Environmental Governance & Policy-Making

Navigate environmental governance and influence the policy outcome

2021 Course Dates

Module 1: 14 to 22 Oct. 2021
Module 2: 27 Jan. to 04 Feb. 2022
Module 3: in 2022 (exact dates TBC ) - Executive Master only
Module 4: in 2022 (exact dates TBC) - Executive Master only

Contact us

Johnson Jimmye (Mrs.) | Admission Officer
+41 (0)22 908 57 28 | ee.programadvisor@graduateinstitute.ch

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Who is this programme for?


Professionals from all sectors and backgrounds, who wish to:

  • Make a positive contribution to some of the world's most pressing environmental challenges

  • Easily navigate the complexities of environmental governance at the international level

  • Learn how to manage multi-stakeholders settings

Josée Laporte
The speakers and methodologies selected allowed us to look at environmental governance from a multi-dimensional perspective.
Josée Laporte '16
International Labour Organisation, Switzerland
Abdul Qadir
The programme is intensely structured with insight on key global environmental challenges and approaches for sustainable development. Cross learning from the participants and the resource persons makes it a very interesting and unique programme!
Abdul Qadir Rafiq '16
UNDP Somalia
Jenitha Badul
I have used the knowledge gained from having attended the Executive Certificate in Environmental Governance on a daily basis at work and when engaging with stakeholders within the space of green economy, sustainable development and related matters.
Jenitha Badul '16
National Department of Environmental Affairs, South Africa

Programme Highlights


Systems Thinking | Negotiation | Advocacy | Social Network Theory | Environmental Governance


Global Environmental Governance | Food | Climate Change | Water | Energy | Human Rights


Start with an Executive Certificate (15 ECTS) and upgrade to an Executive Master (30 ECTS) or apply for the Executive Master from the start!

Upcoming events


To ensure a high level of safety while maintaining the highest academic standards, the format of our programmes might be adjusted. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with our recruiting assistant for more information.

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