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Leaders in Climate Change Management (LCCM)

Context: The National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) and World Resources Institute (WRI) India jointly announced ‘Leaders in Climate Change Management (LCCM), a practice-based learning program, on 06th June 2022. 

Key Points: 

  • It aims at building capacity among urban professionals to lead climate action across sectors and geographies in India. 
  • To facilitate this face-to-face learning program, the Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysuru, also signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NIUA and WRI India, becoming the first delivery partner of the LCCM program.
  • LCCM envisions capacitating 5,000 professionals, including mid to junior-level government officials and frontline workers, and preparing them to champion climate change adaptation and mitigation solutions towards a coordinated effort to achieve India’s climate commitments.

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