Training

SCHEDULE

 

1st Training Course on Nature-based Solutions Course

Date:  22 - 26 Aug 2022

Venue: Bangkok (On-site Training), Thailand

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COURSE PURPOSE

The course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and implement nature-based solutions (NbS) in disaster risk reduction (DRR) and climate change adaptation (CCA) contexts.

KEY ASPECTS

With the effects of climate change becoming more evident, NbS can greatly enhance resilience to disasters and climate change. Not only can they reduce exposure to hazards or act as natural buffers against them, they can also remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and promote the integrity of ecosystems, which are both likely to be critical in the achievement of DRR and CCA goals.

Given that the recent COP 26 agreement will set the global agenda on climate change for the next decade, DRR and CCA professionals are strongly encouraged to attend this course.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS

This course is ideal for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation professionals and government officials interested in nature-based solutions. Motivated individuals who are interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills on nature-based solutions are also encouraged to apply.

COURSE METHODOLOGY

A week course will be conducted in the Face to Face modality and based on adult learning methodologies and tools with a heavy emphasis on practical application of case studies. Interactive tools and role play will demonstrate practical aspects while theoretical basis will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own program frameworks to use as the main learning tools and to ensure practical application of the lessons and concepts discussed.

COURSE FEE

There are 2 options of the course fee, they are US$ 1,600.00 (with accommodation) and US$ 1,300.00 (without accommodation).

REGISTRATION

Interested individuals and organizations can register online at www.adpc.net/apply.

For more information about the course, you may also contact Thanyaphat Sirasakpureekul at thanyaphat@adpc.net and telephone numbers +66 22980681 to 92 Ext. 134.

Due to limited slots for this course, interested parties must register on or before August 05, 2022.

PAYMENT

If you are selected to attend the course, the payment should be transferred to ADPC's account through a bank transfer not later than August 12, 2022. Otherwise, your participation will be cancelled.

THAILAND ENTRY

We are happy to inform you that the Kingdom of Thailand has further eased travel restrictions. Below is the Ministry of Tourism’s timeline for lifting travel restrictions:

TOURISM MINISTRY’S TIMELINE FOR LIFTING TRAVEL RESTRICTION

April 1: Travelers entering Thailand via Test & Go scheme do not have to take RT-PCR test for COVID-19 before departure. (Approved by CCSA on March 18.)

May 1: Foreign travelers have to take ATK tests on first dan the fifth days of trip instead of RT-PCR test on first day.

June 1: All travel restrictions (Test & Go, Sandbox and Quarantine) will be removed.

Meanwhile from April 1, travelers entering Thailand under the Test & Go scheme will no longer be required to present a negative RT-PCR test taken in the 72 hours before departure, according to a CCSA announcement on March 18. However, they must still book a hotel plus RT-PCR test on the first day of arrival and take a rapid antigen test (ATK) on the fifth day.