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CCSI / NRGI / SDSN / World Bank Facilitated MOOC - Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance

CCSI / NRGI / SDSN / World Bank Facilitated MOOC - Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance Go to training

Delivered in English.

The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), the World Bank and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) partnered to develop "Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance". This massive open online course (MOOC) is designed for the participation of large numbers of geographically dispersed learners. It stretches over 12 weeks and covers a range of topics including the challenges and opportunities that come with extractive industries, key political economy considerations, legal frameworks, tax policy, environmental issues, community rights, artisanal mining, economic linkages to the wider economy, and the management and investment of revenues for sustainable development.

Each week, students have access to around 1 hour of recorded video lectures, led by a diverse faculty of world-class experts and practitioners, including Prof. Sir Paul Collier and Prof. Jeffrey Sachs. The course is particularly suitable for those who seek to build a solid comprehensive understanding of the field. Access to the course requires a reliable internet connection to be able to view the videos.