Tuesday, October 1, 2019

The 2019 SWITCH-Asia Leadership Academy on Circular Economy by the United Nations Environment Programme, China (Fully Funded Available)

The overall objective of the EU funded SWITCH-Asia programme is to promote sustainable and inclusive growth, contribute to the economic prosperity and poverty reduction in Asia and Central Asia and to a transition towards a low-carbon, resource-efficient and circular economy.

Launched in 2007, the programme has achieved more than a decade of progress on SCP in 24 countries in the region. This has been possible through the joint efforts of the three SWITCH-Asia components:
  • The Regional Policy Advocacy Component (RPAC) – implemented by United Nations Environment Programme.
  • The Sustainable Consumption and Production Facility – implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) and adelphi.
  • The SWITCH-Asia Grants Programme – directly managed by the Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development of the European Commission.
The SWITCH-Asia Regional Policy Advocacy Component is responsible for the implementation of the SWITCH-Asia Leadership Academies. If you want to know more about the 2018 SWITCH-Asia Academy visit: https://www.switch-asia.eu/events/asian-circular-economy-leadership-academy/


Candidates meeting the following criteria could apply to participate in the 2019 SWITCH-Asia Leadership Academy Leadership for Circular Economy programme:
  • Citizen or national of one of the following countries: Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Aghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka;
  • To be one of the following: i) Junior Government professionals; ii)Junior private sector professionals; iii)Junior professionals from the civil society sector;
  • To be already working on a topic related to Circular Economy.
  • Candidates are required to have completed as a minimum a first university degree in environment, development, engineering, policy, economics or relevant discipline. Completion of postgraduate degree and/or professional training relevant to sustainable development would be considered favorably. 

How to Apply:
To apply for Leadership for Circular Economy programme, participants should:
  • Complete online application form
  • Prepare an application letter explaining the circular economy topic they are currently working on and how they plan to apply the knowledge of this Academy to this work (1-3 pages)
  • Provide a brief CV (one page)
  • Provide a copy of degrees obtained 

Online Registration here Link

If you can’t access the online registration form, please download
the offline form Here 

13 October 2019

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