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04 June 2018 - 08 June 2018

Energy transition: Perspectives and opportunities for the world of work

04 June 2018 - 08 June 2018

Energy transition: Perspectives and opportunities for the world of work

Energy transition: Perspectives and opportunities for the world of work
Deadline for application: 01 June 2018
English
A9011208
Turin Centre
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Course Information

04 June 2018 - 08 June 2018

English

Turin Centre

Code: A9011208

English

Deadline: 01 June 2018

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Description

Description

The course will explore various policy and market factors that have shaped the industry in recent years, including deployment, industrial, trade, skills development, and just transition policies. Its sessions 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, in particular, the employment creation potential and skills needs for the transition to sustainable and clean energy and concrete strategies for decent work promotion in the sector, from both public and private sector perspectives.

Target audience

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. If interested, participants attending this course are encouraged to also register to the course "Green building and construction: Pathway towards inclusive growth and the creation of decent and green jobs" scheduled from 11 to 15 June 2018. Participation in both courses will provide an enhanced understanding of cross-sectoral linkages together with the specific opportunities each sector brings forward in the transition to environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive economies.

Objectives

Objectives

The overall objective of this course is to provide a conceptual framework for the promotion of more and better jobs through sustainable and clean energy transition.

The specific learning objectives are:

  • To become familiar with the energy system, its industrial and labour dimensions and its connections with the sustainable development and climate change agendas at the global level;
  • To understand trends in renewable energy policy, investment and industry developments and the inter-linkages with other economic sectors;
  • To share national country experiences, approaches and perspectives to improve energy access and security, while ensuring environmental and socio-economic benefits;
  • To discuss the employment creation potential and skill needs of a transition to sustainable and clean energy and concrete strategies for decent work promotion in the sector from both public and private sector perspectives.

Content

Content

This inter-regional course will take place at the ILO International Training Centre in Turin, Italy. It will be delivered by experts from the ILO, ITCILO, IRENA and other organisations working closely with the ILO Green Jobs Programme in the area of energy transition and renewable energy. Course contents are organised according to the following flow:

  • Day 1 - The Energy System: Challenges and Opportunities
  • Day 2 - Renewable Energy
  • Day 3 - Economic Sectors
  • Day 4 - Energy Access
  • Day 5 - Orienting Country Applications and Institutional Strategies

On 4 June 2018, Festival CinemAmbiente, the Turin-based Environmental Film Festival, and the ITCILO will celebrate World Environment Day 2018 by convening a conference dedicated to “Energy transition”, as an open event in the framework of the training course and as part of the “Eco-Talks” planned for the 21th edition of the festival.

 

How to apply

How to apply

Tuition cost: EUR 1,600 covering programme development and management, secretarial and administrative support, the use of classrooms and teaching equipment, office supplies, training materials and tutors‘ support, emergency medical insurance and socio-cultural activities.

Subsistence cost: EUR 615 covering full board and lodging at the Turin Centre’s campus.

Total cost: EUR 2,215

Prices shown do not include the cost of travel between participant’s home and the course venue.

Application form: http://intranetp.itcilo.org/STF/A9011208/en  

Deadline for application: 4 May 2018

Deadline for registration: 18 May 2018

Participants requiring VISA support letters are encouraged to submit all registration documents as soon as possible in order to ensure sufficient time to process requests through Italian Embassies (5 weeks before travelling recommended).

For information regarding payment, cancellation and refunds, please consult:

http://www.itcilo.org/en/training-offer/how-to-apply

For further information, please contact: 

Tuition cost: 1600

Subsistence cost: 615

Total cost: 2215

 

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