Disaster risk management, Geographic information systems (GIS), Information and communication technologies, Remote sensing



In cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Bureau

for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS)


Course date

13 July - 17 July, 2015
The application process is closed.

Target group

The stream is aimed at the following target groups:
UNDP Country Offices in Balkans, Caucasus, and Central Asia
National Focal Points of International Conventions in the Black Sea region (e.g. Black Sea Commission)
Relevant government officials (e.g. Ministries of Emergencies, Environment, Communications)
Researchers and civil society representatives
Undergraduates without a university degree will not be considered.


Previous exposure to advanced geospatial technologies is not required, but overall computer literacy is essential due to practical computer exercises. In addition, proven experience to any aspect of Disaster Management is a prerequisite for the course. 

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.