The United Nations University Institute for Sustainability and Peace (UNU-ISP) and the UNU Media Centre are inviting applications for two certificate courses on (1) Disaster Management and Humanitarian Affairs (DMHA) and (2) Climate Energy and Food Security (CEFS). See the course announcement here.
A total of 14/15 “once-a-week” class sessions will be conducted from September 2011 to December 2011/January-2012.
Course participants should commit themselves to visit UNU Media Centre once a week (from 13:00 to 15:00 hrs) to receive the lectures and participate in interactions offered during the entire Course period. The certificate will be awarded to those who successfully complete the coursework assignments and maintain an 80% attendance rate.
HOW TO APPLY:
Send the following required documents via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org (for DMHA Course) OR email@example.com (for CEFS Course).
1. Your CV (maximum 3-4 pages) with a recent passport photo.
2. One-page cover letter justifying your interest in the course and its relevance in your present work and future endeavors.
3. One relevant publication (if any).
Applications should reach us latest by 1 September 2011 (for DMHA Course) OR 16 September 2011 (for CEFS Course).
Upon acceptance, successful candidates will be required to pay a tuition fee of 20,000 JPY for the course.
At the moment, these courses are only offered to students or professionals who can commute to the UNU campus in Tokyo. There are no fellowships, travel support, or assistance available for attending this course.
You are kindly requested to share this announcement with your colleagues, networks, staff members, interns, academic associates, and disseminate through mailing lists, newsletters, etc.