Introductory e-Course on Climate Change (Free!)

( UN CC: Learn )

Everything you need to know about climate change in a nutshell. UN-Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called climate change the “defining challenge of our time” and in many countries the impacts of it are already felt. At the same time, it is still very difficult for many people not working directly on the subject to understand.. Read More

Open University: Essay and report writing skills workshops

( The Open University )

Writing reports and assignments can be a daunting prospect. This unit is designed to help you develop the skills you need to write effectively for academic purposes. You will learn how to interpret questions and how to plan, structure and write your assignment or report. Most academic courses will require you to write assignments or.. Read More


Pan-Asia Risk Reduction Fellowship Program


The Pan-Asia Risk Reduction (PARR) Fellowship Program offers unique research, training and educational opportunities to Asian researchers, practitioners, and policy makers to enhance their capabilities for advancing and applying knowledge on critical issues of GEC and risk reduction in the Asia-Pacific. The PARR Fellowship Program fulfills the needs of the region for researchers, practitioners, and.. Read More

IGC Call for Proposals

( International Growth Centre )

We are pleased to announce that the next IGC Call for Proposals is near! We will welcome your applications for IGC funding to work on economic growth issues pertaining to developing countries and will continue to prioritise work across our four main research themes (Firms, State , Cities, and Energy) and our 15 country programmes. The call will open and.. Read More


Call for Applications: International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) Postdoctoral Fellowships

( The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) )

Every year IIASA provides full funding for several postdoctoral researchers. Scholars are expected to conduct their own research in collaboration with one or more of IIASA’s research programs or special projects. Postdoctoral positions, up to 2 years duration, can begin up to 6 months after selection. What is IIASA? IIASA is an international institute engaged.. Read More

Exciting career opportunity at The Brookings Institution

( The Brookings Institution )

The Foreign Policy Program at The Brookings Institution is accepting applications for the Director of the Energy Security and Climate Initiative. The Director will be a Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Program. The candidate should have expertise in energy security, energy economics and climate policy, as well as a detailed knowledge of U.S. and.. Read More


Volunteer Opportunities CBA9

Hello, The 9th International Conference on Community-Based Adaptation will take place in Nairobi, Kenya from 24-30 April 2015, and the theme will be ‘Measuring and enhancing adaptation effectiveness’. CBA9 is organised by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), the Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies (BCAS) and the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS),.. Read More

MSc Climate Change and Development

( IDS and the University of Sussex )

The MSc in Climate Change and Development is a multidisciplinary course that aims to provide state-of-the-art training for future climate change and development professionals. You acquire specialist knowledge of the causes of climate change (taught specifically for non-climate specialists), the physical and human consequences, and efforts to mitigate and adapt to a changing climate. Throughout,.. Read More


The 2015 Best Climate Practices Contest on “Climate Change and Water Availability for Food Production”

Water is a resource that is essential to all aspects of life. Inefficient and unsustainable use of water for agriculture and food production carries significant detrimental effects on both ecosystems and populations: it depletes aquifers, impacts on natural habitats, increases water pollution and impoverishes communities, especially where freshwater resources are already scarce. The Best Climate.. Read More

Regional Climate Policy and Public Finance Capacity Development Specialist (Consultant): UNDP Bangkok Regional Hub

In Asia and the Pacific, UNDP is increasingly being requested to provide governance related services that support governments in articulating their response to climate change. These services include strengthening government’s institutional and administrative framework to be able to deliver integrated climate policy and programming within a range of sectors; strengthening government’s planning and budgeting processes.. Read More

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