IDRC Call for Applications: Fostering Inclusive Growth in Developing Countries

Deadline: 30 January 2017 IDRC and the World Economic Forum (WEF) are collaborating to develop regional and global platforms whereby the private sector, local governments, the donor community and civil society can work together to foster inclusive growth in developing countries. With growing inequalities, persistent gender gaps, and mounting pressures to boost economic opportunities for young people, developing countries are searching for practical guidance on sustainable solutions. However, … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Australia: U.S.-Australia Conference on 21st Century Alliances

Deadline: 10 February 2017 U.S. Embassy Canberra announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting proposals to organize a conference that examines current issues of interest to the United States, Australia, and their regional partners. Proposals should encourage think tanks to engage in a comprehensive conversation examining and analyzing the U.S.-Australia bilateral relationship; and how the two nations respond individually and jointly to opportunities and … [Read more...]

SIDA International Training Programme: Seeking Applications for Strategic Environmental Assessment

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants for its International Training Programme, “Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA)” in order 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 2017 Young Innovator International Conference!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Young Innovators in collaboration with Special Education Unit, Innovation Centre, Youth Friendly Resources Centre, African Youth Association of NGOs, Multi-Education Service Trust and LIFYEAD Africa is happy to announce the 2017 Young Innovators International Conference. This conference will be the largest gathering of youths, Entrepreneurs, Innovators and students across Africa, serving as a platform to support, unite and re-focus activities towards youth innovation, … [Read more...]

The Next Economy Programme: Addressing the Issue of Youth Unemployment in Nigeria

Deadline: 2 May 2017 The SOS Children Villages, Nigeria in partnership with SOS Children’s Villages, Netherlands, 1% club, Enviu and Afrilabs is currently implementing the "Next Economy Programme", a 3-year programme with support from the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Next Economy Programme was created to address the issue of youth unemployment through increased access to entrepreneurship training, advisory services and linkages that will eventually result to improved livelihoods … [Read more...]

TACSO People to People Conference: Role of CSOs, Other Actors in Cross-border Cooperation

Deadline: 26 January 2017 The Technical Assistance for Civil Society Organisations (TACSO) in cooperation with the EUD Skopje is seeking applications for its People to People Conference "The role of CSOs and other actors in Cross-border cooperation programmes" with an aim to discuss the role of CSOs and other stakeholders in the cross-border cooperation. The objective of the conference is to provide forum for discussion related to participation of CSOs and other actors and their role in the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for MERICS European China Talent Program 2017!

Deadline: 7 February 2017 The Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) is seeking applicants for its European China Talent Program 2017 in order to deepen their engagement with contemporary China. The three-day program, which is organized by the MERICS European China Policy Unit, will take place from 25 to 28 April 2017 in Berlin. The MERICS European China Talent Program gathers a select group of 15 young China experts from across Europe in Berlin to give them an opportunity to discuss … [Read more...]

Apply for Swedish Institute’s Young Connectors of the Future Programme in South Asia!

Deadline: 9 February 2017 The Swedish Institute (SI) is currently inviting applicants from South Asia for its Young Connectors of the Future Programme (YCF) with an aim to support young leaders in the South Asia region by giving them the tools and methods they need in their work for an equal and sustainable society. The YCF programme is leadership training within the context of working for an equal and sustainable society. Participants – who are all experts in their fields – will learn in … [Read more...]

AuthorAID Travel and Workshop Grants 2017: Awarding Participants from Developing Countries

Deadline: Various The AuthorAID has announced its travel and workshop grant applications in 2017. AuthorAID helps researchers in developing countries to publish and otherwise communicate their work. It also serves as a wider global forum to discuss and disseminate research. Award Criteria 5 AuthorAID travel grants (USD 1500 each) for early-career researchers to present their research at an international conference. The deadline for applying for a travel grant is 29th of January 2017, … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Viet Nam: Seeking Applications for Workshop on “Economic Engagement in ASEAN”

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Hanoi, Viet Nam announces an open competition for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement a six-day workshop on Economic Engagement in ASEAN for the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) with an aim to promote economic relations among ASEAN countries and with the United States, working together to develop possible solutions to economic problems in light of environmental and social issues. The … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: VSO India Trust’s International Citizen Service Programme

Deadline: 20 January 2017 The VSO India Trust, a part of VSO International, is currently seeking applications for its International Citizen Service (ICS) programme, a development programme that brings together young people from the UK and developing countries to volunteer in some of the poorest communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America. It is unique initiative of the government of UK which was launched by the British Prime Minister in the year 2011 which was designed to enhance development … [Read more...]

Australia–Japan Youth Dialogue: Inviting Attendees for Discussions on Governance and Public Policy

Deadline: 27 January 2017 The inaugural Australia–Japan Youth Dialogue—AJYD 2017 is currently open for applications and invites delegates from Australia and Japan to attend an expert-led program of roundtables, to be held in Melbourne, Australia. Over three days, AJYD 2017 will include discussions on governance and public policy, the 'Special Strategic Partnership', the trade relationship after JAEPA, innovation and entrepreneurship, and the future of the bilateral relationship, along with … [Read more...]

Applications Open for NFP Tailor-Made Training Programme 2017!

Deadline: 8 February 2017 Applications are open for NFP Tailor-Made Training Programme 2017 under the Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) that promotes capacity building by providing training and education for professionals. The NFP is initiated and fully funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the budget for development cooperation. EP-Nuffic is responsible for the management of the NFP. The Tailor-Made Training programme (TMT) is one of the modalities of the NFP. A … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission in Iraq: Visiting American Professionals Program for Iraq

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The U.S. Mission in Iraq announces an open competition for eligible organizations to submit proposals for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement the Visiting American Professionals Program for Iraq. Public Affairs Section (PAS) Baghdad seeks to enable U.S. experts to engage with Iraqi audiences, in person and via virtual platforms, on a variety of topics in accordance with Mission Iraq goals through this program. The Visiting American Professionals Program … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute’s SIMP Africa Programme: Be a Part of an International Network of Emerging Leaders!

Deadline: 19 February 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 (SIMP) Africa. Applications are open for Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) Africa, funded by the Swedish Government. SIMP Africa comprises three weeks of intensive training. The programme is divided into a two-day kick-off and two modules, spread out … [Read more...]

Singularity University’s Global Solutions Program: Empowering Inventive Minds to Develop innovations Addressing Humanity’s Grand Challenges

Deadline: 21 February 2017 The Singularity University (SU), delightfully partnering with XPRIZE, is currently hosting a flagship program, Global Solutions Program (GSP) and invites applicants for a 9-week immersive, residential experience at University campus at the NASA Ames Research Park in Mountain View, CA. GSP finds the absolute best minds on the planet and empowers them to leverage exponential technology and entrepreneurial tools to develop moonshot innovations addressing humanity’s … [Read more...]

TACSO Call for Participants: Leadership Workshop for Rights-based Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 20 January 2017 The Technical Assistance for Civil Society Organisations (TACSO) is seeking applications for its "Leadership Workshop for Rights-based CSOs". The workshop aims to: Nurture, support and strengthen the leadership capacity and resilience of CSO representatives and activists who are operating in changing and/or volatile circumstances Bring together CSOs and activists working in the fields of human rights, LGBTIQ rights, women’s rights, children’s rights, … [Read more...]

Subjective Values Foundation: Inviting Migrant Organizations and Community Representatives

Deadline: 15 February 2017 The Subjective Values Foundation invites applications from migrant organizations and community representatives to advocate the interests of migrant groups living in Hungary during consultations with public authorities and administrative bodies, under the auspices of the project “Complex training and mentoring program to strengthen the political participation of migrants.” Tasks Surveying the problems and needs of a migrant community in Hungary Representing … [Read more...]

Join Austria to Austin Student Startup Exchange Program: Virtual Bootcamp for Students to become Innovation Bridges between the U.S. & Austria

Deadline: 16 January 2017 Applications are open for Austria to Austin Student Startup Exchange Program, to be held in Austin, Texas, a bootcamp intense, high energy two-week exchange where twenty-three standout Austrian university and Fachhochschule students will start early-stage companies and become innovation bridges between the U.S. and Austria. Program Details Virtual Bootcamp (1 month before arrival): Participating students meet, get introduced to key entrepreneurship principles, … [Read more...]

COE Call for Expressions of Interest: National Training Courses in Human Rights Education

Deadline: 15 January 2017 The Council of Europe's (COE) is now accepting expressions of interest from non-governmental organisations, public institutions and/or networks to organise training courses in 2017. The national training courses in human rights education are an integral part of the programme on human rights education with young people of the Youth Department of the Council of Europe and aim to contribute to the development and accessibility of human rights education in member … [Read more...]

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