ProSPER.Net Latest News

Call for Applications for the ProSPER.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Award in Sustainable Development 2014

The Prosper.Net-Scopus Young Scientist Award (YSA) is given annually to young scientists or researchers who have made significant contributions in the area of sustainable development. This year the award is open to those engaged in graduate education and research activities that emphasize sustainable development in three areas: disaster risk reduction, sustainable agriculture, and waste. The deadline for submissions is midnight GMT on 20 May 2014. For further details please visit the website. (posted 1 Apr)


First ProSPER.Net Leadership Programme Article

In November 2013, the East West Center hosted the first ProSPER.Net Leadership Programme, an advanced capacity development activity that provides a platform for multi-sectoral dialogue to foster collaboration for sustainable development. The participants were divided into groups to work on sustainability-related leadership challenges faced by local communities. From this dialogue with local experts, researchers and community leaders, each group produced a series of reflections and potential recommendations. Read here the first article of this series. (posted 1 Apr)


ProSPER.Net Young Researchers’ School Field Trip: The Royal Projects for Sustainable Development in Petchaburi Province, Thailand

Students from the 2013 Young Researchers’ School (YRS) have authored a colourful piece about one of the field trips they participated in during the YRS. Download their article by clicking here. (posted 16 Dec)

ProSPER.Net Latest Events

ProSPER.Net 12th Board meeting

The 12th Board meeting was successfully held at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand on 12 and 13 December 2013. Board Members discussed ProSPER.Net roadmap towards 2014 and beyond, which includes ESD activities in Japan in 2014 to commemorate the end of the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (UNDESD, 2005-2014). More information on the events will be available in due time. Please check our website regularly for updates.  (posted 24 Jan)