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Are you interested in international climate change politics? Want an opportunity to become an expert in and participate in the next international climate change negotiations? Apply for the Duke United Nations Climate Change Negotiations Bass Connections Course!

Now in its seventh year, the United Nations Climate Change Negotiations Practicum is now a Bass Connections Energy course offered in Fall 2017. The course is a semester-long opportunity for students to study the international agreements under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, as well as gain hands-on client experience working with one of several NGOs or country delegations involved in the climate change negotiations. Students may also have the opportunity to support these organizations at COP23 climate negotiations in Bonn, Germany, in November 2017.

The course is open to all Duke graduate students and upper-level undergraduates. The seminar style course will meet for two hours once a week, is worth 1.5 credit in the graduate system and .5 credits in the undergraduate system. The course meeting time will be set in late Spring 2017 (at which point this website will be updated).

Due to limited seats, students must apply for a spot in the class. The application period begins in early August. Applicants will be informed about their acceptance during the week by mid-August.