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Call for applications: ASSAf-TWAS-AAAS Regional Workshop on Science Diplomacy
The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office for sub-Saharan Africa (TWAS-ROSSA) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are seeking candidates to participate in the inaugural regional training workshop on science diplomacy to be held in South Africa, from 21 to 25 May 2018.
Deadline
9 February 2018
Location of the event
South Africa
Eligible Applicants
Sub-Saharan African countries
Field
Science diplomacy

This training workshop is designed for young scientists (below the age of 40) living and working in sub-Saharan Africa and whose research and wider engagement has brought them into the international policy-making arena, as well as policymakers and diplomats interested in some of the central science-based themes that might influence their work, and representatives from NGOs and other sectors working at the science-diplomacy interface. Applications are invited from young scientists (up to the age of 40), as well as scientists and/or government officials, etc., with more experience in the policymaking arena (‘science diplomacy ambassadors’).

The completed application should be submitted via the online system which is accessible on http://bit.ly/sciencedipcourse

For any inquiries, please contact:

Ms Phyllis Kalele
Senior Liaison Officer
African Partnerships
Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
Switchboard: +27 12 349 6600
Direct: +27 12 349 6635  
Fax: 086 407 2002 
Email: phyllis@assaf.org.za

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