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**The announcement and nomination period for U.S.-Based Applicants has opened. The nomination period for International Applicants has closed.

The NAGTRI International Fellows Program will take place from June 2-10, 2017. This is an eight day scholarship program, provided free of cost to selected participants. All travel, lodging, and per diem will be funded through generous grants from the NAAG Mission Foundation and other funding sources. If you or anyone in your office has any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Elizabeth Tyler at Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser." style="color:rgb(23, 102, 169);text-decoration:none;transition:color 0.2s">Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser..

Each year, the NAGTRI International Fellows Program provides a forum for elite government attorneys from around the world to learn from each other, explore common issues, and establish an international network for the mutual benefit of their respective offices. Approximately 18-20 participants will be chosen for the 2016 program, which will include a combination of government leaders from the United States and abroad. Past programs have included participants from Afghanistan, Armenia, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, El Salvador, Hungary, Iraq, Israel, Jamaica, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Malawi, Mali, Mexico, Mongolia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Philippines, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Sri Lanka, Somalia, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor Leste, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, and United States, among others. 

This is a challenging and demanding program, requiring full engagement in the materials, lectures, and participating fully in a group research and writing project. Selected participants will present their research findings before a prestigious panel in New York City. The 2017 program theme will be “Prosecutorial Strategies and Tools to Combat the Illegal Trade of Persons and Goods.” Fellows are not expected to be experts in this area or have experience with the issue in the course of their professional duties. Rather, the topic serves as a vehicle for the class to analyze an issue with fresh and unique perspectives. Fellows will work in groups to produce articles on this theme, which will be published in a NAGTRI publication.Fellows will also be given the opportunity to meet with senior officials from the federal law enforcement and judicial community in Washington, D.C., as well as state law enforcement officials from the area. Additionally, Fellows will participate in a host of cultural activities in Washington, D.C., and New York City. 

June 02, 2017 - June 10, 2017
Washington, DC and New York, NY

NAGTRI International Fellows Program 2017


The Newton International Fellowship scheme will select the very best early stage post-doctoral researchers from all over the world, and offer support for two years at UK research institutions.

The long-term aim of the scheme is to build a global pool of research leaders and encourage long-term international collaboration with the UK.

The Newton International Fellowships scheme is run by The British Academy and the Royal Society.

The Fellowships cover the broad range of physical, natural and social sciences and the humanities.

They provide grants of £24,000 per annum to cover subsistence and up to £8,000 per annum to cover research expenses, plus a one-off relocation allowance of up to £2,000.

In addition, Newton Fellows may be eligible for follow-up funding of up to £6,000 per annum for up to 10 years following the completion of the Fellowship.

The Newton International Fellowships Scheme covers researchers in the following disciplines: physical sciences, natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities. The scheme also covers clinical and patient orientated research, for applicants from China and India during the current round.

The 2016 round of the Newton International Fellowship scheme is now closed. Final results will be announced in August 2016.

The 2017 round is likely to open in January 2017.  An updated version of the scheme notes will be available on this website at that time.

Applications


Upon the concept of the founder of the Matsumae International Foundation (MIF), “Towards A Greater Understanding of Japan and a Lasting World Peace”, MIF has started the Research Fellowship Program in 1980.

“2018 Research Fellowship Program” has been released. The deadline of application is August 31st, 2017.

Eligibility Requirements:
Applicants of non-Japanese nationality; a Doctorate degree; must be 49 years old or under;  not have been in Japan previously; have firm positions and professions in their home nations; etc.
Host Institution In Japan:
Applicants are free to select host institutions (university research laboratories, national research institutions or the corresponding facilities of private industry)
Fellowship Details:
Stipend for research and stay, Insurance, Air transportation (a round-trip air ticket to/from Tokyo) and Lump sum on arrival
Period & Number of Fellowships:
For a period of from three to six months; the number of fellowships is about 20 persons each year.

For details, please download the following PDF file of “Fellowship Announcement.


In academic publishingpredatory open access publishing is an exploitative open-access publishing business model that involves charging publication fees to authors without providing the editorial and publishing services associated with legitimate journals (open access or not). "Beall's List", a regularly updated report by Jeffrey Beall, sets forth criteria for categorizing predatory publications and lists publishers and independent journals that meet those criteria.Newer scholars from developing countries are said to be especially at risk of becoming the victim of these practices.

Beall’s List of Predatory Publishers 2016

Beall’s List of predatory scholarly open-access journals


Going Global 2017 London

Published in Events décembre 18 2016 0 Tagged under

Global cities: connecting talent, driving change

We live in an era characterized by both globalisation and urbanisation with more than half of the world’s people living in cities and towns. Universities and colleges are the global connectors among the world’s fast-evolving knowledge economies and cities are the beating hearts of innovation. This urban-global age provides tertiary education institutions with unprecedented opportunities to mobilise their expertise, prepare young people for the future and drive forward research and policy agendas at the city, national and global levels. Yet the urban-global age also poses challenges for universities and colleges and the cities and towns of which they are a part, not least because of the changing nature and locations of tertiary education delivery.

Going Global 2017 explores how universities and colleges support city-regional economies and social and civic engagement, connecting the world's cities to global knowledge and talent and addressing global challenges.

WE EXAMINE THIS THROUGH FOUR LENSES:

  • Research and innovation
  • Talent development and flows
  • Societies and communities
  • Leadership

Read the full description of Going Global 2017 conference themes


The Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) is pleased to invite you to join us for the inaugural AMP 2017 Global Congress on Molecular Pathology: Diagnostic Technologies and Clinical Applications, in Berlin, Germany, April 3-5, 2017. A multi-disciplinary scientific program showcases molecular technology with clinical applications in oncology (solid tumors, hematopathology), genetics (congenital, heritable), and infectious diseases. Importantly, there is an emphasis on modern, user-friendly laboratory analytics supported by informatics tools to facilitate interpretation of actionable genomic test results. The Global Congress brings together a network of molecular professionals and representatives of the diagnostics industry to educate healthcare practitioners and to advance the value of molecular laboratories in providing high quality patient care around the world.

AMP is the premier organization representing the field of molecular diagnostics worldwide. AMP members can be found in 43 countries and are dedicated to advancing molecular medicine around the world.

Target Audience:

  • Lab Professionals (Directors, Researchers, Supervisors, Managers)

  • Clinicians (Oncologists, Geneticists, Infectious Disease and Primary Care Physicians)

  • Molecular/Medical Technologists and Doctoral Trainees

  • Pathologists

News:

We are now accepting abstract submissions for the AMP GLOBAL 2017 Meeting!  

Important Deadlines:

Abstract Submission Deadline: November 30, 2016

Early Bird Registration: January 24, 2017

Advanced Registration: February 28, 2017

Congress Opening: April 3, 2017

Onsite registration is based on availability.


Peace Revolution’s MENA Salam Fellowship will bring together 30 young entrepreneurs from the MENA region on a 5-day inner peace journey in Tunisia while living in an inspiring calm nature.

Are you a young entrepreneur striving to create a better world through your impact?Join the 4th MENA Salam Fellowship where you will learn how to turn your failures into successes and how to eliminate the excess baggage in your life. We can then move forward together and work towards empowering ourselves, our circles, our region and all around the world. Let’s start the change!

This is your opportunity to join Peace Revolution, so that you can start connecting to your inner true self and create the potential for social transformation around you! Assemble with the creative powers of youth! Join us in Tunisia, 27-31 March 2017.

More information: https://goo.gl/ivHJZk
Application form: https://goo.gl/C4jqma


ARAB MIDDLE EAST PROGRAM: OCTOBER 1- NOVEMBER 17, 2017

SELECTION: Eisenhower Fellowships seeks a diverse mix of applicants, ages 32-45, from a wide range of professional sectors. EF provides a unique leadership development opportunity for individuals who have a demonstrated track record of significant professional and community achievements and who seek to tackle big challenges in the future.  Competitive candidates articulate goals for the fellowship program and propose steps to achieve them.  EF seeks ascendant leaders who are committed to making the world more peaceful, prosperous and just, and who are committed to a lifelong engagement with EF’s network of nearly 1,500 active leaders around the world.  

 

HOW TO APPLY: Candidates from eight countries listed below should apply directly to Eisenhower Fellowships using the online application.  Should a candidate need further assistance, please consult the instructions provided below.


1. Bahrain
2. Egypt
3. Lebanon
4. Jordan
5. Oman
6. Palestine
7. Saudi Arabia
8. United Arab Emirates

Candidates from other countries in the Middle East will be considered if they have a track record of regional impact and are nominated by a member of the EF Middle East Steering Committee or a member of the Eisenhower Fellowships' global network. Nominated candidates should apply by using the online application. 

TIMELINE:

October 14, 2016

 Launch of 2017 Global Program Recruitment

January 15, 2017

 Deadline to Submit Application Materials

March 1, 2017

 Nominating Committees Submit Finalists to EF

April 14, 2017

 Candidates Notified of Results

October 1- November 17, 2017

               

 Global Program takes place in the United States


For questions about the 2017 Middle East Program, please contact Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.

Click here to access the online application.


L’UICN est la plus ancienne et la plus grande organisation mondiale de l’environnement, avec plus de 1200 membres, gouvernements et ONG et près de 11.000 experts bénévoles dans quelques 160 pays. Le travail de l’UICN est soutenu par un personnel composé de plus de 1000 employés répartis dans 60 bureaux et bénéficie du soutien de centaines de partenaires dans les secteurs public, privé et ONG, dans le monde entier. Le Centre de Coopération pour la Méditerranée de l’UICN (UICN-Med), créé en octobre 2001, est situé au Parc Technologique de l’Andalousie, à Malaga, Espagne. L'UICN compte plus de 180 membres dans la région méditerranéenne, y compris 16 gouvernements. La mission du Centre est d'influencer, encourager et aider les sociétés méditerranéennes à conserver et à utiliser les ressources naturelles de la région d'une manière durable ainsi que de travailler avec les Membres de l'UICN et coopérer avec les organismes qui partagent les objectifs de l'UICN. http://www.iucn.org/mediterranean

JOB DESCRIPTION

Depuis 2008, l’UICN-Med a développé un Programme de travail pour l’Afrique du Nord qui couvre les 5 pays suivants: l’Algérie, l’Égypte, la Libye, le Maroc et la Tunisie. Dans le cadre de ce programme plusieurs initiatives ont été lancées avec les membres et les partenaires de l’UICN dans les divers pays. En 2014, l’UICN-Med a lancé le Programme de Petites Initiatives pour les Organisations de la Société Civile d’Afrique du Nord (PPI-OSCAN). Par ailleurs, le nouveau Programme de l’UICN 2017-2020 a été récemment validé par les membres lors du Congrès mondial de l’UICN à Hawaii en septembre 2016.

Pour suivre cette dynamique, le département Afrique du Nord souhaiterait engager un/une stagiaire au sein de son équipe. Le/La stagiaire devra appuyer les activités de communication concernant les projets du département et d’apporter un appui administrative et technique à la préparation des réunions et des évènements nationaux et régionaux organisés dans le cadre du Programme Afrique du Nord de l’UICN. Il/elle sera particulièrement impliqué dans le développement et consolidation du volet communication du PPI-OSCAN

Conditions :
- Stage de 6 mois à partir du 1er février 2017 au sein du bureau de l’UICN à Malaga (Espagne). La date de commencement peut être négociée avec le/la candidate ; 
- Les frais de déplacement doivent être couverts par le candidat ;
- indemnité : 550 €/mois
- Il est obligatoire que le candidat ou la candidate soit inscrit(e) dans des études universitaires puisque la convention se fera entre l’UICN-Med et l’université du candidat retenu.

REQUIREMENTS

• - En formation de Master (préférablement en 2e année de Master) dans une des disciplines suivantes : biologie, écologie, foresterie, communication ou sciences sociales

• - Le Français et l’Arabe parfaitement parlés et écrits (la maîtrise de l’Anglais est une valeur ajoutée) ;

• - Le candidat doit être curieux, autonome, et d’une capacité d’analyse de textes et de rapports scientifiques acceptable;

• - Très bonnes capacités d’organisation et de communication orale et écrite

• - Intérêt pour le travail associatif et dans un environnement multiculturel

• - Connaissance d’outils basiques de l’informatique et de l'utilisation du Site Web, et connaissance du fonctionnement des réseaux sociaux.

APPLICATIONS

Applicants are requested to apply online through the HR Management System, by opening the vacancy announcement and pressing the "Apply" button.

Applicants will be asked to create an account and submit their profile information. Applications will not be accepted after the closing date. The vacancy closes at midnight, Swiss time (GMT+1 / GMT+2 during Daylight Saving Time, DST).


L’Equipe de Recherche Sciences Géomatiques (SGEO) de l’Ecole Hassania des Travaux Publics organise, en collaboration avec l’Association Marocaine de la Géomatique (AMAGEO), la première édition du :

Congrès International MORGEO

Sous le thème :

Technologie géo-spatiale : Applications et perspectives

16 et 17 mai 2017

À l’Ecole Hassania des Travaux Publics - Casablanca (Maroc)

 

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