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2016-2017 Kiev Judaica Collection Research Fellowship, USA

The Special Collections Research Center of George Washington University Libraries is pleased to invite applications to the biennial Kiev Judaica Collection Fellowship Program for the 2016-2017 academic year. The fellowship program supports short-term research and writing at the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection, housed in the Kiev Room of the …

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2016- 2017 The Warren V. Musser Fellowship in Entrepreneurial Studies, USA

Applications are invited for Warren V. Musser Fellowship to study in Entrepreneurial Studies at Penn State Great Valley School of Graduate Professional Studies for the 2016–2017 academic year. The fellowship is open to full-time graduate students who enroll in a Penn State Great Valley campus-based program in business, finance, leadership, technology, …

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2016 ICTD Award: Promoting Mountain Development & Environmental Conservation

Deadline: 30 November 2016 The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is seeking applicants for its 2016 ICT for Mountain Development Award with an aim to promote mountain development and environmental conservation. ICIMOD‘s mission is to enable sustainable and resilient mountain development for improved and equitable livelihoods through knowledge …

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INTERVIEW: Rapid response team, funding, vital to eliminating cholera in Haiti – UN official

A rapid response mechanism is crucial to tackling an endemic disease such as cholera and eliminating it in Haiti, the deputy head of the UN mission there said today, emphasizing that the effectiveness of such efforts requires predictable financing. “If we cannot have it [funding] in a predictable nature over …

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South Sudan: UNICEF delivering life-saving aid to population displaced by fighting in Juba

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and partners are providing urgent life-saving assistance to thousands of people displaced by last weekend’s heavy fighting in Juba, South Sudan, which reportedly killed some 272 people, including 33 civilians, and displaced at least 36,000 civilians. “The people hit hardest by this fighting are …

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Security Council action needed to end South Sudan violence

Peace in South Sudan can only be salvaged through “a strong political and coordinated approach,” UN peacekeeping chief Hervé Ladsous told the Security Council on Wednesday. Deadly violence over the past week between rival forces in the capital, Juba, has killed hundreds of people, including two UN peacekeepers. South Sudan …

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Japan-IMF Scholarships Program for Advanced Studies (JISP) to Study Abroad, 2017-2019

Applications are invited for Japan-IMF Scholarships Program for Advanced Studies (JISP) from Japanese nationals obtaining PhD degrees in macroeconomics at a university outside of Japan. Selected scholars must attend a 2-day orientation program at the IMF in Washington D.C., shortly before they begin studies at their respective university. JISP’s goal is supporting …

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