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Vikalp: A Youth Forum for Social Change Calls for Applications

Vikalp: A Youth Forum for Social Change Calls for Applications

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UNESCO and The YP Foundation call for applications for a Youth Forum on Social Inclusion, to be held in New Delhi from the 13th to 16th of November 2009. The forum aims at promoting youth led dialogue and action in India, by bringing together young people from across the country to share best practices and examine strategies on how they can build youth action in an inclusive and cohesive manner. The Youth Forum aims to facilitate the active engagement of young people, by focusing on youth led community work in four specific issues of gender and sexuality, education, disability and HIV/AIDS. The four-day forum will bring together 32 young people who are implementing existing youth led community work in these four cross cutting areas. All expenses relating to travel, accommodation and
Invite: Talk on Green Education, Green Jobs and Teaching Sustainability with Kapil Sibal

Invite: Talk on Green Education, Green Jobs and Teaching Sustainability with Kapil Sibal

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Education for Sustainability - in an Era of Climate Change The Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML), Teen Murti Bhavan in collaboration with a series of organisations invites everyone interested in green education, green jobs, and sustainable development to a talk by: Mr. Kapil Sibal, Union Minister for Ministry of HRD, Ministry of Science & Tech and Ministry of Earth Sciences. The talk will be followed by a short interactive session. Date: July 29, 2009 Time: 6.30 PM to 7.30 PM Venue: Main auditorium, Teen Murti House, Nehru Memorial Museum & Library For more information, and to RSVP contact: Vidya Subramanian vidya@delhigreens.org
International Training on Micro Hydro Power Units in Ladakh & Kargil

International Training on Micro Hydro Power Units in Ladakh & Kargil

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The Ladakh Ecological Development Group (LEDeG) in collaboration with Bremen Overseas Research & Development Association (BORDA), Germany has been promoting environmental friendly Decentralised Renewable Energy Systems (DERES) for the past 20 years in the Western Himalayas. So far 72 Community-based Micro Hydro Power Units (CMHPU) have been installed by LEDeG in extreme and isolated mountainous regions.   LEDeG with its partners BORDA and the Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination Society, India and in collaboration with the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern (FNHW) Switzerland, is organising a two weeks training programme titled ‘International On-Site Training Programme on Community-Based Micro Hydro Power Units’   The training programme aims to impart basic skill required f

ITDP India Requires Programme Associates

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The ‘Initiative for Transportation & Development Programmes’ is an NGO engaged in research and advocacy for traffic and transportation programmes/policies which are safe, environment-friendly, sustainable and equitable. Our present activities include promotion and capacity building for bicycle, non-motorised transportation, public transport, road safety and traffic demand management related issues. The ‘Initiative for Transportation & Development Programmes’ is urgently looking for ONE Full-time and ONE Part-time Programme Associate at its Delhi Office. Eligibility: Applicants should have concern for the environment, road safety, and sustainable transport issues and a desire to contribute in bringing a positive change in the society. Should be minimum Graduate. Applican
Volunteer: Bagh Bachao, Bharat Bachao Rally at Teen Murti Bhavan

Volunteer: Bagh Bachao, Bharat Bachao Rally at Teen Murti Bhavan

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"I see you, but do you see me??" Delhi Greens, Sanctuary Asia, Nehru Memorial Museum & Library (NMML), The Shri Ram School (TSRS), The Climate Project-India (TCP-I), Nature First, Green India States Trust (GIST), Center for Social Markets (CSM), Wildlife Conversation Trust, Bengal Tiger Campaign, National Tiger Conservation Authority etc. are all coming together for a Rally and a Tiger Consultation - for what is perhaps the LAST CALL FOR SAVING THE TIGER. The current rate of decline of tiger population in the country is alarming. For this reason, a rally demanding the Tiger's Right to Live, and a secure FUTURE fo rall us is beign called for. Some 3000 school children from across Delhi and the NCR are joining us in demanding this Right to Life (and habitat) for the Tiger. Date:
Training: Drinking Water Quality Monitoring & Management

Training: Drinking Water Quality Monitoring & Management

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Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a Capacity Building Series (2008- 09) on Experiential field based training on Drinking Water Quality Monitoring and Management. Objectives of the Training: To help organizations understand the importance of Water Quality Monitoring in Water Quality Management To impart Technical Skills on various practical aspects of water quality monitoring and management To Promote Surveillance of Drinking Water Course Eligibility This programme is designed for Development Professionals from NGOs, academic institutions, CSR Professionals, officers from Central and State governments, and international development organizations who are working on water qua
Development Alternatives: Training on Green Buildings

Development Alternatives: Training on Green Buildings

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Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a Capacity Building Series (2008- 09) for Green Buildings: Designing a Sustainable Future Globally, around 40 % of virgin materials and energy and 16 % of the annually available fresh water are consumed by the construction sector. The construction and operation of buildings together trigger a number of environmental problems such as indiscriminate mining and quarrying, deforestation and non-renewable fuel based electricity consumption. Urbanization and economic growth in Asia will only intensify in the foreseeable future, thus placing an even greater demand on finite natural resources and energy. Many Asian countries have begun to put in place strateg
Training On A Result Oriented Approach to Livelihood Projects

Training On A Result Oriented Approach to Livelihood Projects

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Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a Capacity Building Series (2008- 09) for A Result Oriented Approach to Livelihood Projects India needs to generate at least 10 million new livelihood opportunities a year over the next 15 years to sustain its economy. Poverty is no longer a rural phenomenon and increasingly we find attention being focused on urban poor who are often the migrants. One also notices an increasing shift from agriculture to manufacturing and services sector. It is expected that traditional sources such as agriculture will have limited potential to generate new livelihoods. Promoting livelihood in such a situation remains a challenge. This programme seeks to impart knowled
Call for Applications – Staff Positions at The YP Foundation

Call for Applications – Staff Positions at The YP Foundation

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The YP Foundation (established as The Youth Parliament in 2002 with support from the India Habitat Centre and registered as The YP Foundation in 2007) is a volunteer based non-profit organization that is committed to developing the uninhibited expression of young people.  The primary objective is to support innovative ventures by young people by developing their skills and ideas to create projects and programmes that create social impact. The YP Foundation works with the age group of 16 to 28, empowering volunteers to open up their potential to reach others. This year, The YP Foundation has decided to open staff positions for application. We are currently looking for applicants to fill the posts in our Senior Management, Management and Programme Divisions teams.   Requirements for
Training on Renewable Energy: Sources as Business Opportunities

Training on Renewable Energy: Sources as Business Opportunities

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Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a Capacity Building Series (2008- 09) for Experiential field based training on Renewable Energy Sources as Business Opportunities OBJECTIVES OF THE TRAINING Three days training program would help the participants to acquire knowledge about various alternative sources of energy in regards to the energy generation and its application for different purposes. Following areas would be covered in detail:-- Solar Air Heating Systems and their applications for drying of Agricultural crops, vegetables, fruits etc. Solar Air Heating Systems and their applications for heating of buildings. Solar Water Heating systems and their applications in various Ind