Course on ‘Building Resilience to Climate Change’

Source : Mailist – January 13, 2012

UNU’s Institute for Sustainability and Peace is pleased to announce postgraduate level courses on ‘Building Resilience to Climate Change’. The courses run for five weeks in Tokyo (Japan) from 20th February to 23rd March 2012.

Following two courses will be offered, each with duration of 2 weeks:
Course-1: Science, Impacts and Vulnerability’
Course-2: Approaches to Adaptation

In addition, week-long hands on training in ‘Remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)’ will also be provided. Please refer to the attached brochure for detailed information.

Priority will be given to students who are currently enrolled in a postgraduate programme. However, the courses are also open to young faculty members, researchers and practitioners who have completed master’s degree and are working in the relevant field.

Limited competitive fellowships are available for the deserving candidates from the developing countries. The application deadline is now extended to 20th January, 2012 (31st January, 2012 for applicants from Japan).

More information about the courses is available at:
Applications can be submitted online at:

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Wilma James ( or Ms. Soo Huey Teh (

Please feel free to forward this message to your colleagues, students, networks and community of practice. Apologies for cross posting, if any.

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