Environmental economics, Public policy, Sustainable development

The course is organized by the UNIDO Institute for Capacity Development in cooperation with the Central European University (CEU). It is supported by United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).

Course date

30 June - 11 July, 2014
Application for this course is closed.

Target group

The target audience includes:
  1. PhD students focused on technical and/or policy aspects of green industry. (Undergraduates without a university degree will not be considered.)
  2. Emerging, second-in-line young leaders in the public or private sector responsible for managing policy or operations related to Resource Efficient and Cleaner Production (RECP).
  3. Members of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), involved in environmental advocacy and staff from industry, support institutions responsible for giving advice/counsel to Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) on RECP methodologies, environmental management systems (EMS), low carbon measures, eco-design, etc.
Please note that no present or former UNIDO staff, consultants or interns and no alumni of other UNIDO Institute trainings are eligible to apply. 


Participants will be expected to arrive with an understanding of global and national framework conditions for green industrial development. They will also be expected to be familiar with core concepts of environmental management, green industry and resource efficiency through advanced studies, reading, research and/or practice.

High level of fluency in written and spoken English will be a requirement. 

Language requirement

The language of instruction is English, thus all applicants have to demonstrate a strong command of spoken and written English to be able to participate actively in discussions at seminars and workshops. Some of the shortlisted applicants may be contacted for a telephone interview.