ICAP builds capacity for emissions trading.  

Since 2009, ICAP has held courses on emissions trading for developing countries and emerging economies. The ICAP courses provide an intensive ten day to two week long introduction to all aspects of the design and implementation of emissions trading systems (ETS) as a tool to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. 

Topics include:
  • Data collection and inventory generation
  • Allocation methods
  • Offset mechanisms
  • Scope and coverage of a trading scheme
  • Adequate monitoring, reporting and verification
  • Registry design and implementation.
  • Stakeholders engagement
  • Competitiveness concerns
  • Impacts on and responses from covered entities
  • Market analysis and drivers
  • Opportunities offered by creating a global carbon market of linked domestic and regional systems

For each course, between 25 and 30 highly qualified policy-makers as well as stakeholders from the non-governmental, academic and private sectors are selected.
Teaching faculty consists of experienced decision makers from the relevant administrative authorities in ICAP member jurisdictions, as well as practitioners and representatives from established educational and research institutions active in the area of emissions trading and climate policy, market analysts and industry representatives.
  • ICAP Training Course in Bangkok, Thailand
  • The International Carbon Action Partnership (ICAP) will convene its next Training Course on Emissions Trading in Bangkok from 25 April to 4 May 2017.

    ICAP Training Course on Emissions Trading for Emerging Economies and Developing Countries

    Bangkok, Thailand, 25 April-4 May 2017

    Designed for 25 to 30 carefully selected policymakers and other stakeholders from the non-governmental, academic and private sectors, it will convey an in-depth understanding of emissions trading as an instrument to mitigate greenhouse gases, and build capacity on the technical design and implementation of carbon trading systems. Over the span of one and a half weeks, participants will have ample networking opportunities with each other and with the teaching faculty, composed of representatives from ICAP members and other recognized experts in the field.  

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