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Help UNFCCC Choose Climate Video Competition Winner

Help UNFCCC Choose Climate Video Competition Winner

Global
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be hosting the 21st UN Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP) in Paris in December this year. As the international community is gearing up to conclude a new, universal climate change agreement in December in France, the UNFCCC invites all global citizens to help decide which young video reporter will be on location to capture some of the most exciting moments of the Paris UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21). As part of the Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change, young people from around the globe have been invited to share what they are doing to combat climate change, for example convincing their parents, school or college to take climate action, or taking part in a campaign. Two winners of the t...
Videograph Your Climate Action, Go to Paris!

Videograph Your Climate Action, Go to Paris!

Green Alert
Lights, Camera, Paris—Win Your Way to COP21! The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) invites youth between the ages of 18 and 30 to showcase their inspiring actions. The UNFCCC is asking the youth to think about a project or campaign that you are involved in to combat climate change. It could be an action which convinced your parents, school or college to take climate action, a lobbying of your elected members of parliament or your city leaders. Whatever is making a difference, turn it into a snappy concise 3 minute video and join the competition. Some key questions to answer (that must reflect in the video) are: Why did you choose to engage in this climate action? What were some of the key things that took place? What were some of the successes
Applications Open for Youth Citizen Service Leadership Challenge 2015

Applications Open for Youth Citizen Service Leadership Challenge 2015

Green Jobs
  Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in collaboration with Development Alternatives has announced the launch of the Youth Citizen Service - YCS Leadership Challenge 2015. Youth Citizen Service is an action learning programme for young Indians. The programme is aimed at creating an opportunity for India’s youth to actively work towards addressing development issues while building a deeper understanding of the dynamics of poverty and development. The YCS programme will select 12 young people in the age group of 22-29 who will then get an opportunity to volunteer in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradeshe as part of this full time, six weeks long programme. The programme will support travel, accommodation, food, medical insurance and training costs of the vo
Applications Open for ASEF Summer University on Sustainable Urbanisation in Heritage Cities

Applications Open for ASEF Summer University on Sustainable Urbanisation in Heritage Cities

Green Alert
From the ASEF archive: Polish students learn how to cook Indonesian food, a great way to get to know Indonesian culture with Indonesia artists. The Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF) invites youth between the age of 18 and 30 years to explore the synergies between sustainable urbanisation and heritage preservation by joining a dynamic two-week ASEF Summer University programme which will include dialogue-sessions with leading experts, hands-on workshops and a hack-a-thon. The 19th ASEF Summer University will take place in Pune, India between 9 and 21 August, 2015 and is themed on Sustainable Urbanisation in Heritage Cities. The organisers, which include ASEF; Ministry of External Affairs (Government of India); INTACH and Symbiosis International University, will grant a financial subsid...
Zakir Hussain Delhi College (Eve), DU is Looking for Assistant Professors in Environmental Studies

Zakir Hussain Delhi College (Eve), DU is Looking for Assistant Professors in Environmental Studies

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Zakir Hussain Delhi College (Evening), University of Delhi invites applications for the post of Assistant Professor (Guest Faculty on Lecture basis) under the Department of Environmental Studies. A total of four Guest Positions are available to be filled and the interview for these positions will take place on 03.09.2014 (Wednesday) at 4.00 pm in the college campus. Only those candidates who are registered with the respective DelhiUniversity department for the Academic Session 2014-2015 are eligible to appear in the interview. The names of such candidates must figure in the Departmental panel for appointments. All conditions of eligibility applied by UGC / University of Delhi will be applicable and no TA / DA will be paid to the candidates. The candidates have been advised to bring ...
Environmental Studies Teaching Opportunity at Ramanujan College, DU

Environmental Studies Teaching Opportunity at Ramanujan College, DU

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Ramanujan College (formerly known as Deshbandhu Evening College), University of Delhi has invited suitable and eligible candidates for an interview for the post of Assistant Professor on Guest basis to teach the subject of Environmental Studies. There are three vacancies for the said post and  all the vacancies fall in the Unreserved (UR) category. Date and Time: 23.08.2014 at 10.00 a.m. onwards Venue: Ramanujan College, University of Delhi, Kalkaji, New Delhi – 110019. Candidates who are listed in all categories of the adhoc panel are eligible for the interview. No TA/DA shall be paid for attending the interview and candidates are supposed to carry their C.V. at the time of the interview. For further information, contact: Ramanujan College Tel.: 011-26430192 Email: rama
Urban Lifestyle Diseases: Prevention & Remedy

Urban Lifestyle Diseases: Prevention & Remedy

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He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything. - Thomas Carlyle In my previous article on this topic, I highlighted an aspects of urban lifestyle which is proving a menace to the society. Long working hours, eating processed junk food and no physical work is resulting into the creation of unhealthy urbanites. Conditions like diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity and infertility problems have become really common in India especially in metropolitan cities like Delhi. So, how does one go about addressing this problem? How do we keep these diseases at bay, that are engulfing even the youth of the country? Well, the answer lies simply in “going back to our roots.” Yes, people! Eating right, sleeping at time, going for regular work-outs and leading a str
Applications Open for Bayer Young Environmental Envoy Programme

Applications Open for Bayer Young Environmental Envoy Programme

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The Bayer Young Environmental Envoy Programme invites applications from young Indian environmentalists working to protect nature and promote sustainable development. Selected students will be invited to fully funded weeklong study tour to Germany to experience how environmental protection is practiced by people, government and industry there. The study tour will also take to the students to the global headquarters of the Bayer Group in Germany and demonstrate how companies – through product development and responsible manufacturing processes – are contributing to sustainable development. If you are passionate about the environment and are working towards it, all you need to do is to conceptualize and send in  your project details to Bayer. You could represent India as a Bayer Young
Photo Contest on Work4Youth by ILO

Photo Contest on Work4Youth by ILO

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The ILO Youth Employment Programme (Geneva) is organizing a photo contest to shed light on youth employment issues, the challenges young people face in the workplace as well as their power to overcome them. The contest is entitled 'WORK4YOUTH' and is sponsored by The MasterCard Foundation. The objective of the contest is to highlight the challenges young people face in the workplace, as well as innovative ideas to address them. Photos submitted by participants should capture youth at work (in different places and under various conditions) in a creative and original manner. Photographers are invited to focus specifically on working conditions, gender barriers, discrimination, informality, entrepreneurship, working poverty, migration, precarious work, and the rural economy, among othe...
Media Based Internship Opportunity at the Wildlife Trust of India

Media Based Internship Opportunity at the Wildlife Trust of India

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The Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), a non-profit conservation organisation, committed to urgent action that works towards the protection of India's wildlife, invites applications from motivated and enthusiastic volunteers (Minimum eligibility: Graduation) who can engage in documentation work in the communications division of the organisation. The major responsibilities would include, among others, Segregating & sorting news clips- WTI hits separate, species wise separate and file them. Scanning news clips to be stored in hard disk Help filling the media analysis data with provided information. Applications are welcomed from current and recent graduate students, as well as individuals with appropriate qualifications or work experience. The internship positions are unpai
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