United Nations Nippon Foundation Fellowship 2023(fully funded)

Deadline: September 14th 2022

Deadline: September 14th 2022

The Applications for the United Nations Nippon Foundation Fellowship 2023 are open. United Nations Nippon Foundation Fellowship provides Marine Science in support of developing government officials and other intermediate professionals in developing states in support of maritime affairs and maritime law, as well as related disciplines, including the administrative framework.

 The nine month fellowship,Fellows will learn about the international legal framework, key issues and best practices in maritime affairs, become familiar with the work of the United Nations and develop professional skills. Fellows will also conduct individual research, under academic supervision, and write essays on a topic of their choice.

Upon completion of the Fellowship, Fellows are expected to return to their home countries and use their in-depth knowledge and extensive experience to help develop a comprehensive United Nations Convention on Maritime Policy and Law. I will help enforce the established legal system. By designing, implementing and/or testing specific marine improvement projects, including specific improvement projects.

List of Host Institutions:

Here is the list of institution where selected candidates can do fellowship:

  • Ankara University Research Center of the Sea and Maritime Law
  • Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong (Wollongong, Australia)
  • Cardiff University, School of Law and Politics, (Cardiff, U.K.)
  • Centre de Droit Maritime et Océanique, Université de Nantes (Nantes, France)
  • Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), University of West Indies (Cave Hill Campus, Barbados)
  • Centre d’Etudes et de Récherches sur le Droit des Activités Maritimes et l’Environnement
  • (CERDAME), Institut du Droit et de la Paix et du Développement, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis (Nice, France)
  • Coastal Resources Center, Graduate School of Oceanography, University of Rhode Island
  • Columbia Law School, Columbia University (New York, U.S.A.)
  • Department of Public, Civil Procedure, International and European Law of the University of Milan (Milan, Italy)
  • Edinburgh Centre for International and Global Law, Edinburgh University (Edinburgh, U.K.)
  • Faculty of Law, The University of New South Wales (Sydney, Australia)
  • Gerard J. Mangone Center for Marine Policy, University of Delaware (Newark, U.S.A.)
  • Graduate Program in Marine Affairs, Department of Marine Affairs, University of Rhode Island (Kingston, U.S.A.)
  • Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Ecology – ZMT (Bremen, Germany)
  • Marine and Environmental Law Institute, Dalhousie University in partnership with the International Ocean Institute-Canada (Halifax, Canada)
  • Marine Affairs Programme, Dalhousie University (Halifax, Canada) in partnership with the International Ocean Institute-Canada (Halifax, Canada)
  • Marine and Shipping Law Unit, University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia)
  • Marine Law and Policy Research Centre, Istanbul Bilgi University (Istanbul, Türkiye)
  • Maritime Institute, University of Ghent (Ghent, Belgium)
  • Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, (Heidelberg, Germany)
  • Melbourne University Law School (Victoria, Australia)
  • National Oceanography Centre (NERC), (Southampton, U.K.)
  • Nelson Mandela University South African Research Chair in the Law of the Sea and Development in Africa, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
  • Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea, Utrecht University School of Law (Utrecht, The Netherlands)
  • NOVA University, School of Law, (Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Saint Mary’s University (Halifax, Canada)
  • Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance (SELG), University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, Scotland)
  • Sydney Law School, University of Sydney (Sydney, Australia)
  • School for the Environment, the University of Massachusetts Boston (Boston, U.S.A.)
  • Tulane Maritime Law Center, Tulane University (New Orleans, U.S.A.)
  • University of Milano Bicocca (Milano, Italy) : Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza and Dipartimento di Scienze dell’Ambiente e della Terra “Marine Sciences Programme
  • University of Tromso (Tromso, Norway)
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Woods Hole, MA, )
  • World Maritime University (Malmo, Sweden) and Global Ocean Institute (Malmo, Sweden)

There is an Online Application Process to apply for United Nations Nippon Foundation Fellowship 2023. Follow the given below steps to apply for USA Fellowship Program.

  • The application must be typewritten or word-processed.
  • Applicants must answer all questions thoroughly and clearly.
  • Special attention should be paid to sections 18, 19, 20, 21, and 23 of the application.
  • The applicant must provide an accurate personal history.
  • A proposed research and study program should be planned.
  • The application form must be signed or certified by the nominating authority or officer in charge.
  • Submit the signed form through email directly at doalos@un.org

Students can apply for United Nations Nippon Foundation Fellowship 2023 who fulfills the following criteria:


Students can apply for United Nations Nippon Foundation Fellowship 2023 who fulfills the following criteria:

  • You must be between 25 and 40 years old.
  • You must successfully complete your first university degree, and demonstrate the ability to conduct independent advanced academic research and study.
  • You must be a mid-level professional from a national government organ of a developing State, or another governmental or non-governmental agency in such a State, which deals directly with ocean affairs issues, and your professional position must allow you to directly assist your nation in the formulation and/or implementation of policy in this area. This includes marine sciences and the science-policy linkage.

Your “Nomination and Recommendation Form” should be completed by a Government official or other official who can attest to the nature of your work with respect to the Government’s ocean affairs and law of the sea related activities, and indicate how an Award would directly contribute to these activities;

  • Your proposed research and study program should directly assist in the formation of your nation and/or law enforcement of maritime affairs and maritime policies and programs.
  • You must be free of all non-association responsibilities throughout the fellowship period unless authorized by the Division.
  • Fellows receive a monthly stipend from the host organization.
  • Local transportation costs are covered.
  • The stipend rates are different for each country and are in line with the UN stipend rates for each country.
  • Return economy air tickets are provided by the host organization.
  • Visa processing and visa processing fees will be covered by the United Nations.
  • Medical insurance will be covered by the host organization.
  • Host organizations will provide accommodation costs.
  • Partners will receive a $100 / month book allowance.

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