Certificate Course in Urbanization, Climate Change, Displacement and Relocation

 In this Certificate Course we present how increasing urbanization is an important phenomenon in the modern world with the use of statistics from the global, regional and Sri Lankan contexts. We explore how natural hazards, urban development and climate change lead to significant changes in urban lives and livelihoods. We examine the consequences of these changes using concepts such as disaster- induced displacement, development-induced displacement and resettlement, and climate change mobility.

In addition to the theoretical knowledge in this field, we are anticipating to elaborate on real life scenarios, with the use of best practices and expert knowledge, taken from diverse dimensions.

Tentative Dates: Saturdays 9.00 – 11.00 am to 1.00 – 3.00 pm (Via Zoom)

Medium of Instruction: English/ Sinhala

Eligibility Criteria:

(a) School leaving certificate (completed up to Grade NINE) OR

(b) Completion of primary education with certified work experience equivalent to a minimum of two years

(c) be at least 16 years of age

3rd year and 4th year students from any Department of the Faculty of Arts are encouraged to apply. The course will be offered Free of Charge.

Application Fee: LKR Rs.2,000.00 (only for external applicants)

Course Fee: LKR Rs.10,000.00 (only for external applicants)

Contact: SPARC (011 2 589 382/077-9538164) Email: sparc.ucdr@gmail.com


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