ICAP convened its 2nd Advanced Course on Emissions Trading in Lisbon, Portugal, from 28 August to 7 September 2017.

30 participants from a diverse set of countries and regions, including: Brazil, China, Chile, Colombia, India, Kazakhstan, Mexico, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine and Vietnam attended the course. The Masterclass targeted individuals with previous knowledge and practical experience with emissions trading. The course also focused on the
participants’ individual expertise and experience on best practice implementation and on the latest developments in the field of ETS.

Speakers included policymakers from ICAP members (representatives from the European Commission, Germany, New York, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), Québec, California, Switzerland the Tokyo Metropolitan Government,), international ETS experts (Ecologic Institute, Get2C, Carbon Market Watch, Ecofys, SinoCarbon, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development) as well as representatives from the financial sector and academic sector (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University College London).

The ICAP Advanced Course on Emissions Trading 2017 in Lisbon was hosted by the Portuguese Ministry of Environment. The course was funded by the European Commission.