Opportunities

Posted on Friday, February 1, 2019 - 12:35
Three years into the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the sustainable development goals (SDGs), many Governments, UN entities, international and regional organizations, Major Groups and other Stakeholders, are planning or have initiated evidence-based stock-taking of progress. Where do we stand? Are we on track? What are the inspiring breakthroughs and success stories that are showing results and impacts? What are the good practices that can be replicated and scaled up? What are the gaps... Read more
Deadline: Thursday, February 28, 2019
[ Award ] Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 16:15
In giving the Transformative cities award, we aim to highlight political practices and solutions that can serve as inspiration for others. We aspire to create a new model of awards, one which is participatory, inspirational, and rooted in exchange and learning. We envisage a process of knowledge co-creation and practice exchange that leads to an atlas of political practices, whose inspiring stories speed up a process of systemic transformation towards a more democratic, equal, peaceful and... Read more
Deadline: Thursday, February 28, 2019
[ Job ] Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 14:21
CONSULTANT TERMS OF REFERENCE                                                                                                                         Issued on 18.01.2019 ORGANIZATIONAL LOCATION: UN-HABITAT DUTY STATION: Home Based FUNCTIONAL TITLE: Local Migration Expert, Consultant DURATION: Output based DEADLINE: 4 March 2019   BACKGROUND Internal and international migration movements in the greater Mediterranean region have a direct and long-lasting impact on the... Read more
Deadline: Monday, March 4, 2019
Posted on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 17:24
The School of Public Policy and Urban Studies Program at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, invite applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor with an expected start date of September 2019. The position will be a joint appointment (75% Public Policy, 25% Urban Studies) with an administrative home in the School of Public Policy. Preference will be given to candidates in the area of public finance economics. The candidate must hold a PhD in... Read more
Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2019
Posted on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 17:22
The Graduate Program in Urban Studies and the School of Public Policy at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada, invite applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor, starting September 2019. The position will be a joint appointment (50% Urban Studies, 50% Public Policy) with an administrative home in Urban Studies. The ideal candidate will be an urban and public policy researcher whose work addresses housing challenges and public policy... Read more
Deadline: Friday, March 22, 2019
[ Award ] Posted on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 14:58
Entries to the 2019 competition can be made from 1 January 2019 until 31 March 2019. Housing projects and approaches are sought that demonstrate practical, innovative and sustainable solutions to current housing issues faced by countries all around the world can be transferred or adapted for use as appropriate are already being implemented or are completed ie not at design stage or very early stages of development view the term habitat from a broad perspective and bring other benefits as well,... Read more
Deadline: Sunday, March 31, 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