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International Training Course on Climate Services for Disaster Prevention

October 23 @ 8:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm

Interested candidates are requested to complete the Application Form, which should be endorsed by the Permanent Representative (PR) of the respective country with WMO, no later than 16 July 2017.

Dutch candidates can email the Secretariat (ihp.hwrp@unesco.nl) the Application Form, in order to receive the endorsement from the Duthc PR.

The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) organizes the first International Training Course on Climate Services for Disaster Prevention, will be taking place from 23 October to 10 November 2017 (Distance Learning) and from 20 November to 1 December 2017 (Classroom Learning) in Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, Italy. The course is the first event of the Training Program on Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction in Agriculture (PACC/RRC), financed by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) and realized by WMO in collaboration with the Regional Training Center in Italy IBIMET-CNR and the AGRHYMET Regional Centre.

The general goal of this training course is to strengthen the capacities of CILSS/ECOWAS Member countries in developing effective climate services for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation. The specific objective of the course is the capacity building of national technical services on extreme weather events analysis and the consolidation of a network among scientific and technical institutions to work on shared methodologies and to create an objective and harmonized base of information. The aim is to transfer and share the know-how, to expand cooperation at national and regional levels and to promote exchanges and collaboration through the application of research products and operational tools.

Interested candidates are requested to complete the Application Form, which should be endorsed by the Permanent Representative (PR) of the respective country with WMO, no later than 16 July 2017.

Dutch candidates can email the Secretariat (ihp.hwrp@unesco.nl) the Application Form, in order to receive the endorsement from the Duthc PR.

Details

Start:
October 23 @ 8:00 am
End:
December 1 @ 5:00 pm

Organizer

WMO