Habitat Partner University Initiative (HPUI)
UN-HABITAT has introduced the Habitat Partner University Initiative (HPUI) as a means of promoting cooperation between UN-HABITAT and institutions of higher education, as well as facilitating exchange and cooperation among universities globally.
The Cities and Climate Change Academy (CCCA)
The CCCA, a project of the HPUI, seeks to develop current, cutting edge masters-level course modules in order to strengthen climate change education in urban programmes being taught at universities in developing countries.
Currently 6 Course Modules have been developed:
These modules will be used in masters programs at numerous schools in Africa.
The CCCA will now look to develop additional modules and to expand the use of existing modules in universities in Asia and Latin America and the Caribbean.Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Coordinator of the HPUI, the consultant will:
Applications should include:
1. Educational Background (incl. dates)
2. Professional Experience (assignments, tasks, achievements, duration by years/ months)
3. Other Experience and Expertise (e.g. Internships/ voluntary work, etc.)
4. Expertise and preferences regarding location of potential assignments
5. Expectations regarding remuneration
All applications should be submitted to:
Mr./ Ms. Fernando Cabrera UN-HABITAT
P.O. Box 30030, 00100
Email: fernando.cabrera [at] unhabitat.org
Fax: + 254 20 5125395
Please be advised that since April 15th 2010, applicants for consultancies must be part of the UN-HABITAT e-Roster in order for their application to be considered.
UN-HABITAT does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.
If you have any questions concerning persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of these offices and requesting the payment of a fee, please contact: recruitment [at] unon.org
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