URBAN SDG KNOWLEDGE PLATFORM

Seongdong-gu (District) | South Korea

Seongdong's "Understand Avenue"

Seongdong's Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project called "Understand Avenue" is a creative public space to help support the socially underprivileged

Development of Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) in Jakarta

Jakarta's plan to develop the city's first Mass Rapid Rail Transport System

Jakarta
Indonesia

FEATURED CASE STUDIES

Semarang City | Indonesia

Slum upgrading program through "Architects Go To Villages"

The initiative from Semarang City to upgrade their slum area to trigger new economic activities and improve the quality of life in the slum area.

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Bandung City | Indonesia

Open green spaces In Bandung City (One village One garden)

The One village One Garden Project by Bandung City to create green open spaces for the public

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NEW CASE STUDIES

Education 360 Degrees Investment Program

Valenzuela City l Philippines

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Eco-Savers Program, Marikina City

Marikina l Philippines

1

Disiplina Village

Valenzuela City l Philippines

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NEWS & EVENTS

NEWS

20,February,2019

CityNet Vacancy Announcement : Urban SDG Knowledge Platform Intern

CityNet Vacancy Announcement: Program Intern

 

 About CityNet  CityNet is the largest association of urban stakeholders committed to sustainable development in the Asia Pacific region. Established in 1987 with the support of UNESCAP, UNDP and UNHabitat, the Network of cities has grown to include 139 municipalities, NGOs, private companies and research centers. We connect actors, exchange knowledge and build commitment to more sustainable and resilient cities. Through capacity building, city-to-city cooperation and tangible projects, we help our members respond to Climate Change, Disaster, Sustainable Development Goals and rising Infrastructure demands.   Position: Program Intern  The CityNet Secretariat’s programs team is currently looking for one suitable intern  Responsibilities  · Assist the Program Officer in managing the Urban SDG Knowledge Platform Project  · Conduct research and policy analysis  · Contribute to maintaining and expanding the online knowledge database  · Contribute to copy-editing of texts and modification/creation of visual materials  · Coordinate communication between CityNet and its partners, as well as other project stakeholders   Other tasks  · Support CityNet’s Knowledge Sharing and Capacity Building Programs (e.g. organize workshops)  · Content creation and management for CityNet blog, the SDG knowledge sharing platform and others  · Assist in project acquisition (e.g. identify suitable programs and potential partners, prepare project proposals)  · Support organizing side events and sessions at international conferences  · Translation of both Korean/English and English/Korean · Administrative support Please note: Tasks and responsibilities may be adjusted by supervisor · Other tasks requested by the Director  Required qualifications  · Graduate students, and recent graduates majoring in urban development, public policy, international relations, development studies, project management, environmental studies or related fields or a demonstrated interest in the activities and mission of CityNet, and relevant global agendas such as the New Urban Agendas and the SDGs  · Excellent spoken/written proficiency in English and Korean   Desired qualifications  · Experience in project assistance at a professional setting is ideal · Experience working with governments or international organizations is an asset  · Applicable knowledge of the New Urban Agenda and/or the SDGs in a development setting is an asset  · Proven proficiency with graphic design/publishing tools such as Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign is an asset   Timeline  · Desired starting date: ASAP  · Term: 3 months (with potential extension)   Please submit your CV and cover letter as one PDF to Seunghyeon Han at sdgplatform@citynet-ap.org by 13 February 2019.  ※ All applicants are kindly requested to note that, if selected for the advertised position, the position does not provide an employee-employer relationship between the successful applicant and CityNet Secretariat.

PUBLICATIONS

  • Introduction to Arisu - Seoul's Tap Water Citizens Trust and Drink

  • RECIPRO:CITY ISSUE No.2 : THE ANNUAL PUBLICATION SUPPORTS LOCAL ACTION FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE 2030 AGENDA

  • IGLUS Quarterly Vol 4, Issue 1

  • Sustainable Seoul Smart City: Seoul e-Government