2019 PROSPER.NET LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME _Training_youthtriumph.com 

Deadline: 18 August 2019

Eligibility: professionals in the Asia-Pacific region

Venue: 24 – 30 November, 2019, Quezon City, the Philippines



Calling all future sustainability leaders!

Applications are now open for the 2019 ProSPER.Net Leadership Programme, to be hosted by the University of the Philippines Diliman in Quezon City, the Philippines this November.

The theme of this year’s Programme is “Engineering Approaches to Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Towards Sustainable Development in the Asia-Pacific Region”.

Bringing together a diverse group of individuals – from academia, the business community, the public sector, and civil society from around the Asia-Pacific region, both from the social sciences and natural sciences, participants will learn about the challenges and opportunities in relation to disaster risk reduction (DRR) and management.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to develop leadership skills in the context of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, as well as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The week-long program will expose future sustainability leaders to engineering principles and tools that can aid in formulating sustainable solutions for the Asia-Pacific region, taking into consideration the vulnerability of the region to both man-made and natural disasters.


Applications are open to professionals in the Asia-Pacific region working in any sector related to Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) (applicants with limited or no engineering background are also encouraged to apply) – this program is designed for the express purpose of incorporating Disaster Risk Reduction planning into leadership training, and can be applied within any number of spheres, from city government and business to education and non-profit work.


The fellowship covers all costs of the Leadership Program:

– return economy class travel,

– participation fee,

– accommodation and meals;

Except for visa application fee and travel insurance, which shall be the participant’s responsibility.


1) Download the application form.

2) Send your completed application form to prospernet.lp@unu.edu with a CV and a recommendation letter from a direct supervisor/manager

More information is available HERE.

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