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Online Course: Natural Resources for Sustainable Development - The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance

September 10-November 30, 2018

Online -- https://www.edx.org/course/natural-resources-for-sustainable-development

  • How do we make the most of oil, gas, and minerals while mitigating the risks that these industries bring? Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas, and Mining Governance outlines the various complex and interrelated aspects of natural resource governance, including: understanding the governance and industry fundamentals; developing and implementing robust and transparent legal frameworks; designing fiscal regimes to capture a fair share of the revenues; managing environmental risks; engaging with communities; and leveraging investments for infrastructure and business linkages, among others. The course was produced in partnership with the Natural Resource Governance Institute, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment and the World Bank.

    Read more about the course and enroll here: https://www.edx.org/course/natural-resources-for-sustainable-development

    Video transcripts are also available in Spanish, French and Russian.

    The SDG Academy is a high-quality, mass online education platform for sustainable development that is completely free of cost to all. Its courses feature the world’s foremost experts covering topics including health, education, climate change, agriculture and food systems, and human rights — equipping the next generation of sustainable development practitioners to take on the complex challenges facing our planet.