In collaboration with Uganda's Makerere University, UN-HABITAT held a workshop from 3 to 5 May 2011 for African Universities aiming to strengthen urban education by integrating climate change dimensions. The meeting conceptualized generic modules to be used in urban planning and related courses. These modules covered: an introduction to climate change and urban planning, urban vulnerability assessments, climate change and disaster risk reduction, climate change and water cycle management as well as comprehensive planning for climate change. The meeting also aimed to position African universities for the global meeting of the Cities and Climate Change Academy held in Bonn from 1-2 June 2011.
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