|1-12 July, 2013 | Budapest,
last year’s successful experience “Green
Industry: Moving Towards the Industry of the Future” the
UNIDO Institute has issued a new summer course on Green Industry for
The summer course “Green Industry: Pathways towards the Industry of the
Future” provided 25 young professionals and researchers from the field of
green industrial development with the opportunity to learn
first hand from UNIDO experts, senior policymakers and internationally
renowned scholars on how to improve industry’s environmental
performance turn the concept of “Green Industry” into practice.
The course consisted of a five-week online part taking place in
March/April 2013 and a two-week in residence training, which has been
conducted from 1 - 12 July 2013 at the Central European University (CEU)
in Budapest, Hungary.
The summer course was organized by the UNIDO Institute in cooperation
with CEU’s Summer University and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts
Muge Dolun (UNIDO) lecturing about environmental standards in trade.
Hungarian Secretary of State Zoltan Illes explaining how his administration deals with environmental catastrophes.
Ada Amon from the Hungarian NGO EnergiaKlub introducing the work of her organization.
Participants were working on case studies where they were presented with concrete Green Industry
scenarios in interactive simulations and exercises and developed practical solutions and policy recommendations.
The course included a field trip to Nitrokemia factory, as well as to the Lake Balaton.
part of the CEU Summer University, the course was complemented by
numerous events such as public lectures, concerts and a movie festival.
At the end of the course participants were awarded a certificate.