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UN Winter School on Sustainable Consumption and Production in Asia and the Pacific, Bangkok, Thailand 17-30 January, 2016

Under the SWITCH-Asia Regional Policy Support Component programme and the Asia-Pacific Roadmap of the 10 YFP on SC, the Second "UN  Winter School  on Sustainable Consumption and Production in Asia and the Pacific", will be held in January next year.on 17-30 January 2016 at the AIT Campus, Bangkok, Thailand. This event is organised by the United Nations Environment Programme  (UNEP) and its partners, UNU-IAS, and the Asian Institute of  Technology (AIT).

The strategic objective of the Winter School is to improve the knowledge of future decision makers in Asia and the Pacific in the area of SCP and thus contribute to the design and implementation of policies, business models and practices that can promote sustainable resource management in a life cycle perspective for goods and services produced and used by governments, business and civil society. This is an exclusive learning opportunity for young professionals, including post-graduate students, to be equipped with skills that can support their professional and research activities.

Over two weeks participants will have the opportunity to interact with  distinguished professors, researchers, practitioners and experts on  SCP , follow master classes, participate in interactive scenario based exercises  and simulation games, learn from each other, and build a network of young  SCP  professionals in the Asia and the Pacific region.

Deadline for this event is 8 November, 2015. Scholarships are available for participants from developing countries in Asia and the Pacific. Full information and details about the application process is available here.

Dates: 
Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 00:30 to Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 16:30