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Call for Applications for the 2014 ProSPER.Net Leadership Programme

The 2014 ProSPER.Net Leadership Programme will be hosted by the Higher Education Leadership Academy in Putrajaya, Malaysia, from 16 to 24 August 2014. Participants will go through a unique experience that will assist them in leading efforts towards developing work with a clearer vision and understanding regarding diverse perspectives, focusing on collaborative efforts, leveraging networks and involving multiple stakeholders. The programme will include lectures on leadership, conservation and ecosystem services, as well as urban issues and industrial development from the perspective of multi-stakeholder partnerships to support local development, and field visits which will provide different examples of community engagement and insights on the types of required leadership that enable sustainable actions to thrive. The deadline for submissions is midnight GMT on 30 May 2014. For further details, please visit the website. (posted 24 Apr)


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 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)