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Call for application - Strategic Environmental Assessment

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Call for application - Strategic Environmental Assessment

United Nations Development Programme

    INTERNATIONAL TRAINING FOR TRAINERS

    ON

    STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT (SEA)

    22 26 October 2007 Prague, Czech Republic

    CALL FOR APPLICATION AND REGISTRATION

    This is to invite environmental assessment practitioners, planners, academicians and representatives of public administration for the practice-oriented training for trainers on Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA). It is a practice-oriented course for authorities who have the potential to become trainers on SEA in their own countries.

    The purpose of the training is to introduce participants the concept of SEA concept by using an innovative, interactive and effective teaching methodology: Core elements are Harvard University based case-works in groups, simulations and short conceptual inputs as well as action learning elements.

    The training has been developed by the GTZ and InWEnt and has been modified to reflect the requirements of the UNECE SEA Protocol by the Integra Consulting Services, the Czech consultancy focused on EIA and SEA within Czech Republic and abroad.

More information on the course can be found at the

    http://www.seataskteam.net/index.cfm?module=Forums&page=Forum&ForumID=268

LANGUAGE OF THE COURSE:

    English

COUNTRIES ELIGIBLE:

    Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine

PARTICIPANTS’ APPLICATION CRITERIA:

    Participants will be environmental assessment practitioners, planners, academicians or representatives of public administration authorities and NGOs who:

    o Are familiar with the area of environmental assessment, with the SEA preferably

    o Have teaching and/or facilitation skills and experience

    o Are fluent in English (speaking and writing)

    Bratislava Regional Centre Grösslingova 35, 811 09 Bratislava, Slovak Republic

    Telephone: (421-2) 59337-111 Fax: (421-2) 59337-450 E-mail: registry.sk@undp.org http://www.undp.org/europeandcis

United Nations Development Programme

    o Potentially come from institutions, which can adopt and conduct such SEA training at the national

    level in future (not a must)

COSTS RELATED TO THE TRAINING

    Cost of the training itself, accommodation and meals are covered by UNDP. Participants have to cover themselves travel and visa related expenses. As for the travel, UNDP will cover up to USD 300 of the transport expenses (flight ticket).

VENUE OF WORKSHOP

    The SEA International Training for Trainers will be conducted at Hotel Regina, Konojedska 38 100 00

    Praha 10, Czech Republic, Phone: +420 274 020 150, Fax: +420 274 822 572, E-mail: hotel@regina.cz, Web: www.regina.cz

ACCOMMODATION

    Organizers have arranged the accommodation in the Hotel Regina, where the training will take place.

    Please note, that training participants will receive detailed information about the transfer from the airport to the hotel shortly after accepting their applications.

REGISTRATION thParticipants are requested to register not later than on Monday, September 10, 2007. Please, fill in the

    participant registration form with all required information and attach your current CV and motivation letter stating the arguments why you think that you qualify for the training.

VISA INFORMATION

    UN Laissez Passer holders can enter Czech Republic without visa. Holders of regular national passport should check the need for a visa before arriving.

    The training organizers will issue a visa support letter for the participants to present at the Czech Embassies upon request.

INFORMATION FOCAL POINTS

    In case you have any questions:

- on logistics, please contact:

    Martin Smutný, tel.: +420 724 110 779, e-mail: martin.smutny@integranet.cz

-on visa or registration, please contact:

    Henrieta Martonakova - Programme Associate, Energy and Environment Practice at

    henrieta.martonakova@undp.org

    Bratislava Regional Centre Grösslingova 35, 811 09 Bratislava, Slovak Republic

    Telephone: (421-2) 59337-111 Fax: (421-2) 59337-450 E-mail: registry.sk@undp.org http://www.undp.org/europeandcis

United Nations Development Programme

Zora Briestenska Programme and Admin Assistant, Energy and Environment Practice at

    zora.briestenska@undp.org

COURSE ORGANIZERS:

    UNDP Regional Centre for Europe and the CIS www.undp.sk

    GTZ Rioplus www.gtz.rioplus

    Integra Consulting Services http://www.integranet.cz/

ANNEXES:

    I. Outline of the training

    II. Registration form

    Bratislava Regional Centre Grösslingova 35, 811 09 Bratislava, Slovak Republic

    Telephone: (421-2) 59337-111 Fax: (421-2) 59337-450 E-mail: registry.sk@undp.org http://www.undp.org/europeandcis

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