Call for Applications: 3rd Asia Pacific “Women Leading, Women Organizing” Training

Deadline: 10 October 2016 Applications are open for 3rd Asia Pacific “Women Leading, Women Organizing (WLWO)” Training. This workshop/training will draw from the experiences and existing knowledge of the participants.  It will focus on Trade Unionism in the context of Globalization, Fundamentalism, Militarism and Feminist Development Justice. The sessions will seek to develop leadership skills of the participants; capacities in organizing methods, including mobilizing through speech; feminist … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute’s SIMP Asia 2017: Be a Part of an International Network of Emerging Leaders

Deadline: 24 October 2016 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) Asia. Applications are open for Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) Asia 2017, funded by the Swedish Government. The programme comprises three weeks of intensive training divided into two introductory kick-off days in Asia, a two-week module in … [Read more...]

DCAF Young Faces Conference 2016: Strategic Cybersecurity Policy Development in Southeast Europe

Deadline: 14 October 2016 The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), in cooperation with Diplo Foundation, invites promising young professionals to apply for a place in DCAF’s 2016 Young Faces Conference (YFC) on Strategic cybersecurity policy development in Southeast Europe. With distance learning activities and a three-day workshop from 29 November to 1 December 2016 the participants will discuss the difficulties of creating effective cybersecurity policy, which is … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Sylff Conference on Violent Extremism

Deadline: 9 October 2016 The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (Sylff) University of Nairobi Chapter is currently inviting applicants for the Peace Forum to be held on 8th and 9th of December 2016 at the University of Nairobi. The theme of the Forum will be “Understanding the ‘Push’ and ‘Pull’ Factors Underlying Violent Extremism and Radicalization among the Youth in East Africa.” Benefits Transport, accommodation and meals will be provided for all sponsored participants. … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute’s SIMP Asia 2017: Be a Part of an International Network of Emerging Leaders

Deadline: 24 October 2016 The Swedish Institute is inviting applications for SIMP Asia 2017 programme focusing on responsible leadership and sustainable business practices with an aim to challenge traditional approaches, reinforce professional skills, deepen cross-cultural perspectives and unite the participants in a long-lasting and active global network. The Swedish Institute Management Programme (SIMP) comprises three weeks of intensive training. The programme is divided into a two-day … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: SYLFF Conference on Violent Extremism

Deadline: 9 October 2016 The Ryoichi Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund (Sylff) University of Nairobi Chapter is seeking applications for its Peace Forum to be held on 8th and 9th of December 2016 at the University of Nairobi. The theme of the Forum will “Understand the ‘Push’ and ‘Pull’ Factors Underlying Violent Extremism and Radicalization among the Youth in East Africa.” Violent extremism is an alarming security issue in East Africa and the world at large. As such it is a priority … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: South Asia Sub-Regional Feminist Legal Theory and Practice Training

Deadline: 14 October 2016 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) and the Suriya Women’s Development Centre (SWDC) is seeking applications for its South Asia Sub-Regional Feminist Legal Theory and Practice (FLTP) Training, which will be held in from 10-15 December 2016 Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Sub-Regional FLTP will focus on building the capacity of judges, lawyers, activists, paralegals, prosecutors, case workers, para-legal volunteers and defense lawyers on feminism and law … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 3rd Asia Pacific “Women Leading, Women Organizing” Training

Deadline: 10 October 2016 Applications are open for 3rd Asia Pacific “Women Leading, Women Organizing (WLWO)” Training. This workshop/training will draw from the experiences and existing knowledge of the participants.  It will focus on Trade Unionism in the context of Globalization, Fundamentalism, Militarism and Feminist Development Justice. The sessions will seek to develop leadership skills of the participants; capacities in organizing methods, including mobilizing through speech; feminist … [Read more...]

Apply for 2016 GlobalGiving Year End Accelerator! Inviting Non-Profits Worldwide

Deadline: 11 October 2016 GlobalGiving is now accepting applications from qualified nonprofits for the GlobalGiving Accelerator. It is an opportunity for applicants and their organization to build skills, access tools, and grow their base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. The GlobalGiving Accelerator happens during a specific period of time. Following an optional two-week training curriculum, participating organizations must raise at least $5,000 total from a minimum of 40 … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Women in News (WIN) Leadership Development Programme

Deadline: 17 October 2016 The World Association of Newspaper and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is inviting applications from women working for newspapers or digital media in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine to apply for the much-sought-after Women in News (WIN) leadership development programme. WIN works with media companies and their high potential female employees to overcome the gender gap in management and senior management positions. The programme equips women media professionals in … [Read more...]

2016 Call for Applications: Scientific Research Paper Writing Workshop

Deadline: 10 October 2016 The Biosciences eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub is inviting applications for participation in a Scientific Research Paper Writing Workshop. This workshop is one of the BecA-ILRI Hub’s annual training workshops under the capacity building portfolio, whose objective is to strengthen the capacity African national agricultural research systems (NARS) to drive innovation. The training will be held from 13-18November … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2016 World Forum for Democracy

Deadline: 21 October 2016 The Council of Europe is inviting applicants for its 2016 World Forum for Democracy to focus on the relationship between education and democracy. The forum will explore how education and democracy can nurture active citizens with critical and analytical skills, and how through fostering grassroots innovation and bottom-up democratic reform, it can help develop civic engagement and improve opportunities for all. The World Forum for Democracy is a platform for dialogue … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development

Deadline: 30 September 2016 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications from 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, we … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Future Worlds Center’s Middle Eastern Structured Dialogue Co-laboratory

Deadline: 4 November 2016 Future Worlds Center is inviting youth from the Middle East to participate in a global initiative namely- Middle Eastern Structured Dialogue Co-laboratory. The initiative aims to reinvent a new system of governance by proposing new and innovative actions and engage youth in both physical and virtual meetings with the first physical meeting taking place in Cyprus between the 06-10th of February 2017. The Structured Dialogue Co-laboratory will be conducted in … [Read more...]

Applications open for Kanthari International Leadership Training Program for Social Change Enthusiasts

Deadline: 31 October 2016 Kanthari, an accredited leadership training institute in Kerala, India, is currently accepting applications from social entrepreneurs for a 7 months' Leadership Training Program, in order to recognize leadership in those individuals who come from the margins of society and have overcome major adversities in their lives. During a unique 7 months training course with a tailor made Curriculum, participants experience hands-on what it takes to turn an idea for social … [Read more...]

ASEF Workshop on “Asia-Europe Media Connectivity: Collaborating on Digital Journalism”

Deadline: 12 September 2016 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) inviting applicants for the ASEF Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Media Connectivity: Collaborating on Digital Journalism” to provide an opportunity for 15 journalists to come together to share their professional media experiences and perspectives from national and regional levels.  It is a two day event which will be held from 4-7 October 2016 in Madrid, Spain. The theme will focus on media connectivity between Asia and Europe … [Read more...]

Apply for SVN’s Innovation Entrepreneurs Program!

Deadline: 23 October 2016 The Social Venture Network (SNV) is seeking applications for its Innovation Entrepreneurs Program that will identify and support diverse, innovative, and high-impact leaders of for-profit enterprises and nonprofit organizations. SVN’s Innovation Entrepreneurs Program focuses on identifying women entrepreneurs, young entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs of color who are leveraging business for the greater good. SNV's mission is to support and empower diverse, innovative … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute’s She Entrepreneurs 2017: Inviting Young Women Social Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 6 October 2016 Swedish Institute is seeking applications from women entrepreneurs who have already started to build a social business for its She Entrepreneurs Leadership Programme. She Entrepreneurs is an initiative from the Swedish Institute (SI), a public agency that promotes interest and confidence in Sweden around the world. Swedish values and experiences include creating a sustainable and equal society globally. Sweden is a reputed innovation leader and gender equality role … [Read more...]

OSCE Call for Applications: Human Rights Monitoring and Safety and Security Workshop for Human Rights Defenders

Deadline: 5 September 2016 OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (OSCE/ODIHR) is accepting applications for its five-days training on human rights monitoring and safety and security workshop for human rights defenders from Western Balkans, Central/Eastern Europe and Turkey. The objective of the training is to enable HRDs to independently carry out quality, objective and impartial human rights monitoring activities. The event will take place in Montenegro from 17 to 21 … [Read more...]

Village Capital Fintech India 2016: Supporting Next Generation of Entrepreneurs in India

Deadline: 6 September 2016 Are you an Indian? Are you an entrepreneur and have venture with technology solutions to increase access and affordability of financial services for consumers and small businesses in India? Are you interested in raising capital and need business training? Then apply for Village Capital Fintech India 2016 for business training program. Village Capital, sponsored by PayPal and BlackRock, as well as local partner DBS Foundation, is hosting a 3-month business training … [Read more...]

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