CAS Developing Countries Training Programme 2019

Climate Risk and Sustainable Water Management

Beijing, China

6-21 August, 2019

Description

Water-related hazards such as drought, flood, landslide, storm surge and saltwater intrusion are increasing as human-induced climate change has increased the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. Developing countries are most vulnerable to these hazards because they have the least financial and technological ability to cope with and adapt to such threats. Key objectives of the training course include:

Target Audience

Prospective participants of the training course should:

Participants from government, international organizations, university, academic institution are welcome.

Funding Support

Funding support is available for up to 19 applicants from developing countries under age of 45. Funding support includes a round-trip international airfare, accommodation, meals and insurance during the training course. Visa fee will also be covered as a lump sum of USD 65 (about CNY 450) after the awardees are on site in Beijing. Applicants currently studying or working at any university/institution in China are not eligible for funding support.

Training Course Contents

Class course sections:


Field expedition around the greater Beijing area.
All participants will be granted class completion certificate.

Application

Submit the following materials via email (zhanghaoyu@igsnrr.ac.cn).

Application deadline: 28 February 2019.
The successful applicants will be informed by email.

Contact

Please contact Ms. Haoyu Zhang (zhanghaoyu@igsnrr.ac.cn) if you have any questions.

 

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