This 77th UNEP/UNESCO/BMU International Short Course on Ecosystem Management –Biodiversity Conservation and Ecosystem Services (SC77) will train participants in essential concepts and methods relevant to the interrelationship between biodiversity, ecosystem functioning and ecosystem services as well as in different approaches of defining and categorising them. Qualified professionals are welcome to apply for this training between 18 February and 01 April 2019 on CIPSEM’s online application portal.
This course is designed mainly for managers and decision-makers with a biodiversity-related background and a keen interest in deepening their knowledge and competencies on biodiversity conservation, environmental policies and/or social, economic and political aspects regarding the protection and sustainable use of natural resources. The nomination by the delegating institution is a mandatory prerequisite.
All CIPSEM courses are open to nationals of developing countries, including emerging economies. The primary target group are professionals working in public administrations responsible for tasks in environmental protection, planning, management and economic development in ministries, agencies as well as municipalities. As professional exchange among participants is an essential part of the training, we require a minimum qualification of a first university degree and at least two years of hands-on experience in environmental protection. The preferable age of participants is between 25 and 45 years. Applicants also need to prove a good command of the English language.
Course duration: 29 August – 25 September 2019
For details on the course and application instructions, please click here.