January 28, 2015 – The International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP) training course on emissions trading for emerging economies and developing countries is open for application to applicants from China, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine and Vietnam. The training courses will be organized at Seoul, Korea during 19-28 May 2015
Application Deadline: February 15, 2015 (at midnight Central European Time)
Detailed application instructions are available below and on the ICAP website at https://icapcarbonaction.com/activities/icap-courses.
Applications must be submitted via the online application form at: https://ec.europa.eu/clima/policies/ets/ets-summer-university/community/survey/icap-training-course-seoul-south-korea-19-28-may-2015-application-form
Download the course flyer here.
The training is designed for 25 to 30 selected policy makers and other stakeholders from the nongovernmental, academic and private sectors, it will convey an in-depth understanding of emissions trading as an instrument to mitigate greenhouse gases, and build capacity on the tech-nical design and implementation of carbon trading systems. Over the span of one and a half weeks, participants will have ample networking opportunities with each other and with the teaching faculty, composed of representatives from ICAP members and other recognized experts in the field. The ICAP Training Course will provide a curriculum dedicated to emissions trading as a policy in-strument for climate policy, and provide illustration through many hands-on examples, practical ex-perience and case studies. It will address a range of issues faced in the design of emissions trading systems (ETS), taking into account the specific needs and interests of developing countries. Covered issues include:
- Data collection and inventory generation
- Setting the cap
- Defining scope and coverage of a trading scheme
- Allocation methods
- Ensuring compliance through adequate monitoring, reporting, verification and enforcement
- Registry design and implementation
More information about ICAP is available at www.icapcarbonaction.com.