Opportunities

Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 10:22
Intern – Urban Water , WRI India What is WRI? WRI India, an independent charity legally registered as the India Resources Trust, provides objective information and practical proposals to foster environmentally sound and socially equitable development. Our work focuses on building sustainable and liveable cities and working towards a low carbon economy. Through research, analysis, and recommendations, WRI India puts ideas into action to build transformative solutions to protect the earth,... Read more
Deadline: Thursday, May 23, 2019
[ Job ] Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 10:20
Job Summary The WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities seeks a full-time representative based in Kampala to coordinate and support a project to foster integrated urban transport Kampala, seeking to merge new innovations and enterprises in the city, emerging plans for BRT and other public transport, as well as building on the city's existing minibus system. You will work with governments and other stakeholders, such as KCCA, local enterprises in urban transport, minibus operators and others... Read more
Deadline: Thursday, May 23, 2019
[ Consultancy ] Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 - 13:22
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT   Functional Title: International Expert for Mobility Assessment- in support of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan for Mitrovica South and Mitrovica North Duty Station of Assignment: Pristina /Mitrovica South/ Mitrovica North and home office Type of Contract: Individual Contract (Consultancy Assignment) Duration of Assignment: 35 working days over the period 10 June – 11 October 2019 Envisaged Starting Date: 10 June 2019 Closing date for applications: 27... Read more
Deadline: Monday, May 27, 2019
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 16:09
Shining a light on projects that are providing real solutions to the world's biggest challenges, in line with the globally-sourced Sustainable Development Goals, with a view to expanding them elsewhere. What is the Global Best Practice Programme? Expo 2020 Dubai’s platform to showcase projects that have provided tangible solutions to the world’s biggest challenges. It will highlight simple but effective initiatives, which localise the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and can... Read more
Deadline: Thursday, May 30, 2019
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 10:27
Call for Expressions of Interest for Cooperation Partners for Agreement of Cooperation Knowledge Sharing Facility:  Building Knowledge for Sustainable Urban Mobility in Africa Date first published: 11 February 2019 Deadline for submissions of EoIs: 31 May 2019   Introduction The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) is the United Nations agency for human settlements and sustainable urban development. In line with the New Urban Agenda, among other things, UN-Habitat seeks to... Read more
Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019
[ Collaboration ] Posted on Friday, March 8, 2019 - 13:40
Biophilic cities are healthy cities Biophilia is the inherent human inclination to affiliate with nature which is crucial for people’s physical and mental health and wellbeing, especially in cities. The past two decades have seen growing acceptance among policy makers, academics and practitioners of the importance of the bio-physical, economic and socio-cultural dimensions of ecosystem services for our towns and cities. Many benefits flow from nature to support people’s health, wellbeing and... Read more
Deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 15:57
UN-Habitat and New York University’s Marron Institute of Urban Management are organising a five-day course for city leaders to develop skills and exposure to best practices in metropolitan finance and policy making in municipalities, metropolis, and megacities. The course, which will be in the form of interactive lectures and project-oriented workshops, will run from 15 July to 19 July 2019 at New York University (NY, USA). The course aims to provide an overview of various aspects of... Read more
Deadline: Monday, June 10, 2019
[ Funding ] Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 12:21
The United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC) and IE School of Global and Public Affairs (IEGPA) have jointly launched a Master in International Development, a worldclass training program for professionals who want to address the complex challenges highlighted by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The first cohort will begin classes in September 2019 in Madrid (Spain). The faculty will be made up of high-level experts, many of them currently working for the United Nations, as well... Read more
Deadline: Sunday, June 16, 2019
Posted on Monday, March 18, 2019 - 11:09
Apply now for the only multidisciplinary Urban Management programme (MSc) in the Netherlands. Applications are now open! The cities of today are complex, continuously evolving, and face challenges on multiple levels. This is why we designed the 12-month MSc in Urban Management and Development – a multidisciplinary programme to equip participants with the knowledge and the skills to become competent urban managers. The programme compares urban issues, policies and trends from local and... Read more
Deadline: Monday, July 1, 2019
[ Competition ] Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 14:52
“Cities are where the battle for sustainable development will be won – or lost if we fail.” – Former UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson If we do nothing, temperatures could rise 2 °C or even 3 °C by 2050. Unchecked, climate change threatens to undo much of the economic and social progress achieved since the end of World War II. Limiting global warming to 1.5 °C in line with the Paris Agreement is much safer for people and the planet. Taking action now is less costly than taking action... Read more
Deadline: Wednesday, July 10, 2019