The IURA SDU Urban Resilience Intensive Training 2021

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Urban Resilience Intensive Training 2021

The Urban Resilience Intensive Training 2021 brings together policymakers, practitioners and researchers for two intensive weeks (online), 19th – 30th of July 2021. The training aims at expanding the participants' knowledge on policies, tools, strategic and action planning for resilient urban transition, responding to the need for systemic change in tackling global challenges, for a just and green transition, with a specific focus on COVID-19 recovery and climate change interplay.

The training brings together transdisciplinary knowledge and perspectives, from science, policy and practice, on urban resilience. The training builds the necessary skills and competencies to respond to the need for a systemic transformation to tackle global challenges relevant for the Global South and North. Through a system thinking approach, the program focuses specifically on core topics such as: resilience analysis and profiling, future scenarios, strategic and action planning; as well as on specific topics such as eco-system services, multi-level governance, nature-based solutions, stakeholders analysis and participation.

As part of the programme, the participants are welcome to join the urban resilience community of practice, a vibrant global network of professionals that has been initiated by alumni from the 2019 and 2020 training programmes. The aim of the community of practice is to support peer learning and further collaboration.
Period19 Jul 202130 Jul 2021
Held atUniversity of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Urban resilience
  • spatial justice
  • COVID-19
  • climate change
  • the commons
  • urban commons
  • public goods
  • social sustainability