SD-learning at Rio+20
SD-Learning is a capacity building event consisting of multiple courses on crucial aspects of sustainable development. The courses aim at providing participants with practical knowledge and hands-on training from experts around the world.

Please see the schedule of SD-Learning courses below.

Click on the name of the courses to see full details of each course.

Day 1, Wed 13 June
3:00 - 6:00
Social and environmental protection: the Brazilian experience with the programs Bolsa Familia (Family Allowance), Bolsa Verde (Green Grant) and Brasil Sem Miséria (Brazil Without Poverty)

Keynote Speaker: H.E. Luis Henrique Paiva Head of Brazil's National Secretariat of Citizenship Income (Senarc/MDS), Ministry of Social Development of Brazil
Day 2, Thu 14 June
10:00 - 1:00
3:00 - 6:00
Day 3, Fri 15 June
Day 4, Sat 16 June
Day 5, Sun 17 June
10:00 - 1:00
Policy-Making for Renewable Energies
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)
2:00 - 4:00
From the Ground to the Cloud: New Tools for Sustainable Development
Google Earth Outreach

Keynote Speaker: Senator Eduardo Braga, Senator of Amazonas, Brazil
4:00 - 6:00
mHealth: Mobile Technologies to Improve Health
mHealth Alliance/United Nations Foundation
Day 6, Mon 18 June
10:00 - 1:00
Sustainable management of Natural Resources to support Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
Environmental Law Institute

Keynote Speaker: Ms. Haddijatou Jallow, Head of Sierra Leone’s Environment Protection Agency
3:00 - 6:00
Assessing Sustainable Transport in the context of Green Economy
Partnership on Sustainable Low Carbon Transport
Day 7, Tue 19 June
10:00 - 1:00
Organic Agriculture ? Locally Driven Solutions to Global Priorities
International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)

Keynote Speaker: Honourable Prime Minister of Bhutan, Lyonchoen Jigmi Yoezer Thinley
3:00 - 6:00
Capacity Development for Environmental Fiscal Reform
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Nitin Desai, Deputy Secretary-General of the Rio Conference and Secretary General of the Johannesburg Summit on Sustainable Development
Day 8, Wed 20 June
Day 9, Thu 21 June
10:00 - 1:00
Energy Planning
International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Keynote Speaker: Mr. Kandeh K. Yumkella, Director General of UNIDO
3:00 - 6:00
Tools and Methodologies to build Sustainable Cities
United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT)

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Joan Clos, Executive Director, UN-Habitat
Day 10, Fri 22 June
10:00 - 1:00
Reducing the Impacts of Disasters on Sustainable Development in SIDS
University Consortium for Small Island States

Keynote Speaker: His Excellency Mr. Rolph A. Payet, Minister for Environment and Energy, Government of Seychelles and Vice Chancellor of University of Seychelles
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