CODERSIA’s Humanities Call: Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI)

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is currently seeking applications for its “Humanities Call: Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI)” to  promote research by African and Diaspora scholars in the Social Sciences and Humanities that can contribute to a better understanding of Africa and its place in the world.  Thematic Priorities All applications must engage with CODESRIA’s 2017-2021 thematic priorities and … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Council of Europe’s North-South Prize 2017!

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The Council of Europe is inviting nominees for the “North-South Prize 2017” in the following areas: Defense and promotion of human rights and pluralist democracy, Development of intercultural dialogue and reinforcement of the North-South partnership and solidarity. The North-South Prize distinguishes each year two personalities, one from the north, the other from the south, who have excelled in their commitment to human rights, democracy and rule of law, … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Public Peace Prize!

Deadline: 1 January 2018 Nominations are open for 2018 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 award in the world for which the candidates are proposed, nominated and supported simply by citizens of the world. This mark of recognition allows everyone to offer their appreciation for initiatives and for people, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace Revolution’s African Youth Amani Fellowship III!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Are you a young African peace activist looking for the key to self-development to help you in your life and work? Do you feel uncomfortable with the threats to peace and security in Africa? Would you like to learn how to develop your own Inner Peace in order to advocate effectively for Peace? If yes, then apply for the African Youth Amani Fellowship III. Peace Revolution is seeking applications for its African Youth Amani Fellowship III in order to cultivate … [Read more...]

BST Call for Proposals: Supporting Civic Initiatives in Central and Eastern Europe

Deadline: 1 October 2017 Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation (BST) has launched a call for proposals to support civic initiatives in Central and Eastern Europe meant to bolster civil society, democratic processes and citizen involvement in decision making, as well as to address some of the obstacles in further democratic development of the region. Projects should be initiated by civil society organizations legally registered in one of the following countries: Czech Republic, Slovakia, … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: SHAPE-SEA Research Grants Programme (RGP) 2018

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Strengthening Human Rights and Peace Research/Education in ASEAN/ Southeast Asia (SHAPE-SEA) is seeking concept notes for its Research Grants Programme (RGP) 2018 with an aim to develop the capacity of universities in ASEAN and the Southeast Asian region to contribute to the improvement of human rights and peace situation in Southeast Asia through applied research and education. Research Themes ASEAN and Human Rights Business Accountability Peace and … [Read more...]

CODESRIA: Applications Open for Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI)

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) is currently seeking applications for its Meaning-making Research Initiatives (MRI) to support research that contributes to agendas for imagining, planning and creating African futures. MRI replaces five tools that CODESRIA had deployed in previous years to support research. These were National Working Groups (NWG), Multinational Working Groups (MWG), Comparative Research Networks (CRN), … [Read more...]

IPRA Peace Research Grants Program: Enhancing the Processes of Peace

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The International Peace Research Association Foundation (IPRAF) is seeking applications for its Peace Research Grants Program in order to enhance the processes of peace. The IPRA Foundation began as a depository of funds brought in by people with specific projects. The main task was to invest those funds safely in socially acceptable enterprises and pay them out as needed. Grants Information The larger grants available are up to $5,000. Eligibility Criteria … [Read more...]

UNAOC Call for Applications: Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Programme

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is seeking applications for its Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Programme  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. Objectives During the programme, participants will: Learn about other cultures, … [Read more...]

Apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017: Recognizing Grassroots Peace Activists Worldwide!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you a peacebuilder? Would international recognition and a $10,000 prize help your organisation make a bigger impact? If yes, then apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017. Peace Direct is currently accepting applications for the 5th edition of its Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017 to reward innovative peacebuilding organisations with the potential to build sustainable peace in their communities. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global … [Read more...]

A List of Open Opportunities for Promotion of Peace and Democracy

Niwano Peace Foundation’s Grant Program: Building a World of Peace and Coexistence Deadline: 13 August 2017 The Niwano Peace Foundation (NPF) is currently seeking applications for its 2017 Grant Program to build a world of peace and coexistence. The Foundation makes grants in order to provide active encouragement for activities undertaken in a religious spirit and  conducted in such a way as to invite broad social participation. The Niwano Peace Foundation was chartered in 1978 to contribute … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Seeking Application for Uncovering Security Programme

Deadline: 4 September 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Uncovering Security Programme that will support journalists to collaborate with researchers to uncover emerging threats in specific communities, countries or regions worldwide, and produce stories that reach a wide audience. Uncovering Security was launched in 2016 to give journalists and researchers who are interested in similar security-related topics the opportunity to work together – to … [Read more...]

Apply for LEAP Africa International Youth Day 2017 Challenge!

Deadline: 12 August 2017 Submissions are open for "LEAP Africa International Youth Day 2017 Challenge". LEAP Africa is proud to be part of a global recognition and promotion of the United Nations’ (UN) International Youth Day which is celebrated each year to recognize the efforts of the world’s youth in enhancing the global society. The theme of this year’s International Youth Day – which takes place on August 12, 2017 – is “Youth Building Peace” and it is dedicated to celebrating young … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: U.S. Embassy Lusaka Public Affairs Section (PAS) Small Grants Program

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section Grants Program is seeking proposals to award grants to Zambian non-profit and non-governmental organizations for projects that support U.S. goals in the Republic of Zambia, including those promoting a better understanding of the United States, democracy and governance, entrepreneurship development, and peace. The Program is most interested in projects relating to: Promoting political awareness and participation among the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Youth, Peace and Security European Regional Consultation

Deadline: 2 August 2017 Applications are open for "Youth, Peace and Security European Regional Consultation" from 40 young people between the age of 15 and 29 who are active, enthusiastic and invested in promoting peace and security across the European Union, the countries of the European Free Trade Association and the Western Balkans to help discuss and orient the role of youth in sustaining peace in their communities and countries. As part of a series of regional consultations organised … [Read more...]

Apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017: Recognizing Grassroots Peace Activists Worldwide!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 Are you a peacebuilder? Would international recognition and a $10,000 prize help your organisation make a bigger impact? If yes, then apply for Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017. Peace Direct is currently accepting applications for the 5th edition of its Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders Awards 2017 to reward innovative peacebuilding organisations with the potential to build sustainable peace in their communities. Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders awards offer global recognition … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Peace Revolution’s African Youth Amani Fellowship III!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Are you a young African peace activist looking for the key to self-development to help you in your life and work? Do you feel uncomfortable with the threats to peace and security in Africa? Would you like to learn how to develop your own Inner Peace in order to advocate effectively for Peace? If yes, then apply for the African Youth Amani Fellowship III. Peace Revolution is seeking applications for its African Youth Amani Fellowship III in order to cultivate … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Participation and Engagement of Women in Governance and Peacebuilding Processes in Sri Lanka

Deadline: 26 July 2017 The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Multi Country Office (MCO) for India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka is seeking proposals from civil society organisations for its programme "Strengthening the Participation and Engagement of Women in Governance and Peacebuilding Processes in Sri Lanka". UN Women will focus on promoting women’s leadership and participation to strengthen their role in decision-making processes to develop a … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy to the Holy See: Seeking Proposals for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See is seeking proposals for its Small Grants Program to further U.S. foreign policy goals, in particular goals the embassy shares with the Holy See. Program Objectives Grant proposals should promote one or more of the following U.S. Embassy to the Holy See policy objectives: Promoting inter-faith dialogue, cooperation, understanding, and tolerance Combating trafficking in persons Promoting human … [Read more...]

1st International Youth Summit Lahore 2017: Role of Youth in achieving Peace, Education and Sustainable Development

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for 1st International Youth Summit Lahore 2017 that aims to be a reset with youth-based events in one key fundamental aspect: attitude! Youth events, worldwide, have become a stage for the youth to complaint about its non-inclusive status (not children and not adults) and to reinforce a certain sense of social alienation and of being special. We are all special because we are alive! Being younger or elder as little, or nothing, to do with … [Read more...]