XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work Fellowship Program 2020 for OSH Professionals (Funded)

XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work Fellowship Program 2020 for OSH Professionals (Funded)

Deadline: April 15, 2020

Applications are open for the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work Fellowship Program 2020 for OSH Professionals. The XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work is a global forum for advancing worker health protection.

In 1955, the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Social Security Association (ISSA) organized and held the first World Congress in Rome, Italy. It was the first time that prevention experts and decision-makers from around the world met at a major international congress.

The World Congress continues to be the world’s largest event for the international occupational health and safety community – attracting over 3,500 delegates from more than 150 countries. Since inception, the World Congress opens its doors to the world every three years, each time hosted by a different country.

Benefits

Successful recipients will receive funding for: 

  • travel (economy fare) 
  • accommodation costs for up to a maximum of 4 days 
  • Congress registration fee 

Partial fellowships may also be granted to applicants based on assessment.  

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be from a developing country
  • Applications must be submitted in English and French

Application

Applications must be completed online.

As part of the application process, you are required to submit the following documents:

  • A copy of your resume/CV
  • A recommendation letter from an institution, organization, authority or university
  • A detailed calculation of requested costs; and
  • Proof of university enrollment

Applicants will be required to create an account, provide contact details, and answer questions. The portal contains all the instructions for applying.

For more information, visit XXII World Congress on Safety and Health Fellowship.

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