Sunday, May 23, 2010


CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Certificate of Advanced Studies in Disaster Risk Reduction Vulnerabilities and Capacities in the Context of Climate Change

This 2x2 week programme aims to train professionals in both Southern and Northern countries in the field of natural disaster prevention, especially related to climate change. This course proposes an integrated and interdisciplinary approach and focuses on populations at risk, reduction of vulnerabilities and the strengthening of capabilities.

The course is based on the North-South scientific partnership. It gives participants an opportunity to improve their knowledge in the field of risk reduction directly linked to reality and actual experience. India is one of the countries most affected by natural disaster, but also with vast scientific expertise and local know-how. The training provides a chance to share the different standpoints and experiences of Europe and Asia in this domain. The programme combines theoretical courses, workshops, case studies and field visits.

6-17 September 2010 // EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

8-19 November 2010 // IISc, Bangalore, India

More information.

Deadline: 30 May 2010

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