Munasinghe Institute for Development

Teaching & Training
 
  • Grenada and Guatemala: Integrating Climate Change and Energy Policy into National Sustainable Development Strategies and Plans in Latin American and the Caribbean, 2010-2011

    Training workshop and policy action programme for the United Nations in 2010-11, on “integrating climate change policies into national energy & sustainable development strategies and plans” to train senior leaders from government, business and civil society in Latin America and the Caribbean.

    The first workshop was held in Grenada in July 2010 and a second in Guatemala in May 2011, followed by preparation detailed country action plans. Identification of adaptation projects and conducting training workshops on integrating Climate Change adaptation into Development Priorities, for senior officials.


  • South Asia: Capacity Building on Climate Change and Sustainable Development for Stakeholders in South Asia, 2007-2009

    Study for UNITAR, Geneva. Created training material, and conducted training and capacity building workshop for senior officials. Identified adaptation and mitigation projects for follow up.


  • Climate Change Negotiations, 2009

    Organised major training workshop on climate change negotiations in 2009 for UNEP and UNFCCC, for senior climate change negotiators from 35 Asian countries.


  • Dakar, Senegal: Capacity Building Workshop on Climate Change, 2005-2006

    Training workshops and identification of adaptation and mitigation projects - Conducted a training workshop on how to integrate climate change in to policy and decision making for national planning. Identified specific adaptation and mitigation projects for west Africa.


  • South Africa, Cape Town: Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment, 2004

    Training of Trainers Workshop for Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment for UNITAR - Conducted a training workshop on how to integrate climate change in to policy and decision making for national planning. Identified specific adaptation projects for South Africa.


  • 2002

    Findings of the IPCC Third Assessment Report and the relevance to Climate Strategy in Sri Lanka (Report available).

    Sustainable Energy and Transport Policy Options for Sri Lanka(Report available).

    Workshop on IPCC - TAR and Climate Change Research for Sustainable Development (Proceedings published).

    Expert Consultation on Policy Priorities for Sustainable Development (Report available).

    Expert Consultation on "Policy Priorities for Sustainable Transport (Report available).


  • 2003

    IPCC Expert Consultation on Climate Change and Sustainable development (Proceedings published).

    Expert meeting on "Disaster Vulnerability, and Sustainable Environmental Management Policies" (Report available).


  • 2004

    Workshop on Climate Change and Sustainable Development(Report available).


  • 2005

    Peoples' Consultative Meeting on "Disaster Management and Prevention in Sri Lanka"(Report available)

    International Training Workshop on 'Capacity Building for Climate Change and Sustainable Development'(Report available)


  • 2006

    2nd International conference on sustainable hazard reduction - rehabilitation, reconstruction and long-term development (report available)

    National w/shop on sustainable hazard reduction and disaster management (report available)


  • 2007

    Workshop on Integrating Coastal Community Resilience into National and Sectorial Institutions and Policies.

    Integrating and implementing S &T policy and projects within the national sustainable Development Strategy.


  • Past Activity table
      Date Place

    Grenada and Guatemala: Integrating Climate Change and Energy Policy into National Sustainable Development Strategies and Plans in Latin American and the Caribbean, 2010-2011

    Training workshop and policy action programme for the United Nations in 2010-11, on “integrating climate change policies into national energy & sustainable development strategies and plans” to train senior leaders from government, business and civil society in Latin America and the Caribbean.

    The first workshop was held in Grenada in July 2010 and a second in Guatemala in May 2011, followed by preparation detailed country action plans. Identification of adaptation projects and conducting training workshops on integrating Climate Change adaptation into Development Priorities, for senior officials.

    July 2010

    May 2011

    Grenada

    Guatemala

    South Asia: Capacity Building on Climate Change and Sustainable Development for Stakeholders in South Asia, 2007-2009

    Study for UNITAR, Geneva. Created training material, and conducted training and capacity building workshop for senior officials. Identified adaptation and mitigation projects for follow up.

    2007-2009 South Asia

    Climate Change Negotiations, 2009

    Organised major training workshop on climate change negotiations in 2009 for UNEP and UNFCCC, for senior climate change negotiators from 35 Asian countries.

    2009  

    Dakar, Senegal: Capacity Building Workshop on Climate Change, 2005-2006

    Training workshops and identification of adaptation and mitigation projects - Conducted a training workshop on how to integrate climate change in to policy and decision making for national planning. Identified specific adaptation and mitigation projects for west Africa.

    2005-2006 Dakar, Senegal

    South Africa, Cape Town:  Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment, 2004

    Training of Trainers Workshop for Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment for UNITAR - Conducted a training workshop on how to integrate climate change in to policy and decision making for national planning. Identified specific adaptation projects for South Africa.

    2004 South Africa, Cape Town
    2002 Date Place

    Findings of the IPCC Third Assessment Report and the relevance to Climate Strategy in Sri Lanka (Report available)

    3rd January 2002 HARTI, 114, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 7

    Sustainable Energy and Transport Policy Options for Sri Lanka
    (Report available)

    1st March 2002 Hotel Renuka, 328 Galle Road, Colombo 3
    Workshop on IPCC - TAR and Climate Change Research for Sustainable Development (Proceedings published)

     

    4th & 5th June 2002 Ceylon Continental Hotel, Colombo 1

    Expert Consultation on Policy Priorities for Sustainable Development (Report available)

    14th August 2002

    Ceylon Continental Hotel, Colombo 1

    Expert Consultation on "Policy Priorities for Sustainable Transport (Report available)

    14th September 2002 Hotel Renuka, Colombo 3
         
    2003    

    IPCC Expert Consultation on Climate Change and Sustainable evelopment (Proceedings published)

    5th -7th March 2003 Trans Asia Hotel, Colombo 2

    Expert meeting on "Disaster Vulnerability, and Sustainable Environmental Management Policies" (Report available)

    14th July 2003 HARTI, Wijerama Mw, Colombo7
         
    2004    

    Workshop on Climate Change and Sustainable Development
    (Report available)

    8-9 June 2004 HARTI, Colombo 7
    2005    

    Peoples' Consultative Meeting on "Disaster Management and Prevention in Sri Lanka"
    (Report available)

    6th January 2005 HARTI, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 7

    International Training Workshop on 'Capacity Building for Climate Change and Sustainable Development'
    (Report available)

    30th May to 2nd June 2005 Trans Asia Hotel, Colombo
    2006    
    2nd International conference on sustainable hazard reduction - rehabilitation, reconstruction and long-term development (report available)
    11-12 January 2006 SLFI
    National w/shop on sustainable hazard reduction and disaster management (report available)
    13-14 June 2006 SLFI
         
    2007    
    Workshop on Integrating Coastal Community Resilience into National and Sectorial Institutions and Policies.
    22 February 2007 HARTI
    Integrating and implementing S &T policy and projects within the national sustainable Development Strategy.
    30 August 2007 SLFI

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