UNCTAD and the University of Geneva
(UNIGe) signed a cooperation agreement to develop a Web-based distance learning programme and link it to the undergraduate and graduate university programmes of the University of Geneva and the Swiss Virtual Campus
Several modules on environmental accounting have been developed.
Under this agreement, the University of Geneva and UNCTAD are:
- developing course material on environmental accounting and reporting, eco-efficiency indicators and sustainability reporting.
- developing a Web platform to ensure that accounting professionals, accounting and financial institutions and universities can access the material.
- Offering courses including customized training workshops and issuing certificates to participants.
- Linking and expanding existing training networks to include non-OECD countries.