UNIDO Institute for Capacity Development — Training Course on Green Industry


The UNIDO Institute, in close cooperation with the UNIDO Investment and Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) / Arab International Center for Entrepreneurship & Investment (AICEI) in Bahrain is organizing a training course on green industrial development for policymakers from Arab and African countries.

The 5-day intensive course offers a dynamic mix of lecture-based and participatory teaching methods. The course is targeted at mid- to high-level policymakers from Ministries of Industry, Economy and similar, from African and Arab countries. The number of participants for the training course is limited to 25 persons.

Seminars and group discussions will foster intense debates on case studies while peer reviews and unique exercises will increase participants’ skills and effectiveness in designing and implementing policies, strategies and projects related to sustainable industrial development.

During the course, participants will be asked to develop a green industry strategy or transition plan for their country, region and/or sector.

Course faculty will consist of senior UNIDO staff members and leading international experts. In addition, high-level policymakers will present case studies and highlight the challenges and opportunities for green industrial policies from a hands-on perspective.

Selected participants will be provided with travel, accommodation and catering for the entire duration of the course.

Target audience

The programme targets senior policymakers from Ministries of Industry, Economy, and similar from African and Arab countries.


Interested individuals need to fill in the registration form and upload a letter of recommendation from their supervisor and a brief letter of motivation.

Applications need to be submitted through this website: https://institute.unido.org/green-industrial-development-2017-application-form

Applications will be closed on 22 October 2017.


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