmental managers, NGOs, and local government.
  • Policymakers: Decision makers at international, national, and local levels.
  • Engineers and urban planners: Including architects, geographers and urban designers.
  • Businesses: Including banking, insurance, and Corporate Social Responsibility managers.
  • Youth and Educators: Parents, teachers, students.


  • UNEP certificate
  • Program offered in 8 languages: English, French, Spanish, Hindi, Arabic, Chinese/Mandarin, Indonesian, Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Exclusive Interviews with World Leaders
  • Interact with Experts
  • Free Learning Materials
  • Join a Growing Community of Practice
  • This course is self-paced, which means you can complete the content anytime.

Deadline: unspecified

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