18.04.2011 - UNESCO Office in Venice

Management of Protected Areas course : grants for young experts from Central and Eastern Europe

©mpa.e-c-o.at"Management of Protected Areas" course

Two grants for the participation in the "Management of Protected Areas" MSc course will be awarded by the province of Carinthia. The grant is targeted at applicants from Central and Eastern Europe, which have a need to make up economic ground on other European states. It gives applicants access to international expertise and global networks. Both grants will be awarded as part of a competition.

Examples of Masters dissertations for the MSc course include "Visitors' management and infrastructure in Serengeti National Park", "Governance in Biosphere Reserves", "Relocation of a village in an Ethiopian National Park”, “Sacred Sites in Ecuador”, “New Cooperations between Regional Businesses and National Park Kalkalpen”. The next "Management of Protected Areas" course will start in September 2011. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2011.

Terms and conditions for taking part in the grant competition

  • Young experts with practical experience in the field of management of protected areas from the following countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Estonia, Croatia, Latvia, Lithuania, The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Turkey, and Hungary, are eligible to take part.
  • Fulfillment of admission criteria for the course: graduate, good English.
  • Please submit the grant form, the completed application form, and a detailed curriculum vitae.
  • Deadline: 30 April 2011

Enquiries regarding participation: mpa(at)e-c-o.at

Source : http://mpa.e-c-o.at/newsreader/items/mpa_news_27.html 




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