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|Nivea Beyond Borders Trainee Program || Finance & Controlling Graduate Trainee||
Do you know anyone who is ready for challenges and full of drive? Who wants to work globally and set the course for an international career? Then the BEYOND BORDERS Trainee Program of Beiersdorf is just right for them!
By clicking on the link below, the applicants will be guided directly to the job posting in our Career Connect.
Management Trainee Finance & Controlling
In addition, we encourage anyone who is interested in applying to attend the below online event to learn more about the programme as well as the application process:
|Open Position at the World Bank’s Business Enabling Environment||
|Call for Papers - 2nd Regional Research Conference on Land and Natural Resources||
The National Land Commission in conjunction with National Research Fund (NRF), Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Forestry - State Department for Environment and Climate Change, and University of Nairobi - Institute of Climate Change and Adaptation, invites researchers, policy makers, practitioners, private sector players, civil society organization, youth, and other stakeholders to submit papers and or posters to be presented during the 2nd Regional Research Conference on Land and Natural Resources to be held on 24th – 25th May 2023, in Nairobi.
|Grant Proposal Writing Training: Call for Registration||
The Office of the Associate Vice-Chancellor, RIE has organized a Grant Proposal Writing training scheduled for Thursday, February 16, 2023. The training targets Academic Staff who have not been trained in Grant Proposal writing before. This is therefore to request interested staff members to register for the training using the link below. Few slots are available and participants will be selected on a first-come basis.
Register here https://forms.gle/6EsciYvochY5i2CXA
|IFC 2023 GLOBAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM||
We are excited to let you know that IFC launched the 2023 Global Internship Program on February 6th, 2023! The period for submission of applications will run through March 6th, 2023.
IFC’s Global Internship Program (GIP) offers highly motivated individuals an opportunity to be exposed to the mission and work of IFC and the broader World Bank Group and become part of the world's largest private sector development institution. The program encourages individuals to bring new perspectives and innovative ideas to IFC’s work, while improving skills in a diverse and highly stimulating environment. Moreover, the Global Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and network with international professionals dedicated to ending extreme poverty and boosting prosperity in the developing world.
Candidates must be currently enrolled in a Masters’ degree level program, with at least three years of relevant professional experience. Candidates must have their expected graduation date after December 1st, 2023, to be eligible.
The interns are hired for four weeks between May 1 and September 30 to work on discrete projects in Washington, D.C., or in one of IFC's country or regional offices. Currently, some of the posted opportunities will be open for virtual participation.
A list of positions and descriptions is posted on our career website. (Link: IFC Global Internship Opportunities)
Interested candidates are expected to submit their CV and cover letter stating their motivation to apply and how their skills and expertise meet the Internship requirements.
The hiring departments will contact selected candidates directly for interviews between March 22nd and April 28th.
Also, we will have an information session on Friday, February 24th, 2023, at 9.00 am EST for interested students to participate in.
This is the link to IFC Global Internship Information Session, and we encourage students to post their questions ahead of the event.
|REGISTRTATION FOR CHILDREN'S CHINESE CHOIR||
Confucius Institute at the University of Nairobi would like to recruit the children of University of Nairobi Staff aged between 6-10 years to join the Children's Chinese Choir.
Rehearsals will be held every Saturday from 2.00 – 4.00 pm.
The first rehearsal will start on Saturday, 4th February 2023 at the Confucius Institute New Center along Arboretum Drive.
The deadline for registration is 27th January, 2023.
If interested, please register via the link below:
|CALL FOR SCHOLARSHIPS (COHORT 3) - KYUNGDONG UNIVERSITY GLOBAL CAMPUS, SOUTH KOREA (SEPTEMBER 2022 INTAKE)||
IUCEA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Kyungdong University Global Campus with the eventual goal of promoting sustainable development through training of qualified middle-level professional manpower in East Africa. This goal will be achieved through establishment of Academic Collaboration Centers in EAC Partner States and facilitating the training of students from EAC Partner States in South Korea.
Inter-University Council for East Africa (IUCEA) therefore, wishes to announce the 3rd cohort call for applications for undergraduate Scholarships to study at Kyungdong University, South Korea, commencing in September 2022 for study of Bachelor’s degree in Smart Computing, Hotel Management and Business Administration.
A total of thirty (30) scholarships are available and each EAC Partner State is entitled to five (5) scholarships. Details of the scholarships and application procedure are in the attached Call.
For more information: https://www.iucea.org/3rd_kdu_iucea/
|Nairobi Innovation Week 2022||
We are excited to announce the 6th edition of the Nairobi Innovation Week that will take place on 26th - 28th April, 2022 in the University of Nairobi's Main Campus at the Great Court and the Hyslop Parking.
This year, the focus is on the big 4 agenda, energy, environment and ICT and cross-cutting innovation.
We are looking for innovation in thematic areas from our students, faculties, UoN alumni, local and international firms and we're inviting partners to this great event.
In the previous edition of the Nairobi Innovation Week, we managed to attract 2000+ delegates and 150+ exhibitors to the event.
This is a very important event in the University of Nairobi calendar and your participation will be appreciated. Kindly register your name in the appropriate category.
1. Innovators & Exhibitors (UoN Internal) - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeZfvcjfgdKnTad_KGffrKAUIiO-Bq-t0w1HvBIAfqUq9-GrQ/viewform
2. Innovators & Exhibitors (UoN External) - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScEeqghxO86HipKvLfwCS-AhgPUYm8TMwnLpSHFYJuVsnpEbg/viewform
3. Sponsors & Partners Registration - https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScU_tpC6Qb1mSWHcH5L9hGe2gdYQ03rGf7QsgCGjyh516cGQg/viewform
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|APRM: The “Made in Africa for Africans” Monitoring and Assessment mechanism||
Established in the year 2003 by the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government with the primary purpose of fostering standards and practices that lead to political stability, high economic growth, sustainable and inclusive development, as well as accelerated regional and continental integration, The African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) debunked the notion that monitoring and evaluation tools made in Africa are flawed and exposed the ineffectiveness of the M&E tools originating from outside Africa as ineffective due to their inherent design, accountability and ownership flaws.
APRM has been tested and proven that mechanisms designed and led by Africa stand a better chance of enabling decisions that empower citizens and support reforms. A practical example is how recommendations from the targeted review on youth unemployment in Namibia led to policy changes and the formation of the first Youth Investment Bank making Namibia one of the key countries promoting Youth Investment Banks in the continent with support of African Development Bank (AfDB).
By conducting Country Reviews and Targeted Reviews, producing and sharing timely reports, APRM accelerates African development through recommendations in order to foster improved governance, best practices and policies, socio-economic advancement, and continental cooperation as per Agenda 2063, the AU’s 50-year development plan to transform Africa into a fully integrated and productive continent by year 2063.
2023 will mark the 20th year since African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) came into birth and the 60th anniversary of the Organization of African Unity / African Union (OAU/AU).
Below are some of the most recent reports produced by APRM;
The APRM report on the technical support mission to Kenya on the challenges faced in engaging International Credit Rating Agencies (ICRAs), in reviews and in implementing recommendations. .
Economic Governance and Management is a major thematic pillar of the APRM and this report provides information on current developments in Economic Governance and explores ways to address challenges that hinder progress in the continent.
This report provides information on current developments across the continent in Corporate Governance, which is a major thematic pillar of the APRM and explores ways to address challenges that hinder progress in African countries.
This 4th edition of the African Union - African Peer Review Mechanism (AU-APRM) end of year bi-annual sovereign credit rating review report presents an analysis of the long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating actions in Africa by three dominant international credit rating agencies –Moody’s, Fitch and S&P Global – during the second half of 2021 (2021H2) and makes recommendations to African countries on how to improve their ratings.
The South Africa Review report addresses the five areas of governance including State Resilience as a theme that was added in the second generation review of South Africa.
APRM Targeted Review Report on Youth Unemployment for the Republic of Namibia; https://www.aprm-au.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Namibia-des-TARGETED-REVIEW-REPORT.pdf