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Building Climate Action Locally: Tools from the CCAT Project

Event Start: 2 February 2022 09:30
Event End: 2 February 2022 12:30

Building Climate Action Locally: Tools from the CCAT Project

The Ireland Wales funded Coastal Communities Adapting Together (CCAT) project are holding their closure event, Building climate action locally: tools from the CCAT project which will be online on Wednesday 2nd February 9.30am -12.30pm.

The project partners (UCD, Fingal Co Council, UCC/MaREI, the Port of Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum and Cardiff University) will present a range of tools developed for engaging with local authorities, educators, young people, community groups, policymakers and academics.  The tools showcased will include geo-design workshops, participatory mapping projects, educational resources, academic research and online engagement.

To register for the event, click here

The programme and details of guest speakers will be available shortly on the CCAT website here.

The CCAT project is part funded by the Irish Wales Co-operation Programme and aims to assist coastal communities on the Irish sea who are directly impacted by climate change. The CCAT operation will help communities to build resilience (adaptive capacity to change), facilitate marine and climate citizenship, and realise the potential of the Irish Sea region by (re)connecting coastal communities with their place, their dynamic coastal systems and our changing climate.

The Ireland Wales 2014-2020 European Territorial Co-operation (ETC) programme is a maritime programme connecting organisations, businesses and communities on the West coast of Wales with the South-East coast of Ireland.

The Welsh Government manages the programme with partners, the Southern Regional Assembly (SRA) and the Department for Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER).

The programme is one of a family of ETC programmes which provide opportunities for regions in the EU to work together to address common economic, environmental and social challenges. 

The Ireland Wales programme focuses on seeking solutions to shared challenges on both sides of the Irish sea, to improve the economic and sustainable development priorities of Wales and Ireland.

The programme focuses on:

  • Cross border innovation
  • Adaptation of the Irish Sea and Coastal Communities to Climate Change
  • Cultural and Natural Resources and Heritage