Types Teaching and Curriculum Development

Teaching and Curriculum Development

As an academic center in a leading university, CCSI develops first-rate courses to teach sustainable international investment to students and professionals to help disseminate practical approaches and best practices.

Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance (facilitated MOOC)

Twice a year, CCSI, Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), the World Bank and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) offer a massive open online course (MOOC) on Natural Resources for Sustainable Development: The Fundamentals of Oil, Gas and Mining Governance. This MOOC, (delivered in English), is designed for the participation of large numbers of geographically dispersed… read more

Tanzania Oil and Gas Capacity-Development Program

CCSI has partnered with the International Senior Lawyers Project (ISLP) and Tanzania’s UONGOZI Institute to develop a capacity-development program for Tanzania’s Oil & Gas Negotiation Team

Executive Training on Investment Treaties and Arbitration for Government Officials

The program is designed for public sector officials whose responsibilities relate to investment treaty negotiation or investor-state arbitration.

Executive Training on Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

This program is designed to equip participants with the necessary skills to promote the responsible development of the extractive industries sector in resource-rich developing countries and to encourage a rich dialogue about best practices from around the globe.

Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture

The program provides an interdisciplinary approach to addressing the challenges and opportunities of agricultural investments. The program is designed to equip participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to address some of the key challenges posed by international investments in agriculture, and to encourage a rich dialogue about practices from around the globe.

In-Country Trainings on Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development

CCSI regularly delivers adapted versions of the Executive Training Program on Extractive Industries and Sustainable Development in various host-countries around the world.

Investment Arbitration and Human Rights

Human rights law can affect governments’ obligations regarding treatment of foreign investors and investments, while investment arbitrations can have important implications for human rights. Nevertheless, there remains significant uncertainty regarding whether and how to integrate human rights considerations into arbitral proceedings. In December 2014, CCSI offered a CLE workshop on investment arbitration and human rights,… read more

Extractive Industries Curriculum for Masters in Development Practice

The course covers the inter-related challenges of governance, infrastructure, economic diversification, environmental management, and economic development.

International Investment Syllabus Project

The ultimate objective of the project is to construct model syllabi for international investment law and make them available to institutions of higher learning throughout the world, especially in emerging markets.

Building an Investment Law Curriculum at Columbia Law School

CCSI staff work with Law School administrators to build curricula around foreign direct investment issues.