Wageningen UR CDI Course: Fisheries Governance for Food Security

Deadline: 10 September 2018 The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is accepting applications for its International Course on “Fisheries Governance for Food Security” from 22 October 2018 to 9 November 2018 in Netherlands. The primary tasks of the fisheries manager or governor is to balance the pressure on the fish stocks and the aquatic habitat. This requires innovative solutions which can be created when stakeholders are able to meet, share experiences, learn together and … [Read more...]

SMHI International Training Program: East Africa Climate Change-Mitigation and Adaptation Program

Deadline: 20 December 2017 The Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) is inviting organisations from Ethiopia, Kenya and Rwanda to nominate candidates for the Advanced International Training Programme Climate change - Mitigation and Adaptation. This round of the training programme has a special focus on Water resources incl. agriculture. The overall objective of this training programme is to combat the negative impacts of climate change on vulnerable people living in poverty … [Read more...]

SIDA International Training Programme: Productive Employment and Decent Work for Sustainable Development

Deadline: 19 January 2018 The Swedish Public Employment Service and the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) are seeking applicants for its International Training Programme, “Productive Employment and Decent Work for Sustainable Development” with an aim to strengthen the capacity of decision makers and other stakeholders from Africa and Asia in the field of labour market policy. The participants will exchange experiences within the area of labour market policy between countries and … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: International AIDS Conference 2018

Deadline: 10 January 2018 Amsterdam Youth Force, Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA) and AFEW International are inviting applicants from Eastern Europe and Central Asia region (EECA) to submit drafts abstracts for XXII International AIDS Conference 2018 in Amsterdam (AIDS 2018) to board panel of experts for review. The conference will gather scientists, political leaders, and people living with HIV from all around the world. One of the key objectives of AIDS 2018 is to spotlight the … [Read more...]

United States Embassy in Minsk: Study of the U.S. Summer Institutes (SUSI) Program

Deadline: 17 December 2017 The United States Embassy in Minsk is inviting Belarusian students to participate in the Study of the U.S. Summer Institutes (SUSI) Program. Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSIs) for Student Leaders from Europe are intensive short-term academic programs whose purpose is to provide groups of undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills. The Summer Institutes for European Student … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Swedish Institute’s SIMP Northern Europe Program!

Deadline: 28 December 2017 Do you want to be a part of an international network of emerging leaders focused on responsible leadership and sustainable business practices? If yes, then apply for the Swedish Institute Management Programme Northern Europe. The Swedish Institute is seeking applications for its Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) Northern Europe in order to lead change for responsible leadership and sustainable business practices. The programme challenges traditional … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Zambia: SUSI Student Leaders on Women’s Leadership Program

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The U.S. Embassy is seeking qualified Zambian women to apply for the Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders on Women’s Leadership. SUSI Student Leader programs are intensive short term academic programs whose purpose is to provide groups of undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States, while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills. The five-week Institute will consist of a balanced series of seminar … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Bank #Blog4Dev Competition for Kenya, Uganda & Rwanda

Deadline: 22 December 2017 The World Bank is currently inviting applicants for its #Blog4Dev Competition with an aim to provide opportunity for Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda Citizens. The World Bank wants applicants to share their thoughts on Gender-Based Violence in Kenya, Rwanda, or Uganda for a chance to win a trip to Washington, D.C. in April 2018. A global epidemic—affecting as many as one in every three women—Gender-Based Violence is defined as serious violations not against women and girls … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Mozambique: 2018 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program

Deadline: 20 December 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Mozambique is seeking applications for its 2018 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program (PAYLP) in order to provide secondary school youth (ages 15-18) and adult educators the opportunity to explore themes such as entrepreneurship, civic education, youth leadership, economic development, and respect for diversity. This program will take place from August 4-25, 2018. PAYLP is an intensive academic program offered by the … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Tunisia: SUSI for Student Leaders on Civic Engagement Exchange Program in the United States

Deadline: 25 December 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Tunis has announced the Study of the United State Institute (SUSI) for Student Leaders: Civic Engagement exchange program. The five-week program will take place in June-July 2018. The SUSI Civic Engagement program is an intensive academic exchange that provides undergraduate students with a deeper understanding of the United States and enhances their leadership skills. The program will consist of seminar discussions, readings, group presentations, … [Read more...]

Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia: Seeking Proposals for Labour in East Asia Program

Deadline: 14 February 2018 The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) is inviting applicants for a program entitled “Labour in East Asia” that aims to improve understanding of labour market issues in the context of increasing fragmentation of production across countries in the East Asian region. Objectives This study aims: to discuss labour market issues relevant for global value chain integration, to assess the distribution of benefits from GVC integration, … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Zambia: 2018 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program

Deadline: 22 December 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Zambia has announced the 2018 Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program, a three-week exchange program in the United States for high school students aged 15-18 years old. The program will provide an opportunity for high school students from Zambia to travel to the U.S. to participate in leadership programs.  The program will take place from April 8 to 29, 2018. During the exchanges, participants will engage in workshops on leadership and service, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Training Programme on Economics of Climate Change Adaptation!

Deadline: 11 December 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the second run of the Training Programme on Economics of Climate Change Adaptation that aims 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 policies, formulate national adaptation plans and access climate finance for adaptation action. The Training Programme will be held on 12 to 23 … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Workshop!

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting journalists from around the world for its one-week Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development workshop in Rome. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is important that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified.  With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialized UN agency, they will bring … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission in Uganda: 2018 SUSI for Student Leaders on Women’s Leadership Program

Deadline: 28 December 2017 U.S. Mission in Uganda is accepting applications for its 2018 Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders on Women’s Leadership program.  The five week program takes place during the June to August time-frame. SUSI for Student Leaders are intensive short-term academic programs whose purpose is to provide groups of undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills. … [Read more...]

Apply for 2018 TechWomen Program: Empowering the Next Generation Women Leaders!

Deadline: 17 January 2018 Applications are open for the 2018 TechWomen program to empower, connect, and support the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from Africa, Central Asia, and the Middle East by providing them the access and opportunity needed to advance their careers, pursue their dreams, and inspire women and girls in their communities. Through mentorship and exchange, TechWomen strengthens participants’ professional capacity, … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Training Programme on the Economics of Climate Change Adaptation, March 2018

Deadline: 11 December 2017 The UNDP in cooperation with the AIT - Regional Resource Center for Asia and the Pacific (RRC.AP) is seeking applications for its Training Programme on the Economics of Climate Change Adaptation with an aim to equip government officials and other stakeholders in Asia and the Pacific with economic tools necessary to assess and evaluate various interventions for designing climate adaptation projects and policies, formulate national adaptation plans and access climate … [Read more...]

Applications Open for YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program!

Deadline: 10 December 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the 6 Cohort of its Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Center (RLC) West Africa Emerging 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 … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: APN’s Annual Proposal Development Training Workshop (PDTW)

Deadline: 23 December 2017 Are you young researcher working in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Viet Nam, and Thailand and interested in developing regional proposals? If yes, then apply for the Proposal Development Training Workshop (PDTW). Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) in collaboration with Vietnam Academy of Science & Technology (VAST) is seeking applications for its Proposal Development Training Workshop (PDTW) in order to enhance … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Morocco: 2018 Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) for Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship

Deadline: 3 December 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Morocco has announced the call for applications for the 2018 Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship. The Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) for Student Leaders on Social Entrepreneurship is an intensive short-term academic program whose purpose is to provide groups of undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills.  The … [Read more...]