Introduction in Information for Sustainable Development (online)
Information is needed for decision making, planning and policy development in relation to sustainable development, including important issues such as: preparation for the impacts of climate change, and the management of risks. Of course this information needs to be: updated, complete and reliable, each aspect comes with its own requirements.
The course is aimed at government functionaries involved in projects, programmes and other activities related to the various aspects of sustainable development..
Through participation in this introductory course, the participants will acquire a good basis to start strengthening the internal management of information in their own organization, in support of the activities related to sustainable development
During this 3 hour course our lecturere will guide you through the course material in an interactive and practical way to ensure that you not only get the required knowledge and insight but develop your skills as well.
This introductory course covers a wide range of subjects, amongst others:
- Information sources
- Information for processes
- Quality aspects
- Document information versus geo-information
- Archive security and protection
- Institutional information policy: protocols and procedures
- Role of technology
- The human factor: the users