Wednesday, January 25, 2012

UNU-ISP announces Postgraduate level courses on ‘Building Resilience to Climate Change’ in Japan

United Nations University - 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.

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.

The application deadline is 31st January, 2012 for applicants in Japan.

For more information:
Felino Lanuevo
Programme Associate
UNU - Institute of Sustainability and Peace
United Nations University
5-53-70 Jingumae,
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8925, Japan

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