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The number of natural disasters has increased in the past few decades and is expected to increase in the future. To deal with the growing number and complexity of disasters, it is essential to understand the importance of supply chain activities that take place during a disaster relief operation.
Vienna University of Economics and Business invites non-profit organizations that currently are or have been involved in humanitarian or disaster relief to participate in an online survey about the role of religion in operating the humanitarian supply chain during a disaster relief phase.
The survey is estimated to take 10-12 minutes to complete, and will be open until January 31, 2019.
To complete the survey, please visit: https://surveys.wu.ac.at/humlog/index.php/111793?lang=en.
Museum for the United Nations - UN Live, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, is seeking a new CEO. UN Live, whose vision is “to connect people everywhere to the values and work of the United Nations" is looking for an ambitious, mission-driven, and globally-connected leader who can take the initiative from start-up to global institution. For a complete description of the position, please click on the website link below.
Deadline to apply: October 31, 2018
UNICEF is accepting applications for a Talent Group of Emergency Specialists (Humanitarian Affairs, P-3).
Description: Depending on the specific context, Emergency Specialists may contribute to some or all of the following activities: humanitarian emergency preparedness; coordination and management of humanitarian emergency response; resource mobilization and donor relations; and partnerships and advocacy.
Main requirements: Candidates need to possess an advanced university degree and have at least five years of experience in humanitarian issues, including in developing countries and emergency settings. Candidates have to be proficient in English and have a professional working proficiency in another UN language.
This recruitment is part of UNICEF's New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI), whereby successful candidates will benefit from a two-year career development programme including a comprehensive orientation into the organization, mentoring, coaching, and 360-degree feedback.
Deadline to apply: October 7, 2018
The first World Tolerance Summit has been announced for November 15 to 16, 2018, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The conference, whose theme is "Prospering from Pluralism: Embracing Diversity Through Innovation and Collaboration," will be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE, and bring together more than 500 leaders from around the world.