British–Croatian Fellowship Programme Climate Change and COP26

The British Embassy in Zagreb is delighted to announce the third round of its Fellowship Programme, a four week online educational programme for future Croatian decision makers.

The purpose of this year’s programme is to learn about the UK’s policies on tackling Climate Change, exchange experiences, as well as to create partnerships between the two countries, in the run up to COP26 Climate Conference to be held in Glasgow in November next year.

The programme is designed for individuals working on climate change issues for the Croatian government, NGOs, or Croatian businesses.

We aim for the programme to create opportunities for future cooperation, as well as potential collaboration in a series of climate related events throughout 2021.

The programme will be comprised of four weekly half-day sessions, organised via Zoom, on a targeted set of topics, with participation of UK experts on climate change. The sessions will be dedicated to tackling climate change and driving climate action, developing initiatives that reduce carbon footprint, drive progress in areas of transport and nature and promote green technology expertise in business and trade.

Read the outline of programme of activities in the document below, which was jointly created by British Embassy in Zagreb and DODS Group, our partner for this project.

The programme will take place from 26 January to 16 February 2021 and will recruit a total of 12 representatives from Croatia.

Candidates should fit the following profile:

  • representative of Croatian government, Croatian registered NGO or a Croatian registered business with a proven experience of dealing with climate change topics, green recovery or green solutions
  • a good working level of English that would enable a candidate to follow the programme and actively participate in discussions
  • a strong CV that shows leadership potential and previous experience in climate change topics

All candidates with an intention to apply must participate in all four dedicated sessions to obtain a certificate.

Application should include a CV and covering letter and be sent to Monika.Suknaic@fcdo.gov.uk by Monday, 11 January 2021.

For any further information about the programme and the recruitment process, please contact Ms Suknaic by email.

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