Climate change and energy sustainability

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
Singapore Cooperation Programme (SCP)
Date:
21 Oct - 01 Nov 2013
Location:
Singapore

Course objectives

The course aims to provide an understanding of Singapore’s multi-agency engagement in formulating energy solutions to climate change. Participants will gain a better appreciation of issues surrounding climate change and the importance of collective mitigating actions taken on a global scale. They will also understand the types of clean and renewable sources of energy and the related technical principles.

Course synopsis and methodology

The topics include:

  • Introduction to climate change issues and developments
  • Singapore’s Whole-of-Government approach to energy efficiency
  • Master plan and road map for national climate change management
  • Economic evaluation of the costs and benefits of mitigation and adaptation measures
  • Effective regulations and enabling legislation
  • Sustainable energy management
  • Financing and insurance frameworks
  • Promotion of energy savings at home
  • Singapore, the Eco-city
  • Carbon emissions and risk management schemes
  • Tours and site visits
     


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Target audience

Applicants should be:

  • Senior level government officials with at least two years experience in policymaking for sustainability and environmental excellence, or related fields
  • Currently involved in climate change and energy projects, financial and budgetary planning and management
  • Nominated by their respective Governments
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • In good health


How to register

Please email the fully completed application form to mfa_scp@mfa.gov.sg or fax to:

Technical Cooperation Directorate
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Tanglin
Singapore 248163
Republic of Singapore
Fax:+65 64793357


Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Insurance & Risk Transfer, Governance, Economics of DRR, Critical Infrastructure
Countries:
Singapore
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