Become a shaker of a new “Zeitgeist” for sustainable development, responsible management education, and corporate sustainability.
oikos invites business and economics students (Bachelor to PhD) from around the world to take part in the Student Reporter coaching programme and live blogging at the Rio+20 UN Summit in Rio-Brazil. The training and advocacy programme takes place between 12-23 of June, 2o12 in Rio where we will cover three key conferences and shake and be shaked by the rhythm and spirit of Rio and its global sustainability movement.
- The Global Forum for Responsible Management Education (14-15 June, Rio);
- The Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum (15.-18. June, Rio);
- The official Rio+20 Anniversary Summit – UN Conference on Sustainable Development (20-22 June, Rio).
Due to official accreditation procedures for the summit, the 1st application deadline is 18th of February. The 2nd deadline will be 1 of March. However, we strongly give advantage to submissions to the 1st deadine (18 Feb).
The more precise you are in your answers the more likely we will get an impression of you, which will help us to understand your passion for being part of a globally selected advocacy team at this important moment in history. You can click around this site and our social media links to get a feel for what live conference blogging is like. The following short document introduces conference blogging and provides a good glance into the work we will do in Rio. >> See PDF on Scribd
The Student Reporter program includes a full fledged training programme including social media expert coaches, experienced programme alumni assistance, and an international project lead. Student Reporters are required to take part in pre-conference virtual team building and training sessions, arrive on the 12 June in Rio, and stay with the team until 23 June in Rio.
Student Reporters will receive free registration for the conferences, accomodation and food during the training programme, and a stipend of 200 CHF to help cover travel costs.
If you have any questions about the programme or the application procedure just leave a comment below the application form.
Application Form (Application is closed since 1 March) – you will not receive a confirmation email when submitting