NRGI and NADEL Center for Development and Cooperation's Online and In-person Advanced Course on Natural Resource Governance and Development: Policies and Practice (Advanced Course)
The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and the NADEL Center for Development and Cooperation are hosting a course on Natural Resource Governance and Development: Policies and Practice. There is an online and residential portion. This is a multi-stakeolder course designed for individuals from government, civil society, parliaments, media, international development agencies, and the private sector, as well as academics, researchers, and analysts, with the knowledge and tools necessary to contribute towards better governance and oversight of natural resources for a better future.
Date: October 2020-January 2021 (online) + February 15-20 2021 (in Zurich)
Duration: 4 month online, 5 days in-person
Location: Online and Zurich
Cost: CHF 3'000
Applications will close on 31 July 2020. Financial support available.
*Corona Update: As of now, there are no changes to the program. Updates will be posted on the website.*
The course will introduce analytical tools of political economy to enhance understanding of the crucial impact of politics and power on policy outcomes.
Topics will include:
- Discovery and allocation of resource rights
- The political economy of natural resource extraction
- Fiscal regimes and taxation
- Managing natural resource revenues and investment
- State-owned companies governance
- Environmental and social impacts of extraction
- Corruption and accountability