Environmental and social policies coherence for development

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Campus
Benguerir
Langue
Anglais
Discipline
Economics Analysis and Public Policy
Crédits ECTS
5
Semestre
Automne - Fall
Niveau
Master - Grade
Prérequis / Prerequisites
Bachelor's degree or Equivalent; Level B2 of the the CECRL in English
- Introductory development economics course
- Fundamental knowledge in Macroeconomics
Contenu du cours / Course content
- The challenge of policy coherence for development,
- Translating commitment to action and the understanding of policy coherence challenges,
- Effective interface between policies,
- Monitoring systems to influence policy change,
- OCDE Analytical framework: Understanding policy coherence for sustainable development,
- Good environmental quality matters,
- Evidence of inequalities in the distribution of environmental quality,
- How can policy address environmental inequalities?
- Differences in impacts from consumption by socio-economic groups,
- Patterns in ‘green’ consumption,
- Getting the policy framework and process right,
- Consideration in environmental policy design for different socio-economic groups,
- Monitoring the social dimensions of environmental policy,
- Lessons learned from practical experience in social and environmental policy integration and coherence.


Objectifs du cours / Course objectives
This course aims to primarily increase the students’ awareness about the importance of policy coherence and the main challenges facing development issues when it comes to conciliate social and environmental policies. Environmental policy and the role it can play in ensuring that good environmental quality will be addressed to relate the social distribution of environmental quality, which is concerned with the relative quality of the environment that people experience. The starting point in this discussion is that all groups in society should live in, and have access to, a good quality environment. Given the nature of environmental problems, disparities (or inequalities) in distribution arise which need to be addressed, particularly given the negative health and economic impacts that can result. Other issues about how policy design and implementation needs to ensure that are also addressed, as well as policy design and implementation and how decision makers should recognize the opportunities for enhancing social objectives alongside environmental objectives, not just avoiding the negative outcomes.
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Université Mohamed VI polytechnique
Faculté de gouvernance sciences économiques & sociales

Lot 660, Hay Moulay Rachid
Ben Guerir, 43150
Morocco
Tél : 0525-073146
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