Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme - application period extended until 27 October

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14 Oct 2019 - 21:00
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If you are aware of promising young professionals in the natural resource sector from the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, we kindly ask you to alert them about this fellowship opportunity and to consider supporting their application with an endorsement letter.
About the Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme
The programme is extra-occupational and combines learning on international best conservation practice and policy with management training, network development and a transfer project. Over a period of 1.5 years, along side the normal work routine of the fellows in their home institutions, four training modules are conducted at the International Academy for Nature Conservation on the Isle of Vilm in English language. Application documents and further information about the programme are available at https://www.bfn.de/en/int-academy/klaus-toepfer-fellowship-programme.html

The Klaus Toepfer Fellowship Programme targets early-career conservation professionals in the natural resource sector, who have at least three years of professional experience, are fluent in English and not older than 40 years. We look for participants with a strong leadership potential who want to broaden their understanding of conservation strategies and policies from local to global level and who are committed to play a central role in nature conservation in their home countries. Participants need to have the support of their home organizations to attend the course, and be citizens and residents of one of the eligible countries: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Iran, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Northern Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.