Climate Risk and Vulnerability Assessment Cohort

This capacity-building cohort provides structured technical assistance on climate vulnerability assessments to local governments. 

ICLEI will provide participants with:

  • Live, 1-hour web-based sessions monthly for five months
  • Individualized assistance on vulnerability assessments and adaptation planning during dedicated technical support “virtual office hours” for the duration of 2023
  • Peer exchange and learning, including climate adaptation best practices from internationally recognized plans / planners
  • ICLEI’s Vulnerability Assessment Toolkit, templates, and other resources

At a Glance

Open To:

Regional Affiliates, Cities, Counties

# Participants:



July 2023 - November 2023


200 - Intermediate






There is no additional cost to participate. ICLEI estimates the value of this instruction at $15,000 per community: 5 hours of group instruction, unlimited access to weekly office hours, access to our tools and peer network, and recognition.


Open to ICLEI members only.

Who Will Participate

Up to 20 ICLEI members will participate.

Effort Level

Participants will attend live virtual training sessions. They will also have the option of participating in office hours and reviewing provided templates/resources between sessions.


Exact dates pending participant input.

Session 1: Kickoff and Introduction

Session 2: Climate Hazards, Data, and Impacts

Session 3: Environmental Justice and Stakeholder Engagement

Session 4: Data Analysis and Report Writing

Session 5: Monitoring, Evaluation, and Cohort Close-Out


Contact your ICLEI Technical Advisor or email