Urban Themes


[ Opportunities ] Posted on Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 23:37
The “Journal of Public Policy Studies” published by the Warsaw School of Economics, Poland, is proud to announce the Call for Papers to a forthcoming Special Issue entitled:“Public Policy: Experiences and Policy Transfers among Various Cultural Backgrounds” (http://kolegia.sgh.waw.pl/en/KES/publications/public_policy_studies/).The abstract submission deadline is December 31, 2019.The manuscript... Read more
[ Document ] Posted on Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 09:58
We live in an urban world: more than 55 per cent of the world population lives in urban areas today and this number will grow to 68 per cent by 2050. Cities are particularly vulnerable to Climate Change as the concentrate large populations and a centres for the national economy and social-economic development. In order to build the climate resilience of the national population and economy,... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 09:33
DESCRIPTION International Water Management Institute (IWMI) seeks applications from suitable candidates for a short-term assignment within the Program Management Office (PMO). Duties and Responsibilities Staff Time Allocation Verify the SAP budget with Project Code Request (PCR). Verify the SAP budget with the donor agreement. Check the staff rates in the donor agreement - whether the rates are... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 09:27
IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Read more about diversity and inclusion at IOM at www.iom.int/diversity. Applications are welcome from first- and second-tier candidates, particularly qualified female candidates as well as applications from the non-represented member countries of IOM. For all IOM vacancies, applications from qualified and eligible first-tier... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 09:20
JOB OPENING Job Title: Senior Programme Associate (Partnerships and Project Management) Contract Type: Fixed-Term/ GS-7 Duty Station: Panama City, Panama Department/Office: Programme / Regional Bureau in Panama Posting Period: 30 July - 13 August 2019 (midnight Panama Time). Job Opening #: 106510 ABOUT WFP At WFP we are looking for a talented Senior Programme Associate (PPM) in Panama,... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 09:18
WFP seeks candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance. ABOUT WFP The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 09:15
Background This position is open for secondment only and participating States are kindly reminded that all costs in relation to assignment at the Secretariat must be borne by their authorities. Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered. Seconded staff members in the OSCE... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 09:08
he Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.We protect displaced people and support them as they build a new future. We started our relief efforts after World War Two. Today, we work in both new and protracted crises across 31 countries. We specialise in six areas: food security, education, shelter, legal assistance, camp... Read more
[ Opportunities ] Posted on Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 09:06
Introduction about the UN–Habitat The United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN–Habitat, is the United Nations agency for human settlements development. It is mandated by the UN General Assembly to promote socially and environmentally sustainable communities, towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all. The main documents outlining the mandate of the organization... Read more
[ News ] Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 15:50
As developing countries brace for technological advances and other disruptions arising from climate shocks, fragility, economic integration and population transitions that will fundamentally transform the work landscape, a new World Bank report notes that Sub-Saharan African countries may benefit from digital technology adoption in different ways than other regions. The Future of Work in Africa:... Read more