Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Course Announcement: Climate Change Adaptation, Loss and Damage

Climate Change Adaptation, Loss and Damage


3 June - 7 July 2013, 5 weeks

Course fee: 800 USD


This course aims to facilitate international negotiations, public sector work, and diplomatic engagement in relation to climate change impacts. In addition, adaptation measures through an enhanced understanding of its science, the international policy framework, and the key negotiation issues pertinent to the UNFCCC process will be covered.


By the end of the course, participants should be able to:

·  Comprehend climate change science and the observed and projected impacts of climate change;

·  Track and explain the international adaptation and loss and damage policy framework, in particular the negotiations under the UNFCCC;

·  Define and understand adaptation, loss and damage from climate change impacts and its links to mitigation;

·  Appreciate international considerations for climate change decision-making;

·  Appraise the key issues in the ongoing international climate change negotiations, and how to build and move forward from the outcomes of COP18.


Please find more information on registration, fees, and course content at:



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