New training opportunity with IN-PLAN to develop integrated spatial planning!



Capacity building
Climate planning, adaptation and resilience
Energy communities
Energy planning and mitigation
Implementing energy and climate measures at local level


The IN-PLAN Train the Trainer programme is a new capacity-building opportunity offered to energy and climate agencies to develop integrated spatial planning.

Is this programme for you?

  • You are an energy, climate and/or development agency that wants to support your territory in developing and implementing integrated energy, climate, and spatial planning;
  • You want guidance on spatial plans’ integration and use;
  • You are looking for practical tools to help you find the right data and methods, and for support to start your spatial planning;
  • You are confused about which stakeholders should be involved in your planning process;
  • You want to learn from best practices and successful examples from your peers in Europe.

Does the description fit you? Apply by October 31st to attend the online train-the-trainer and become an IN-PLAN Multiplier!

Go to the application form


You will benefit from a free online IN-PLAN Train the Trainer programme of 7.5 hours in total, spread over 3 mornings (3 x 2.5 hours each). The programme includes group work, collaboration with peers and experts, and work-based assignments.

Experts from the Technological University of the Shannon (TUS) and Energy, Climate, and Development Agencies will build your capacity to deliver tailored training and mentoring programmes to local authorities on climate action in spatial planning. 

At the completion of the 3 sessions, you will receive a Digital Badge credential and will become an official IN-PLAN multiplier. Consequently, you will be able to help your local and regional authorities, training them in adopting the IN-PLAN Practice and changing their ways towards Integrated Spatial Planning.

You will also be regularly invited to participate in the project’s activities, such as sharing your experience with other agencies.


You will be attending 3 online sessions: November 7th, 14th, 21st at 10AM CET – 12:30 (online)’
Please note the time difference if you are not in Central Europe.

Day 1 – November 7 (10:00 to 12:30 CET):
Spatial Planning and Climate Action (including best practice case studies)

  • Different types of current planning models;
  • Purpose of sustainable planning and how to broaden the current planning processes;
  • Integrated Spatial Planning;
  • Types of partnerships required for this process.

Day 2 – November 14 (10:00 to 12:30 CET): 
Creating your own spatial plan with expert guidance

  • Carry out and critically evaluate a spatial planning process;
  • Integrate spatial planning into local development plans.

Day 3 – November 21 (10:00 to 12:30 CET): 
Leadership, communication, and presenting your Spatial Plan

  • Discover the qualities of a good leader;
  • Personal leadership style and how to relate it to your position;
  • How to create a good communication strategy;
  • Consider and work with opposing opinions in communication.

How to apply?

Applications are open until October 31st. You are invited to fill in the form on the EU Survey platform by clicking on the button below. It will take a couple of days to formally confirm your participation.

Go to the application form


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