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Sustainability, Planning and Environmental Policy

By: GTC

United Arab Emirates

13 - 17 Apr, 2015  5 days

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This course links theoretical debates about sustainability at different spatial scales with practical policy formulation and implementation.

Who Should Attend?

 This benefits those who desire expertise on contemporary sustainability issues.

Course Outcomes

 Delegates will gain knowledge and skills to:

  • Understand principles of sustainability in relation to land-use and spatial planning

  • Comprehend current planning techniques that help society move towards more sustainable futures

  • Differentiate between planning models that emphasise delivery against sustainability targets, those that emphasise collaboration, and those that emphasis learning

  • Identify the future direction of renewable energy development and nature conservation

  • Explain the two key ‘tools’ for promoting sustainability: Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)

  • Know how and whether to make sustainability ‘measurable’

  • Apply basic methodology for ecological foot printing

  • Analyse environmental policy formulation

  • Understand emerging debates on global environmental problems

  • Analyse the role of different institutions and actors in addressing environmental issues

Dubai, UAE Apr 13 - 17 Apr, 2015
£2,600 (for one week), £4,200 (for two weeks)
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