Sida International Training Programme: Increasing Gender Equality between Women and Men by Using Statistics as a Tool

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme, “Gender Statistics” with an aim to contribute to increased gender equality between women and men by using statistics as a tool. Objectives The objective for the programme is that an organizational change should take place so that participating organisations: implement gender statistics in their ongoing work work with, maintain … [Read more...]

Sida International Training Programme: Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation Integrated Processes

Deadline: 24 November 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme, “Sustainable Urban Water and Sanitation – Integrated Processes” in order to contribute to planning and implementation of  better sustainable urban water and sanitation services, where the rights, needs and demands of  all citizens, including those of marginalised groups, are taken into account. Priority Themes Framing sustainable … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Swedish Institute’s She Entrepreneurs 2018!

Deadline: 4 October 2017 Are you a woman with a vision? Do you want to develop as a social entrepreneur to lead change? If yes, then apply for the She Entrepreneurs 2018! Swedish Institute (SI) is seeking applications for its She Entrepreneurs 2018 to support young women social entrepreneurs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and Sweden and allow them to emerge with a strong and active network of likeminded women who support each other in driving important changes in … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Africa-China Reporting Workshop & Fieldwork Project in Johannesburg

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Africa-China Reporting Project at Wits Journalism is seeking applications from African and Chinese journalists to participate in the Africa-China Reporting Workshop & Fieldwork Project in Johannesburg in November 2017. Themes Industrialisation & development (e.g. implementation of the 2015 FOCAC action plan on industrialisation; special economic zones; impact of Chinese imports on Africa’s manufacturing sector; Chinese support for African … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Startups Pitching Events at NES #23!

Deadline: 22 September 2017 Applications are open for the Startups Pitching Events at NES #23 that aims to connect new Nigerian ventures seeking to raise funds with potential investors. Eight selected early-stage startups that are registered in Nigeria and have been doing business for no more than 3 years will be invited to pitch in front of venture capitalists and investors. The theme of this year’s Summit, “Opportunities, Productivity & Employment: Actualizing the Economic Recovery & … [Read more...]

CIIPC Call for Applications: Second Asia-Pacific Workshop on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Centre for Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition (CIIPC), National Law University, Delhi is organising the second Asia-Pacific Workshop on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition from February 5th to 10th, 2018. This workshop will take place at the National Law University, Delhi. The purpose of this workshop is to explore contemporary issues at the interface of intellectual property law and competition law in different industries. In an era … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNESCO’s Sport and the SDGs Youth Funshop!

Deadline: 1 October 2017 Are you between 18 and 30 years old and an advocate for sport as a development tool? Do you run a sports-based social enterprise? Are you a leader in your community?  If yes, then apply for the first ever UNESCO Sport and the SDGs Youth “Funshop”. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Philippine Sports Commission are inviting young leaders from the ASEAN Member States and Timor-Leste to participate in a Sport & the … [Read more...]

World Bank Group Youth Summit 2017: Technology and Innovation for Impact

Deadline: 10 October 2017 Do you have an idea that has the potential to solve a problem or need by taking advantage of the transformative potential of the digital revolution and the technological advances of our times? Does your idea positively impact your community, your country, and/or society at large? If yes, then apply for the Youth Summit 2017 Competition! The World Bank Group (WBG) is seeking applications for its Youth Summit 2017 with an aim to inspire and create a dialogue on … [Read more...]

DGAP Call for Applications: Promotion of Think Thank Work on Migration and Socio-Economic Challenges in Morocco

Deadline: 10 September 2017 The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik e.V (DGAP) is seeking applications for the Promotion of Think Thank Work on Migration and Socio-Economic Challenges in Morocco. The thematic focus lies on migration and socio-economic challenges in Morocco. This can include, but is not limited to, questions regarding the integration of the informal economic sector, reforms of the education system, Morocco’s challenges as a sending as well as a receiving country of … [Read more...]

OSF-SA Call for Proposals: Popularising the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) and the African Minerals Governance Framework (AMGF) in South Africa

Deadline: 11 September 2017 The Open Society Foundations (OSF), South Africa is seeking proposals for its program entitled "Popularising the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) and the African Minerals Governance Framework (AMGF) in South Africa". Objectives OSF-SA seeks a partner to conceptualise and roll out workshops in mine-affected communities to: popularise the Africa Mining Vision (AMV) and the African Minerals Governance Framework (AMGF), and build capacity within identified … [Read more...]

OECD: 17th International Economic Forum on Africa 2017

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Are you a young entrepreneur? Do you reside in Africa? Here's your chance to participate in the 2017 International Economic Forum on Africa 2017! The 2017 International African Economic Forum will be held in Paris on October 4th 2017, gathering OECD officials and African policy makers, private sector, academia and civil society leaders. Following this year's theme, "Entrepreneurs and industrialisation in Africa", young entrepreneurs from Africa are invited to take … [Read more...]

Applications Open for African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age!

Deadline: 4 September 2017 Applications are open for African Forum on Youth Skills & Enterprise in the Digital Age that will bring together senior policymakers, government administration senior officials, development partners, private sector, representatives of African youth, young entrepreneurs, civil society and experts to showcase, share and discuss comprehensive and innovative TVSD/TVET models and programmes. The program’s aim is to develop the leadership and digital skills of the … [Read more...]

SIDA International Training Programme: Seeking Applications for Quality Infrastructure for Food Safety

Deadline: 19 October 2017 The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) is seeking applications for its International Training Programme, “Quality Infrastructure for Food Safety”. The Programme runs from 4  February to 2 March 2018 in Sweden. Objectives To provide awareness, information and training to the relevant governmental officials and economic operators regarding the new principles and requirements related to food safety, international trade in food and … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Albania: Exchange/Training Program for CVE Officials and Civil Society

Deadline: 15 September 2017 The United States Embassy in Tirana is pleased to announce a notification of a funding opportunity for an exchange training program for government officials and civil society actors leading CVE efforts. The Embassy is seeking for proposals for the development and implementation of a three-week exchange/training program in the U.S. for 8 Albanian government officials and civil society leaders, which will provide the participants with the opportunity to explore US … [Read more...]

IDB’s Call for Proposals: World Water Forum 2018

Deadline: 28 August 2017 The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has launched a call for proposals for the 8th World Water Forum 2018. The proposals for the most groundbreaking practices and case studies on water and sanitation in the Americas will be presented at the World Water Forum 2018 in Brasilia. The World Water Forum is the major water and sanitation event worldwide. It will take place between March 18th and 23rd of 2018, in Brasilia, cohosted by the World Water Council and the … [Read more...]

Call for Participants: Strengthening Food Security through Integrated Earth Observations & Ecological Assessments of Ecosystem Services in Kenya

Deadline: 1 September 2017 Under the Researcher Links scheme offered within the Newton Fund, the British Council, together with Universities of Leicester and University of Nairobi, will be holding a workshop on "Strengthening Food Security through Integrated Earth Observations & Ecological Assessments of Ecosystem Services in Kenya" in Nairobi from Sunday 26th –Thursday 30th November, 2017. The workshop is being coordinated by Prof Heiko Balzter, University of Leicester (UK) and Dr Faith … [Read more...]

Call for Participants: Creative Media Space Training Course in Slovakia

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Are you enthusiastic young media makers (student or recent graduate), working for non-governmental organisations focused on media, dealing with international projects and PR activities regarding media, or simply interested in media and would like to be involved in it? If yes, then apply for the Creative Media Space training course in Slovakia. The European Youth Press, together with its Member Organisations from Slovakia and Austria-European Dialogue and Jugendpresse … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Ambassadors Programme!

Deadline: 3 September 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Ambassadors Programme to build a targeted team of 54 young Ambassadors, one from each African country. 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. The NEF Ambassadors attend the biennial NEF Global … [Read more...]

The Agroforestry Workshop: Developing a Sustainable Network of Researchers across UK, Kenya and South Africa

Deadline: 30 August 2017 The British Council's Researcher Links Programme has opened applications for Agroforestry workshop on “Role of small holder agroforestry systems in the arid and semi-arid regions in combating climate change”. The workshop aims to develop a sustainable network of researchers across the three countries to underrated the socioeconomic and environmental benefits of the Agroforestry system in Arid and semi-arid region and evaluate of potential of satellite remote sensing for … [Read more...]

Christopher Newport University Call for Abstracts: Global Status of Women and Girls Conference

Deadline: 3 September 2017 The Christopher Newport University is seeking abstract from all academic disciplines for its conference entitled "Global Status of Women and Girls" that explore these topics and shed light on women’s efforts to effect social change. The theme of this conference will be "Women, Social Change and Activism: Then and Now". This interdisciplinary conference uses the tools of the arts, humanities, social sciences and other fields to address challenges faced by women … [Read more...]

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