UNOY Peacebuilders Call for Participants: Starting UNSCR 2250 Implementation Locally and Nationally

Deadline: 10 June 2017 Are you a young peacebuilder who feels a strong commitment to building meaningful intergenerational partnerships for peace? Would you like to build your knowledge and skills to hold meaningful discussions with decision-makers? If so, UNOY Peacebuilders invites participation in Act on 2250, an online training course, which will help participants translating international policies into local realities. This training will be held online, starting on 3 July and ending on 1 … [Read more...]

Institut français: Seeking Applications for Bamako Encounters 2017

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Ministry of Culture of Mali and Institut français, co-producers of the Bamako Encounters, open the Call for Applications to the Pan-African Exhibition of the Bamako Encounters 2017. Organised by the Malian Ministry of Culture and Institut français, the Bamako Encounters is the first and principal international platform dedicated to contemporary photography and new images in Africa. A sustainable platform for discovery, exchanges and interaction, the Bamako Encounters … [Read more...]

Call for Participants: FLEX-Ability Central Asia Workshop 2017

Deadline: 16 June 2017 American Councils for International Education announces the Central Asia FLEX-Ability Workshop to be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on July 19 - July 23, 2017. The Central Asian FLEX-Ability Workshop 2017 is a four-day training for 49 FLEX alumni and three Alumni Coordinators from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. The theme of the workshop is Smart Storytelling; using modern tools of storytelling to craft, produce and share stories, creating future-ready alumni … [Read more...]

Apply for Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative 2017!

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative is a joint collaboration between the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), the Diplo Foundation of Switzerland, and the National Centre for Research on Europe (NCRE) of New Zealand. It is supported by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland. The Initiative aims at improving the relations between Asia and Europe by enhancing public diplomacy efforts among the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Partners. It provides … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Vocational Training, On-the-Job Training, Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship in Kosovo

Deadline: 21 July 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Support to Vocational training, On-the-Job training, Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship” with an aim to increase employability, sustainable employment prospects for disadvantaged groups, namely youth and women in Kosovo. Priorities Provision of knowledge and skills that will increase employability and create employment; Enhancing entrepreneurship and … [Read more...]

ARASA Call for Submissions: Second Africa Regional Dialogue on HIV, TB and the Law

Deadline: 12 June 2017 Are you protected from discrimination or unfair treatment because of your HIV status or your TB status? Or does discrimination persist? What has changed, if anything, in the last 5 years? As a woman living with HIV, do you still experience violence from partners, stigmatisation, blame, or discrimination from health carers because of your HIV status? Has there been any positive change in laws, practices or the actions of others in the past 5 years? Are you better … [Read more...]

Apply for Watershed’s Creative Producers International Programme!

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Creative Producers International is a new world-wide talent development programme led by Watershed, which will provide fifteen Creative Producers from across the globe with the skills they need to become the city change-makers of the future. Expanding and leveraging the networks and ethos of Playable City™, which puts people and play at the heart of cities across five continents. Successful participants will gain the skills and abilities to have a new kind of conversation … [Read more...]

Civil Society Facility South: Online Lab for Training of Trainers (TOTs) for Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 6 June 2017 The Civil Society Facility South (CSFS, based in Tunis) has announced the call for applications for its Online Lab for Training of Trainers (TOTs) for Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) from the Southern Mediterranean region. This Online Lab project is designed to strengthen the CSOs dialogue capacities in 10 countries. The new online TOT builds on the experience made during the previous programme 2016 / 2017. The main objective is to support regional networks of TOTs … [Read more...]

OSISA: Submit Applications for Public Policy Course in Africa

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (Osisa) in collaboration with The Institute of Peace, Leadership and Governance (IPLG) is seeking applications for its Public Policy Course with an aim to provide participants with knowledge and skills in public policy design, analysis, and implementation processes to assist them to develop relevant programmes. This course in public policy, governance and civil society is designed to provide basic fundamentals of public … [Read more...]

Call for Participation: Visegrad Academy of Cultural Management

Deadline: 15 June 2017 Applications are open for Visegrad Academy of Cultural Management (VACuM) which is a year training programme for young professionals working in cultural field in the Visegrad Group countries (V4) i.e. Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Eastern Partnership countries (EaP): Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Its main aims are: development of skills and competences in the field of cultural and community policies and … [Read more...]

The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation: Supporting U.S. Organizations with up to $20,000

Deadline: 10 November 2017 The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation is seeking applications for its spring round of grants program to support museums, cultural, and performing arts programs; schools, hospitals, educational and skills training programs, programs for youth, seniors, and the handicapped; environmental and wildlife protection activities; and other community-based organizations and their programs. Funding Information The grant amount ranges from $1,000 to $20,000. Eligibility … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Aboriginal Tourism Showcase 2017 Showcase Canada Asia

Deadline: 7 June 2017 The Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada (ATAC) is pleased to issue the following call for applications to qualified Aboriginal tourism businesses and Aboriginal Tourism Marketing Organizations to participate as sellers in the National Aboriginal Tourism Showcase Program at the Showcase Canada Asia marketplace in Beijing, China October 16th – 19th, 2017. Showcase Canada-China 2017 will bring together representatives from over 100 leading Canadian seller organizations … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ICHCAP’s Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI) Program 2017!

Deadline: 30 May 2017 Applications are open for the ICHCAP’s Cultural Partnership Initiative (CPI) Program 2017 that is a representative program among Korea’s cultural official development assistance programs, offering five months’ residency (July to November 2017) to selected participants. The main objective of the program is to enhance international exchange in the ICH field by inviting young professionals from the Asia-Pacific region. The participants have an opportunity to build their … [Read more...]

RRC.AP Call for Applications: Training Programme on Economics of Climate Change Adaptation

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The UNDP in cooperation with the USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific Project and the Regional Resource Center for Asia and the Pacific (RRC.AP) at the Asian Institute of Technology is seeking applications for its Training Programme on Economics of Climate Change Adaptation with an aim to equip government officials and other stakeholders in the Asia and the Pacific region with economic tools necessary to identify, prioritize, design and implement climate-resilient projects and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNESCO ‐ Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017!

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Applications are open for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017, with an aim to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in Africa’s development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation. The annual Summit aims to contribute to building research capacity … [Read more...]

The North-South Centre of the Council of Europe and the Youth Co-operation Programme on Structured Participation in Democratic Processes

Deadline: 26 May 2017 Applications are open for the Youth Co-operation Programme of the North-South Center (NSC) with an aim to provide training and capacity-building for young people and youth organisations as well as to facilitate their participation in decision and policy making processes. The training will be provided on "Structured Participation in Democratic Processes". The specific mission of the Centre is to empower civil society, in particular youth and women, through intercultural … [Read more...]

SIDA International Training Programme: Seeking Applications for Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants for its International Training Programme, “Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)” with an aim to increase the integration of environmental and sustainability considerations into planning and decision making processes in the participants’ countries. The objective of the programme is to strengthen SEA capacity in the participants' organisations. The programme will support each … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Regional Capacity-Building Workshop for TB Champions!

Deadline: 22 May 2017 With the support of USAID, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the Stop TB Partnership, invite applicants from Anglophone and Lusophone Africa for its Regional Capacity-Building Workshop for TB Champions. The workshop will be conducted between 7-9 July in Accra, Ghana. Selected participants will be provided with all support for travel, accommodation, visas and related expenses. Focus Issues The workshop will adopt inclusive, participatory … [Read more...]

Be a Part of “Local Councillors: Everyday Actors of Local Democracy” Workshop!

Deadline: 29 May 2017 The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe is organising a workshop “Local councillors: everyday actors of local democracy” in Odesa on 13-15 June 2017. The workshop will provide a platform for exchange between Ukrainian peers, experts, and members of the Council of Europe Congress on the ways to develop an inclusive and participatory decision-making process, and higher ethical standards in local policies. This workshop is proposed as part of … [Read more...]

Apply for 6th Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network!

Deadline: 20 June 2017 Applications are being accepted for the 6th Annual Conference of the Historical Dialogues, Justice, and Memory Network by Columbia University, Institute for the Study of Human Rights, Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability (AHDA). In considering the politics and policies of commemorating the past, this conference probes how public discourses about memory change over time. Papers that explore how the past is known, interpreted, conceptualized, or … [Read more...]

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