Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are the new wave of education. A growing number of leading global universities are offering their courses for free on websites such as Coursera, Future Learn, and Edx. Here are some examples listed below.
The Age of Sustainable Development from Columbia University
Political Economy of Institutions and Development from Universiteit Leiden
Sustainability of Social-Ecological Systems: the Nexus between Water, Energy and Food from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Coursera sustainable development course listings
Make an Impact: Sustainability for Professionals from the University of Bath
Achieving Sustainable Development from Trinity College Dublin
What Works: Promising Practices in International Development from the University of Oslo
Future Learn Development course listings
The Science and Practice of Sustainable Development from the University of Queensland
Technology Innovation for Sustainable Development from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Sustainable Urban Development from Wageningen University
Edx sustainable development course listings
Building a Better Response
Building a Better Response is a website that offers free trainings to development workers as the result of collaboration between USAID, the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, International Medical Corps, and Concern Worldwide U.S.
Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative offers a number of free, development related online courses.
The Resident Coordinator of UN in Bhutan, Gerald Daly met with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children (VAC), Marta Santos Pais on May 8 at the UN House. During their bilateral meeting, they discussed on issues related to violence against children and the way forward for Host Governments and the […]Read More
Dechen Wangmo, Paro Nov 16, 2018 UN Resident Coordinator Gerald Daly The United Nations in Bhutan will now honour development journalism in the country every year through the Best Development Story Award. The new award would be given at the annual Journalists Association of Bhutan (JAB) Awards. The UN Resident Coordinator, Gerald […]Read More
The United Nations, led by the World Food Programme in collaboration with the Department of Disaster Management, Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs, organized a three-day Earthquake Preparedness Simulation in Thimphu. The main purpose of the simulation was to stress-test the current set-up of practical procedures for responding to a disaster between the key […]Read More
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