Sunday, January 9, 2011

Integrating Climate and Development Training Seminar & Workshop in Lisbon, 27-28 January

A Training Seminar & Workshop on Integrating Climate Change into Development Cooperation will be held in Lisbon on the 27th & 28th January 2011.   The event is promoted by IPAD – Portuguese Cooperation Institute ( and INA – National Institute for Administration ( in conjunction with technical partner TerraSystemics, Ltd (

It will be delivered mostly in Portuguese language.
For professionals with responsibilities in conceiving, managing or implementing cooperation projects and initiatives, the event will provide an introduction to the basis for integrating climate in development cooperation, including:

- Concepts in Climate and Development;
- Overview of approaches, tools and methodologies for assessing risk and integrating climate considerations in projects, programmes and policy;
- Climate and effectiveness of development cooperation, and harmonization of procedures:  indicators, progress and good practise;
- Workshop exercises:  climate screening of practical project cases;

Lectures/presentations will be provided by IPAD, OECD DAC, CECAC – the Executive Committee of the Climate Change Commission, and experts from TerraSystemics.

A limited number of places are still available – for information on registration, visit the respective webpage on the INA website or contact Ricardo Alves by email:

The programme in Enlish is attached and can be downloaded from

The training seminar, including air travel by invited speakers, will have its carbon impact calculated and offset; it will be an e)mission neutral event (for more information, see

Kind regards,

Sérgio Teixeira Santos
Tel (+351) 21 343 3266|  skype:  tsx-central

TerraSystemics  | Praça de São Paulo, 19 1º Dto | 1200-425 Lisboa | PORTUGAL
Tel: (351) 21 343 3266 | Fax: (351) 21 343 3267    |

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