IESD has been strengthening the cooperation with UN-Environment and other international organization (including the headquarters of UN-Environment in Nairobi, Asia-Pacific Office of UN-Environment in Thailand, Stockholm Environment Institute in Sweden, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies in Japan, South-South Global Assets and Technology Exchange in Shanghai, etc.) in the world by encouraging Chinese students to apply for internships.

By the end of 2010, there were 20 students from Tongji University who had been admitted for internship in UN-Environment, SEI and IGES, with two of them having been the staff of UN-Environment and one of them in UNDP.

Qing XIA, as a student of IESD, has just come from the headquarters of UN-Environment in Nairobi. The following attachment is the UN-Environment Internship Report of Qing XIA.


Student of IESD completed the internship at UN-Environment

A student of IESD, Céline S, spent 3 months in Nairobi, Kenya for an internship with UN-Environment and was assigned in the Division of Regional Cooperation. During her stay there, she worked on a project involving the development of an online platform for knowledge sharing, which was launched on the 23rd of May 2012, at the UN General Assembly High Level Committee on South-South Cooperation in New York.


Student of IESD completed the internship at UN-HABITAT

A student of IESD, Ismael Abedin Ingelmo, spent 4 months in Myanmar Office, United Nations Human Settlements Programme. During her stay there, he worked to review and provide inputs for integrating Energy and Environmental Sustainability aspects in the draft Myanmar National Building Code Project. Ismael Abedin Ingelmo makes huge contribution to the office and wins a very good reputation during his assignment as an Intern.


Student of IESD completed the internship at Asia Pacific Office of UN-Environment

A student of IESD, Wang Zhexin, spent 4 months in Bangkok (Thailand), Asia Pacific Office of United Nations Environment Programme. During her stay there, he worked in the public and media office focusing on the arrangement of news. During the spare time, he communicated with staffs coming from different countries, as well as introduced Tongji University to them. He did a perfect job in the office and was well-reputed.


 UNEP Internship Report of Qing XIA