2nd International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development

We are happy to announce the “2nd International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development” from 24 -25 June 2021 scheduled to be held at Asian Institute of Technology, THAILAND (In-person and Virtual) [www.disaster-sustainability.org]. The “2nd International Symposium on Disaster Resilience and Sustainable Development” organized by the Asian Institute of Technology brings together discussion on various dimensions of higher education systems in the Asia-Pacific region with a focus on Disaster Risk Reduction and Sustainable Development. The International Symposium will focus on various dimensions of existing and future risk scenarios and concerted efforts of the scientific communities to find new adaptation methods. 

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2021 International Women’s Day Celebration – Achieving an Equal Future: #Choose to Challenge

This year’s UN official theme on Women’s Day is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world”. We focus on our everyday lives – what/ how we eat, move, relate to others, communicate, study, work, and live our lives. We can choose to challenge gender inequality in our daily lives – any time, alone or with others. We believe that an accumulation of these everyday consciousness by individuals can lead us to collectively overcoming gender bias and realizing a more equal and inclusive future.

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Part-time Consultancy Opportunity for an Institute-wide Project

1. Background

1.1. Funder: ADB (Asian Development Bank), JFPR (Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction)
1.2. Project: Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture for Enhanced Recovery and Sustainability of Highlands
1.3. Lead: AIT and Nippon Koei Co.
1.4. Initiator: Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Thailand.
1.5. Objective: To strengthen the capacity of local governments and communities to address climate change and to demonstrate climate-smart agriculture (CSA) practices
1.6. Target Area: Nan Province, the Kingdom of Thailand

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AIT Scholarships for August 2021 Semester Intake at Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand

The Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand is offering applicants to its Master and Doctoral degree programs an opportunity to qualify for generous academic scholarships. A large number of no-bond AIT Scholarships are available for students applying for postgraduate programs offered at AIT’s School of Engineering and Technology (SET); School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD); and School of Management (SOM). As Asia’s leading international higher learning institute, the AIT Scholarships are intended to increase the number of skilled international scientists, engineers, and managers required to meet the future challenges of the emerging Asian Economic Community region and beyond.

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His Majesty the King’s Scholarships for Doctoral Programs

This scholarship is granted to qualified candidates with excellent undergraduate (Bachelor degree) and graduate (Master degree) achievements to pursue their Doctoral programs in any Academic Program offered at School of Engineering and Technology (SET) and School of Environment, Resources, and Development (SERD) from the following priority countries supported by the Government of Thailand.

1) Bhutan and Timor-Leste
2) ASEAN countries
3) Other Asian countries

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