Launch of 2012 cycle of UNESCO Keizo Obuchi Fellowship for Young Researchers



UNESCO has announced the launching of the 2012 Cycle of the UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Programme financed by the Government of Japan through the UNESCO/Japan Funds-in-Trust for the Capacity-building of Human Resources.


Each year, this fellowship gives financial help for 4 years to 20 researchers under 40 years-old from developing countries since 2001. These young researchers work in the fields of environment, information and communication technologies, intercultural dialogue, and peaceful conflicts resolution.


Every candidature must be endorsed by the National Commission of the country of the applicants: applications from individuals will not be considered.


The applicants meeting the selection criteria must send their candidatures to the National Commission for UNESCO of their country before 13 January 2012 . To know precisely which developing countries are concerned and the conditions to meet in order to be eligible for the fellowship, please consult the page indicated below:


Information for the candidates :


Please note that applications must be sent to National Commissions for UNESCO and not to Permanent Delegations to UNESCO. Application files should not be sent to the Permanent Delegation of Japan to UNESCO.




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