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Issue 505

  1. 1. Здравствуйте, дорогие получатели рассылки! Предлагаем Вам 505-й выпуск электронной рассылки для кыргызстанских выпускников программ Госдепартамента США. Вы получаете данное сообщение потому, что Вы либо являетесь выпускником программы обмена, спонсируемой правительством США, либо Вы запросили данную информацию. В настоящее время в списке получателей рассылки зарегистрировано более 1000 электронных адресов. Электронная рассылка для кыргызстанских выпускников программ Госдепартамента США предназначена для информирования о мероприятиях, проводимых для выпускников, а также для распространения новостей и объявлений от АЙРЕКС, АКСЕЛС, Посольства США в Кыргызстане и других организаций о вакансиях, грантовых программах, стипендиях для учебы и стажировок и других возможностях для личного, академического и профессионального роста. Информация рассылается один раз в неделю. Вы вправе распространять ее среди всех заинтересованных лиц. Для Вашего удобства, теперь выпуски электронной рассылки доступны по адресу: http://www.facebook.com/IREXKyrgyzstan Если Вы желаете распространить какую-либо информацию по данной рассылке, пожалуйста, отправьте соответствующее сообщение на адрес alumni- kg+owners@irex.org не позднее 13:00 каждую среду. Сообщения, отправленные напрямую на электронный адрес рассылки, блокируются. Сегодня 18 июня. В этом выпуске: 1) ANNOUNCEMENTS/ОБЪЯВЛЕНИЯ: 1. THE UNAOC FORUM 2014 IN BALI, INDONESIA. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 2. ADVANCED PROGRAMME IN EUROPEAN LAW AND ECONOMICS 2014 IN RIGA, LATVIA. DEADLINE: JULY 1, 2014 3. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR TOMORROW’S PEACEBUILDERS COMPETITION 2014. DEADLINE: JULY 21, 2014 4. THE HUBERT H. HUMPHREY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 5. THE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS PROGRAM 2014 AT WORLD BANK. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 6. THE M+/DESIGN TRUST FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM 2014–2015 IN HONG KONG. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 7. INTERNATIONAL POSTDOC FELLOWSHIPS 2015 AT FREIE UNIVERSITÄT BERLIN. DEADLINE: JULY 4, 2014 8. MARION DOENHOFF FELLOWSHIP FOR FORMER SOVIET REPUBLICS. DEADLINE: JULY 1, 2014 9. THE UNAOC FORUM 2014 IN BALI, INDONESIA. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 10. THE CONSERVATION, FOOD, AND HEALTH FOUNDATION - GRANTS TO NGOS WORLDWIDE. DEADLINE: JULY 1, 2014 11. JAPAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM. DEADLINE: ROLLING 12. PROJECT INSPIRE 2014 : 5 MINUTES TO CHANGE THE WORLD. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 13. INTERNATIONAL PHD SCHOLARSHIPS AT VICTORIA UNIVERSITY, NEW ZEALAND. DEADLINE: JULY 1, 2014 14. THE NIPPON FOUNDATION’S OVERSEAS GRANTS IN NON-MARITIME FIELDS. DEADLINE: ONGOING 15. THE 2014 ALEXIA WOMEN'S INITIATIVE GRANT FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 16. КОНКУРС ИНДИВИДУАЛЬНЫЕ МИНИ-ГРАНТЫ ДЛЯ МОЛОДЕЖИ (YOUTH ACTION FUND), ИНИЦИАТИВА ПО ПРАВАМ ЧЕЛОВЕКА ФОНДОВ «ОТКРЫТОЕ ОБЩЕСТВО» И ФОНД «СОРОС- КЫРГЫЗСТАН». ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМ ЗАЯВОК: 30 ИЮНЯ 2014 Г. 17. INTERNSHIP- POLITICAL SECTION TRAINEE AT THE EUROPEAN UNION DELEGATION TO THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 18. PREPARING GLOBAL LEADERS SUMMIT, MOSCOW, RUSSIA. DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2014 2) VACANCIES / ВАКАНСИИ: 1. VACANCY: ASSISTANT PROJECT COORDINATOR, JICE JDS PROJECT OFFICE, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: JUNE 18, 2014 2. ВАКАНСИЯ: НАЧАЛЬНИК ОТДЕЛА РОЗНИЧНОГО КРЕДИТОВАНИЯ ФИЛИАЛА, ЗАО "КЫРГЫЗСКИЙ ИНВЕСТИЦИОННО-КРЕДИТНЫЙ БАНК", БИШКЕК, КЫРГЫЗСТАН. ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА РЕЗЮМЕ: 30 ИЮНЯ 2014 Г. 3. VACANCY: MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING COORDINATOR, SAFERWORLD, OSH, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: JUNE 18, 2014 4. ВАКАНСИЯ: ЮРИСТ, ЗАО "КЫРГЫЗСКИЙ ИНВЕСТИЦИОННО-КРЕДИТНЫЙ БАНК", КАРАБАЛТА, КЫРГЫЗСТАН. ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА РЕЗЮМЕ: 20 ИЮНЯ 2014 Г. 5. ВАКАНСИЯ: КАССИР, ЗАО "КЫРГЫЗСКИЙ ИНВЕСТИЦИОННО-КРЕДИТНЫЙ БАНК", БИШКЕК, КЫРГЫЗСТАН. ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА РЕЗЮМЕ: 20 ИЮНЯ 2014 Г. 6. ВАКАНСИЯ: БУХГАЛТЕР-КАССИР, ОСОО «МИКРОКРЕДИТНАЯ КОМПАНИЯ «ФРОНТИЭРС». ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА РЕЗЮМЕ: 18 ИЮНЯ 2014 Г. 7. VACANCY: NATIONAL LIVESTOCK CONSULTANT. DEADLINE: JUNE 23, 2014 8. VACANCY: PROJECT MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST (EDUCATION), USAID REPRESENTATIVE OFFICE IN KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: JUNE 25, 2014
  2. 2. 9. VACANCY: RISK MANAGER, THE FIRST MICROCREDIT COMPANY, OSH, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 10. VACANCY: RESEARCH FELLOW, THE INSTITUTE OF PUBLIC POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION (IPPA). DEADLINE: JULY 31, 2014 11. VACANCY: FAO REPRESENTATION SECRETARY, UN FAO. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 12. ВАКАНСИЯ: ЮРИСТ, ОБФ «ОЭЙСИС КЫРГЫЗСТАН». ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА РЕЗЮМЕ: 21 ИЮНЯ 2014 Г. 13. VACANCY: SECRETARY, UNHCR KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: JUNE 27, 2014 14. VACANCY: DIRECTOR OF LEGAL AFFAIRS AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS, UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ASIA, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: JULY 14, 2014 15. ВАКАНСИЯ: КОНСУЛЬТАНТ–ЭКСПЕРТ ПО ЭКОНОМИЧЕСКОМУ АНАЛИЗУ В АГРАРНОМ СЕКТОРЕ НАРЫНСКОЙ ОБЛАСТИ, ОФ MSDSP KG В РАМКАХ ПРОЕКТА «ПОВЫШЕНИЕ УСТОЙЧИВОСТИ СООБЩЕСТВ К ВОЗДЕЙСТВИЯМ ИЗМЕНЕНИЙ КЛИМАТА В ГОРНЫХ СООБЩЕСТВ КЫРГЫЗСТАНА». ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА РЕЗЮМЕ: 25 ИЮНЯ 2014 16. VACANCY: NATIONAL PROGRAM OFFICER, OSCE CENTRE, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 17. VACANCY: SENIOR PROGRAM ASSISTANT, OSCE CENTRE, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 ************************************************* ANNOUNCEMENTS/ ОБЪЯВЛЕНИЯ ************************************************* 1. THE UNAOC FORUM 2014 IN BALI, INDONESIA. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 Deadline: 30 June 2014 at 23:59 New York City local time Open to: participants between the ages of 18 and 30 years old Venue: 29-30 August 2014, Bali, Indonesia Description We have the pleasure to announce that the 6th Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations will take place in Bali, Indonesia, on 29 and 30 August 2014. The theme of the Forum will be “Unity in Diversity: Celebrating Diversity for Common and Shared Values”. This Forum will bring together participants including youth, political and corporate leaders, civil society activists, representatives of faith communities, journalists, etc. to work together and agree on joint actions to improve relations across cultures and religions and build a lasting peace. A total of 100 youth from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds and with outstanding track records in intercultural dialogue and youth work will be selected as participants of the Youth Event which will take place on 28 August 2014. A total of 40 places will be allocated to international participants and 60 places will be allocated to Indonesian participants. The topic of the Youth Event will focus on “The Role of Youth in Promoting “Unity in Diversity” through Education, Media, and Migration”. Participants selected for the Youth Event will join other participants to the 6th UNAOC Forum on 29 and 30 August 2014. The Youth Event will be output-oriented and will focus on collective reflectionrather than on presentations of individual projects implemented by youth organizations at the event. In addition, it will help youth establish contacts, actively exchange and explore how they can collaborate together, before and after the Forum. Youth will be invited to multiply the results of the Youth Event and the Forum after they return home. The tentative program of the Youth Event and the 6th UNAOC Forum will be available on-line in July 2014. The Indonesian government is offering some support for the 100 youth representatives wishing to attend the UNAOC Forum in Bali. Eligibility For these 100 places at the Youth Event, eligibility criteria are as follows: • Age: applicants are between the ages of 18 years old and 30 years old at the time of the Youth Event. • Organization: applicants are members of non-government and non-for-profit youth-led organizations (organizations led by youth for the benefit of youth), or have experience in youth activities. Mandate of the youth organization or youth activities is related to the UNAOC’s objectives. • English: applicants have a good command of English is required to take part in the 6th UNAOC Youth Event and Forum. Costs For international participants:
  3. 3. • Covered by host: International airfare (round trip ticket, departure from the capital only, economy class, most direct route, no changes on route or dates possible), accommodation (shared accommodation with other participants of the same gender), local meals on 28, 29 and 30 August 2014, as well as local transportation (shuttle bus). • Covered by participants: Transportation to and from the capital airport in the country of residence is to be covered by the participants. Participants are also responsible for obtaining necessary visas for Indonesia as well as transit visas. Participants will need to cover all visa related costs (fees, pictures, mailing, local transportation needed to obtain any of these visas). Participants must obtain their own travel and medical insurance for their stay in Bali. Participants also need to possess adequate money for incidental expenses such as phone calls, meals outside of the Forum venue, souvenirs, taxis, etc. For Indonesian participants: • Covered by host: Airfare (round trip ticket, departure from the closest domestic airport, economy class, most direct route, no changes on route or dates possible), accommodation (shared accommodation with other participants of the same gender), local meals on 28, 29 and 30 August 2014, as well as local transportation (shuttle bus). • Covered by participants: Participants need to possess adequate money for incidental expenses such as phone calls, meals outside of the Forum venue, souvenirs, taxis, etc. Application The application deadline is 11:59 PM (New York time) on 30 June 2014. Any application received after this time will not be considered. Send your application to bali@unaocyouth.org In order to apply, register http://www.unaoc.org/global-forums/bali/ The selection of participants will be done according to the following criteria: • Interest: Applicant is highly motivated to attend and will substantively contribute to the Youth Event, as well as to the 6th UNAOC Forum (35 points); • Exposure: The applicant has shown past experience related to the UNAOC issues/focusing on cross- cultural dialogue (30 points); • Impact: The applicant and his/her organization have the capacity to disseminate the results of the 6th UNAOC Forum back to the youth community (e.g. access to a large network of youth or youth organizations at a local level) (35 points); Please note that there are only 100 places for the Youth Event and that participation is solely based on this application process. If you have any questions, write to: bali@unaocyouth.org The official web-page http://unaocyouth.org/2014/06/02/call-for-applications-youth-event-at-the-unaoc-forum-in- bali-indonesia/ 2. ADVANCED PROGRAMME IN EUROPEAN LAW AND ECONOMICS 2014 IN RIGA, LATVIA. DEADLINE: JULY 1, 2014 Deadline: 1 July 2014 Open to: participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan. Venue: 15 September-15 December 2014, Riga, Latvia Description Advanced Programme in European Law and Economics for Eastern Partnership Region and Central Asia is a special 12-week full-time training programme, funded by the government of Latvia, offering education and practical knowledge transfer. The programme will focus on the understanding of the legal, economic and political aspects within the European Union framework, using an interdisciplinary approach that is based on both teaching and practical experience through group activities and experience-sharing study visits. Information for potential applicants with regard to the structure of the programme, conditions and application procedure can be found in the full text of Programme Brochure (download here, pdf, 7Mb). Total programme duration is 12 weeks. The programme implementation includes 2 week periods of small group courses, followed by 1 week periods with project reports and study visits.
  4. 4. During the 2 week periods, participants will take part in 3 courses that are taught in parallel. The weekly workload is estimated at 30 hours, with mandatory participation, and the same applies to the weeks specified for project reports and study visits. During study visits, experience-sharing is planned with institutions such as the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Justice, the Saeima, the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court and the Ombudsman. Visits outside of Latvia are scheduled, such as to Brussels and Luxembourg, so as to allow for interfacing and receiving practical experience of the European Union and its Member States. During the final period of instruction, participants will be required to submit a final programme report, based on their reflections on the theory and practice of the topics addressed during the course. The participants will be assigned a supervisor for their work on the final programme report. English language support is offered as an elective with 2 hours per week throughout most of the course. Eligibility Public officials, as well as representatives of civil society and academia from the European Union Eastern Neighbourhood, including Eastern Partnership region and Central Asia can apply. In 2014 the programme countries include: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan. Costs With respect to the mandatory attendance of the course activities, the programme is offered free of any cost by the Latvian Government. Cost coverage for the participants will include travel to Riga and accommodation during the 12 week period of the programme, as well as a modest per diem for living expenses in Riga. Travel and other costs will also be covered for study visits. Participants are expected to contribute in the form of active participation and full dedication to the programme during the 12 weeks. This year, a select group of 15 participants, will be admitted to the programme. Courses will be taught in an intensive format over the 2 week periods, and independent work is expected during the project and study visit weeks. A final programme report will form the basis for a successful conclusion of the programme and reception of a certificate. Participants will obtain 18 ECTS credits that may be recognised when continuing in the Masters programmes at RGSL and at other cooperating educational institutions. Application Applicants are required to supply the following: • Motivational letter • Description of present job function • Curriculum vitae, which should include at least 2-3 years of professional experience • Copies of university diplomas • Recommendation letter • Confirmation of the ability to undertake studies in English • Applications should be submitted online and the deadline for submission is 1 July 2014. A selection committee will review all applications, and results will be announced by 15 July 2014. The programme starts on 15 September 2014 and participants will be assisted in applying for a visa in Latvia for the purpose of attending the programme. Graduation is planned for Friday 5 December 2014. Questions may be submitted to the contact e-mail address: advanced@rgsl.edu.lv Programme Coordinator Ulla Zumente – Steele Phone: +371 67039212 Fax: +371 67039240 E-mail: advanced@rgsl.edu.lv APPLY NOW at http://www.rgsl.edu.lv/en/study-at-rgsl/advanced-programme/objectives/ 3. CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR TOMORROW’S PEACEBUILDERS COMPETITION 2014. DEADLINE: JULY 21, 2014
  5. 5. Deadline: 21 July 2014 Open to: peacebuilding organisations across the globe Grant: $4,000 Description Are you a peacebuilder? Do you need some support to help you grow your impact and strengthen your organisation? If you meet our entry criteria, you can apply to win our annual ‘Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders’ competition. Peace Direct believes that in every conflict there are local organisations doing remarkable work to prevent violence and build peace. And we should know – since 2004, we have sent over £2 million in funding to dozens of peacebuilding groups across Africa, Asia and Latin America, and we’ve mapped and profiled over 800 more on our website Insight on Conflict. Now, we are launching our second ‘Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders’ competition to find the best emerging peacebuilding organisations across the globe. Four winning entries will be selected by our expert peacebuilding jury. Eligibility This is a global competition. There is no geographical restriction on applications. In order to be eligible to enter, you must: • be a registered organisation or community association, established for at least 2 years • undertake peacebuilding work – your organisation is either a peacebuilding organisation or has peacebuilding as a substantial element of your work • have a maximum annual income of $60,000 USD or less. At least one of the four winners will have an annual income of less than $10,000 USD. • be locally based – your organisation must be based in the country or communities where your work will be done • be an independent organisation, not an in-country or satellite organisation of an international NGO. Grant Each winning entry will receive: • $4,000 funding for peacebuilding activities • The opportunity to attend an international Peace Direct peacebuilder event or another peacebuilding exchange visit • Online promotion of their work. The winners will be announced on Armistice Day, 11 November 2014. Application In order to help decide whether to enter or not, we recommend you read ourGuidance Notes and Terms and Conditions (Both documents will soon be available in French and Spanish, please contact competition@peacedirect.org to be notified, or check back soon). Applications will be accepted from 23 May until 21 July 2014. We strongly recommend applying as early as possible. We will review applications as they are submitted to ensure they are complete and correct, and therefore, early application enjoy this advantage and a greater chance of success. In order to enter, please download and return the application form. We prefer to receive applications completed in English. If you are not comfortable writing your answers in English, we encourage you to have a friend or colleague translate your application into English prior to submission. If these options are not possible, we will accept applications in French and Spanish as well. English: • Application form (Word document) • Guidance notes (Word document, online) • Terms and conditions (Word document, Online) • Spanish and French applications coming soon! If you would like to request a Spanish or French application, please email us at competition@peacedirect.org or check back soon. Send completed applications to competition@peacedirect.org Please ensure the total size of email attachments does not exceed 5mb. Emails larger than 5mb may be rejected by our email system. For further information visit the official website http://www.insightonconflict.org/tomorrows-peacebuilders
  6. 6. 4. THE HUBERT H. HUMPHREY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 The State Department of the United States of America and the U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic are pleased to announce that applications are now available for 2015-2016 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program. The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program brings accomplished mid-level professionals to the United States for a year of graduate-level non-degree academic coursework and professional development activities. By providing future leaders and policy makers with experience in U.S. society, culture, and professional fields, the program provides a basis for lasting, productive ties between Americans and their professional counterparts overseas. Fellowship fields: Fellowships are granted competitively to both public and private sector candidates with strong leadership potential and a commitment to public service in the fields of: Eligible fields: • Agricultural and Rural Development • Communications/Journalism • Substance Abuse Education, Treatment, and Prevention • Economic Development/Finance and Banking • Higher Education Administration • Educational Administration, Planning and Policy • HIV/AIDS Policy and Prevention • Human Resource Management • Law and Human Rights • Natural Resources/Environmental Policy/Climate Change • Public Health Policy and Management • Public Policy Analysis and Public Administration • Teaching English as a Foreign Language (Teacher-Training/Curriculum Development) • Technology Policy and Management • Trafficking in Persons Policy and Prevention • Urban and Regional Planning Criteria for eligibility - Applicants must • Be citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic • Have a university degree • Five years of substantial professional experience • Demonstrated leadership qualities and a record of public service • Proficient in both spoken and written English • Limited prior experience in the U.S. The following persons are NOT eligible: • individuals with less than five years of working experience prior to August 2015; • recent university graduates; • university teachers with no management or policy responsibilities, except for teachers of English as a foreign language and specialists in drug abuse prevention and treatment; • individuals who have attended a graduate school in the U.S. for one academic year or more in the past seven years prior to August 2015; • individuals with other recent U.S. experience (more than six months in the past five years prior to August 2015); • individuals with dual U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent resident status. Application procedures and deadline: The H. Hubert Humphrey Program application should be completed online at the Embark website: http://apply.embark.com/student/humphrey/fellowship/ You must read the application instructions that are provided on this website very carefully. In addition to the online application, you must mail the following supplemental materials in hard copy to the Public Affairs Section at the U.S. Embassy: • Report on proficiency in English • Letter of reference from current employer • Copy of a university degree
  7. 7. • English translations of all documents The application deadline is 5:00 pm on June 30, 2014. Additional information on the program you can find at http://humphreyfellowship.org or Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic, 171 Prospect Mira Bishkek, 720016, phone: 551-241, ext. 4434, e-mail: kudaibergenovak@state.gov 5. THE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS PROGRAM 2014 AT WORLD BANK. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 Deadline: 30 June 2014 Open to: young professionals in the fields of Economics, Finance, Education, Public health, Social Sciences, Engineering, Urban Planning, and Natural Resource Management Remuneration: competitive salary based on education and professional experience Description For more than 50 years, the World Bank’s Young Professionals Program has been the preeminent program preparing global development leaders. Young Professionals will be in a two-year program with a “stretch/learning assignment” built in, where they will gain valuable on-the-job experience. They are a member of a team, where they are expected to make significant contributions towards the unit’s work program while they gain a broad overview of the World Bank’s policies and work. During their assignment, Young Professionals join their colleagues on field assignments in developing countries. These assignments present opportunities for Young Professionals to experience firsthand the challenges of global development, understand a key aspect of World Bank’s work, and get to know the World Bank’s clients and their issues. Eligibility • Be 32 years of age or younger (i.e. born on or after October 1, 1982); • PhD or Master’s degree and relevant work experience; • Be fluent in English; • Please note that full proficiency in one or more of the Bank’s working languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish is desired but not required; • Specialize in a field relevant to the World Bank’s operations such as Economics, Finance, Education, Public Health, Social Sciences, Engineering, Urban Planning, and Natural Resource Management; • Have at least 3 years of relevant professional experience related to development or continued academic study at the doctoral level. Remuneration As an entry-level professional in the World Bank, each Young Professional is to receive an internationally competitive salary based on their education and professional experience, life and accident insurance, relocation benefits. Application Application deadline is 30 June 2014. Please note that this is a 9-month process and it is expected that the selected candidates will join in September 2015. Register HERE for an account and provide an email address to complete the application. Attach an updated CV, Education Certificates/Transcripts, PhD Dissertation/Master’s Thesis topics (short summary), if applicable, and the Application Essay http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTJOBSNEW/0,,contentMDK:23132001~menuPK:8465086~pa gePK:8453902~piPK:8453359~theSitePK:8453353,00.html For more information visit the official website http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTJOBSNEW/0,,contentMDK:23149336~menuPK:8453554~pa gePK:8453902~piPK:8453359~theSitePK:8453353,00.html 6. THE M+/DESIGN TRUST FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM 2014–2015 IN HONG KONG. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 Deadline: 30 June 2014 Open to: individuals of all nationalities whose areas of research are in design, architecture or a related field Fellowship: a monthly lump-sum stipend of $40,000 HKD ($5,150 USD), travel subsidy Description
  8. 8. The M+ / Design Trust Fellowship programme aims to support an original research project investigating issues relating to design and architecture in the Greater Pearl River Delta region. Apart from expanding the current body of knowledge in these areas, it is hoped that the findings from the fellowship will also inform future acquisitions and other programmes at M+. Applicants should engage in advanced historical research on either a single discipline, such as architecture, graphic design, industrial design and urbanism, or cross-disciplinary developments, taking into consideration the region’s cultural, social, economic and political milieus as well as its international and cross-cultural networks. Although post-1949 topics are preferred, exceptional proposals focusing on issues related to the beginning of the twentieth century will also be considered. Eligibility • individuals of all nationalities whose areas of research are in design, architecture or a related field; • holding a post-graduate degree in a relevant discipline or an undergraduate degree with minimum 3 years relevant professional work or academic research experience; • proficiency in spoken and written English. Fellowship The Fellow will be provided a monthly lump-sum stipend of $40,000 HKD (equivalent to around $5,150 USD) for three to six months to cover research-related and living costs. An overseas fellow may request a one-time travel subsidy of up to $10,000 HKD (equivalent to around $1,290 USD), covering the transportation to and from the place of origin and Hong Kong. Application Application deadline is 30 June 2014. All application materials (Completed application form http://d3fveiluhe0xc2.cloudfront.net/media/_file/Mis/m-dt- research-fellowship-application-form-ed-7-1.pdf , CV, 2 letters of recommendation submitted directly from the references, 3-5 pieces of relevant written work, published or unpublished) must be sent to designfellow@wkcda.hk For further information visit the official website http://www.westkowloon.hk/en/designfellow 7. INTERNATIONAL POSTDOC FELLOWSHIPS 2015 AT FREIE UNIVERSITÄT BERLIN. DEADLINE: JULY 4, 2014 Deadline: 4 July 2014 Open to: postdoctoral researchers of all disciplines and all nationalities Fellowship: 26,500 to 34,400 Euro annual salary plus other benefits Description The Dahlem Research School’s Postdoc Fellowship Program – co-financed by the German Excellence Initiative and the Marie Curie Program of the European Commission – provides funding for outstanding postdoctoral researchers from all disciplines to conduct their own research project at Freie Universität Berlin. The program is designed to promote the further academic career development through research funding, a tailored qualification program including essential professional guidance on preparing grant proposals, and the opportunity to develop teaching and leadership skills. At the end of the funding period, DRS fellows are expected to apply for funding for follow-up research projects at Freie Universität Berlin. Dahlem Research School offers 20 Incoming Postdoc Fellowships, starting in January 2015, for period of 18 months. Applicants have to submit a project plan based around the research fields/ key topics of the participating Excellence Projects or Focus Areas (check HERE). Eligibility The call is open to postdoctoral researchers of all disciplines and all nationalities who completed their doctoral degree no longer than 6 years before the deadline and who have not lived in Germany for longer than 12 months during the last 36 months before the deadline. Fellowship • An employment contract at level TV-L FU E13 (annual net salary of approx. 26.500 to 34.400 Euro, depending on previous work experience and marital status); • Social security and health insurance included; • A total research allowance for the duration of the project of 10.800 Euro for non lab-based/ 16.200 Euro for field trip-based/ 21.600 Euro for lab-based projects; • A monthly mobility allowance of 200 Euro and a one-time travel allowance;
  9. 9. • A fully funded intensive German course; • A tailored qualification program, access to the Academic Profile Development Program and the Professional Development Program delivered by Dahlem Research School. Application Application deadline is 4 July 2014, noon. To apply, register online https://apply.drs.fu-berlin.de/internationalpostdocs/ For further information visit the official website http://www.fu- berlin.de/en/sites/promovieren/drs/drs_fellowships/incoming_fellowships_call2014/index.html 8. MARION DOENHOFF FELLOWSHIP FOR FORMER SOVIET REPUBLICS. DEADLINE: JULY 1, 2014 Deadline: 1 July 2014 Open to: post-graduates with professional experience, coming from post-soviet states (including the South Caucasus and Central Asia) Fellowship: funded study and work visit in Germany for up to five months Description The Marion Dönhof Foundation funding fellowships at the Michael Succow Foundation creates a unique chance for post-graduate research on environmental issues focussing on the region of post-soviet states. The Grant supports open and critical debates in the areas of environmental journalism, political ecology and sustainable development. In the spirit of Marion Dönhoff the aim is to strengthen proactive behaviour and individuals’ awareness to be jointly responsible for common welfare. The fellowship’s goals: • promoting the critical analysis and debate about issues relevant for sustainability and the environment, • simultaneously supporting a critical East-West dialogue, • fostering environmental media debate on these issues, • supporting regional and international network. Eligibility • Post-graduates with professional experience and activists of civil society networks and groups; • Citizens from post-soviet states ( including the South Caucasus and Central Asia); • Between 25-38 years old; • Good English or German skills. • In exceptional cases applications in Russian language can be accepted. Fellowship The fellowship funds a study and work visit in Germany (Greifswald) for up to five months. The fellows are supposed to work on a subject of their own choice according to the programme goals, supported by the Michael Succow Foundation. They must publish the results of the stay, the publication is part of the conditions for the grant. Application The application deadline is 1 July 2014. All application documents: CV, letter of motivation (one page), scan of passport and project description of issue to be analysed (up to three pages) should be sent to : fanny.mundt@succow-stiftung.de For further information visit the official website http://www.succow-stiftung.de/marion-doenhoff-fellowship.html 9. THE UNAOC FORUM 2014 IN BALI, INDONESIA. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 Deadline: 30 June 2014 at 23:59 New York City local time Open to: participants between the ages of 18 and 30 years old Venue: 29-30 August 2014, Bali, Indonesia Description
  10. 10. We have the pleasure to announce that the 6th Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations will take place in Bali, Indonesia, on 29 and 30 August 2014. The theme of the Forum will be “Unity in Diversity: Celebrating Diversity for Common and Shared Values”. This Forum will bring together participants including youth, political and corporate leaders, civil society activists, representatives of faith communities, journalists, etc. to work together and agree on joint actions to improve relations across cultures and religions and build a lasting peace. A total of 100 youth from diverse cultural and religious backgrounds and with outstanding track records in intercultural dialogue and youth work will be selected as participants of the Youth Event which will take place on 28 August 2014. A total of 40 places will be allocated to international participants and 60 places will be allocated to Indonesian participants. The topic of the Youth Event will focus on “The Role of Youth in Promoting “Unity in Diversity” through Education, Media, and Migration”. Participants selected for the Youth Event will join other participants to the 6th UNAOC Forum on 29 and 30 August 2014. The Youth Event will be output-oriented and will focus on collective reflectionrather than on presentations of individual projects implemented by youth organizations at the event. In addition, it will help youth establish contacts, actively exchange and explore how they can collaborate together, before and after the Forum. Youth will be invited to multiply the results of the Youth Event and the Forum after they return home. The tentative program of the Youth Event and the 6th UNAOC Forum will be available on-line in July 2014. The Indonesian government is offering some support for the 100 youth representatives wishing to attend the UNAOC Forum in Bali. Eligibility For these 100 places at the Youth Event, eligibility criteria are as follows: • Age: applicants are between the ages of 18 years old and 30 years old at the time of the Youth Event. • Organization: applicants are members of non-government and non-for-profit youth-led organizations (organizations led by youth for the benefit of youth), or have experience in youth activities. Mandate of the youth organization or youth activities is related to the UNAOC’s objectives. • English: applicants have a good command of English is required to take part in the 6th UNAOC Youth Event and Forum. Costs For international participants: • Covered by host: International airfare (round trip ticket, departure from the capital only, economy class, most direct route, no changes on route or dates possible), accommodation (shared accommodation with other participants of the same gender), local meals on 28, 29 and 30 August 2014, as well as local transportation (shuttle bus). • Covered by participants: Transportation to and from the capital airport in the country of residence is to be covered by the participants. Participants are also responsible for obtaining necessary visas for Indonesia as well as transit visas. Participants will need to cover all visa related costs (fees, pictures, mailing, local transportation needed to obtain any of these visas). Participants must obtain their own travel and medical insurance for their stay in Bali. Participants also need to possess adequate money for incidental expenses such as phone calls, meals outside of the Forum venue, souvenirs, taxis, etc. For Indonesian participants: • Covered by host: Airfare (round trip ticket, departure from the closest domestic airport, economy class, most direct route, no changes on route or dates possible), accommodation (shared accommodation with other participants of the same gender), local meals on 28, 29 and 30 August 2014, as well as local transportation (shuttle bus). • Covered by participants: Participants need to possess adequate money for incidental expenses such as phone calls, meals outside of the Forum venue, souvenirs, taxis, etc. Application The application deadline is 11:59 PM (New York time) on 30 June 2014. Any application received after this time will not be considered. Send your application to bali@unaocyouth.org In order to apply, register http://www.unaoc.org/global-forums/bali/
  11. 11. The selection of participants will be done according to the following criteria: • Interest: Applicant is highly motivated to attend and will substantively contribute to the Youth Event, as well as to the 6th UNAOC Forum (35 points); • Exposure: The applicant has shown past experience related to the UNAOC issues/focusing on cross- cultural dialogue (30 points); • Impact: The applicant and his/her organization have the capacity to disseminate the results of the 6th UNAOC Forum back to the youth community (e.g. access to a large network of youth or youth organizations at a local level) (35 points); Please note that there are only 100 places for the Youth Event and that participation is solely based on this application process. If you have any questions, write to: bali@unaocyouth.org http://unaocyouth.org/2014/06/02/call-for-applications-youth-event-at-the-unaoc-forum-in-bali-indonesia/ 10. THE CONSERVATION, FOOD, AND HEALTH FOUNDATION - GRANTS TO NGOS WORLDWIDE. DEADLINE: JULY 1, 2014 Deadline: 1 July 2014 Open to: organizations located in developing countries or to developed country organizations whos activities are of direct and immediate benefit to developing countries. Grant: USD $15 thousand - $30 thousand Description The Conservation, Food and Health Foundation makes grants to nonprofit organizations worldwide for projects in conservation, sustainable agriculture, and health in developing countries. The deadlines for concept applications are 01 January and 01 July of each year. Incorporated in 1985, the Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and improve health in the developing world. The foundation helps build capacity within developing countries in its three areas of interest with grants that support research or projects that solve specific problems. The foundation supports projects that demonstrate strong local leadership, promote professional development in the conservation, agricultural, and health sciences; develop the capacity of local organizations; and address a particular problem in the field. It prefers to support projects addressing under-funded issues and geographic areas. Grants • Most grants range from US$15 thousand to US$30 thousand for projects of one year. • Most grants are made on a one-time basis. • There is no policy concerning a minimum or maximum grant size. The average grant is approximately $17,000. Grants exceeding $25,000 are rarely awarded. • The foundation will not consider more than one proposal from an organization in any calendar year and will not fund an organization more than once in a funding year. • The foundation will not fund overhead or indirect costs of projects. • The foundation is very willing to cooperate with other funding sources with compatible interests to support a joint project or to provide matching funds. From time to time the foundation may also set matching requirements for grantees, particularly in cases where the foundation cannot provide full funding for the project. • The political beliefs of the applicants or the political relations of any state with the United States shall not be taken into account in making or not making any grant, except that the foundation will comply with any requirements imposed by law. • Grantees are expected to meet the foundation’s reporting requirements within one year of the previous proposal application. Returning applicants should submit an interim report with all copies of the proposal for renewal. A report outline will be sent with the initial grant letter. Reporting requirements are designed to maintain a reasonable balance between obtaining sufficient information for the foundation to assess expenditures, accomplishments and difficulties and avoiding burdensome work for grantees. Eligibility Ordinarily the foundation limits its support to those organizations that have received a letter of determination of tax exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code and are “not a private foundation” under section 509(a). However, the directors wish to remain open to the possibility of supporting certain equivalents, such as a domestic or foreign governmental unit or agency, or nongovernmental, foreign
  12. 12. organization determined to be the equivalent of a 501(c)(3) organization, which can provide secure evidence of its nongovernmental status and charitable purpose. The foundation’s geographic focus is the developing world. It prefers to support organizations located in developing countries or to developed country organizations whose activities are of direct and immediate benefit to developing countries. The foundation does not consider the states of the former Soviet Union or former Eastern Bloc countries as within its geographic focus. The Conservation, Food & Health Foundation supports special projects and programs of non governmental organizations in three primary fields of interest: conservation, food, and health. Examples of areas of interest within these fields follow, but are not meant to be exclusive. Application Concept applications must be submitted by January 1 and July 1 in order to be reviewed for the foundation’s May and November meetings. In the case of a weekend or holiday, the deadline is the next business day. Applicants will be informed of the foundation’s decision regarding the concept application within 30 days of the concept deadline. This schedule is designed to give each invited applicant adequate time to prepare the full proposal if invited by the trustees. Applicants should submit only one application per review cycle. Apply HERE http://cfhfoundation.grantsmanagement08.com/?page_id=6 Grant Application Forms can be downloaded here http://www.edu-active.com/grants/2014/mar/23/conservation- food-and-health-foundation-grants-ngo.html 11. JAPAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM. DEADLINE: ROLLING Deadline: rolling Open to: well qualified citizens of Asian Development Bank member countries Scholarship: full tuition fees; a monthly subsistence and housing allowance; an allowance for books and instructional materials; medical insurance; travel expenses Description The Asian Development Bank (ADB) – Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) was established in April 1988 with financing from the Government of Japan. It aims to provide an opportunity for well-qualified citizens of ADB’s developing member countries to pursue postgraduate studies in economics, management, science and technology, and other development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region. Upon completion of their study programs, scholars are expected to contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries. The ADB-JSP provides full scholarships for one to two years. Eligibility The scholarship is open to well-qualified citizens of Asian Development Bank’s developing member countries that include: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Cook Islands, People’s Republic of China, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Fiji, Hong Kong, China, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, the Republic of Korea, Kyrgyz Republic, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Taipei,China, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam Other eligibility requirements: • Gained admission to an approved MA/PhD course at an academic institution; • A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with superior academic record; • At least two years of full-time professional working experience (acquired after a university degree) at the time of application. Proficiency in oral and written English communication skills to be able to pursue studies; • Not more than 35 years old at the time of application. In exceptional cases, for programs which are appropriate for senior officials and managers, the age limit is 45 years old; • To be in good health; • Should agree to return to his/her home country after completion of studies under the program; • Executive directors, alternate directors, management and staff of ADB, consultants, and relatives of the aforementioned are not eligible for the scholarship; • Staff of the JSP designated institutions are not eligible to apply to their own institution; • Applicants living or working in a country other than his/her home country are not eligible for scholarships; • ADB-JSP does not support applicants who are already enrolled in graduate degree programs; • ADB-JSP does not sponsor undergraduate studies, distance learning programs, short-term training, conferences, seminars, thesis writing, and research projects. Scholarship
  13. 13. The ADB-JSP provides: • full tuition fees • a monthly subsistence and housing allowance • an allowance for books and instructional materials • medical insurance • travel expenses • For scholars engaged in research, a special grant may be available for thesis preparation. The scholarship is for one (1) year with an extension to the second year of study, as appropriate, which shall be conditional on the scholar maintaining a satisfactory level of performance as determined by the institute. The maximum duration of scholarship award is two years for masters and doctorate programs. Application • Send applications for scholarships at least six months prior to the planned time that you wish to commence studies. • Applicants should request information and application forms from the chosen Academic Institution(s). Applicants are encouraged to access various resources, including the institutions’ websites and handbooks, and institution information sessions held in-country, to assist them in making an informed decision on the academic institution and course they wish to undertake. • Applicants should indicate to the academic institution that they are applying for admission and that they would like to be considered for the ADB-JSP Scholarship. The completed Institution application form and required documentation, including the ADB-JSP Information Sheet form, should be submitted to the academic institution. Applicants must ensure that they submit accurate and complete documentation. Failure to do so may result in an application not being processed or to an award being terminated if documentation or information provided is later determined to be false. Applicants are required to submit their latest Income Tax Return or Certification of their Annual Salary/Monthly Salary, whichever is available. They should also submit a Certification of Family Income (Parent’s Income). • The academic institution will screen and rank the applicants, based on its own selection criteria, keeping in view the eligibility requirements and selection criteria of the ADB. In the evaluation process, the academic institution may contact the candidates for further information. The academic institution will then submit its ranked list of applicants to ADB, including a description of the score/grading system which is the basis for the ranking. • ADB will review the submission from the academic institutions and recommend awardees based on the selection criteria of ADB to the Executive Director of Japan for formal approval. • Upon approval by the Executive Director of Japan, ADB will advise academic institutions on the successful candidates. • The academic institution will inform all applicants of the outcome of the selection process and begin to make arrangements for the awardees take up their scholarships. • The academic institutions will arrange for the signing of the Acceptance of Scholarship Award by awardee wherein the scholars agree that after completion of their study, they will return to their home country. There is a two years employment restriction at the ADB Group after the completion of their academic program • ADB will send an appropriate congratulatory letter to each scholar. Please send your questions to the Office of Cofinancing Operations at the Asian Development Bank by email at adbjsp@adb.org or by fax at + 63 2 636 2444; + 63 2 636 2456. For further information, please visit the official website HERE http://www.edu- active.com/master/2014/apr/05/apply-now-japan-scholarship-program.html or read the FAQ section HERE http://www.adb.org/site/careers/japan-scholarship-program/frequently-asked-questions 12. PROJECT INSPIRE 2014 : 5 MINUTES TO CHANGE THE WORLD. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 Deadline: 30 June 2014 Open to: individuals or groups with at least one member between the ages of 18-35 Grant: US$25,000 Description Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World is a joint initiative from the Singapore Committee for UN Women and MasterCard, helping young change-makers create a better world for women and girls in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa. Project Inspire presents 18-35 year olds with a five-minute platform to pitch their inspired idea, for the chance to win a US$25,000 grant. The project:
  14. 14. • must be designed to empower disadvantaged women and girls through entrepreneurship and business literacy; • must be based on an existing initiative; • the beneficiaries of the project must be women or girls in Asia/Pacific, Middle East or Africa; • must not propagate any political views or religious doctrines; • must be designed to be implemented with a budget of US$25,000; • the winner of this competition must commence the fieldwork for their project by 1 February 2015. Eligibility Participants may submit entries as an individual or as a team of up to three members. If submitting as an individual, you must be between the ages of 18-35. If submitting as a team, at least one member of the team must be between the ages of 18-35. Grant One grand prize winner will receive a US$25,000 grant. Up to 10 finalists will each receive: 1 return flight from the finalist’s capital city to Singapore, to participate in the grand final; 1 ticket to the Project Inspire grand final event on August 30, 2014; 4 nights accommodation in Singapore, plus meals and transfers; Exclusive INSEAD and Bain & Company workshops, plus one-on-one mentoring sessions. Application Deadline for submissions is 30 June 2014. Submit your application HERE http://projinspire.org/apply/ For more information visit the official website HERE http://projinspire.com/ 13. INTERNATIONAL PHD SCHOLARSHIPS AT VICTORIA UNIVERSITY, NEW ZEALAND. DEADLINE: JULY 1, 2014 Deadline: 1 July 2014 Open to: international graduates in any discipline of any university within or outside of New Zealand Scholarship: annual stipend of $23,500 plus tuition fees Description Victoria University has a tradition of fostering strong global links in teaching and research and programmes of national significance and international quality. To encourage postgraduate research Victoria offers scholarships to those about to begin their doctoral studies. These Scholarships are intended to encourage and support doctoral study at Victoria University in Wellington. As part of the requirements of this scholarship, the recipient is expected to contribute 150 hours per annum to the academic life of the School in which they undertake study. The purpose of this contribution is to provide them with an insight into the work undertaken by, and the expectations placed on, the academic community in the University. It also provides an opportunity to develop enduring relationships with the School. This contribution may be as a tutor, research assistant, laboratory demonstrator or supervisor, or teaching assistant. Eligibility These scholarships are awarded on academic merit and are open to New Zealand and international students in any discipline. They are open to graduates of any university within or outside of New Zealand who intend to enroll full time for a Doctorate (PhD) at Victoria University or who have commenced their doctoral study at Victoria University. Scholarship $23,500 stipend annually plus tuition fees. Scholarships will normally be tenable for three years. Application The closing date for applications is Tuesday, 1st July 2014. Application forms for new PhD students are available from the Faculty of Graduate Research http://www.victoria.ac.nz/fgr/prospective-phds/how-to-apply .
  15. 15. On the other hand, application form for current doctoral students or those with an ‘offer of study’ are available here http://www.victoria.ac.nz/fgr/prospective-phds/publications/Guide-to-Application.pdf 14. THE NIPPON FOUNDATION’S OVERSEAS GRANTS IN NON-MARITIME FIELDS. DEADLINE: ONGOING Deadline: ongoing Open to: non-profit organizations based outside Japan Grant: not specified Description The Nippon Foundation was founded in 1962. It was established by legislation for the purpose of carrying out philanthropic activities using revenue from motorboat racing. The Nippon Foundation is an independent, non- profit, grant-making organization that provides aid to projects related to public welfare in Japan, voluntary programs in Japan, maritime and ship-related projects, and overseas cooperative assistance. Under the category of overseas cooperative assistance, they especially respect cross-border, transnational activities; local and regional undertakings that may fall outside the reach of the public sector or other donor agencies; and initiatives to tackle pressing issues and long-range or persistent problems that require prompt and systematized care. Grants are given to programs planned and conducted by overseas non-profit organizations in such areas as basic human needs, human resources development, and promotion of international cooperation. Eligibility The Nippon Foundation accepts applications from the non-profit organizations based outside of Japan throughout the year for its Overseas Grants. Any local, regional or international NGOs/NPOs including educational and research institutions based outside of Japan are invited to submit proposals on different funding areas covered by the foundation. Exceptions: • Private individuals or for-profit organizations are ineligible to apply for the grant; • Any program that is already in its operational phase is not eligible for grant consideration; • Re-submission of previously rejected proposals is not accepted. • Grant • Applicants must be sure to attach a project budget to their application. Please note that the Nippon Foundation only accepts applications in Japanese yen, US dollars, or Euro. Eligibility is not contingent on the amount requested. In principle, indirect costs should not exceed 10% of direct costs. Application There is no application deadline as such, and applications can be received throughout the year. However, since the screening procedures may take as long as five months, it is strongly recommended that applications be submitted at least half a year before the planned start of the project, or whenever the funding will be needed. Applications must be submitted by mail; applications sent by fax or e-mail are not accepted. Application Form and all materials should be typed in English and sent to: International Program Department The Nippon Foundation 1-2-2 Akasaka Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-8404 Japan Application can be downloaded at http://www.edu-active.com/grants/2014/apr/20/nippon-foundations-overseas- grants-non-maritime-fi.html For further information, please visit the official website - http://www.nippon- foundation.or.jp/en/what/grant/application/other_fields/ 15. THE 2014 ALEXIA WOMEN'S INITIATIVE GRANT FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 Deadline: 30 June 2014 Open to: professional photographers from all around the world Grant: $25,000 Description
  16. 16. The Alexia Foundation promotes the power of photojournalism to give voice to social injustice, to respect history lest we forget it and to understand cultural difference as our strength, not as our weakness. The Alexia Foundation’s main purpose is to encourage and help photojournalists create stories that drive change. While their traditional grant guidelines put no limits on the subject matter for grant proposals, a number of proposals about women’s rights in the last few years have been so powerful that Alexia Foundation has been compelled to create a grant specifically on issues relating to women. Unlike the first Women’s Initiative grant, which specifically focused on abuse of women in the United States, this call for entries is intended to permit the photographer to produce a serious documentary photographic project encompassing any issue involving women anywhere in the world. Eligibility Any photographer from any country may apply for this grant. Proposals that have received grants or awards exceeding $1,000 in the previous calendar year are not eligible. This award is for an individual photographer. Collaborative applications are not accepted. Grant The professional Alexia Grant recipient will receive $25,000 for the production of the proposed project on a significant issue involving and affecting women. Application The deadline for submission is June 30, 2014 at 2p.m. EST. Your application must include the documents listed below. Once those are ready, you can fill in the online application form- https://www.alexiafoundation.org/compete/view/submit/44 • Synopsis: short explanation about the project; • Proposal: A written proposal to produce a body of work comprised of still or multimedia that will explore issues affecting women. You may propose projects that are already in progress; • Resume: including your phone numbers and address along with the names and phone numbers of three references. For further information, please visit the official website- http://www.alexiafoundation.org/grants/womensinitiative2014 16. КОНКУРС ИНДИВИДУАЛЬНЫЕ МИНИ-ГРАНТЫ ДЛЯ МОЛОДЕЖИ (YOUTH ACTION FUND), ИНИЦИАТИВА ПО ПРАВАМ ЧЕЛОВЕКА ФОНДОВ «ОТКРЫТОЕ ОБЩЕСТВО» И ФОНД «СОРОС- КЫРГЫЗСТАН». ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМ ЗАЯВОК: 30 ИЮНЯ 2014 Г. Инициатива по правам человека Фондов «Открытое Общество» и Фонд «Сорос-Кыргызстан» объявляют конкурс Индивидуальные мини-гранты для молодежи (Youth Action Fund) Цель конкурса - содействие участию молодежи в продвижении, соблюдении и защиты прав человека через стимулирование и оказание поддержки в реализации идей молодых людей. Кто может подавать заявки на получение гранта • Все заявители должны быть в возрасте от 14 до 28 лет • Заявители должны быть гражданами Кыргызской Республики • Бюджет проекта должен быть в пределах от 200 до 2000 долларов США • Молодые люди-заявители могут выступать партнерами местного НПО, но заявки НПО от имени молодежи приниматься не будут. Приоритеты при предоставлении грантов: • Тема проектной идеи должна напрямую касаться сферы защиты и продвижения прав человека, в следующих направлениях: • Права и свободы лиц с ограниченными возможностями здоровья; • Права женщин; • Молодежь и правоохранительная система; • Право на равный доступ к медицинскому обслуживанию; • Искусство и культура, как инструмент продвижения прав человека • Проекты могут носить адвокационный, информационный, образовательный характеры. • Мы открыты современным и инновационным подходам и идеям. • Бюджет Вашего проекта должен быть реалистичным и направлен только на необходимые расходы.
  17. 17. • Приветствуются проекты, которые могут продолжить работу по окончанию финансирования. Не поддерживаемые проекты • Все проектные идеи тематика, которых не посвящена правам человека; • Гранты на поездки или взносы для участия в конференциях, семинарах и т.д.; • Получение ученой степени, каких-либо сертификатов, прохождение курсов одним лицом; • Организации или взрослые, обращающиеся за грантом от имени молодежи; • Не поддерживаются проекты, включающие заработную плату заявителя. Если Вы решите подать заявку: Заполните заявку на русском или кыргызском языке, прикрепите копию Вашего паспорта или свидетельства о рождении и отправьте на электронный адрес yaf.kyrgyzstan@gmail.com. Форма заявки во вложении письма или Вы можете скачать по следующей ссылке: http://soros.kg/archives/15363 Срок подачи заявок со 02 по 30 июня 2014 г. Заявки будут рассматриваться и финансироваться по мере поступления. Поэтому, подавайте сейчас! Контактная информация для справок: elvirakalmurzaeva@gmail.com, (0312) 663475 (вн.133), 0550 706918 17. INTERNSHIP- POLITICAL SECTION TRAINEE AT THE EUROPEAN UNION DELEGATION TO THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC. DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2014 Description The European Union Delegation to the Kyrgyz Republic is looking for a dynamic and highly motivated trainee to join the EU Delegation for a period of four to six months, preferably Starting from August / September 2014. She/he will work in the Political Section of the Delegation, as it pursues the objectives set out in the mission statement which include: • Assisting in the representation of the EU in the country; • Ensuring the execution of the EU Presidency functions in Kyrgyzstan and exchanging information and coordinates with EU Member States embassies the Union's External Action and Common Foreign and Security Policy; • Upholding the principles of article 21 of the Treaty of the European Union, pursuing EU policies in all relevant sectors, promoting and defends the values and interests of the EU in the context of the EU-KG Partnership and Cooperation Agreement and the EU-Central Asia Strategy for a New Partnership; • Carrying out public diplomacy activities in pursuit of the EU values and interests, aiming at increased visibility, understanding and support for the EU and its actions in the country and the region; monitors, analyses and reports back to Headquarters on all matters of relevance for EU interests. • The trainee will be requested to assist in all activities of the section, including drafting reports, minutes, briefings and other documents; organizing events and seminars ; and carrying out public diplomacy activities, specifically maintaining the delegation's social media presence. Requirements and qualifications: • University studies in political science, international relations, economics or law at Master level; • Citizenship of an EU Member State; • Social skills and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment; • Strong sense of responsibility, reliability; • Excellent drafting skills in English; • Very good Russian (ability to follow news, conferences and seminars held in Russian); • Previous experience/knowledge of Central Asia and CIS area will be a strong asset. The internship is unpaid. To apply: CV and letter of motivation in English should be sent before June 30th , by e- mail to: European Union Delegation to the Kyrgyz Republic Mr Ognyan Champoev, Head of Political Section Email: delegation-kyrgyzstan-political@eeas.europa.eu Interviews with short-listed candidates by phone will be held in the first half of July 2014 18. PREPARING GLOBAL LEADERS SUMMIT, MOSCOW, RUSSIA. DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2014 The “Preparing Global Leaders Summit” (PGLS) is a premiere international educational program for the best young professionals in the world. The program seeks to prepare aspiring global scholar-leaders with the tools that are necessary for effective leadership in an increasingly complex world. PGLS is a component school of Preparing Global Leaders Foundation (PGLF), an educational non-profit dedicated to changing the paradigm of leadership through intensive institutes, seminars and summits.
  18. 18. Students and young professionals take short courses from internationally recognized faculty and participate in a range of leadership simulations. Specifically, participants will learn how to develop an opposable, interdisciplinary mind with an ability to work with and across ideological, national, religious, class and racial differences. They will learn how to communicate effectively, think both critically and creatively with a particular emphasis on how to advance the global public good. This August, Preparing Global Leaders Summit (PGLS) will hold its 3rd annual gathering in Moscow, Russia. Organized by the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, PGLS will welcome award-winning professors of an international repute to teach courses on leadership, negotiations, public speaking, advertising, public policy decision-making, demography, as well as identity and the politics of membership. Delegates will then be apply their theoretical knowledge in interactive constitutional, diplomatic and public policy oriented simulations that will foster important leadership skills and help prepare our delegates for real-world challenges. PGLS delegates will have the opportunity to socialize with bright, young, motivated students and professionals from 30+ countries. Attendees will also benefit from immersion in the host country during a 7-day stay in one of the world’s most dynamic cities – Moscow, and get a taste of the Russian culture through a guided tour, a warm welcome by the Russian colleagues, and a visit to the Russian ballet. At the end of our summit a graduation ceremony will be held in order to commemorate the successful completion of the rigorous program and signify the importance of the established relationships. So if YOU have what it takes to become a PGLS 2014 delegate, please refer to the section bellow: Eligibility • Citizens of any country in the world are eligible to apply. • Applicants born from 1979 onward are eligible to apply. • All applicants must be either pursuing an BA/MA/MSc/PhD or have already completed their educational programs. • Young professionals with higher education (university level) are also encouraged to apply. Application Form A completed registration form (available for download below) is necessary to register and be considered for participation in the Preparing Global Leader Summit (PGLS). Please, fill the form out in English, including the titles and names of the programs you have completed/participated in. In addition, please attach your CV (resume) in a .pdf format and a Passport photo in a .jpeg format to the application. A confirmation letter will be sent to the applicant by e-mail upon the acceptance of your application. Admission decision and the scholarship decisions will be sent to all accepted scholarship applicants by May 15. Admission letters of those applicants who did not apply for a scholarship will be sent out via e-mail by July 4. Category B** applicants submitting their applications until July 15 will be accepted on a rolling basis, and will, therefore, receive their admission decision letters by July 17. Please note that incomplete applications will not be accepted. The PGLS can grant refunds should an admitted applicant decide against participation due to the unforeseen circumstances. However, refunds will only be granted if a cancellation and refund request are received by July 10, 2014. Should you need more information, do not hesitate to contact the program administration board via e-mail at apply@preparinggloballeaders.com • Category A: applicants who hold a citizenship of a country that needs VISA to enter Russia. • Category B: applicants who hold a citizenship of a country that does not need VISA to enter Russia. Documents • Application form • CV (in .pdf format) • Passport photo (.jpeg format) • Letter of Support (optional) A completed application form with all support documents (optional documents are not required) should be sent to e-mail: apply@preparinggloballeaders.com with a subject title: PGLS 2014 Application Form. Please note that admission to the summit is made on a rolling basis, therefore, earlier applications will receive priority consideration. Should you have additional queries regarding the admission process or any other concerns related to PGLS 2014, do not hesitate to contact us via email at info@preparinggloballeaders.com *Note: Send all required documents in one archived folder if possible (.zip / .rar / .7-zip or any other archiving format)! Scholarships and Program Cost
  19. 19. Applicants may apply for financial support from PGLS. Scholarships are based on merit, civic involvement, and motivation. Applicants applying for a scholarship should enclose a brief scholarship statement to their application (included in the application form). Self-financed students pay the full cost of the program, which is 1200 USD. Tuition, study materials, housing, daily breakfast and lunch, two formal dinners, and visa support (invitation letter) is included in the cost of the program. All participants are responsible for their travel arrangements and associated insurance costs. Deadline Priority deadline is May 26, 2014. Applicants in need of scholarship support are urged to apply before the priority deadline. While scholarship support is available after the early deadline, it is allocated on a rolling basis and earlier applications are given priority. • Final deadline for Category A applicants is July 1, 2014. • Final deadline for Category B entries will be received until July 15, 2014. Application can be downloaded here http://preparinggloballeaders.com/pgls14/?page_id=841 More detailed information is at http://preparinggloballeaders.com/pgls14/ ************************************************** VACANCIES / ВАКАНСИИ: ************************************************** 1. VACANCY: ASSISTANT PROJECT COORDINATOR, JICE JDS PROJECT OFFICE, BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: JUNE 18, 2014 Position: Assistant Project Coordinator at the JICE JDS Project Office in KR (URGENT) Location: Bishkek Languages Required: English & Russian Duration of Initial Contract: • 3 months (it could be extended maximum of 1 year on each renewal but not longer than 5 years in total) Salary Range: $450~$850 (depends on qualifications/abilities) Required Skills and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in the field of social studies, economics) • At least 2 years of working experience field in the similar posts • Have a good Russian & English languages oral and written communication skills • Good understanding of development issues in the Kyrgyz Republic. • Administrative affairs management skills • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). • High sense of responsibility, willingness to take initiative, pro-activity and creativity, excellent communication skills and team spirit are important assets. Candidates should submit cover letter and CV with photo in English by June 18, 2014 to the address or the e- mail address below: JICE JDS Project Office in the Kyrgyz Republic Address: 2nd floor, 109 Turusbekova Str., KNU, Bld. 7, 720033, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic E-mail: jicekr@gmail.com 2. ВАКАНСИЯ: НАЧАЛЬНИК ОТДЕЛА РОЗНИЧНОГО КРЕДИТОВАНИЯ ФИЛИАЛА, ЗАО "КЫРГЫЗСКИЙ ИНВЕСТИЦИОННО-КРЕДИТНЫЙ БАНК", БИШКЕК, КЫРГЫЗСТАН. ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМ РЕЗЮМЕ: 30 ИЮНЯ 2014 Г. Место работы: г. Бишкек Вакансия: Начальник отдела розничного кредитования филиала Подразделение/Отдел: Сектор розничного кредитования
  20. 20. Требования • Высшее экономическое образование; • Стаж работы в банковской сфере – не менее 2 лет из них на руководящей должности не менее 1 года; • Знание проведения методики финансового анализа; • Знание методов оценки и реализации обеспечения кредитов, реструктуризации проблемных кредитов; • Хорошие организаторские и управленческие способности; • Знания в области законодательства Кыргызской Республики, регулирующего банковскую деятельность, а также нормативных актов НБКР; • Знание английского языка предпочтительно Обязанности • Организация работы Отдела и кредитных специалистов по реализации продуктов розничного кредитования; • Ежемесячное отслеживание, анализ результатов работы и выполнения утвержденных планов Отдела Срок действия вакансии: До 30.06.2014 Контактное лицо, и отдельные конт. данные Резюме с прикрепленной фотографией с пометкой «Начальник отдела розничного кредитования, филиал г. Бишкек» просьба, высылать в Отдел по работе с персоналом на почту: hr@kicb.net, Тел.: (0312) 976797 (# 1301, 1302, 1303) Резюме принимаются на английском и русском языках. Резюме без указания позиции рассматриваются в последнюю очередь. 3. VACANCY: MONITORING, EVALUATION AND LEARNING COORDINATOR, SAFERWORLD, OSH, KYRGYZSTAN. DEADLINE: JUNE 18, 2014 Location: Kyrgyzstan, Osh Reporting to: Central Asia Program Manager Key relationships: In Central Asia: project managers, project officers, projects’ partners In Kosovo: Programme Coordinator and project’s partners In North Caucasus: project managers, projects’ partners In London: Organisational Development Unit (via on-line platforms), Senior Advisor, Regional Conflict and Security Adviser; Policy, Advocacy and Communications team Salary range: A competitive INGO salary will be offered Description of Saferworld and the relevant programme/division: Saferworld is an independent non-governmental organisation that works to prevent violent conflict and build safer lives. We work with civil society, governments and international organisations to encourage and support effective policies and practices through advocacy, research and policy development, and through supporting the actions of others. Saferworld’s Central Asia programme focuses on enabling communities and civil society to respond more effectively to conflict and security issues in the border areas between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan as well as other areas of the Ferghana Valley. The programme combines project implementation at the community level, dialogue, capacity building, policy research, networking and advocacy, and working with institutions and civil society in the region. Job Purpose: In order to improve our understanding of the impact our projects have, and how we can make them more effective, we are looking for an experienced Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Coordinator. The post- holder will support the Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia programme (with the main focus on Central Asia) to clearly articulate the changes that it aims to bring about through its work and to develop the capacity and systems to collect evidence of results. The MEL Coordinator will promote a participatory approach to MEL, which empowers our partners and beneficiaries and ensures our work is grounded in local context and priorities. The incumbent will be expected to refine and maintain the MEL system of the programme and ensure it is
  21. 21. implemented effectively by the key stakeholders. This needs to be supported by actively engaging in data collection and building Saferworld and partner staff’s MEL capacity. The role will also entail supporting the programme to act upon the findings and to reflect and learn from its work. The MEL Coordinator will work closely with Saferworld’s London-based Organisational Development Unit (ODU), including in the development and application of a new organisation-wide ‘Planning monitoring and evaluation framework’ and in the sharing of lessons learned. The framework emphasises theories of change and draws upon an ‘outcome mapping and harvesting’ approach to MEL. Key Areas of Responsibility: 1. Contribute significantly to refining the MEL system for the Central Asia Programme (and to Europe and Caucasus programmes, to a lesser extent); 2. Lead on facilitating ‘outcome monitoring and harvesting’ quarterly reviews and the implementation of other monitoring, evaluation and learning activities; 3. Train Saferworld staff based in Central Asia and partners on MEL-related issues; 4. Ensure effective record keeping, data gathering, information sharing and communication, in particular through our new intranet system, Karacel; 5. Support the development of the Central Asia programme 6. Support the testing and roll out of Saferworld’s organisation-wide‘ Programming and Monitoring Framework’ Details: 1. Contribute significantly to refining the MEL system for the Central Asia Programme (and to Europe and Caucasus programmes, to a lesser extent); Review and refine the existing MEL system, ensuring that it clearly articulates the changes that the programme aims to bring about and provides a clear, simple and effective process for monitoring and evaluating outcomes. Ensure that beneficiaries’ and partners’ views and needs are met by making our MEL system more participatory Guide the process of identifying best ways to record, report and analyse MEL information, comparing it to project targets, in close collaboration and consultation with the programme team. Contribute to strengthening and developing procedures to improve the Central Asia Programme’s internal learning, learning and sharing with partners and other stakeholders, and across the organisation. In collaboration with Saferworld staff and other stakeholders, put in place the framework and procedures for the monitoring and evaluationof projects. 2. Lead on the implementation of monitoring, evaluation and learning activities • Lead on facilitating ‘outcome monitoring and harvesting’ quarterly reviews • Undertake regular visits to the field to support data collection, and identify where modifications to the current MEL and project practices might be needed for better performance • Lead on development and implementation of baseline studies and internal evaluations • Contribute to developingTORs for MEL surveys, mid-term and final project evaluations. • Coordinate external evaluations. • Lead on the identification of case studies and lessons learned and contribute to the dissemination of those lessons and best practices within the Central Asia programme, with partners and other stakeholders, and across the organisation. 3. Train Saferworld staff based in Central Asia and partners on MEL-related issues • Organise and undertake training with stakeholders, including Saferworld staff and partners, in MEL skills, including participatory approaches to MEL. • Support the development MEL processes, tools and plans for partners • Mentor partners to ensure compliance in MEL, data quality and management. 4. Ensure effective record keeping, data gathering, information sharing and communication • Work closely with the Central Asia Projects team to link results to programme activities • Guide staff and implementing partners in preparing and analysing progress reports • Contribute to the regular uploading of programme documentation, “lessons learned“ and case studies to Karacel • Support the programme team with writing and production of reports, case-studies and donor reports, as well as the compilation of printed publications. 5. Support the development of the Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia programme
  22. 22. • Support the Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia programme team in implementing its three-year strategy, annual plans and any new funding proposals, ensuring that they are based on clear theories of change, draw upon the planning and monitoring framework, and reflect lessons learned. 6. Support the development of Saferworld’s organisation-wide‘ Programming and Monitoring framework’ • Work with Saferworld’s London-based Organisational Development Unit,to assist them intesting and rolling out a framework which is easy to use and meets the needs and capacities of Saferworld’s country programmes. • Ensure that the MEL system developed for the Central Asia programme is compatible with the organization-wide Programming and Monitoring framework. • Help to train Saferworld’s Central Asia programme staff on the new framework. Person Specification Essential: • A Master’s degree in development studies, peace studies, or relevant experience. • At least 5 years’ experience in the design/development of MEL methods and approaches within the INGO/NGO or similar sectors • Proven experience in participatory approaches • Proven experience with planning and implementation of MEL systems, incl. planning and implementation of baseline studies; • Proven experience of working with staff and partners to implement MEL systems • Proven experience in information analysis and report writing; • Willingness to undertake regular field visits across Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, and interact with different stakeholders, especially primary stakeholders; • Willingness to undertake periodic travels to Kosovo, and North Caucasus; • Willingness to work in a team and to reach out to team members in partner organisations • High standard for computer literacy, incl. Excel; • Fluency (written and spoken) in the English and Russian languages; • Excellent communication skills. Desirables: • MEL experience in areas such as peacebuilding, conflict prevention, policing, security and justice or related fields; • Experience in strategic planning and/or organisational learning or organisational development; • Experience in data processing; • Good knowledge of Central Asia; • Local Central Asian language skills. Terms and Conditions • Probation: There will be a probationary period of three months. • Salary range: Saferworld will offer a competitive INGO salary • Holidays: 28 days/year in addition to agreed Kyrgyzstan public holidays • Hours: Standard working week is 37.5 hours a week. Application Process Please send full CV and cover letter,detailing how you meet the selection criteria to recruitment@saferworld.org.uk Please use subject heading: Ref: CAM&E Deadline for applications: 18 June 2014 We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 4. ВАКАНСИЯ: ЮРИСТ, ЗАО "КЫРГЫЗСКИЙ ИНВЕСТИЦИОННО-КРЕДИТНЫЙ БАНК", КАРАБАЛТА, КЫРГЫЗСТАН. ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА РЕЗЮМЕ: 20 ИЮНЯ 2014 Г. Место работы: Филиал/г. Кара-Балта Вакансия: Юрист филиала Требования
  23. 23. • Высшее юридическое образование; • Стаж работы по специальности не менее 2-х лет, из них в банковской сфере не менее 1 года; • Знание законодательства Кыргызской Республики, включая банковское, гражданское, гражданско-процессуальное, трудовое, административное, корпоративное, налоговое законодательство; • Знание английского языка (письменное и устное) является преимуществом. Обязанности • Работа с кредитными и залоговыми документами; • Работа с документами по открытию и ведению банковских счетов; • Правовая экспертиза и составление хозяйственных договоров; • Представление интересов Банка и обеспечение правовой защиты его интересов в государственных органах, судах, в других учреждениях и организациях; • Проверка на соответствие требованиям законодательства Кыргызской Республики документов правового характера, связанных с деятельностью банка. Срок действия вакансии: до 20.06.2014 Контактное лицо, и отдельные конт. данные Резюме с прикрепленной фотографией с пометкой «Юрист в г. Кара-Балта» просьба направлять в Отдел по работе с персоналом на почту: hr@kicb.net Тел.: (0312) 976797 (# 1301, 1302, 1303) Резюме принимаются на английском и русском языках. Резюме без указания позиции рассматриваются в последнюю очередь 5. ВАКАНСИЯ: КАССИР, ЗАО "КЫРГЫЗСКИЙ ИНВЕСТИЦИОННО-КРЕДИТНЫЙ БАНК", БИШКЕК, КЫРГЫЗСТАН. ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА РЕЗЮМЕ: 20 ИЮНЯ 2014 Г. Место работы: г. Бишкек, Центральный филиал Вакансия: Кассир Требования • Высшее или среднетехническое экономическое образование; • Стаж работы в финансово-банковской сфере – не менее года; • Навыки работы с программным обеспечением Windows, редакторами Word, Excel; • Знание кассовых операций, в том числе операций с иностранной валютой Особые требования / примечания • Осуществление кассовых операций, в том числе с иностранной валютой; • Проведение обменных операций с наличной иностранной валютой; • Сортировка и упаковка денежных средств в соответствии с нормативными документами НБКР и ЗАО «КИКБ» Срок действия вакансии: До 20.06.2014 Контактное лицо, и отдельные конт. данные Резюме с прикрепленной фотографией с пометкой «Кассир в Центральный ф-л» просьба, высылать в Отдел по работе с персоналом на почту: hr@kicb.net Тел.: (0312) 976797 (# 1301, 1302, 1303) Резюме принимаются на английском и русском языках. Резюме без указания позиции рассматриваются в последнюю очередь 6. ВАКАНСИЯ: БУХГАЛТЕР-КАССИР, ОСОО «МИКРОКРЕДИТНАЯ КОМПАНИЯ «ФРОНТИЭРС». ПОСЛЕДНИЙ СРОК ПРИЕМА РЕЗЮМЕ: 18 ИЮНЯ 2014 Г. ОсОО «Микрокредитная компания «Фронтиэрс» объявляет конкурс на вакантную должность Бухгалтера- кассира. Требования: • Высшее экономическое образование/среднее — специальное образование • Опыт работы в сфере бухгалтерского учета, кредитования не менее 1 года (работа в финансово-кредитных организациях преимущественно)
  24. 24. • Знание принципов бухгалтерского учета кредитных операций • Знание Международных стандартов финансовой отчетности, законодательства Кыргызской Республики в области бухгалтерского и налогового учета • Наличие CAP, или сертификата «Бухгалтер банковского учета» • Уверенный пользователь ПК (Microsoft Word, Excel) • Знание английского языка предпочтительно • Личные качества: внимательность, ответственность, исполнительность и стрессоустойчивость. Заинтересованным лицам просьба отправить резюме с фотографией и мотивационное письмо до 18 июня 2014 года на электронный адрес bermet@frontiers.kg 7. VACANCY: NATIONAL LIVESTOCK CONSULTANT. DEADLINE: JUNE 23, 2014 Contract type PSA (WAE) Agency FAO UN Duration 70 days Place Bishkek, with possible field visits as required Terms of Reference Under the overall supervision of the Coordinator of the FAO Sub Regional Office for Central Asia (FAO-SEC), and overall technical supervision of the Chief, Animal Genetic Resources Branch, and Animal Production Officer at FAO Headquarters (AGAG); under the direct technical supervision of the International Consultant, in close collaboration with FAO-SEC Livestock Development Officer and with National Coordinators for the Management of Animal Genetic Resources in partner countries; and in consultation with FAO Field Program Officer in Ankara, the National Consultant will perform the following tasks: • Working closely with the FAO Team and the international consultant to facilitate all missions according to the work plan, arranging advisory committee meetings, scheduling workshops, steering committee and national advisory committee meetings, and other public relations actions. • Providing monitoring supervision and technical guidance in areas of expertise to implement agreed work plans, providing technical assistance, as required to national advisory committee, counterpart/government consultants, FAO executing partners and to operational units engaged in the provision of assistance under the project. • Assist in implementation of activities as requested by the steering committee. • Preparing and delivering monthly progress and attendance reports, and by the end of the project a final narrative report (all project reports in English with translation into official language of his/her partner country). • Preparing and delivering by end of September a draft document on the “National Strategy and Action Plan for the Management of Animal Genetic Resources in Kyrgyzstan” in the official language of his/her partner country. • Performing any other related tasks as requested by the international consultant. BackgroundQualifications: A university degree in animal production science is required. A minimum of five years of relevant experience in delivering/managing rural development programmes or specific departmental field projects, such as livestock extension, is required. Experience in dealing with institutional partners and donors is essential. Familiarity with the livestock sector in Kyrgyzstan is a must. Essential skills: Excellent Russian command of spoken and written language, strong writing, analytical and communication skills are required. Fluency in the national language(s) is required. Demonstrated ability to provide strong leadership and foster a team environment among colleagues and stakeholders is desirable. Computer literacy with PCs and common writing is required. Experience with the development of policy documents is essential. Good command of spoken and written English is an asset. Expected Outputs: • Final report and list of contacts’ details of the national advisory committee made available to FAO in in electronic form. • Document “National Strategy and Action Plan for the Management of Animal Genetic Resources in Kyrgyzstan. • Monthly progress report and attendance sheet in English Contact information

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