Summer School in Governing climate resilient cities. Challenges, opportunities and best practices.

General

11 locations available

Program Description

About

This Course is the result of a partnership of UN-Habitat and the University of Pisa. It tackles the complex issue of governing climate resilient cities, assessing in a comparative fashion best practices and solutions. The Course targets primarily policy makers, public servants, and practitioners, presenting theoretical and academic contents with a hands-on and practical approach. Specific contents within the general theme will be identified yearly and agreed upon by the organizers at every edition, based on current developments in the area.

Aim

The Course aims to provide participants with analytical tools to better understand and address the governance challenges climate change produces on the urban and metropolitan dimensions. It specifically concentrates on how to best govern climate resilient cities.

Who can apply

The Course targets executives, policy makers, public servants, city managers, urban planners, emergency experts, and other international staff, development workers. It will also benefit researchers and academics in the field who are interested in deepening the governance-related aspects of climate change impacts on city management.

Language

English

Program Intensity

Full-Time

Admission requirements

A three-year university degree and/or proven and relevant professional experience in the area of the course

ECTS

3

Fees

1.700 Euro

(fees 1000, accommodation 700)

Coordinator

Prof. Alfredo Fioritto

email:

alfredo.fioritto@unipi.it

Period

22 - 27 June 2020

Deadline

17 May 2020

Last updated November 2019

About the School

The University of Pisa is a public institution boasting twenty departments, with high level research centres in the sectors of agriculture, astrophysics, computer science, engineering, medicine and ve ... Read More

The University of Pisa is a public institution boasting twenty departments, with high level research centres in the sectors of agriculture, astrophysics, computer science, engineering, medicine and veterinary medicine. Read less
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