Wednesday, March 24, 2010
TRAINING: Disaster Risk Reduction, Vulnerabilities and Capacities in the Context of Climate Change
The objective for the second edition of the Certificate of Advanced Studies in Disaster Risk Reduction (CDRR 2010) is to propose a continuing education course to professionals and specialists from both Southern and Northern countries who already have significant experience in disaster risk reduction or a connected field such as climate change adaptation or development. The course will be held in Switzerland and India and thus offers a unique chance for sharing the different standpoints and experiences of Europe and Asia regarding the risk issue.
The course will be organised in 2 parts, each consisting of 2 weeks of full-time study:
- The first part will take place at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, from 6-17 September 2010.
- The second part will be held at the Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) in Bangalore, from 8-19 November 2010.
More information available here.
Deadline for applications: May 30, 2010