UESC has experience in teaching and conducting trainings in Asia, Latin America and the USA with clients like the UN Habitat, NUFFIC and IUTC and development banks like the Asian Development Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank.
UESC has extensive international experience in organising and conducting tailor made trainings and short courses for urban professionals in local government and development banks. During the training participants have the opportunity to understand and reflect on the most recent trends, tensions and developments in concepts such as sustainable, green and resilient cities.
On-the-job training can help the understanding and practical application of key analytical tools and frameworks that are used to assess local and global developments and tensions on environmental and climate change issues. Through this type of training participants have the opportunity to learn by directly applying new skills in their working routine.
Refresher courses are trainings NUFFIC alumni who have studied in the Netherlands in the past, and their colleagues in the organizations where they are currently employed. IHS in coordination with alumni associations can organise refresher courses that deal with specific regional challenges and improve skills on professional competencies.
Below are some examples of recent trainings conducted by UESC staff.
Training of Asian Development Bank (ADB) officials on Planning for Urban Climate Resilience
Asian Development Bank
Short course on developing Climate Change action plans for Inter-American Development Bank
Inter-American Development Bank
Capacity building on urban climate change adaptation for local governments
Urban Management Tools for Climate Change in Bandar Lampung, Indonesia
Strengthening Curriculum Development and knowledge on Pro-active Urban Flood Disaster Risk Management for KPI
Developing Green Growth Programmes with focus on Water and Waste
On the job training on Urban Climate Resilience Planning
UN - Habitat
Urban Space and Disaster: Building Resilience with Communities
Reducing water extreme vulnerabilities caused by drought, sea level rise, flash floods and landslides in the Andes region coastal cities: gender responsive strategies in times of climate change
Affordable Resilient Housing for Vulnerable Communities