Energy Transition

Energy transition: Perspectives and opportunities for the world of work

The course will provide a space to learn about and share knowledge, experiences, approaches and perspectives to improve energy access, efficiency and deal with energy transition in rural and urban areas, as well as in industry, while ensuring environmental and socio-economic benefits

Participants will discuss the employment creation potential and skills needs for the transition to sustainable and clean energy and concrete strategies from both public and private sector perspectives. Some training sessions will be shared with the course "Green building and construction: Pathway towards inclusive growth and the creation of decent and green jobs" scheduled for the same week.

Target audience

The course is aimed at a mixed audience of representatives from national and local governments, social partners, professionals and entrepreneurs whose work relates to understanding and promoting energy transition; national and international development agencies; civil society organizations, research institutes and academia. A gender-balanced participation is sought.

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Registrations are open until 04 June 2018: