Policy Briefing Discusses Roadmap for Dominican Republic’s Climate Change Learning Strategy
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During the policy briefing, the outcomes of the workshop on “Developing Results-based Action to Strengthen Human Resources, Learning and Skills to Advance Green, Low Emission and Climate Resilient Development” were presented and discussed.

The workshop was organized within the framework of the UN CC:Learn Project on “Strengthening Human Resources and Skills to Address Climate Change.”

UN CC:Learn2 May 2012: The Dominican Republic’s National Council for Climate Change and Clean Development Mechanism (CNCCMDL) held a policy briefing to agree on the process for preparing and launching a national strategy to strengthen human resources and skills to advance green, low-emission and climate-resilient development. The strategy process is scheduled to be launched in July 2012.

The policy briefing, which was held on 2 May 2012, in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic, provided an opportunity to present and review the outcomes of the workshop on “Developing Results-based Action to Strengthen Human Resources, Learning and Skills to Advance Green, Low Emission and Climate Resilient Development,” which was held from 24-25 April 2012. This workshop was organized within the framework of the UN CC:Learn Project on “Strengthening Human Resources and Skills to Address Climate Change.”

Issues discussed during the briefing include: establishment of a consultation process to review a draft of the national strategy in June; preparation of a declaration on strengthening human resource capacities to advance green, low emission and climate resilient development, for endorsement at the strategy launch event; exploring of modalities and partnerships for implementing the proposed action with development partners; preparation of a pilot action plan to strengthen institutional capacities to deliver climate change learning; and the review and monitoring of the implementation of the strategy.

The One UN Training Service Platform on Climate Change (UN CC:Learn) is a collaborative initiative involving 32 UN agencies that supports Member States, UN agencies and other development partners in designing and implementing country-driven, results-oriented and sustainable learning to address climate change. The UN CC:Learn Secretariat is serviced by the UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). [UN CC:Learn Press Release] [IISD RS Story on the Training Workshop]

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