Governance Challenges for Planetary Health and Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia 2

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  • DATE / TIME:
    2017•10•11    09:00 - 2017•10•13    17:00



    “Governance Challenges for Planetary Health and Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia”

    Hosted by the United Nations University-International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH) and University of the Philippines Cebu (UP Cebu)

    Venue: University of the Philippines Cebu, SRP Campus, Cebu City 6000, Cebu, Philippines

    Applications are invited from advanced undergraduate, and newly enrolled graduate students as well as young professionals from civil society, public and private sectors to participate in a Global Seminar organized by the UNU-IIGH and UP Cebu. The theme of the Global Seminar is “Governance Challenges for Planetary Health and Sustainable Development in Southeast Asia”.


    The Global Seminar is open to Filipino or foreign students enrolled in universities and tertiary institutions in Philippines and Southeast Asia who are majoring in public health, environmental sciences, international relations, development, public policy, or related disciplines as well as young professionals from the public and private sectors or civil society organizations. The maximum number of participants in the seminar will be 40. Participation in the seminar is free, however the participants are expected to fund their own travel and accommodation costs to and in Cebu. A limited funding may be available to participants based on need. Each participant will receive a UNU-IIGH certificate upon successful completion of the seminar.

    Objective of UNU-IIGH Global Seminars:

    The objective of UNU-IIGH Global Health Seminars is to enhance the awareness of students and young professionals on contemporary global health issues in Southeast Asia and the role of the United Nations in addressing them.


    The Global Seminar will feature 2 keynote presentations, and 4-5 short lectures by leading scholars and practitioners from the Asia-Pacific region, and group work by the participants before the closing ceremony and award of certificates. Please refer to the Tentative Programme here.

    Selection Procedure:

    Interested applicants should send in i) short letter of interest, ii) one-page resume, iii) 1-paragraph personal brief accompanied with iv) passport size photograph, on or before 4th September 2017 to All applications received via email, will be acknowledged.

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