Course/training | 07 May, 2024

Nature-based Solutions Professional Certificate on IUCN Global Standard™ - 6th edition

Increase your ability to contribute towards positive change to address societal challenges, through applying the IUCN Global Standard.  

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The IUCN Academy unveils its Sixth Edition of the Professional Certificate on Nature-based Solutions, tailored for individuals across sectors seeking to deepen their expertise.  

As the momentum behind Nature-based Solutions (NbS) grows worldwide, this course equips participants to harness NbS effectively, addressing societal challenges while benefiting both people and nature. With the potential to fulfill over a third of the world's climate mitigation needs, NbS are increasingly recognized and implemented. Join us to grasp the IUCN Global Standard for Nature-based Solutions™, develop sustainable projects, and ensure high-integrity application. 


  • IUCN Commission members: 33% discount on the non-profit rate. 

  • Young Commission members (under 35): 50% discount on the non-profit rate. 

  • IUCN Members organisations: up to 75% discount depending on category of membership as detailed here 

  • Non-Profit Organisations:  2’950 CHF  

  • For-Profit Organisations:   3’950 CHF 

  • A number of partial scholarships are available for nationals from developing countries and LDCs, contact for more information. 

Duration: 6 weeks 

Course type: Hybrid with self-paced e-learning and 6 online live sessions with NbS experts 

Languages: English 

Full details on the IUCN Academy Website

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Register for this course at the IUCN Academy

Join this course to gain a better understanding of what meets the requirements for a NbS and how to use the Standard to identify and overcome gaps and shortcomings.