The Autumn Training Course “Climate Risk Management – Strategies and Tools for Regional and Local Challenges” represents an initiative promoted by the University of Lisbon and the REGILIENCE project, with the support of the European Union under the NextGenerationEU Recovery and Resilience Facility and the EU Mission on Adaptation to Climate Change.
The course will be held between 11 and 17 October, 2023 back-to-back with the 10th anniversary edition of the European Urban Resilience Forum (EURESFO 2023) 18-20 October, Cascais, Portugal, participants in the forum are welcome to apply.
Climate change is reshaping our world in profound ways, and the need to manage its associated risks has never been more crucial. The autumn training course on Climate Risk Management offers a unique opportunity to delve into the strategies and tools that can make a real difference in your work and organization.
As a policy issue, climate change relates to four key overarching issues:
Climate Risk Management refers to activities and methods used by individuals and organizations to facilitate climate-resilient decision-making. No matter what sort of organisation you work in, you will be impacted in some way by the physical effects of our changing climate and/or by the wealth of regulations and targets societies will be increasingly required to meet.
The objective of the course is to explore why managing climate change risk is important to your work and organisation, and how to do it. The course is designed for climate change practitioners dealing with the practical challenges of Climate Risk Management.
The Autumn Training Course on Climate Risk Management will offer:
If you’re a professional dealing with climate risk management challenges, this program is tailor-made for you. Whether you work in central government, local administration, business, NGOs, media, or academia, the Autumn Training Course offers a dynamic platform to enhance your skills and strategies.
The Autumn Training course will take place from 11 October to 17 October, with sessions running from 9 am to 5.30 pm. The course will include group dinners, a field trip, and a mix of structured learning and informal networking.
Applying for the Autumn Training Course is straightforward. Simply fill in a short problem statement, outlining your challenges and explaining how this program can help. Your acceptance will be based on the information you provide in this survey.
The application process is free, and if accepted, there is a modest enrollment fee of 5€ that covers insurance. The tuition fee for the course is 300€, which includes classes, materials, meals, and the field trip. Various discounts are available, making this opportunity accessible to a wide range of participants, as follows:
The course will run with a minimum of 15 registered participants and maximum of 25.