Green Transition in
Eastern Partnership Countries
This course is developed with the financial support of the European Union. Its content does not necessarily reflect the views of the European Union.
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Think, Learn, Act Green!
The course is geared towards high- and mid-level civil servants of the EU’s Eastern Partnership countries, who are directly involved in the process of developing, implementing and evaluating policies supporting the transition towards a greener and more circular economy. The goal of the course is to upscale policy action on green and circular economy by strengthening the policy makers’ abilities to analyse and design environmental/green economy policies and tools. After completing the course, participants will be able to:
- Define green economy, SCP and related concepts and explain their value in regional and national contexts
- Discuss why the green transition is important for EaP countries
- Describe social, environmental, and economic benefits from the green transition; and
- Analyze the evolution of the green economy and SCP at an international level.
The course at a glance
Definition, Rationale and Fundamentals of Green Economy
Integrating Green Economy into National Policies and Governance
The Green Economy Toolbox
Greening Key Economic Sectors
Green Economy and Cross-cutting Policy Reform
Design your Green Policy Project
Each week a new Module is made avaiable. Each weekly module takes 5-7 hours to complete and features lessons, activities, and webinars. The course provides ample opportunities to learn from the moderator, resource experts and fellow peers!
Prof. Doctor of Science in Economics, Head of Department of Ukrainian American Concordia University
Liubov has more than 15 years of research and education experience, trainer of Ukraine Governance School, worked with the State Fund for Fundamental Research of Ukraine, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Ukraine, the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade, and Agriculture of Ukraine, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the UNDP. Liubov will support you with any substantive, green economy-related questions. You can reach her via the "Questions to the moderator" forum
Instructional designer and content developer at UNITAR
Patrick has more than 5 years of experience in developing engaging e-learning courses for policymakers from developing countries with a focus on the subjects of environmental awareness, sustainable development and governmental policy. He is based in Ireland, country Lahinch. Patrick will support you with any administrative or technical issues. You can reach him via the "Questions to the coordinator" forum
The total number of learning hours is 50, over an 8-week period.
The average amount of work expected for the completion of the course per week/module is listed below.
Module 1: Approx. 6 learning hours
Module 2: Approx. 7 learning hours
Module 3: Approx. 7 learning hours
Module 4: Approx. 7 learning hours
Module 5: Approx. 7 learning hours
Course Assignment: Approx. 10 learning hours
Once you have completed all module activities, obtained a passing grade of 70% or more to the final course quiz, and submitted a Green Economy Policy Project you will qualify for a certificate of completion from the course. Be aware that you only have up to 3 attempts to pass the quiz.
Your Certificate will become automatically available to download under the tap "Certification" on the main course page.