Green Links – Mar. 2 – Mar. 9, 2007

Posted March 10, 2007 by aravanetwork
Categories: Air Pollution, Alternative Energy, Biodiversity, Green Links, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Politics, Sustainability, Transportation, Urban Planning, Water Issues, Water Pollution

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APEN Steering Committee Meeting

Posted March 8, 2007 by aravanetwork
Categories: Announcements, APEN

APEN Steering Committee Meeting

29 – 30 March, 2007  Sde Boker

Friends,

The next meeting of the Alumni Steering Committee is only one month away! 

The meeting will take place at Sde Boker from Thursday evening through Friday afternoon.  For those who wish, you will be able to stay on through the weekend.

We will be housed by AIES alumni during the meeting. Please remember that our hosts are current students, and be respectful of their needs.  

Important technical details: 

We need 30 NIS from each participant to help cover the cost of food, which includes dinner, coffee and snacks, and a late breakfast. 

You must pay for your own transportation.

We need to know that you are coming by Thursday, 15 March.  – Sending an email is enough.

Please don’t just show up unannounced – we will be planning rooms, places to sleep, food, and the program in part based on the number of people we expect.

Please “RSVP” (let us know if you are coming) to: sharónb@arava.org, or yonatan@arava.org

Looking forward to taking our next step together, 

Sharón and Yonatan

Workshop: NATO Advanced Research Workshop

Posted March 8, 2007 by aravanetwork
Categories: AIES, Announcements, Israel, Jordan, Palestine, Water Issues, Water Pollution, Workshop

Advanced Research Workshop
http://www.natodeadsea.org/

19, 20, 21 November 2007, Kibbutz Ein Gedi, Dead Sea, Israel

Registration Deadline: August 31st
Candidates will be contacted by the end of September regarding their status

Objectives :
The objectives of this Advanced Research Workshop (ARW) are to provide an academic forum for the implementation of sustainable development and management options for transboundary waters and other resources occurring in areas of conflict and arid and/or extreme environmental conditions using the Dead Sea as a case study.

The workshop will provide a forum for the identification of-and solutions to-overcoming barriers to effective conflict resolution and cooperation over transboundary waters and other resources occurring in arid and/or extreme environmental conditions.

Who Should Apply?
This Advanced Research workshop is targeted to professionals from respective NATO, Partner and Mediterranean Dialogue countries that are primarily involved in policymaking and the science and engineering aspects of water resources management.

Internship Opportunity: AIES Research Intern 2007

Posted March 8, 2007 by aravanetwork
Categories: AIES, Internship

Arava Institute Research Intern 2007

The Research Intern will help the Director of Research at the Arava Institute implement daily tasks as well as strategic plans for the Institute’s Research Programs. The Intern may have the possibility to work on the current programs: Transboundary/ Stream Restoration, Ambient Concentrations and Chemical Composition of Particulate Matter 2.5 across borders, the Center for Sustainable Agriculture, and The Center for Sustainable Energy.

The areas, in which assistance is required include:
Fundraising tasks and grant writing
Human Resource Management
Research and academic work including assistance in paper writing, editing, and reference citing
Representation of the Institute

The Intern’s specific responsibilities will include:
Research
Email filtering and communication
Data entry
Filing
Logistics for research programs
Trip planning

The position is available on a rolling basis, starting in February 2007.
Requirements for the position are:
English language fluency
Hebrew and Arabic language fluency preferable
Computer skills in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
Must own a laptop and cell phone
Organized, energetic and enthusiastic
Environmental background preferred
College Graduate

Conditions of Internship:
Ideally the Intern will be fully funded from an outside fellowship or organization.
The Institute will provide support in finding living arrangements on the AIES campus or on Kibbutz Ketura. The intern may be subsidized for housing and placed in a room with another Institute intern or with an AIES student.

This is an unpaid Internship.
Contact Clive Lipchin at Clive@arava.org

Green Links – Feb. 27 – March 7, 2007

Posted March 2, 2007 by aravanetwork
Categories: Activism, Air Pollution, Environment, Green Links, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Sustainability, Transportation, Urban Planning, Water Issues, Water Pollution

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Green Links – Feb. 21-27, 2007

Posted March 2, 2007 by aravanetwork
Categories: Activism, AIES, Air Pollution, Alternative Energy, Environment, Green Links, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, News, Palestine, Politics, Sustainability, Urban Planning, Water Issues, Water Pollution

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Green Links – Feb. 17-21, 2007

Posted February 21, 2007 by aravanetwork
Categories: Alternative Energy, Eco-Tourism, Environment, Green Links, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, News, Sustainability, Water Issues, Water Pollution

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