Are you passionate about international climate policy and politics? Interested in becoming an expert in climate diplomacy and even attending this year’s U.N. negotiations? If so, apply to the U.N. Climate Change Negotiations Practicum!

The U.N. Climate Change Negotiations Practicum is a semester-long course that offers students an opportunity to study the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the climate negotiations process. Students gain hands-on experience working with clients at the heart of the negotiations, including NGOs and country delegations. In the past, students have traveled to the annual climate negotiations, and we anticipate being able to bring this year’s student delegation to the COP in Bonn, Germany, in November 2017.

The Fall 2017 Practicum will meet Mondays from 1-3pm in the Sanford Building. The course is generously supported by Duke’s Bass Connections program. It is open to all Duke graduate students and upper-level undergraduates, and will meet for two hours once a week. Graduate students receive 1.5 credits undergraduates will receive 0.5 credits. 

Due to limited seats, students must apply for a spot in the class. The application opens in early August and applications must be submitted by Friday, August 18th at 5pm. Applicants will be informed about their acceptance by mid-August.


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