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The Environmental Emergencies Centre offers a range of online and face-to-face training opportunities. For details on these training options please see below and browse our Online Learning and Training and Workshops pages.



  • Training on Environmental Emergency Preparedness in Caucasus and Central Asia

    Venue:Dushanbe, TajikistanMonday, May 12, 2014 To Thursday, May 15, 2014

    The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and the Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit (JEU) are working together in 2014 to strengthen environmental emergency preparedness capacities in the OSCE region. The sub-regions of South Caucasus, Central Asia as well as Afghanistan, an Asian Partner for Co-operation of the OSCE, are prone to natural disasters such as floods, landslides, extreme weather events and droughts – which regularly cause significant loss of lives, as well as economic and environmental damage.  The JEU and OSCE will together adopt and conduct the “Beyond Response: better preparedness for environmental emergencies” approach, which is an established capacity building model developed by JEU aimed at strengthening the capacities of states to prepare for and respond to natural hazard triggered industrial accidents.

  • Integrating environment issues into humanitarian action training

    Venue:Palais des Nations, Geneva, SwitzerlandTuesday, November 19, 2013 To Wednesday, November 20, 2013

    Groupe URD and the Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit are running a two-day training course on "Integrating environmental issues into humanitarian action" (19-20 November 2013) at the Palais des Nations, Geneva (Switzerland).

  • Industrial Hazard Identification and Environmental Emergencies Training

    Venue:Port Louis, MauritiusMonday, November 18, 2013 To Thursday, November 28, 2013

    The Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit has received a request from the Government of Mauritius to provide support in the identification of industrial hazards. This mission will be combined with a regional (Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles)

  • Industrial Hazard Identification and Training in Lusaka, Zambia

    Venue:Lusaka, ZambiaMonday, September 16, 2013 To Friday, September 27, 2013

    The Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit together with the Swedish Civil Contingency Agency (MSB) is undertaking an Industrial Hazard Identification and Environmental Emergency Preparedness training in Lusaka, Zambia from 16-27 September, 2013.

  • Environmental Emergency Preparedness Training in Liberia

    Venue:Monrovia, LiberiaMonday, September 09, 2013 To Friday, September 13, 2013


  • Meeting of the Strategic Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (SAGEE)

    Venue:Oslo, NorwayThursday, May 15, 2014 To Friday, May 16, 2014

    Members of the Strategic Advisory Group on Environmental Emergencies (SAGEE) will meet in Oslo to discuss the work and priorities of the Joint UNEP/OCHA Environment Unit. 

  • 9th Meeting of UNEP’s Expert Working Group on the Flexible Framework for Addressing Chemical Accident Prevention and Preparedness, 6-7 November 2013

    Venue:ParisWednesday, November 06, 2013 To Thursday, November 07, 2013

    The meeting aims at consolidating the experience gathered through the implementation of the Flexible Framework Initiative since 2007. The meeting will serve to collect experts’ inputs for the development of strategic options for growth of the i

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