Opportunities

[ Job ] Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 15:10
CALL FOR APPLICATIONSThe ACC invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship to support research associated with the PEAK Urban project. The successful candidate will become part of a new global cohort of urban researchers as part of the PEAK Urban project. The ideal candidate will have expertise in urban studies debates, a firm grounding in social science methods, a keen interest in conceptualising and understanding urbanism from a Southern perspective, and a demonstrated ability to engage... Read more
Deadline: Friday, May 25, 2018
[ Competition ] Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 15:07
The Reinventing Cities competition is a call for urban projects to drive carbon-neutral and resilient urban regeneration across the globe and to implement the most innovative ideas to transform underutilized sites into beacons of sustainability and resiliency. We are currently on a trajectory that will increase average global temperatures by 2 degrees above pre-industrial levels by 2100. If these emissions are not appropriately addressed, cities will become increasingly vulnerable to the... Read more
Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018
[ Collaboration ] Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 09:35
TRAINING FOR CITY LEADERS Apply now to the Singapore – UN-HABITAT international capacity building programme: 27-31 August 2018 in Singapore The 2nd edition of the International Leaders in Urban Governance Programme for Africa organized jointly by the Government of Singapore and UN-Habitat takes place from 27-31 August 2018 inSingapore.  Mayors, governors, heads of metropolitan regions and provincial governments, policy makers, decision-makers, senior urban practitioners and officials from... Read more
Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018
[ Job ] Posted on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - 14:49
We are seeking a thought leader and multi-talented candidate to fill the role of Director of Urban Mobility within WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. Reporting to the WRI Ross Center Global Director and a core member of the Executive Team of WRI Ross Center, you will help guide the overall strategy for the Center. You will lead the Urban Mobility work stream which is delivered by expert teams in 10+ countries working on public transport, transport demand management, walking and cycling,... Read more
Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018
Posted on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 - 17:35
Position Title: Programs Coordinator. Reporting to: Director of Operations Location: Kampala District Working Hours: approx. 8 hours per day starting from 9:00am to 5:00pm (Monday to Thursday) 9:00am- 2:00pm on Friday. WHY TEENS UGANDA: TEENS Uganda is a local non-profit organization for youth development whose major concern is to empower the young people in Uganda to make positive life-choices. TEENS Uganda believes in absolute transparency and functions almost entirely through the efforts of... Read more
Deadline: Thursday, May 31, 2018
[ Job ] Posted on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 - 11:05
Closing date: Thursday, 21 June 2018 Posting Title: Senior Programme Management Officer (Strategic Coordination), P5 Job Code Title: SENIOR COORDINATION OFFICER Department/ Office: United Nations Human Settlements Programme Duty Station: NAIROBI Posting Period: 8 May 2018-21 June 2018 Job Opening number: 18-PGM-UNHABITAT-96814-R-NAIROBI (X) Staffing Exercise ID: N/A United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity Organizational Setting and Reporting The United... Read more
Deadline: Thursday, June 21, 2018
[ Collaboration ] Posted on Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 10:33
In collaboration with the journals Frontiers in Sociology & Frontiers in Public Health (www.frontiersin.org) we are bringing together a selected group of international experts to contribute to an open-access article collection on: "Perspectives and Theories of Social Innovation for Ageing Population"   Guest Editors: Andrzej Klimczuk, Warsaw School of Economics, Warsaw, Poland Łukaz Tomczyk, Pedagogical University of Kraków, Kraków, Poland   The abstract submission deadline is 27 June 2018... Read more
Deadline: Wednesday, June 27, 2018
[ Award ] Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 10:56
2018 TRANSFORMATIVE ACTION AWARD Entry for the 2018 Award is now open! Submit your action to the Transformative Action Award Database to be automatically entered into the 2018 Award. TIMELINE Submission opens: 28 February 2018 Closing date: 30 June 2018 Shortlisted candidates revealed: September 2018 Transformative Action Award ceremony:  November 2018 CONTACT  Any queries regarding this contest should be submitted to: info@sustainablecities.eu For press and media queries, please... Read more
Deadline: Saturday, June 30, 2018
Posted on Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 09:57
Nairobi, 30 April 2018– The selection process for the Eleventh session of the World Urban Forum to be held in 2022 has started with a call for expression of interest for cities that would like to host the event. The deadline for receiving the expressions of interest is 30 July 2018. The WUF11 selected host city/country will be announced in April 2019.  The Ninth session of the World Urban Forum held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in February 2018  set a new record in participation with 23,000... Read more
Deadline: Monday, July 30, 2018
[ Competition ] Posted on Monday, May 14, 2018 - 09:28
Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone-PPSEZ, UNDP and Build Together International-BTI have launched a affordable housing design competition (CLOSING DATE AUGUST 1st) to design a development incorporating at least 3,000 housing units and facilities to support access to quality sustainable housing solutions for factory workers in Phnom Penh. Details available through   http://www.kh.undp.org/content/cambodia/en/home/presscenter/pressrelease... The Competition Design Brief (Pdf format) available... Read more
Deadline: Wednesday, August 1, 2018

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