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Sustainability Building and Public Engagement Coordinator

Statut : Comblé
Organisation : Atlantic Council for International Cooperation
Acronyme : ACIC
Type : Organisme non gouvernemental
Mandat : The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) is a unique coalition of Atlantic Canadian organizations and individuals working on, or having an interest in, international development and cooperation issues, working together to achieve sustainable global development in a peaceful and healthy environment, with social justice, human dignity, and participation for all. ACIC supports its members in development and development education through collective leadership, networking, information, training and coordination, and represents their interests when dealing with government and others. We currently have 55 members, including national and grassroots organizations from across the Atlantic Provinces.
Adresse : 210-2099 Gottingen Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia,
B3K 3B2
FAX: (902) 431-3216
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Personne ressource : Jessica Dubelaar
Courriel : projects@acic-caci.org
Pays : Bhoutan
Ville : Thimphu
Secteur : Destination plurisectorielle ou transversale
Description du stage : In response to a survey conducted by the Youth Development Fund (YDF) in Thimphu, youth of the capital indicated that the number one problem they would like to see solved is the increase in garbage from packaged goods that is clogging the rivers and roads. Activities will focus on education, entrepreneurship, employment and skills development in recycling programs for Bhutan based on successful programs in Nova Scotia.

In Canada
In Canada, the young professional will:
- Work with the existing GPI Atlantic youth group to develop and deliver presentations for Canadian and Bhutanese youth on recycling, waste characterization and other topics of solid waste management and recycling;
- Plan and coordinate community youth development events on the theme of waste reduction and recycling;
- Liaise with other NGOs and municipalities to increase waste management expertise, with emphasis on youth employment strategies through recycling;
- Conduct research and prepare report and resource package on successful Nova Scotia waste management programs for reference in Bhutan; and
- Plan and implement public engagement activities, including presentations to schools and youth groups on waste reduction and recycling.

Overseas
Overseas, the young professional will:
- Undertake public engagement activities including seminars, workshops, theatre, music events, and film showings;
- Collaborate in community development work with youth in Bhutan to implement recycling and source separation strategies; and
- Transfer skills and build capacity through workshops on recycling programs.
Organisation d'accueil : Youth Development Fund
Détails au sujet de l'organisation d'accueil : YDF's objectives are to establish a sustainable funding mechanism for youth development within Bhutan; to be a national funding partner with international donors, which target all segments of the youth population; and to help sustain various youth programs. The YDF currently implements vocational training projects, life skills projects, and youth centre activities, including school programs and environmental conservation and extracurricular projects.