Euro-Asian research and training in CLImate change MAnagement (CLIMA) was a project funded by the European Union, within Asia-Link Programme, a programme dedicated to higher education networking between Europe and Asia.
CLIMA aimed to create a Euro-Asian network on Climate Change and Sustainable Development. The action responds to the need to enhance the technical and scientific capacities of young staff, to understand and respond to the local impacts of global changes by sustainable policies, procedures and practices.
The project aimed to prepare, through an integrated scientific and educational approach, a number of technical experts on Management of Climate Change issues, fostering cooperation and creating a scientific network between European and Asian academic institutions and strengthening the link between academia and policy-making through the improvement of communication and of availability of technical expertise and competences.
Project Partner Institutions
Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy
Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), Paris - France
School of Environment & Natural Resources, Renmin University of China, Beijing - P.R China
Institute for Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tsinghua University, Bejing - P.R. China
University of Karachi, Pakistan
Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy
Italian Ministry for the Environment and Territory
National Development and Reform Commission, China
Prof. Ignazio Musu