Students in Svay Rieng University are trained on Climate Change

Trainig at SRUSvay Rieng Province, Students of Svay Rieng University together with the Provincial Department of Environment, total 137 people, including 76 women, are trained on climate change for 2 days, 6th – 7th November 2017, at the university on cause and impacts of climate change, government response in both national and international response as well as how the measures to adapt to climate change and mitigate greenhouse gas. The training workshop is organized by Department of Climate Change (DCC) with support from Cambodia Climate Change Alliance (CCCA) under the presidency of H.E. Tin Ponlok, Secretary General of the National Council for Sustainable Development, and Mr. Loek Virak, vice rector.

Stating in the opening remarks, H.E. Tin Ponlok underlined the impacts caused by climate change for Cambodia “during 2015 and early 2016, Cambodia as well as other countries in the region were hit by extreme weather events, La Niña, resulted to drought and warming rise, threatening to human, animals, plants and the national economy. He further noted the commitments in addressing the climate change at the national level as well as the international level as seen the Cambodian delegates are attending in CoP 23 at Bonn, Germany, to negotiate and mobilize financial resources and technologies available for Cambodia.

Vice rector of the Svay Rieng University, Mr. Loek Virak, welcomed to the capacity training to the university’s students on climate change which the among threating issues for Country. Since it’s the relevant subject integrated in to the study curriculum, the students are suggested absorb all the knowledge from climate change experts.

Climate change knowledge were focused on 1) causes and impacts, 2) national and international responses, 3) climate change adaptation measures, 4) mitigation options, and 5) financial resource for climate change response, 6) carbon footprint calculation and 7) climate change knowledge management are oriented by climate change professionals from Department of Climate Change.

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