Disaster risk reduction (DRR), Environment, Geospatial technologies, Innovations, Urban Resilience

This workshop is a joint activity between United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Central European University through the ISEPEI project. This course is a part of the “Bridging ICTs and Environment” workshop series.

            

 

Course date

25 June - 29 June, 2018
Application deadline:
18 February, 2018

Target group

The workshop is targeted at representatives of regional and country offices of UN agencies, National Focal Points of international conventions, relevant government agencies (e.g. Ministries of Emergency Situations, Environment, Communications), researchers and civil society.

Pre-requisites

Participants will be required to prove professional and/or academic focus on disaster risk reduction (DRR) or related issues. Intermediate computer user skills are required for this course, but previous experience with geographic information systems (GIS) or remote sensing software is not required.

Language requirement

The language of instruction is English, thus all applicants have to demonstrate a strong command of spoken and written English to be able to participate actively in discussions at seminars and workshops. Some of the shortlisted applicants may be contacted for a telephone interview.