UNDP - Asia Pacific Human Development Fellowships

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Asia-Pacific Regional Human Development Initiative announces the opening of two types of Human Development Fellowships for citizens of developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Academic Fellowship 2009
  • Media Fellowship 2009
Deadline Date: September 1, 2009

Human Development Academic Fellowship

The aim of the Human Development Academic Fellowship for Asia and Pacific is to analyse issues from the human development perspective, with a focus on fostering creative thinking and innovative research among young people. The research must focus on a well-defined aspect of human development under the theme selected for the year (climate change and human development for 2009), and can be theoretical, applied, policy-oriented, or a combination. The Fellowship is intended for young PhD students, who are at an advanced dissertation stage working on a topic related to human development.

For details regarding the Academic Fellowship, please review the brochure, available in PDF format.

Human Development Media Fellowship

The objective of the Asia Pacific Media Fellowship is to contribute to building capacity in the Asia Pacific and support policy through advocacy and dissemination of research that bring people to the centre of development debates. The Fellowship encourages media professionals from Asia Pacific developing countries to undertake media advocacy on issues of concern in the region from a human development perspective on a new theme each year. The theme for the 2009 Media Fellowship is ‘Gender: Overcoming Political, Legal and Economic Inequality’.

For details regarding the Media Fellowship, please review the brochure, available in PDF format.

Application Information

Information regarding the application process and the eligibility criteria is indicated in the brochures linked above.
Applications or any queries should be sent to hdfellowships.rcc-at-undp.org


UNDP Asia Pacific Human Development Fellowships

Human Development Report Unit
UNDP Regional Centre for Asia Pacific, Colombo Office
23 Independence Avenue
Colombo 7
Sri Lanka