The Training Courses organized within the Advanced Training Program are tailored according to the needs and requests of the Chinese partners in order to deal with the foremost Chinese environmental concerns and challenges.

The Program provides the participants with relevant examples of the complexity of issues concerning Sustainable Development which involves not only environmental aspects but also economic, legal, social and institutional elements.

The topics of the courses widen from more general issues to new, tailored priorities, to respond to China national environmental concern and its interest in the global scenario of sustainability.

The courses are held in Italy, where delegations spend 11 days attending lectures and site visits in Rome, Venice and Turin. Introductory sessions are organized in China in collaboration with CASS, MOST, BMEPB, SEPB, TSTC and MIIT. The Program included in the past a distance-learning session broadcasting live from Italy and Beijing, reaching most provinces of China.

Since 2003, more than 240 trainings have been organized.


2015 scheduled training sessions

April 20 - 24, 2015
Eco-Management: Strategies and Policies
Participants: 80
CASS May 10 - 20, 2015
Eco-Friendly City
Participants: 42
CASS June 4 - 12, 2015
Clean Energy and Climate Change
Participants: 42



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