OECD: 17th International Economic Forum on Africa 2017

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Are you a young entrepreneur? Do you reside in Africa? Here's your chance to participate in the 2017 International Economic Forum on Africa 2017! The 2017 International African Economic Forum will be held in Paris on October 4th 2017, gathering OECD officials and African policy makers, private sector, academia and civil society leaders. Following this year's theme, "Entrepreneurs and industrialisation in Africa", young entrepreneurs from Africa are invited to take … [Read more...]

Applications Open for African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Applications are open for African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age that will bring together senior policymakers, government administration senior officials, development partners, private sector, representatives of African youth, young entrepreneurs, civil society and experts to showcase, share and discuss comprehensive and innovative TVSD/TVET models and programmes. The program’s aim is to develop the leadership and digital skills of the … [Read more...]

SIDA International Training Programme: Seeking Applications for Quality Infrastructure for Food Safety

Deadline: 19 October 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme, “Quality Infrastructure for Food Safety”. The Programme runs from 4  February to 2 March 2018 in Sweden. Objectives To provide awareness, information and training to the relevant governmental officials and economic operators regarding the new principles and requirements related to food safety, international trade in food and … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Albania: Exchange/Training Program for CVE Officials and Civil Society

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The United States Embassy in Tirana is pleased to announce a notification of a funding opportunity for an exchange training program for government officials and civil society actors leading CVE efforts. The Embassy is seeking for proposals for the development and implementation of a three-week exchange/training program in the U.S. for 8 Albanian government officials and civil society leaders, which will provide the participants with the opportunity to explore US … [Read more...]

IDB’s Call for Proposals: World Water Forum 2018

Deadline: 28 August 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a call for proposals for the 8th World Water Forum 2018. The proposals for the most groundbreaking practices and case studies on water and sanitation in the Americas will be presented at the World Water Forum 2018 in Brasilia. The World Water Forum is the major water and sanitation event worldwide. It will take place between March 18th and 23rd of 2018, in Brasilia, cohosted by the World Water Council and the … [Read more...]

Call for Participants: Strengthening Food Security through Integrated Earth Observations & Ecological Assessments of Ecosystem Services in Kenya

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council, together with Universities of Leicester and University of Nairobi, will be holding a workshop on "Strengthening Food Security through Integrated Earth Observations & Ecological Assessments of Ecosystem Services in Kenya" in Nairobi from Sunday 26th –Thursday 30th November, 2017. The workshop is being coordinated by Prof Heiko Balzter, University of Leicester (UK) and Dr Faith … [Read more...]

Call for Participants: Creative Media Space Training Course in Slovakia

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Are you enthusiastic young media makers (student or recent graduate), working for non-governmental organisations focused on media, dealing with international projects and PR activities regarding media, or simply interested in media and would like to be involved in it? If yes, then apply for the Creative Media Space training course in Slovakia. The European Youth Press, together with its Member Organisations from Slovakia and Austria-European Dialogue and Jugendpresse … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Ambassadors Programme!

Deadline: 3 September 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Ambassadors Programme to build a targeted team of 54 young Ambassadors, one from each African country. NEF Ambassadors, who are all under 42 years, drive the NEF’s local public engagement activities while growing their own careers through the NEF’s partnerships that offer opportunities for mentorship and collaborations with established researchers. The NEF Ambassadors attend the biennial NEF Global … [Read more...]

The Agroforestry Workshop: Developing a Sustainable Network of Researchers across UK, Kenya and South Africa

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The British Council's Researcher Links Programme has opened applications for Agroforestry workshop on “Role of small holder agroforestry systems in the arid and semi-arid regions in combating climate change”. The workshop aims to develop a sustainable network of researchers across the three countries to underrated the socioeconomic and environmental benefits of the Agroforestry system in Arid and semi-arid region and evaluate of potential of satellite remote sensing for … [Read more...]

Christopher Newport University Call for Abstracts: Global Status of Women and Girls Conference

Deadline: 3 September 2017 The Christopher Newport University is seeking abstract from all academic disciplines for its conference entitled "Global Status of Women and Girls" that explore these topics and shed light on women’s efforts to effect social change. The theme of this conference will be "Women, Social Change and Activism: Then and Now". This interdisciplinary conference uses the tools of the arts, humanities, social sciences and other fields to address challenges faced by women … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Young Enterprise Initiative South Africa (YEI South Africa) Programme!

Deadline: 7 August 2017 The Embassy of France in South Africa and the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) are seeking applications for its Young Enterprise Initiative South Africa (YEI South Africa) programme that will focus on providing South African start-up companies with the opportunity to develop and grow their businesses in France. The YEI South Africa programme will be implemented in parallel with similar programmes in South Korea, the USA, Taiwan and Italy. It provides an opportunity … [Read more...]

The DO School & BMW Group’s DOathon Training Program for Budding Entrepreneurs!

Deadline: 30 July 2017 (The extended selection deadline for those who don't need a visa for Germany is 21 August 2017) Are you passionate about pioneering the future of work for generations to come, alongside a company that champions innovation, BMW Group? Then apply now for the DOathon Training Program. The DO School and BMW Group are currently inviting budding entrepreneurs for its DOathon Training Program that is an intense three-day, standalone program for people who act as champions of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 7th Global Education and Youth Training Course for Youth Multipliers!

Deadline: 28 July 2017 Are you a young key multiplier playing an active role in a youth organisation, willing to gain skills to promote and disseminate principles of Global Development Education (GDE) to other young people?  Do you want to develop intercultural competences to facilitate peer-learning processes with other young people?  If yes, then apply for the 7th Global Education and Youth Training Course. The North-South Centre (NSC) of the Council of Europe is seeking applications for its … [Read more...]

Start-Up Chile Seed Program: Strengthening Enterprise Environment & Culture of Innovation in Chile

Deadline: 5 September 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for Start-Up Chile Seed program to attract world class entrepreneurs to do business in Chile. Seed accommodates early stage entrepreneurs who will strengthen the enterprise environment, support the culture of innovation in Chile and connect with Latam to grow from the region to the world. The purpose of the program is to attract, boost and create new high impact new businesses, through globally minded female leaders; encouraging also, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2nd Eurasian Gender Academy 2017!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for the second Eurasian Gender Academy 2017 to address the persistent gender inequalities and human rights violations that put Women, Girls and Transgender (WG/TG) at a greater risk of, and more vulnerable to HIV, hepatitis and tuberculosis. This event is conducted in the framework of RCNF-funded Project “Eastern European Regional Platform for Accelerated Action for Women, Girls and Transgender in in HIV/AIDS Context”. Eurasian Gender Academy … [Read more...]

Investigative Journalism Training Programme: Inviting Young North African and European Journalists

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Are you a critically thinking journalist? Would you like to work on a cross-border investigative story? Do you want to investigate and fight transnational corruption? Investigate the Mediterranean is looking for young North African and European journalists to be part of an investigative journalism training programme. This programme will support a new generation of journalists to write about ongoing cases and potentially identify new stories about public asset … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme “Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)” , designed for individuals holding positions in organizations in the area of SRHR and who are qualified to participate in reform processes at various levels. Objectives The long-term objective of the programme is to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of poor women, … [Read more...]

Apply for European HIV Academy For Enabling Legal Enviroments!

Deadline: 26 July 2017 Applications are open for European HIV Academy For Enabling Legal Enviroments, a two-day training academy for people living with and affected by HIV, is dedicated to skills building for addressing punitive or disabling legal environments. Around 25 participants from across Europe will be selected to take part in this training academy, which will focus on three intersectional legal barriers affecting people living with, and affected by, HIV: legal and regulatory … [Read more...]

ARTICLE 19: Seeking Applications for Workshop on Regulating “Hate Speech” in the Media

Deadline: 28 August 2017 ARTICLE 19 is currently seeking applications from representatives of audio-visual media regulatory bodies and press councils from across the European Union to participate in a two-day workshop on international legal standards on regulating hate speech in the media. ARTICLE 19 is an international non-governmental organisation, working globally to promote freedom of expression and access to information. The project is financially supported by the Rights, Equality and … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Australia: Young Pacific Leaders Conference 2017/2018

Deadline: 11 August 2017 U.S. Embassy in Canberra, Australia has announced an open competition for U.S. organizations interested in submitting proposals to organize a comprehensive program designed to provide emerging Pacific leaders with the skills and knowledge they need to become leaders in the region’s economic and civic development.  As a Pacific nation, the United States has long been committed to working with partners in the region to ensure continued regional security, as well as … [Read more...]

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