The Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop on Cities' Resilience to Climate Change and Disaster Risks was conducted on 7 to 11 May 2018 at the Sukosol Hotel in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop was designed by AIT RRCAP in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Human Settlements Programme and the United Nations Development.
This practical workshop was attended by 21 participants from 8 countries, namely, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand. The workshop was aimed at building the capacity of national training institutions, trainers and city government officials responsible for capacity development from the Asia and the Pacific region to deliver training on mainstreaming climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction (DRR) in city development plans and strategies. Besides the practical nature of many sessions, such as the analysis and use of the "Disaster Resilience Scorecard for cities", participants also had the chance to go on a field visit to the Khok Kham Mangrove project and start developing their action plans.