Call for Applications

2016 United Nations University (UNU) ProSPER .Net Leadership Programme 2016 – Malaysia.

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Application Deadline: 10 June 2016.

The fourth ProSPER.Net Leadership Programme will be held in Labuan Island and Beaufort, Sabah, Malaysia from 7 to 14 August 2016 under the theme of “Nurturing Local Leadership toward Sustainable Development”. This year’s programme will be jointly organized by ProSPER.Net and the Higher Education Leadership Academy of the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia in collaboration with Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) and University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS).

The Leadership Programme provides opportunities for participants to develop inter-disciplinary skills to lead sustainable development initiatives appropriate to local, regional or global contexts. Participants will go through a unique experience that will assist them in leading efforts towards developing work with a clearer vision and understanding regarding diverse perspectives, focusing on collaborative efforts, leveraging networks and involving multiple stakeholders. 

Selection Criteria: Participants will be selected on the basis of written application according to the following criteria:

  • Affiliation to a ProSPER.Net member university; YRS alumni; YSA finalist or winner; professionals from public and private sector working in the Asia-Pacific region
  • High level of understanding of written and spoken English language
  • An advanced understanding of sustainability and its relevance for own research or work
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to work in a team environment and contribute to community service activities

For those who wish to participate in the programme, please read the instructions in the application form and submit the form along with a CV and a recommendation letter from the direct supervisor to the ProSPER.Net Secretariat (prospernet.lp@unu.edu) by 10 June 2016. Application form and tentative programme are available here.

Application form (LINK)

Programme (LINK)

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the United Nations University (UNU) ProSPER .Net Leadership Programme 2016

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