Event Start Date: 
Monday, September 29, 2014 (All day)
Event End Date: 
Friday, October 10, 2014 (All day)

This two-week course discusses how local authorities can respond and adapt to climate change, plan and implement solutions for environmental and natural resource challenges and promote more sustainable ways of development. Leading international experts and practitioners will share the latest insights on climate change adaptation and mitigation and the impact for local authorities. We will zoom in on the design and implementation of sustainable local development programmes that protect the environment and improve the quality of life of citizens. In addition, we will discuss tools to recognise local vulnerabilities and instruments to become more resilient.