UNU-INRA Call for Applications: Apply for Science Reporting Workshop for African Journalists

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) and the United Nations University Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT), in partnership with the UN Information Centre (UNIC), Accra, have announced a call for application for a Science Reporting Workshop, to be held on 6th -27th April, 2017 at UNU-INRA Office, 2nd Floor International House, University of Ghana Campus, Legon-Accra, … [Read more...]

Apply for Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Start Up Programme!

Deadline: 26 April 2017 Do you have the beginnings of an organisation that could improve a community or tackle a social issue? Are you passionate about helping other people or the environment? Applications are currently open for the Lloyds Bank and Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneurs Start Up Programme, run in partnership with School for Social Entrepreneurs, with the support of Big Lottery Fund. Benefits A free learning programme A grant of up to £3,000 (free cash to help you … [Read more...]

UNESCO Call for Participants: Workshop on Citizen Journalism and Media Literacy

Deadline: 31 March 2017 UNESCO’s offices in Bangkok and Jakarta are teaming up with Rappler Indonesia to organize a one day training session “Workshop on Citizen Journalism and Media Literacy: A Special Session on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2017” taking place from 1-4 May 2017 in Jakarta for Indonesian youth. In line with the global theme of this year’s World Press Freedom Day “Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies” … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Apply for Workshop on Reporting Provocative Stories Safely

Deadline: 26 March 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is currently seeking applications for a 6 day intensive workshop in Islamabad in May 2017, covering relevant journalism skills, safety, and support with developing specific stories. This project is not only for journalists covering conflict. Every country, no matter where in the world, has issues that people either avoid altogether or discuss in a one-sided manner. We want to help journalists in Pakistan consider how to cover these stories … [Read more...]

Equitas Call for Proposals: 8th International Conference on Human Rights Education in Canada

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Applications are open for 8th International Conference on Human Rights Education on the theme Bridging our diversities, in Canada. The Organizing Committee is seeking workshop submissions and paper proposals for the Conference, in English or French. This conference will provide opportunities to share existing HRE experiences and tools. It will create spaces where practitioners, policy-makers and academics can explore how HRE can build more peaceful and equitable … [Read more...]

Peace Direct: Inviting Civil Society Organizations for Zimbabwe Peace Exchange!

Deadline: 21 March 2017 Peace Direct is seeking applications from organisations interested in attending the Zimbabwe Peace Exchange that aims to bring together a diverse group of civil society organisations from across Zimbabwe to share knowledge, experience and lessons, and explore opportunities for collaboration. The Peace Exchange will be hosted by Peace Direct in collaboration with Envision Zimbabwe Women’s Trust. It will take place from 11 – 13 April 2017 in Harare (venue to be … [Read more...]

Apply for Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator Program for Startups

Deadline: 24 April 2017 Have you and your team set out to address a real challenge for your home city, country and region? Would you like to join an elite community of startups from around the world? Are you ready to scale your tech startup into a thriving, tech company by leveraging Google’s global reach and resources? Apply now for Google Developers Launchpad Accelerator, currently accepting applications. Program Structure Work closely with Google for 6 months This includes 2 … [Read more...]

UNESCO Call for Applications: International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage 2017

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The Institute of Disaster Mitigation for Urban Cultural Heritage, Ritsumeikan University Kyoto, Japan, is organizing the 12th International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage in Japan, from 28 August to 16 September, under the UNESCO Chair Programme on Cultural Heritage and Risk Management, in cooperation with UNESCO, ICCROM, ICOMOS/ICORP and ICOM and supported by the Japanese National Institutes for Cultural Heritage (NICH). In order to … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Philippines: Apply for YSEALI Summit 2017

Deadline: 16 April 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines announces an open competition for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement a five-day advanced leadership workshop (inclusive of arrival and departure days) in the Philippines for the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI), pending the availability of funds. The workshop will include a mix of informational sessions and skills training to be led by experts from Philippines, other ASEAN … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Inviting Journalists for Reporting Migration and Trafficking in the Western Balkans

Deadline: 27 March 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is currently accepting applications from journalists for “Reporting migration and trafficking in the Western Balkans”. The workshop will help participants to develop story ideas and will look for cross-border stories where possible. Interested journalists should be open to collaborating with colleagues from other countries. Participants in the workshop will then have the opportunity to apply for modest grants to cover the costs of … [Read more...]

UNESCO Call for Applications: World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017

Deadline: 3 April 2017 The Polish National Commission for UNESCO together with the International Cultural Centre in Krakow is currently seeking applications for its World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017 on the theme "Memory: Lost and Recovered Heritage", under the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme. The programme will take place from the 25 June to 4 July 2017, in Warsaw, Krakow (Poland). Young representatives, aged from 22 to 32, from 35 countries, will have … [Read more...]

Next Einstein Forum Ambassadors Programme: Inviting Young Scientists from Africa

Deadline: 27 May 2017 The Next Einstein Forum Ambassadors Programme is currently open for applications and invites young science practitioners from African countries. NEF Ambassadors, who are all under 42 years, drive the NEF’s local public engagement activities while growing their own careers through the NEF’s partnerships that offer opportunities for mentorship and collaborations with established researchers. In particular, the NEF Ambassadors attend the biennial NEF Global Gatherings. The … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Energy-Water-Climate Change Nexus Workshop

Deadline: 26 April 2017 How can our energy and water systems be more sustainable? How resilient are they against natural and social risks and potential disruptions? And how should different stakeholders, such as cities or multi-national companies, prepare themselves to understand sustainability and resilience in such context? Applications are currently open for the workshop on "Energy-Water-Climate Change Nexus (EWCN) in a Transitional Economy: Sustainability and Resilience". Energy and water … [Read more...]

HIF’s Capacity Building Workshop: Strengthening Humanitarian Innovation in Asia-Pacific Non-Governmental Organisations

Deadline: 17 March 2017 The Humanitarian Innovation Fund (HIF) and Asian Disaster Reduction and Response Network (ADRRN) are inviting applicants for its capacity building workshop in order to strengthen humanitarian innovation in asia-pacific non-governmental organizations. The workshop will be held on 29 May 2017 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Objectives To bring together new partnerships to enhance the innovation process. To work with the selected groups to develop their ideas, based on … [Read more...]

Youth III Call for Projects: Supporting Decentralized Cooperation in Vocational Training for Young People

Deadline: 17 April 2017 The Franco-Argentine has announced a joint call for projects "Youth III" with an aim to support decentralized cooperation in the areas of vocational training for young people and international and European mobility in volunteer programmes. Project Components Vocational training for young people: vocational training aims on the one hand to encourage the mobility of apprentices and young people in vocational training between training establishments located in the … [Read more...]

Apply for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Programme for Journalists: Reporting after the Epidemic

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is currently seeking applications from the journalists for its new programme- Reporting after the Epidemic. The programme aims to work with independent journalists to explore the Ebola outbreak issue in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone in 2014 and 2015. The programme will feature an intensive workshop in Freetown, Sierra Leone bringing together journalists from all three countries. This will take place in June 2017 (dates TBC). It will … [Read more...]

Village Capital Affordable Nutrition Forum: Identifying and Supporting Next Generation Entrepreneurs

Deadline: 20 March 2017 Village Capital and The Hershey Company are seeking applications for its Affordable Nutrition Forum with an aim to identify and support the next generation of entrepreneurs increasing access to, and affordability of, nutritious food products locally in Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, and Nigeria. Prize Information Up to 10 enterprises will be chosen to attend Village Capital’s Affordable Nutrition Forum on 21 April 2017 in Accra, Ghana. This includes: Participating in a … [Read more...]

Sida Call for Applications: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applicants 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. Objectives The long-term objective of the programme is to contribute to the improvement of the living conditions of poor women, children, … [Read more...]

Apply for Fast Forward’s Accelerator Program: Inviting Tech Nonprofits to Receive Grants of up to $25,000

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Applications are open for Fast Forward’s accelerator program, a 13 weeks of training program with connections to 100 high-caliber mentors. Working at the intersection of social impact and tech, Fast Forward runs several programs including a summer accelerator designed exclusively for tech nonprofits. Organizations selected receive mentorship, training, and capital. Fast Forward fosters a supportive network of tech and social sector leaders to grow the tech for good … [Read more...]

IFDD Call for Projects: Contributing to Achievement of Sustainable Development Objectives

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The Francophone Institute for Sustainable Development (IFDD), a subsidiary body of the International Organization of La Francophonie (OIF) has launched the call for projects of Objective 2030 initiative with an aim to promote concrete progress in Sustainable development through the implementation of the Sustainable Development Program to 2030. The project seeks to support innovative actions and solutions that combine social inclusion and progress Economic and protection … [Read more...]

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