Consultant – Refugee and Displaced Scientists
The World Academy of Sciences is seeking an experienced consultant to help implement a project on ‘Refugee and Displaced Scientists’. This person will work closely with the TWAS Science Diplomacy Unit and Public Information Office as well as the Coordinator of the InterAcademy Partnership in Trieste. The project is being carried out in collaboration with the International Science Council.
The ultimate objective of the project is to gather knowledge and lay the groundwork for much more cohesive and coordinated national, regional and international responses to the issue of refugee and displaced scientists that would enable (the expected growing number of) affected individuals to be assisted smoothly and effectively in a follow-on phase of the initiative.
Such assisted individuals will then be better placed to return to their countries when conditions allow and help with the rebuilding process, thus mitigating the negative effects of brain drain.
Applications close on 28 February 2020
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