2-Weeks UN Winter School on Sustainable Consumption and Production (SCP) in Asia and the Pacific


Dear staff and students,

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and its partners, United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS), and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), is organizing a 2 week winter school programme on sustainable consumption and production (SCP) on 7-20 December 2014.

The programme is expected to improve the knowledge of future decision makers in the area of Sustainable Consumption and Production and thus contribute to the design and implementation of policies, business models, and practices that can promote sustainable resource management in a life cycle perspective for goods and services produced and used by governments, business, and civil society. Also, to provide credible knowledge on SCP to post-graduate students and equip them with skills that can support their research and professional activities.

It is our pleasure to announce the availability of 5 seats for the UN Winter School on SCP. Interested applicants are suggested to fill up the application package by no later than 15 Nov 2014.

To apply for the Winter School, candidates should send the following documents to deanserd@ait.asia:
• Complete Application Form with 2×2 picture
• A short resume (one page maximum)
• Copy of degrees obtained
• A motivation note (included in the Application Form) on why they are interested to participate in the winter school and what is their expectation. Candidates should also indicate if they request a scholarship provided.
• Additional document/Approval letter: As this programme runs for intense 2 weeks of duration, complete attendance of the participant is a must in both classroom learning sessions and field visit (outside Bangkok). Therefore, the applicants are suggested to seek an approval letter from their respective advisors and/or work supervisors.

The winter school programme will be organized at Asian Institute of Technology Campus, from 7-20 December 2014.

For the application form and further details on the programme, please visit: http://www.switch-asia.eu/events/un-winter-school-on-scp/