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Posted on behalf of the European Association for Renewable Energy
In commemoration of Hermann Scheer
On April 29, 2014 Hermann Scheer would have celebrated his 70th birthday.
The European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) is looking for two highly qualified candidates to fill the following positions:
the United Nations is counting down to 2015, the dateline set for
countries to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), recent
reviews of progress in achieving the MDGs show that health related goals
are lagging compared to their expected levels of achievement
particularly those related to MDGs 3, 4, 5 and MDG 6.
Reviews of progress in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) shows that health related goals are most lagging compared to their expected levels of achievement. One of the key reasons for this lack of adequate progress relates to weak planning and implementation skills, including monitoring and evaluation as means to enhance performance. When the projects are complex and require inter-departmental coordination and
The 2012 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report highlighted that three of the eight goals, viz poverty, slums and water have been met three years ahead of 2015. However, achieving the remaining targets remains challenging. Monitoring and evaluation of development programmes is therefore extremely important if the remaining MDGs are to be achieved by 2015. This is more so due to the economic crises currently besetting
Description of the Course
The International Association for Language Learning Technology and the Japan Association of Language Education Technology are pleased to announce the 6th joint conference on Foreign Language Education And Technology to be held at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts August 12-15, 2015. Presenters from around the world will offer research and best practice on all facets of language learning technology. For further information please see the conference website:
Sheffield Business School at Sheffield Hallam University is currently advertising some fully-funded full-time PhD scholarships, one of which is may be of specific interest to people wishing to study for a doctorate in the charity/third sector/voluntary sector field – particularly those who have interests in international aspects.
The Economic Cooperation Organization Science Foundation (ECOSF) has
planned to organize the ECO BioSafety Association (ECOBioSA) for the ECO
region. It held an initial meeting of participants from ECO member
states on the sidelines of 5th Biosafety Association for Central Asia
and Caucasus (BACAC) held in Tbilisi- Georgia on 26-28 March, 2014. Team
leaders from ECO member states have been invited to coopertae with
ECOSF in the important activity.