This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Early- and mid-career scientists, policy makers from developing countries with background of space technologies or disaster mitigation as an advantage; skills of fluent English communication required.
Participation is limited to 20 people, and female applicants will be given priority. Selected applicants will be provided with round-trip airfares between their home countries and Beijing, as well as local expenses during the workshops.
The training workshop will bring together early- and mid-career scientists from developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America wishing to increasescientific knowledge of disaster mitigation and space technology. The policy makers and managers from developing countries are also welcome to apply for participating in the workshop. As the number is limited to 20 people, only those who are qualified can be selected as formal participants. Female applicants will be given priority.
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Conditions: early- and mid- career scientists, policy makers or managers of UNESCO-inscribed properties from developing countries with background of space technologies or disastermitigation as an advantage; skills of fluent English communication required.
Those applicants who have been selected will be provided round-trip international airfares between their home countries and Sanya (economy class), and the local expenses such as board and lodging, field tour, local transportation, etc. during the Workshop.
11/11/2013 to 22/11/2013
Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for DisasterMitigation (STDM) International Centre on Space Technologies for Natural and Cultural Heritage (HIST)
UNESCO Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)