The objective of the online academy is to build skills enabling the participants to contribute to, and take leadership in, the achievement of the SDGs with special focus on climate change, waste management and biodiversity.
'Knowledge 2 Action Online Academy' is aiming to contribute to a better understanding of the Sustainable Development goals (SDGs) with the application of design thinking and of the translation of knowledge into action. Using key concepts from design thinking in combination with peer to peer learning (across contexts and disciplines) will enable converting cutting edge-knowledge pertaining to SDGs into action. The program will involve essential voices from South Asia, of academicians, decision makers, civil society, and importantly, from the grassroot level.
The objective of the online academy is to build skills enabling the participants to contribute to, and take leadership in, the achievement of the SDGs with special focus on climate change, waste management and biodiversity. The program is offered by the Clusters of Cooperation in the Global South (CLOC) and is sponsored by Swissuniversities Development and Cooperation Network (SUDAC).
Academy dates: 11-30 April 2021
Duration: 3 weeks (3 hours/day of contact classes, 3 days/week for 3 weeks). Inaugural and valedictory events will be held at the beginning and end of the program.
Eligibility: Master students, early career researchers (PhD & Post-docs) and junior professionals are encouraged to apply. This course is open to students from all subject areas. Participants from Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Maldives; Myanmar and Switzerland are eligible to apply.
Fee: The program has no tuition fees and is scholarship based to the selected participants.
Registration and Application Deadline: 1st March 2021
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