Capacity Building and Trainings
The main objective of the trainings is to equip emerging sustainability leaders with the capacity to understand climate change (CC) challenges and take a leadership role in addressing them. Trainings introduce relevant and current sustainability topics through a mix of presentations, interactive panel discussions, skill modules, place based case studies, site visits, peer-to-peer learning and individual team projects.
2nd National Training Session: Climate Change-Exploring Adaptation Strategies for Pakistan (Cohort 13)
Duration: 5 Days
Starting Date: January 12 – 16, 2009
Location: LEAD Pakistan, Islamabad
The training revolved around the overall objective of
considering strategies for adapting to climate change, in
particular to water, agriculture, and infrastructure sectors
in Pakistan. The session also summarized the key
internal interests that need to be considered in the
formulation of major national policies related to climate
change and the external negotiating position of Pakistan.
International Training Session: Mega Cities and Climate Change (Cohort 13)
Duration: 5 Days
Starting Date: November 16 – 22, 2008
To discuss the impact of increased urbanization on our environment and challenges of ever increasing Climate Change, LEAD International organized an International Session on Megacities and Climate Change, at Mexico City from November 16-22, 2008.
The International Session aimed to spearhead a debate on the role of leadership in addressing the direct and indirect problems of climate change in megacities. Placing the debate in the context of the world’s third – largest megacity, Mexico City, the session focused on exploring the opportunities and challenges presented under the following key issues of: Water and Sanitation, Energy production and consumption, Land Use and Urban Development, and Urban Transport and Mobility.
More than 150 LEADER’s (Associates, Cohort 13 and Fellows)
from all 14 member programmes, participated in the seven
day, training programme. Through presentations, interactive
panel discussions, dialogues and site visits, participants
were provided the opportunity to better understand the
aforementioned four core issues, placing them in a local
dimension while also considering the broader picture, of how
these issues impact at a global level and interact with
cross cutting themes, like governance. The Minister for the
local government and rural development, and other renowned
professionals talked through the various sessions as faculty
Distance Learning Course: Leading with Values - Essential Leadership Skills for a Changing World
Duration: 30 Days
Starting Date: September 08 - October 08, 2008
This course equips the trainees against all fallouts and
helps them to develop leadership traits and to use their
competencies against challenging situations. They would also
avail the opportunity to interact and benefit from the
skills of an experienced mentor, tied with flexible learning
opportunities from diverse fields.
1st National Training Session: Climate Change-Exploring New Options for Alternative Energy, livelihoods & Life Styles (Cohort 13)
Duration: 5 Days
Starting Date: August 04–08, 2008
The main focus of this training course will be on finding the alternative energy options and how these options could be transformed in to successful business opportunities.
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