The Summer University program of the Central European University, Budapest is accepting applications!
Bridging ICTs and Environment - Innovations in Disaster Risk Management (13 July - 17 July, 2015)
Course directors: Viktor Lagutov, Systems Laboratory, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary; Armen Grigoryan, UNDP Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS), New York, USA
This course aims at bridging the gap between decision- and policy-makers and ICTs in the realm of disaster management and risk recovery. Building upon existing UNDP experience in disaster management, innovations and the latest ICT advances in these topics will be covered with the aim of building the capacity to manager disaster risks and more effectively responding when disasters hit.
Course directors: Viktor Lagutov, Systems Laboratory, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary; Mahesh Pradhan, United Nations Environmental Program, Nairobi, Kenya
This course aims to bridge the gap between decision- and policy-makers and ICT technologies (e.g. GIS, remote sensing), making data and emerging technologies more accessible, usable, and relevant for decision-making. It is focused on the application of ICTs in water management and security and is a preparatory activity for the Eye on Earth Summit 2015.
Application deadline: February 14, 2015