Summer School on Adaptation Policies and Practices in the Mediterranean Basin (MedAdapt)

19 – 23 May 2014 – Venice, Italy

Deadline for applications: 31 January 2014


The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) and the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change (CMCC) are pleased to announce the second edition of their joint Summer School on “Adaptation Policies and Practices in the Mediterranean Basin (MedAdapt)” for postgraduate students.The aim of the Summer School is to offer an in-depth view of the impacts of climate change in the Mediterranean Basin and to pursue a thorough investigation of key adaptation policies and best practices, whether not yet implemented or already implemented across the region. The Summer School programme will combine physical, economic, and socio-political aspects of the Mediterranean in an interdisciplinary approach for the purpose of educating the public about the impacts of climate change. Students will also benefit from an overview of the technical instruments that enable a better understanding of the statistical models for impact and adaptation analysis. The Summer School topics will include: climate systems and impacts in the Mediterranean basin, integrated assessment of climate change impacts, and adaptation strategies in the Mediterranean region: case studies, options and best adaptation practices.The Summer School will take place from May 19th to May 23rd, 2014 at the ICCG and CMCC (CIP Division) offices on the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, in Venice, located just in front of St. Mark’s Square.

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