GLF - Application Application To apply for the GLF programme, you need to apply for an open position at the Forum that is marked “Global Leadership Fellow” under the job category. As well as filling in the online application form, you will be asked to submit a CV and three references. 2. Phone/online interviews If your application is shortlisted, you will be invited to a phone or online interview with a HR manager and/or the hiring manager for the position. Learning - DevForum E-Discussions and Communities Tapping into the creative potential of the DevForum tool: A story from the LAC GDLN groupThe Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region GDLN team is leading the way in tapping the potential of the DevForum tool in very creative ways. “Two examples of current activities that I have initiated on DevForum include a brainstorming and consensus-building exercise among a small virtual group of GDLN managers where the outcome would be a concrete proposal for a GDLN LAC Strategic Business Plan,” says Daniel de la Morena, consultant to the LAC’s Knowledge Management department. “And I am also assisting in the set-up of a community of practice for people involved in e-business in LAC.
Global Leadership Fellows Leaders of the future will have to face ever increasing volatility, complexity and interconnectivity. We believe that the world needs agile, visionary leaders who are willing and able to serve the public interest and improve the state of the world. a structured academic curriculum delivered by top universities intensive on-the-job learning unrivalled access to the world’s foremost leaders an extensive coaching and mentoring programme To succeed, leaders will need superior self-awareness, a global mindset and an ability to think systemically. Global leaders will understand the value of bringing multiple stakeholders together to tackle some of the most complex problems on our planet.
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Expertise. Sustainable urban mobility Harmful emissions, accidents and endless traffic jams: There are clear signs that the classic focus of many cities on more road infrastructure and an acceleration of car traffic is no longer viable. On behalf of the German Federal Government and other commissioning parties, GIZ is therefore supporting its partners in developing solutions for sustainable urban mobility. The work follows the guidelines of the Avoid, Shift, Improve approach: Avoid the need to travel, Shift to more environmentally friendly modes of transport, and Improve the efficiency of transport systems.
The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Sustainable Development The World Wide Web Virtual Library description: A comprehensive list of internet sites dealing with sustainable development, including organisations, projects and activities, electronic journals, libraries, references and documents, databases, directories or metadatabases keywords: sustainable development, index, environment, development, resources, internet, world wide web, sites, WWW, durable, sustainability, Virtual Library, ecological economics This page is maintained by the Center for Economic and Social Studies on the Environment , located at Université Libre de Bruxelles. If you know of additional sources of information that would be appropriate for this page, or would like to maintain a specialty library, please leave a message.
Jobs - Application and Selection Process The application period for the 2015 World Bank Group Analyst Program is now closed. You may be considered for up to two of the specialty areas listed below. To apply, click on the relevant link, then you will be prompted to log into the Member Center or create a new account. Development Research Institute UPDATE: Monday March 17, 2014 5:08pm World Bank responds (see end of this post) WARNING: the contents of this message are for private entertainment purposes only. Any unauthorized duplication of this message to score cheap points is strictly prohibited. Email from World Bank, January 27: I am writing to you in reference to a recent publication: “The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor” by William Easterly. As part of our high priority events, we’d like to invite the author for a book signing event…
UNDP Jobs Governance and Peacebuilding More countries than ever before are working to build democratic governance. Their challenge is to develop institutions and processes that are more responsive to the needs of ordinary citizens, including the poor. UNDP brings people together within nations and around the world, building partnerships and sharing ways to promote participation, accountability and effectiveness at all levels. We help countries strengthen their electoral and legislative systems, improve access to justice and public administration, and develop a greater capacity to deliver basic services to those most in need. List of think tanks This article is a list of think tanks sorted by country. United Nations United Nations University (UNU) Australia
Using open tools to create the digital map of Cairo’s public transit Follow the authors, Tatiana (@tatipq) and Diego (@canaless) on Twitter The first step in any transit planning process involves understanding the current supply and demand of transit services. In most of the countries where we work, understanding the supply of services is a messy, costly and lengthy process, since most cities have little knowledge of bus routes, services and operational schemes. Having a digital map (GIS) and General Transit Feed Specifications (GTFS) details of a network allows a transit agency to do better service planning and monitoring, as well as provide information to its users.