UNESCO: Capacity of Media Professionals in Disaster Awareness and Climate Change in the Maghreb

July 2008: This training course is organized by the UN

Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) office in Rabat and is

scheduled to take place from 13-17 October 2008 in Rabat, Morocco

The course will be devoted to scientific and technical

aspects of climate change negotiations. Participants will acquire knowledge

concerning the: origin of climate change and greenhouse gas emissions; evolution

of global climate change negotiations and their prospects; vulnerability of the

various areas of the world and the various socio-economic activities vis-à-vis

climate change; and various mitigation options. [Course