2024 ProSPER.Net Event Hosts

The ProSPER.Net Secretariat would like to invite members to submit self-nominations to host the upcoming ProSPER.Net programmes and events for 2024.

Over the years, the network members have taken turns hosting the ProSPER.Net Leadership Programmes, Young Researchers’ School, Sustainability Forum, and General Assemblies, Board Meetings.

Why Apply?
Hosting ProSPER.Net programmes/events gives the host institute a great opportunity for networking, promotion and capacity building. UNU-IAS will also provide support in promoting the programme to the wider UNU network. The ProSPER.Net Secretariat will gladly assist in designing an event programme, coordinating a timeline, and support to mobilise participants and speakers. (Please note however, the event host is requested to cover the organisational costs in most cases).

How to Apply 
Member institutions interested in hosting 2024 ProSPER.Net events can self-nominate by submitting an application, including the required information listed below along with the relevant documents to the ProSPER.Net Secretariat (prospernet@unu.edu). The deadline for applications is Friday, 23 February 2024 (noon JST).

  • Title of the event to host (multiple events may be proposed):
    • Leadership Programme
    • Young Researchers’ School
    • ProSPER.Net Sustainability Forum
    • General Assembly and/or Board Meeting (can be held in conjunction with Sustainability Forum)
    • Other events (Please specify)
  • Proposed dates
  • Proposed modality (online, in-person, or hybrid)
  • Location and capacity of proposed venue
  • Proposed theme (for Leadership Programme, Young Researchers’ School, and Sustainability Forum)
  • Tentative sources of funding (details on budget plan)
  • Contact person(s) with relevant assigned tasks and/or responsibilities
  • Any events that will be held back-to-back with the proposed event
  • Official letter of interest

Proponents are encouraged to explore any global, regional, or local sustainability related conferences or other activities that are within their geographic area which may be synergistic with ProSPER.Net activities when proposing a date and venue for the proposed events.

Any inquiries should be addressed to: ProSPER.Net Secretariat (prospernet@unu.edu).

Take a look at past events below:

Leadership Programme

Young Researchers’ School 

ProSPER.Net Sustainability Forum