Sida: Inviting Applicants for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Training Programme

Deadline: 10 April 2018 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has commissioned Lund University (LU) to carry out an advanced training programme on the topic of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). The International Training Programme in SRHR is 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 … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 10 April 2018 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. The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) has commissioned Lund University (LU) to carry out an advanced training … [Read more...]

Apply for Start-Up Chile Seed Program!

Deadline: 30 January 2018 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. Benefits Foreign teams will be provided with a one year working visa. All teams will have access to the Start-Up Chile community which … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Turkey Europe Future Forum 2018!

Deadline: 18 February 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Turkey Europe Future Forum 2018. The Turkey Europe Future Forum is a project of Stiftung Mercator in cooperation with TUSIAD, under the patronage of Federica Mogherini, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs. The Turkey Europe Future Forum takes place from July 1-8, 2018 in Paris and Berlin. The topic will be "Rethink Europe's Future" and tackles questions like these: Which scenario for the future of the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Swedish Institute’s SIMP Africa Programme!

Deadline: 6 February 2018 Do you want to be a part of a network of emerging leaders with a shared interest in exploring 21st century business perspectives? If yes, then join the Swedish Institute Management Programme for change-makers focusing on lasting success through responsible leadership and sustainable business. The Swedish Institute is seeking applications for its Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) Africa programme to lead change for responsible leadership and sustainable … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge

Deadline: 20 February 2018 Applications are open for Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge that harnesses the power of capital markets and student creativity to create positive impact in a world of perpetual resource scarcity and continued population growth. The challenge seeks to identify outstanding proposals offering novel investment strategies to meet some of the most pressing global challenges ahead. Contestants must propose and defend a strategy that uses finance and … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute: Inviting Applicants for Young Connectors of the Future

Deadline: 6 February 2018 Are you a leader with a vision? Do you want to make a change? Young Connectors of the Future (YCF) is a leadership programme for people who want to work for positive change in society – and in themselves. If you are open-minded and want a real learning challenge, apply for a seat among the YCF! YCF aims to support young leaders in South Asia by giving them the tools and methods they need in their work for an equal and sustainable society. All participants are experts … [Read more...]

Tony Elumelu Foundation: Inviting African Applicants for Entrepreneurship Development Programme

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is currently accepting applications for the 4th Cycle of its Entrepreneurship Development Programme for business ideas that can transform Africa. The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is the leading philanthropy in Africa championing entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs across the continent. The Foundation’s long-term investment in empowering African entrepreneurs is emblematic of Tony Elumelu’s philosophy of Africapitalism, which positions … [Read more...]

Applications Open for YALI Regional Leadership Center West Africa Emerging Leaders Program!

Deadline: 19 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center (RLC) West Africa Emerging Leaders Program. The YALI was launched by the United States government as a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. Program Tracks Business and Entrepreneurship: This track caters to the range of emerging or aspiring entrepreneurs who expect to take on leadership roles within the private sector or … [Read more...]

European Commission: Seeking Applications for Say No! Stop Violence against Women

Deadline: 10 February 2018 As part of its NON.NO.NEIN. Say No! Stop Violence against Women campaign, the European Commission in cooperation with Edcom is launching a competition inviting young professionals and students in creative schools to pitch a concept for an awareness raising video to be used on social media. Say No! Stop Violence against Women campaign aims to share information and showcase success stories about the important work that is being done in this field across the EU. More … [Read more...]

Regional Security in a Digital Era: Workshop for Media Practitioners and Journalists

Deadline: 20 February 2018 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate in Kolkata (PAS Kolkata) is seeking proposals for a project entitled “Regional Security in a Digital Era: Workshop for Media Practitioners and Journalists” that will provide an opportunity for prominent mid-career journalists, online editors, social media practitioners, bloggers and think tank commentators from the United States, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Burma, to develop their skills in international reporting and … [Read more...]

Call for Papers: 10th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies

Deadline: 22 March 2018 Applications are open for 10th annual International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies that will be held in Palma de Mallorca (Spain) on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of July, 2018. EDULEARN is one of the largest international education conferences for lecturers, researchers, technologists and professionals from the educational sector. After 10 years, it has become a reference event where more than 800 experts from 80 countries will get together to present … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Rise Up For Women And Girls in Nigeria Program!

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Rise Up is seeking applications from interested NGOs and Civil Society leaders to participate in a week-long intensive leadership accelerator program to advance social justice, education and opportunities for girls and women in Lagos, Abuja and surrounding environs in Nigeria. During this intensive workshop, participants will strengthen their leadership, learn new skills and develop strategies to improve the lives of girls and women in their communities. After the … [Read more...]

Climate CoLab Contest: Exploring Synergistic Solutions for Sustainable Development

Deadline: 7 January 2018 The Climate CoLab contest is inviting applicants to submit proposals on Exploring Synergistic Solutions for Sustainable Development. Key Issues As decision-makers are deciding and implementing strategies to pursue the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), they are running into trade-offs between achieving the targets. For example, studies have shown that, while protecting the world’s forests can keep carbon out of the atmosphere (contributing to the … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting on Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery Workshop

Deadline: 15 January 2018 Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its one-week reporting on Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery course in Delhi, a  unique chance for journalists in India to gain practical skills and knowledge in a country that is home to some 14 million of the world’s modern slaves. A major focus will be on the ethics of reporting slavery, from how to interact sensitively with traumatised survivors to getting past journalists’ own preconceived notions and … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme: Prevent and Respond to Gender Based Violence

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Advanced International Training Programme, “Prevent and respond to Gender Based Violence – strengthening agents of change”. The programme is implemented by the Swedish Police Authority and the Kvinna till Kvinna Foundation and is financed by Sida. The main objective is to increase the capacity of the targeted organisations and authorities to prevent and respond to Gender Based Violence, according to Rule of Law. It will … [Read more...]

The U.S.-Japan Leadership Program: Creating a Network of Talented Young Leaders to Foster Understanding Between U.S. and Japan

Deadline: 8 January 2018 The U.S.-Japan Leadership Program (USJLP) is open for applications to create a network of talented and diverse young American and Japanese leaders brought together to foster dialogue, friendship and understanding between the two countries. Benefits The Foundation covers economy class direct travel expenses to and from Delegates’ home location to the conference site, as well as lodging expenses and official travel during the conference. Incidental and/or … [Read more...]

Entries Open for 2018 World Press Photo Contest!

Deadline: 4 January 2018 Entries are open for the 2018 World Press Photo Contest. The World Press Photo Foundation is a major force in developing and promoting the work of visual journalists and visual storytellers, with a range of activities and initiatives that span the globe. The annual photo contest rewards photographers for the best single exposure pictures contributing to the past year of visual journalism. Prize Information The prize-winning photographs are assembled into an … [Read more...]

World Bank’s #Blog4Dev: How Can the Private Sector Help Deliver Better Public Services in Tanzania?

Deadline: 23 February 2018 If applicants is an Tanzanian postgraduate student living in Tanzania, here is their turn to have applicants says! The World Bank wants to hear their ideas on how the private sector can help the public sector initiate better public infrastructure, and other public services in Tanzania. Enter the Private Public Partnership (PPP) Essay Competition, and they could win an attachment to the World Bank in Tanzania! Topic "How can the private sector help deliver better … [Read more...]

Apply for Clean Energy Innovation Challenge!

Deadline: 2 February 2018 The Clean Energy Innovation Challenge is seeking innovative ideas for delivering affordable, reliable and sustainable energy through new sources for low income households, SMEs and communities. The Clean Energy Innovation Challenge is seeking applications from Nigeria is an open innovation challenge to find and support early stage sustainable energy innovators to get their ideas (working prototypes) off the ground as sustainable businesses and on track for … [Read more...]