Training Institute Organizers and Sponsors:
Other Collaborating Organizations:
17- 28 October 2005 – Asunción, Paraguay
The training institute was hosted by the Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences (FACEN) of the National University of Asuncion (UNA) in Paraguay, and was co-sponsored together with the US National Science Foundation (NSF) and the International Human Dimensions Programme (IHDP).
Other collaborating organizations were: the International Research Institute for Climate Prediction (IRI), the United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR), the United Nations World Meteorological Organization (WMO), the Global Water System Program (GWSP) and the Technical Planning Secretary of the Presidency of the Government of Paraguay.
The central objective of this Training Institute was to contribute to the development and strengthen the local and regional capacity to deal with vulnerability associated with climate variability and climate change in the Americas, particularly Latin America.
Please find here below all information related to the Training Institute on Vulnerability Associated with Climate Variability and Climate Change in the Americas:
– Information about coordinator
– Place of the Training Institute
– Local Transportation
List of participants
General logistical information
– Guest Lecturers:
– Abstract of Lectures
Dr. Miguel Angel Vazquez
Dr. Walter Baethgen
Dr. Mário Bidegain
– Seed Grant Program
– Weather, currency, tourist and general information