Thursday, April 25, 2019

UNFCCC GIR CASTT Conference in Korea 2019 (Fully Funded)

Offered in collaboration by the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Greenhouse Gas Inventory & Research Center of Korea (GIR) from 2017, UNFCCC-GIR-CASTT is a professional training on greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories to national experts from developing countries.

GHG inventories are a key source of information necessary to understand where each country, and the global community at large, stand in terms of GHG emissions. Through a tailored and focused approach the programme aims to significantly boost the technical capacity of developing countries.

Since 2017, 58 trainees from 54 countries have successfully completed and they are contributing lessons learned from the training programme to their home countries to enhance their national capability responding to climate change.

The organizational collaboration will serve as a model for delivering a targeted professional training programme, and for future South-South cooperation that responds to the training needs of developing countries in the areas of MRV and the transparency framework.

About the GIR

As a government institute, the GIR serves as a think-tank on GHG inventory and mitigation. The GIR compiles national GHG inventory, supports establishing national and sectoral GHG reduction targets, and conducts research on the Korean Emissions Trading System.

For global cooperation, the GIR organizes the Cooperative Green Growth Modeling Forum (C2GMF) and the International Modeling Conference (IMC) as well as its unique GHG training programme since 2011.

Financial Support

  • Round-trip flight ticket
  • Accommodation and meal for the duration of the programme
  • Travel insurance
  • *Any incidental charges incurred shall be paid by individuals.


  • Current government officials, consultant and researchers
  • Relevant experience in GHGs or climate change response-related field
  • Entry-mid level professionals
  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Capability to understand lectures and give presentations in English (Candidates may be administered an English test via phone)
  • Individuals with an intermediate IT proficiency

How to Apply:
Please visit HERE for Applying
Guidelines for Application:
  • Please fill in all sections and check the appropriate boxes.
  • Applicant must submit letter of permission signed by his/her supervisor.*
  • Applicant must submit latest academic degree certificate.*
  • Applicant must submit a Curriculum Vitae.*
  • Applicant may, if applicable, submit English proficiency test certificate.*
  • Applicant must submit a scanned copy of his/her passport.*
  • Applicant must submit complete application no later than MAY 10, 2019 KST 24:00.
  • Selected candidates will be individually informed of acceptance to the programme by JUNE 5, 2019. Personal information contained in the Application must be consistent with your passport.
* Please note that your application won't be valid until the required documents(Latest Diploma, CV, English Certificate, Copy of the Passport and Letter of Permission), are sent to the email:
Application forms that do not follow the above guidelines will not be considered for application purposes.
For more information or inquiries, please contact the UNFCCC-GIR-CASTT Programme on Greenhouse Gases at or +82-(0)2-2072-6293.

10 May 2019