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  • 1.  Call for Applications

    Posted 12-11-2018 20:33
    Dear Community, 

    Apologies for the short notice on this, but I am circulating a call for applications to the workshop below. The deadline is the 31st of December, 2018.

    If anyone is interested please contact the email at the bottom of the mail and note that you saw the announcement in the Open Network Forum. 
    Best, 
    Mario Lopez
    Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University

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    Title: Integrating Health into Urban Planning towards Sustainable Development Goals in Developing Countries
    Date: April 3rd-5th, 2019
    Venue: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
     
    About the workshop

    This is a capacity building project that aims to raise the awareness and knowledge of researchers, policy makers and civil society on the integration of public health into urban planning towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This project intends to foster collaboration between the developed and developing countries in the Asia Pacific region, and addresses the cross-cutting targets of the SDGs.

    Urban planning and transportation have been identified as major components of the intervention to non-communicable diseases in the era of rapid urbanization. Urban design such as density, transport infrastructures, and open spaces strongly influences human behaviors and activities, which subsequently bring cascading effects on the local environment, population health and well-being through air quality, traffic exposure, heat, noise, and opportunity for physical activity and social interaction. At the global level, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is prioritizing the urban built environment in mitigating carbon emissions.

      
    Purpose
     
    This workshop aims
    • to increase the knowledge and skills in mainstreaming health into policies of urban planning and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
    • to give insights on research and policy implementations on urban planning and health in Asia Pacific region.
    • to introduce the concept of health co-benefits of a low carbon city.
    • to introduce and provide training on integrated health risk and impact assessment tools.
    • to promote the science-policy linkages.
    • to gain understanding on the situations and identify the issues of concern in the developing countries.
    • to provide a platform for interactions between researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and civil society on current issues, key scientific priorities, the value of incorporating health in all policies, and opportunities for collaborations.

    Who can apply?

    We are looking for highly motivated early-career scientists, professionals and practitioners from the academic, government, and non-governmental organizations. Interested applicants should be:

    • 45 years old or younger
    • from developing countries in the APN's member or approved country list
    • currently be affiliated to an academic, local or national government or non-governmental institution
    • working in areas related to the main theme of the workshop
    • have the time and ability to share and apply knowledge gained from the workshop at the national/local level
    • have a good working knowledge of the English language
    • be able to take part in ALL sessions of the workshop
    How to apply?
     
    Complete and submit the application form with
    • your resume/CV (maximum 5 pages).
    • description of your motivation to participate, including (limited to 100 words for each statement):
      • a summary of your area of expertise and how this relates to the workshop.
      • your motivation to attend the workshop and how the workshop matches your professional development needs.
      • the expected impact of your participation into the workshop on your personal and professional development.
      • how you will disseminate the outcomes of the workshops and the new knowledge/skills you have acquired.
    The project is funded by the Asian Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) under the Capacity Development Program (CAPaBLE). We will provide support for the cost of a round trip economy airfare to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and accommodation for the period of the workshop for all selected participants.

    Workshop Program Highlights

    • Health risk and impact assessment
    • Low carbon living co-benefits calculator
    • Participatory system dynamics modeling 
    • Health in all policies (HiAP)
    • Urban spaces and mental health
    • Climate change mitigation
    Any inquiries about the workshop can be forwarded to hiup.workshop2019@gmail.com


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    CALL FOR APPLICATIONS [Deadline extended: December 31st, 2018]
    https://japan-asean.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp/2017-workshop/


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    Title: Integrating Health into Urban Planning towards Sustainable Development Goals in Developing Countries
    Date: April 3rd-5th, 2019
    Venue: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    About the workshop
    This is a capacity building project that aims to raise the awareness and knowledge of researchers, policy makers and civil society on the integration of public health into urban planning towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This project intends to foster collaboration between the developed and developing countries in the Asia Pacific region, and addresses the cross-cutting targets of the SDGs.Urban planning and transportation have been identified as major components of the intervention to non-communicable diseases in the era of rapid urbanization. Urban design such as density, transport infrastructures, and open spaces strongly influences human behaviors and activities, which subsequently bring cascading effects on the local environment, population health and well-being through air quality, traffic exposure, heat, noise, and opportunity for physical activity and social interaction. At the global level, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is prioritizing the urban built environment in mitigating carbon emissions.
    Purpose

    This workshop aims
    to increase the knowledge and skills in mainstreaming health into policies of urban planning and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
    to give insights on research and policy implementations on urban planning and health in Asia Pacific region.
    to introduce the concept of health co-benefits of a low carbon city.
    to introduce and provide training on integrated health risk and impact assessment tools.
    to promote the science-policy linkages.
    to gain understanding on the situations and identify the issues of concern in the developing countries.
    to provide a platform for interactions between researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and civil society on current issues, key scientific priorities, the value of incorporating health in all policies, and opportunities for collaborations.
    Who can apply?

    We are looking for highly motivated early-career scientists, professionals and practitioners from the academic, government, and non-governmental organizations. Interested applicants should be:

    45 years old or younger
    from developing countries in the APN's member or approved country list
    currently be affiliated to an academic, local or national government or non-governmental institution
    working in areas related to the main theme of the workshop
    have the time and ability to share and apply knowledge gained from the workshop at the national/local level
    have a good working knowledge of the English language
    be able to take part in ALL sessions of the workshop
    How to apply?

    Complete and submit the application form with
    your resume/CV (maximum 5 pages).
    description of your motivation to participate, including (limited to 100 words for each statement):
    a summary of your area of expertise and how this relates to the workshop.
    your motivation to attend the workshop and how the workshop matches your professional development needs.
    the expected impact of your participation into the workshop on your personal and professional development.
    how you will disseminate the outcomes of the workshops and the new knowledge/skills you have acquired.
    The project is funded by the Asian Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) under the Capacity Development Program (CAPaBLE). We will provide support for the cost of a round trip economy airfare to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and accommodation for the period of the workshop for all selected participants.

    Workshop Program Highlights

    Health risk and impact assessment
    Low carbon living co-benefits calculator
    Participatory system dynamics modeling
    Health in all policies (HiAP)
    Urban spaces and mental health
    Climate change mitigation
    Any inquiries about the workshop can be forwarded to hiup.workshop2019@gmail.com
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  • 2.  RE: Call for Applications

    Posted 12-13-2018 04:52
    Just curious....why the age discrimination?