Venue: Tongji University Shanghai China
The tuition of the programme for self-supported participants, excluding travel and living expenses, is approximately US$2,000. Limited financial resources are available to support candidates from developing countries. Should you require financial support, please specify this in the application form.
This module provides an overview of the entire programme, and includes interactive ice-breaking exercises and sub-regional presentations by participants.
Starting with a session on mind, body and soul for holistic lifestyle approaches to environment for sustainable development, this module highlights the human dimension of the overall framework and guides the participants on essential environmental leadership qualities and skills.
Detailed sessions on pressing issues of the environment dimension will be made in this module. Sessions include the physical environment (air, water and land), the built environment, climate change, natural resources management, and institutional frameworks for sustainable development.
Focusing on the social dimension of sustainable development, this module provides lectures and case studies on sustainable development. It includes topics such as poverty and the environment, engagement of civil society, and environmental awareness issues.
During the field trip, participants will get an opportunity to examine issues of sustainable development and reflect upon the lessons learnt from a practical perspective.
The participants will work on an interactive pyramid exercise to synthesize the knowledge learned from the various modules. Application
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