The 2019 ProSPER.Net Leadership Programme will be hosted by the University of the Philippines Diliman in Quezon City, the Philippines this November. The theme of this year’s Programme is ‘Engineering Approaches to Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Towards Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific Region’.
Bringing together a diverse group of individuals – from academia, the public sector, the business community, and civil society from around the Asia-Pacific region, both from the social sciences and natural sciences, participants will learn about the challenges and opportunities in relation to disaster risk reduction (DRR) and management. This programme is designed for the express purpose of incorporating DRR planning into leadership training, and can be applied within any number of spheres, from city government and business, to education and non-profit work.
The week-long programme will expose future sustainability leaders to engineering principles and tools that can aid in formulating sustainable solutions for the Asia-Pacific region, taking into consideration the vulnerability of the region to both man-made and natural disasters. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to develop leadership skills in the context of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, as well as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Dates: 24th – 30th November, 2019
Location: Quezon City, the Philippines
**Please note, applications for the 2019 ProSPER.Net Leadership Programme have now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied. Applicants will be notified of the results in due course.**