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TACSO Albania: Inviting CSOs to participate in the Training on Civil Society Countering Violent Extremism

Deadline: 29 August 2016 TACSO Albania Office invites applications from the civil society organizations applying for EU funded projects, for its 2 training sessions on “Civil Society Organization Countering Violent Extremism”. The purpose of these activities is to familiarize potential applicants with the requirements of the Guidelines for Applicants, as well as to provide them with the state-of the art training on how to successfully apply for this call in partnership with other … [Read more...]

DFID Call for Applications: Hostile Environment Training in FCAS

Deadline: 7 October 2016 The Stabilisation Unit (SU) of UK's Department for International Development (DFID) is currently seeking partners to develop and manage a new training programme namely- Hostile Environment Training, for deployees travelling and working in Fragile and Conflict Affected States (FCAS). The SU is the Government's centre of expertise and best practice in stabilisation. Set up to respond to the complex challenges of fragile and conflict affected states, it is a uniquely … [Read more...]

UNAOC Call for Applications: Young Peacebuilders in West Africa

Deadline: 31 August 2016 United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is seeking applicants its Young Peacebuilders in West Africa Programme with an aim to support the growth of networks of young peacebuilders who are equipped with the tools to address stereotypes, prejudice and polarization in order to build more inclusive and peaceful societies in their communities and globally. Participants will interact online through a series of facilitated modules and in-person during a one-week … [Read more...]

Europeans for Peace: Funding Programme for International Youth Project

Deadline: 1 December 2016 The Remembrance, Responsibility and Future Foundation (Foundation EVZ) is inviting applications for its Europeans for Peace programme to promote international encounters of young people from Germany and the countries of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe as well as Israel. Europeans for Peace encourages young people to be active for human rights and international understanding with historical awareness. The theme for 2017/18 programme is- DISCRIMINATION. WATCH … [Read more...]

UNDP/South Sudan Call for Proposal: Inviting CSOs/NGOs/CBOs for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 14 August 2016 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in South Sudan is seeking proposals from CSOs/NGOs/CBOs with operational presence and capacities for its small grant program with an aim to provide legal aid services and psychosocial support and counseling to Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) survivors, in coordination with special protection units (SPUs) in Juba and community watch groups in the PoC areas. The objective of providing legal aid services is to … [Read more...]

Bureau of INL Enforcement Affairs: Combating Sexual and Gender-Base Violence in Congo DR

Deadline: 9 September 2016 The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from eligible organisations for the program entitled "Rule of Law Assistance related to strengthening the forensic medicine, law enforcement, and legal capacity of criminal justice sector actors to combat Sexual and Gender-Base Violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo". The project aims to improve security in the DRC by strengthening the legal system and bolstering … [Read more...]

Three Dot Dash: Identifying Global Teen Leaders for Just Peace Summit

Deadline: 16 September 2016 Three Dot Dash is seeking applications to identifies 25-35 Global Teen Leaders (GTLs) who are doing extraordinary work that helps meet one or more of the basic human need: food, water, health, shelter, education, safety and the environment- this creating a more peaceful society. Three Dot Dash identifies 25-35 Global Teen Leaders (GTLs) each year and brings them to New York City to attend the Just Peace Summit.  At the Summit, GTLs tool-up and recalibrate through … [Read more...]

European Union: Supporting Civil Society Actors in Conflict Prevention, Peace-building & Crisis Preparedness

Deadline: 14 September 2016 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations to provide support to in-country civil society actors in conflict prevention, peace-building and crisis preparedness” with an aim  to support (sub-national) and regional initiatives in countries affected by emerging from conflict or whose peace and stability is at risk and build in-country sustainable capacities for effective conflict management and peace-building. Objectives To … [Read more...]

Telenor Youth Forum: Inviting Youth to Share their Perspectives/Ideas on Digitalization for Peace

Deadline: 31 August 2016 Telenor Youth Forum is currently inviting youth from Telenor Group’s 13 markets in the Nordic region, Europe and Asia, to share their perspectives and ideas on digitalization for peace. The Forum brings these young leaders together, to collaborate as teams around social challenges. With physical gatherings in Oslo and in Bangkok, the Telenor Youth Forum is a year-long program that is run in collaboration with the Nobel Peace Center (NPC). Benefits Kick-off … [Read more...]

ConDev’s Student Media Grants: Inviting Students Worldwide

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The Center on Conflict and Development Student Media Grant, a photojournalism grant, is open for applications and invites students worldwide. ConDev—part of Texas A&M University’s Department of Agricultural Economics—works to improve the effectiveness of development programs and policies for conflict-affected and fragile countries through international research, education and projects. The Center uses science and technology to reduce armed conflict, sustain … [Read more...]

UNDP Peace Building Project: Strengthening Civil Peace in Lebanon

Deadline: 15 August 2016 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Lebanon is seeking proposals to engage a national NGO as responsible party for the assignment for a Peace Building Project entitled "Monitoring of the Implementation of the Journalists’ Pact for Strengthening Civil Peace in Lebanon and Promoting the Role of the Media in Peace Building". Funding Information: All proposals shall have the same maximum overall price (which cannot exceed the fixed budget amount of 180,000 … [Read more...]

Call for Project Applications: Europeans for Peace Program

Deadline: 1 December 2016 The Foundation "Remembrance, Responsibility and Future" (EVZ) is seeking applications for a program entitled "Europeans for Peace" that is an  international exchange project for young people from Germany and the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and Israel. Europeans for Peace strengthens the sense of history youth engagement for human rights and international understanding. The theme for 2017/18 is prohibition of discrimination. The projects should deal with … [Read more...]

European Union: Strengthening Democracy through Electoral Reform

Deadline: 22 September 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a programme entitled “Strengthening Democracy through Electoral Reform”  with an aim to enable civil society to contribute to the Strengthening Democracy through Electoral Reform process including through domestic election observation, provision of legal aid to citizens to defend their electoral rights, and civic and voter education. Size of Grants Any grant requested under … [Read more...]

European Union: Supporting Conflict Prevention, Peace-building & Crisis Preparedness

Deadline: 14 September 2016 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations to provide support to in-country civil society actors in conflict prevention, peace-building and crisis preparedness” with an aim  to support (sub-national) and regional initiatives in countries affected by emerging from conflict or whose peace and stability is at risk and build in-country sustainable capacities for effective conflict management and peace-building. Objectives To … [Read more...]

Dekabristen e.V.: Seeking Applications for Artist in Residence Program

Deadline: 1 August 2016 Dekabristen e.V.  is currently inviting applications for its Artist in Residence Program “Creative Peacebuilding”.  Artistic expression, a universal tongue regardless of nation and creed, becomes one of the sole means to fostering sympathy and understanding between warring parties. The program will begin with an introductory seminar in Tbilisi, Georgia, September 9-11, 2016. After the seminar, the participants will spend up to 4 weeks in artist residencies organized … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2016 N-Peace Awards!

Deadline: 29 July 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for 2016 N-Peace Awards with an aim to support women’s leadership for peace and social cohesion in Asia. Eligibility Criteria I: Untold Stories – women transforming their communities (one from each country) Women from the Philippines, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka or Pakistan are eligible. Must be aged 30 years or older and must not have previously won an N-Peace Award. Must uphold the values of gender … [Read more...]

CD-UNITED Call for Proposals for Democracy in Action Programme

Deadline: 31 December 2016 The Community of Democracies invites organizations to apply for funding through its CD-UNITED program entitled “Democracy in Action: Expanding Civil Society Space” which provides financial support to projects that support and strengthen democracy. CD-UNITED is the Community’s flagship initiative that seeks to finance projects and initiatives that support and strengthen democracy, promote human rights and fundamental freedoms, and build civil society around the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Public Peace Prize!

Deadline: 1 January 2017 Nominations are open for 2017 Public Peace Prize with an aim to foster greater recognition for peacemakers and peace initiatives around the world by the general public: on local, national and international levels. The Public Peace Prize is the only peace prize in the world based on the public’s choices that helps make better known people and initiatives working for peace and reconciliation, non-violence and mutual aid. Proposing Candidate Anyone can propose a … [Read more...]

FBA 1325 Grants: Women’s Participation in Issues concerning Peace and Security

Deadline: 1 November 2016 Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA) is currently inviting organizations or foundations for its 1325 Grants, a UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR), highlighting the importance of women’s participation and protection in conflict and post-conflict situations. Each year the FBA grants funds to projects that support the implementation of those resolutions that promote women’s equal participation in issues concerning peace and security, as well as programmes aiming to support … [Read more...]

National Endowment for Democracy: Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program

Deadline: 15 October 2016 The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking applicants for its Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program, which offers five-month fellowships to practitioners to focus on strategies and best practices for developing democracy in their country of interest; and to scholars to conduct original research for publication. Projects may address the economic, political, social, legal, or cultural aspects of democratic development and include a range of methodologies … [Read more...]

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