CIFAL Scotland, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research affiliated training centre for Northern Europe, is a hub for capacity building, leadership and knowledge sharing between local and regional authorities, international organisations, the private sector and civil society.
CIFAL face-to-face and on-line programmes address the urgent implications of climate change and resource scarcity and promote solutions where people and business prosper within environmental limits.
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CIFAL Scotland to empower thousands in Senegal
CIFAL Scotland has received over £200,000 from the UK Government's Department for International Development (DFID) to help thousands of people in Senegal fight malnutrition and boost their incomes. CIFAL Scotland will use the funding to rebuild a region of Northern...Read More...
E-learning on Renewable Energies for Developing Countries
CIFAL has teamed up with the University of Strathclyde, the UK University of the Year, to develop a unique e-learning course, to be delivered online through the UNITAR's Virtual Learning Platform. Energy supply is now a major concern in regions such as Africa,...Read More...
Climate Smart Adapted Houses in Southern Bangladesh
A CIFAL Scotland climate change project in Bangladesh is already delivering results for local communities. Last year, CIFAL received £250,000 from the Scottish Government to help communities in Southern Bangladesh cope with climate change after a series of...Read More...
CIFAL Scotland has been one of the first of the CIFAL Centres to take the sustainability agenda at heart and since 2006 it has been conducting cutting-edge seminars, conferences and training sessions on the drivers and opportunities of the low-carbon agenda in Northern Europe. CIFAL Scotland has been recognised by its professionalism, agility and innovation and has become a reference point for the entire CIFAL network on sustainability matters.
UN Assistant Secretary-General,
Acting Head Executive Director, UNITAR
UNITAR around the World
SDGs in Scotland: Reframing Sustainable Development 30 September 2014 2:00-...
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The CIFAL Global Network is composed of 10 International Training Centres for Authorities and Leaders. The CIFAL centres are located across Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas and the Caribbean. Since its inception in 2003, the Network has reached more than 30,000 beneficiaries through over 400 learning events.