Theme Energy efficiency, renewable energy, energy technology
Title Sustainable Energy Training for Latin America and the Caribbean
Dates 24-28 September 2012
Venue Mexico City
Language English and Spanish (simultaneous interpretation in both languages)
Deadline 10th August 2012
Participating countries Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries only

This training event will feature 2 parallel courses:

  • Energy Efficiency Policy and Measures
  • Energy Technology Planning & Analysis

The training will provide participants with the latest analysis and trends in energy efficiency and low-carbon energy policy and planning. Leading experts from the IEA and other institutions will present recent developments from the LAC region and around the world. Participants will become familiar with a range of recognised methodologies and tools for analysis and policy-formulation at the national level for the medium to long-term.


By invitation: official invitations have been sent to each national ministry responsible for energy – to nominate 2 internal candidates (one for each course) to attend the training. Please enquire internally about receiving a nomination.

By open registration: a limited number of places are available for open registration. Energy professionals from both the public and private sectors are eligible to apply. If requests exceed the available places, a selection procedure will apply.

A good level of English and/or Spanish language is required in order to benefit from the course.

To register, please complete the Registration form – / and send it back by e-mail to together with a curriculum vitae (CV) / resume.
(In exceptional cases, registration by fax will be accepted. Send to: +33140576509)

The deadline for both official nominations and open registration is 10th August 2012.

Fees,  costs and financial assistance

Attending the training sessions is FREE of charge.

Funding is available for 2 official government nominees from each country member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) (round trip economy flight, accommodation and per diem).

Participants from non-IDB member countries and those using the open registration option must cover their own travel and accommodation costs.

Contact Ms. Melanie Herrmann, tel: +33 1 40576501,
Group size 60 people (30 per course)
Course Programme (summary)
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