From 12 – 19 November 2013, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Energy and Climate Change Branch, together with the International Center for Promotion of Enterprises (ICPE), will conduct a Professional Development Programme on “Sustainable Energy Solutions” in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
More than 500 applications were received from all around the world. However, only 25 successful candidates were selected based on merit, knowledge and expertise in the field and were already invited to come to ICPE, Ljubljana.
High and middle level policy makers, practitioners, and academia and research institutions representatives from Belize, Cape Verde, China, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Peru, Swaziland, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, Egypt, Croatia, Nigeria, Germany, Serbia, Kosovo, Ethiopia, India and Slovenia will be coming to ICPE for the eight-day course of dynamic mix of lecture-based and participatory teaching methods supported by guided excursions to green enterprises and research centres in Slovenia. Please find the programme attached here.
The course is designed in the way to provide participants with the opportunity to familiarize themselves with current and expected trends in sustainable energy solutions and provide participants with an opportunity to reflect on practical, innovative and cost effective ways to address sustainability problems within the energy industry and systems. UNIDO and invited academia experts, research and partner organizations, the public and private sector are invited to provide academic and practical inputs.
Importantly, it is an extraordinary opportunity for Slovenian public administration, research institutions and private enterprises to share their examples of best practices in this field and spread Slovenian knowledge and expertise globally while at the same type making contacts for possible future cooperation globally in the future.