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Call for participation: Fabos International Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning
United Nations Development Programme announces a competitive selection among qualified candidates for participation in the Fabos International Conference on Landscape and Greenway Planning in Budapest, Hungary (8 – 11 July 2010) under award of the UNDP Project “Sustainable Development at Local Level”
The project aims to develop capacities for preparation and implementation of Local Agenda 21 in Belarus. The development priorities of the project include rural and environmentally friendly tourism as well that will favourably influence on environment and create prerequisites for sustainable development of rural areas as a part of Local Agenda 21. Particularly, the project foresees development of agro–and ecotourism based on the Greenways concept.
Fábos Conference on Landscape planning and Greenways in 2010 is organized to highlight recent tendencies in Greenways planning around the world and to expand the literature about Greenways. It is also aimed at exploring how landscape architects and planners from different countries have approached Greenways planning and to understand how Greenways have been tailored to each county's unique geographical, cultural, and political circumstances. The event will be held in Budapest (Hungary) from 08 July 2010 to 10 July 2010. Additional information about the conference and registration may found at the following link: http://fabos.uni-corvinus.hu/.
A candidate from the Republic of Belarus will be selected on a competitive to receive an award from the UNDP Project #00062795 “Sustainable Development at Local Level” for participation in the conference, covering his/her travel costs.
All expenses, related to the conference of the selected participant, except medical insurance, including his/her visa fees, transportation from Minsk to Budapest and back, accommodation in Hungary, meals, tuition and pocket money will be fully covered from the project budget.
The working language of the CONFERENCE is English!
Eligibility and Requirements for Financial Support:
It is expected, that a successful candidate will be able to establish minimum two documented partnerships with foreign colleagues/organizations, submit the full narrative report to the project team with contact details of potential partners and to apply obtained experience in Belarus, preferably, at local level. The selected candidate should provide the project team with all necessary financial and narrative reports in English according to UNDP travel rules and procedures.
Please, submit applications in English (a cover letter, indicating the reasons for participation, motivation and expected results to be applied in Belarus, preferably, at local level, CV) to the attention of the Task Coordinator (LA21/Greenways) by e–mail: or by tel./fax: (017) 2672021 by closing date 24 March 2010 to be eligible for consideration. No applications were accepted after the deadline. Only short–listed candidate will be contacted for a personal interview.
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