Applications Open for Sixth Annual AMENDS Conference 2017!

Deadline: 1 November 2016 Applications are Open for American Middle Eastern Network for Dialogue at Stanford (AMENDS) Delegate 2017 whose mission is to facilitate a platform for promising youth leaders working from across the Middle East, North Africa and the United States to maximize their initiatives by providing them access to opportunities for developing key skills, networking with established leaders and sharing their initiatives with a larger audience. AMENDS is a student initiative at … [Read more...]

CLIFF Call for Proposals: Supporting Research Students from Developing Countries

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The Climate Food and Farming (CLIFF) Research Network is seeking applications from developing countries currently enrolled in PhD programs for short-term (3-4 month) scientific training and research stays at CGIAR research centers. Applicants should have a background in agriculture and climate change research and be pursuing graduate research related to measurement of greenhouse gas emissions and carbon storage in agricultural systems. CLIFF has provided small grants … [Read more...]

Call for Applications Future Forum: Strengthening Young People’s Role in Peace Processes

Deadline: 25 October 2016 The Swedish Institute Alexandria and Fryshuset are seeking young people from different cultural and professional backgrounds in the MENA region and Sweden in the age of 18 – 29 with interest in the area of social innovation, multiculturalism and peace building. The aim of the workshop is to discuss and deconstruct conflict in society through a future-focused dialogue-based method. The participants identified and co-created new approaches on how religious and cultural … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Inviting Journalists for Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Workshop

Deadline: 30 November 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...]

Step it up for Gender Equality Initiative: Youth for Gender Equality Forum 2017

Deadline: 7 November 2016 Organised by the group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrates in the European Parliament, in collaboration with PES Women, Young European Socialists, Rainbow Rose and the Global Progressive Forum, the Step it up for Gender Equality initiative invites applicants of the EU nationality for its Youth for Gender Equality Forum 2017. The initiative is an interactive and inspiring initiative to promote dialogue, exchange, learning and networking for people … [Read more...]

African Union Commission: Inviting Applicants for Africa Youth Day

Deadline: 25 October 2016 The African Union Commission is inviting applicants for the Africa Youth Day under the theme: “Promoting youth mainstreaming as a catalyst towards harnessing the demographic dividend.” Africa Youth Day is a day set aside every year to promote the increased recognition of youth as key agents of social change, economic growth and sustainable development in all areas of African Society. The purpose of this event is to promote an increased recognition of youth as key … [Read more...]

Apply for Swedish Institute’s Young Leaders Visitors Programme in MENA Region!

Deadline: 5 December 2016 The Swedish Institute is currently seeking applications for its Young Leaders Visitors Programme, leadership training within the context of working for an equal and sustainable society. YLVP aims to support young leaders in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and Sweden by giving them the tools and methods they need in their work for an equal and sustainable society. YLVP is as much about personal as it is about professional development. It is about growing … [Read more...]

EPA Call for Applications: Local Foods, Local Places Initiative in the United States

Deadline: 6 November 2016 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently seeking applications for its programme titled "Local Foods, Local Places", to help people create walkable, healthy, economically vibrant neighborhoods through the development of local food systems. The program is supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Department of Transportation, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute Alexandria Dialogue Forum on Pluralism: Inviting Applicants from Middle East, North Africa and Europe

Deadline: 30 October 2016 The Swedish Institute Alexandria is seeking academics and practitioners, analysts, researchers, religious leaders and civil society actors for its “Dialogue Forum on Pluralism”. Pluralism is an organic component of human rights, and pluralism itself remains to be the recipe for developing societies. The critique against the concept of human rights for being a Western idea is claimed with religious, political or cultural arguments. There is a relation between human … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Nairobi Global Civil Society Forum: Inviting CSOs Worldwide

Deadline: 21 October 2016 CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness is inviting CSOs from across the globe and across many sectors for its Nairobi Global Civil Society Forum (NCSF) in order to develop a collective strategy around the priority issues for HLM2 and beyond. From 28 November to 1 December 2016, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) will meet in Nairobi, Kenya to prepare for the Second High Level Ministerial Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation … [Read more...]

Apply for the APN’s Annual Proposal Development Training Workshop!

Deadline: 31 October 2016 Are you young researcher working in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan or Sri Lanka 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 Past Global Changes (PAGES) and National Environment Commission of Bhutan is currently inviting applicants for its Proposal Development Training Workshop (PDTW) in order … [Read more...]

Med Culture Peer to Peer Workshop on Cultural Entrepreneurship

Deadline: 21 October 2016 Med Culture, an EU-funded Regional Programme, is seeking participants for its Peer to Peer (P2P) workshops addressing the theme "Cultural Entrepreneurship: Create your own business model!”. Capacity development is a Med Culture core activity that provides cultural practitioners working in different cultural fields, both from the civil society and public sectors, with the opportunity to discuss common challenges and share experiences with their peers in the involved … [Read more...]

Charities Aid Foundation: Apply for the UK SAR Volunteer Training Fund

Deadline: 19 December 2016 The Charities Aid Foundation is currently accepting applications from eligible applicants to subsidise training costs for search and rescue (SAR) volunteers in the UK, in recognition of the key role that SAR volunteers play. Search and rescue operations use available personnel and facilities to locate persons in distress, potential distress or missing and recover them, providing initial medical or other needs and deliver them to a place of safety. Objectives The … [Read more...]

Chicago Council on Global Affairs: 2016 Global Food Security Symposium

Deadline: 4 November 2016 The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is seeking applications from students for its "Global Food Security Symposium" for Next Generation Delegation in Washington, DC. The Global Food Security Symposium addresses the US government's and international community’s progress on global food security and ensures that new challenges are met with action and innovation. The Next Generation Delegation program has provided an opportunity for promising students to engage in … [Read more...]

ADHO Call for Proposals for Digital Humanities Conference 2017

Deadline: 1 November 2016 The Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) is inviting applicants to submit abstracts for its annual conference, on any aspect of digital humanities. The theme of the 2017 conference is “Access/Accès”: contributions that focus on knowledge mobilization, public-facing scholarship, collaboration among scholars and communities, open access to code, software, research and results, and aspects of digital humanities research and publication involving … [Read more...]

Apply for a Scholarship to Attend AIDS Conference 2017

Deadline: 1 February 2017 The AIDS Conference 2017 organizers are seeking applications in order to provide scholarships to applicants to attend the AIDS Conference 2017. Through the Scholarship Programme, the conference organizers commit to make the conference accessible to people from resource-limited settings, researchers, young people, and community representatives. Priority will be given to those whose participation will help enhance their work in their own communities, to those who are … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in ARASA 2017 Annual Training of Trainers Program on HIV, TB and Human Rights in Southern and East Africa

Deadline: 18 November 2016 Applications are open for participation in the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) Annual Training of Trainers Programme on HIV, tuberculosis (TB) and human rights advocacy. ARASA’s purpose is to promote the rule of law and respect for human rights to safeguard the health status of all, especially of people living with HIV and TB and key populations at higher risk of HIV and TB, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) … [Read more...]

SANBio Call for Proposals: Conducting Training and Capacity Building for the BioFISA II Programme

Deadline: 31 October 2016 The Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio) is currently inviting applicants for its BioFISA II Programme in order to conduct training in scaling up nutrition products offered by organisations in the SANBio Member States to SMMEs and innovators from research institutions or otherwise in the SANBio Member States. The main aim of this support is to enhance innovations in biosciences in the region through capacity and skills development, particularly focusing on … [Read more...]

ICFJ: Covering Road Safety in the Southeast Asia Region

Deadline: 13 October 2016 In partnership with World Health Organization (WHO), the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) will organize a two-day workshop from Dec. 5 – 6, 2016, for journalists from the Southeast Asia region to improve their coverage of the road-traffic injuries that account for approximately 316,000 death each year in the Southeast Asia Region. The goal of the program is to raise awareness among journalists of road-traffic injuries as a leading cause of death in the … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 12 November 2016 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, and exchange experience within the area of labour market policy between countries and regions as well as … [Read more...]

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