Course on “Understanding and adapting to climate change
in mountain areas”
8 - 17 July 2012
Dear Mountain Partnership focal points,
We are pleased to announce the fifth summer course organized by IPROMO - the training programme on sustainable mountain development - jointly organized by the Mountain Partnership Secretariat at FAO and the University of Turin, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Protection of Agroforestry Resources.
IPROMO benefits from the patronage of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and this year it will be partially funded by the Development Grant Facility programme of the World Bank.
The course will run from 8 to 17 July 2012 with 10 days of full immersion learning. It will include lectures, practical work and field trips. The course will be held in Ormea, (Piedmont Region) and in Courmayeur (Valle d’Aosta Region) both in Italy, with several excursions and field activities.
The total cost of the course (inclusive of full board, accommodation, taxes, teaching equipment, internal transfers but excluding travel costs) is 3,000 Euros. A limited number of scholarships – full (on site and travel costs) and partial (on-site only) - are available for selected participants from developing countries.
Excellent knowledge of English, a university degree possibly in a technical area such as Agriculture, Forestry, Biology, Geology or Geography, and relevant working experience as member of the national delegation to the UNFCCC are indispensable prerequisites.
Those who are interested in participating can register online at http://www.mountainpartnership.org/ipromoform/subscription/en/
and upload their curriculum vitae as a Word or PDF file. Applications should be received by 20 May 2012 and a notification will be sent out by mid June to all applicants.
Kindly share this call for applications with the members of your national delegation to UNFCCC.
Thank you and kind regards,
Mountain Partnership Secretariat
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