Summer School: Governing Climate Resilience Cities

Maria Dombrov
September 10, 2020

UCCRN would like to share an upcoming, virtual learning opportunity!

The ambitious multidisciplinary program, called "Governing Climate Resilience Cities", will focus on urban climate resilience, including climate science, biology, NBS, urban planning, design, law, and governance.

The 5-day course is organized by the University of Pisa in partnership with the University of Naples, UN-Habitat, and UCCRN.

Register at the following link by September 21, 2020

Summer School Overview

University of Pisa 5 October - 9 October 2020

This Course is the result of a partnership of University of Pisa, UN Habitat, University of Paris “Sor- bonne”, University of Naples “Federico II” and Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN). It tackles the complex issue of governing climate resilient cities, assessing in a comparative fashion best practices and solutions. The Course targets primarily policy makers, public servants, and practitioners, presenting theoretical and academic contents with a hands-on and practical approach. The Director of the School is Prof. Alfredo Fioritto.


The Course aims to provide participants with analytical tools to better understand and address the governance challenges climate change produces on the urban and metropolitan dimensions.
It specifically concentrates on how to best govern climate resilient cities.

Target Group

The Course targets executives, policy makers, public servants, city managers, urban planners, emergency experts and other international staff, development workers. It will also benefit researchers and academics in the field who are interested in deepening the governance related aspects of climate change impacts on city management.