EU Cities Adapt
About this project
This is a new project being carried out for DG Climate Action which will provide capacity building and assistance for cities in developing and implementing an adaptation strategy.
The Adaptation Strategies for European Cities project will:
Our vision for this work is that through the life of the project and beyond, cities across Europe will be better equipped to adapt to climate change through a structured and focused support package that builds on existing networks of stakeholders and draws on peer-learning to maximise efficiencies and ensure longevity.
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EU Cities Adapt Final Conference/ Open European Day at Resilient Cities
The outcomes and lessons learned in the course of the project will be shared on 3rd June 2013 at the final project conference during the Open European Day in the margins of the Resilient Cities conference 2013 in Bonn, Germany. The European Day is jointly hosted by ICLEI and EEA in collaboration with the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Climate Action (DG CLIMA).
Do not miss this unique opportunity to share your experience on urban adaptation, learn from others and discuss solutions at this interactive one-day event. Participation is free of charge, so secure your place today click here.
Training and Capacity Building for Cities
The training phase of the project aims to build capacity in climate change adaptation in European cities. Participating cities will have the opportunity to benefit from a comprehensive capacity development package free of charge, incorporating a training programme facilitated by experienced coaches to aid the development a tailored adaptation strategy. The training will encompass web-based tutorials, workshops, city site visits, coaching and peer exchanges, access to a web-portal with tools, guiding materials and a reference library, as well as an interactive members exchange forum. Please find detailed information on the training elements here. This has already started so please view the participating cities page here
Survey on Adaptation strategies for European Cities
DG Climate Action invited cities to participate in a survey on their experiences in adapting to climate change. Survey results can be found here
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