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.

Training Module on Extractive Industries and Climate Change

In 2017 CCSI integrated climate change as one of the core modules in its executive training on extractive industries and sustainable development. The session provides an introductory overview of the climate change impacts and the Paris Agreement. It  gives an overview of various policy developments that have driven and will continue to drive the energy… read more

Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture

CCSI’s Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture 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.

Land Investments and Human Rights

When not designed or implemented carefully, large-scale investment in agriculture can pose risks related to human rights and land rights. These risks are most acutely felt by rights-holders, but they can also have reputational, financial or other implications for governments and investors.

Investment Arbitration and Human Rights

CCSI focuses on the intersection of international investment law and international human rights law, and the impacts of their application for the most vulnerable of rights-holders. Among other things, this includes a specific focus on investment arbitrations, and their implications for the realization of human rights.

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 and now available in Arabic, with video transcripts also available in French,… 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.

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.

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.