JOBS AND OPPORTUNITIES
* IGCB TRAINING PROGRAMME, 1 APRIL - 1 NOVEMBER 2006
DiploFoundation, in cooperation with various partners, is currently accepting applications for the Internet Governance Capacity Building Training Programme. This programme aims at improving Internet Governance (IG) related knowledge and skills for participants from developing countries.
The Programme will comprise of a first online training phase, which will last from 1 April to 10 July 2006, and a second research phase (optional) which will run from 15 July to 1 November 2006, as well as capacity building fellowships. Fellowships, which will be awarded to the most successful participants in the programme, will include placements with partner organizations and attendance at Internet Governance related meetings including the proposed meeting in Athens later in the year. The programme will facilitate community building among participants from different national, cultural and professional backgrounds.
The application deadline for this programme is March 25th, 2006. For further information and application visit http://www.diplomacy.edu/ig
* DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH AND TRAINING
The African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) is a leading regional network of African scholars and policymakers engaged in research, capacity building and policy advocacy on issues of science and technology for Africa's sustainable development. Its mission is to improve the quality of science and technology policies to eradicate poverty.
Working primarily through National Chapters in at least 22 African countries, ATPS supports research, training and related activities on topical and emerging science and technology policy on biotechnology, information and communication technologies, technology transfer, science policy, among others.
For more details visit their website at www.atpsnet.org.