APC Call for Applications: Fifth African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG)

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) has announced the call for applications for the fifth African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG). The 2017 School will be held in Cairo, Egypt from 28 November to 2 December, to coincide with the African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) which will also take place in Cairo, from 4 to 6 December 2017. AfriSIG’s primary goal is to give Africans from multiple sectors and stakeholder groups the opportunity to gain … [Read more...]

INOMICS: Seeking Applications for Conference Grant Contest 2017

Deadline: 10 December 2017 INOMICS is seeking applications for its Conference Grant Contest 2017 which offers a €500 grant to young researchers who want to travel to the academic conference of their choice. INOMICS supports researchers by making available this grant to cover the costs of attending a conference so that they can grow their careers and so that the academic community can benefit from hearing their perspectives. Attending conferences is a key way that young researchers can both … [Read more...]

Call for Training Applications: Lawyers for HIV & TB Justice

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), HIV Justice Worldwide, Stop TB Partnership, the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA), and the Kenya Legal & Ethical Issues Network on HIV and AIDS (KELIN) are hosting a training for lawyers on strategic litigation, legal defense and advocacy on HIV and TB justice from 20-23 February 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa. This training is focused on human rights based responses and approaches to the use of … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Clean Energy Lab Incubation Program for Non-Profits!

Deadline: 15 November 2017 Do you have the next big idea in clean energy to create policy impact? If yes, then apply for the Clean Energy Lab Incubation Program! The Clean Energy Lab, initiative by Indian School of Business and Shakti Foundation is seeking applications for its Clean Energy Lab incubation program to identify and incubate 5 exceptional ideas to create policy action on clean energy in India. The Clean Energy Lab is India’s first incubation program to support high potential ideas … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Make-IT Accelerator in Nigeria & Kenya Programme!

Deadline: 27 October 2017 Applicants are invited to apply for the Make-IT Accelerator in Nigeria & Kenya, 9-month acceleration programme that will provide access to the right knowledge, mentors, business and financing partners and opportunities for successful business growth. The 9-month programme, supports to achieve B2B cooperation- and investment-readiness. Based in Nairobi, Kenya or Lagos, Nigeria, the Make-IT Accelerator is designed and implemented in collaboration with highly … [Read more...]

Yenching Social Innovation Forum for Talented Young Innovators around the World!

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Yenching Academy of Peking University is inviting talented young innovators from around the world for its Yenching Social Innovation Forum. The forum provides a platform to these young innovators to develop and share solutions to some of the most pressing social problems facing China and the world. The Yenching Social Innovation Forum will take place from December 8-11, 2017. Participants will arrive by the evening of December 8 for the opening activities and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for SIF’s Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program 2018!

Deadline: 10 December 2017 Singapore International Foundation (SIF) is seeking applications for its Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Program 2018 to inspire, equip and enable the youth of different nationalities to embark on social enterprises (SEs) in Singapore and beyond. Through the YSE programme, participants will learn from and interact with leading social entrepreneurs, business professionals and other youth who are keen on social innovation, while expanding their networks for potential … [Read more...]

Call for Applications to Join the Youth Can: Advocacy Training Programme in Kenya and Tanzania

Deadline: 15 October 2017 DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) has announced a call for applications to join the Youth Can!training programme on advocacy for Family Planning and Reproductive Health. DSW is seeking applications from youth-focused (with a special preference for youth-led) CSOs in Tanzania and Kenya. The capacity development workshops in Tanzania and Kenya will take place between March and June 2018. The training programme is a component of a larger Capacity Development … [Read more...]

British Council: Call for Applications for Creative Hubs Programme

Deadline: 30 October 2017 British Council’s West Africa Arts Programme #UKWestAfricaArts is currently inviting applications from Creative Hubs in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and United Kingdom to participate in a development programme for Creative Hubs from these countries. The Creative Hubs Programme will support hubs to strengthen their sustainability through a programme of facilitator-led and peer-to-peer learning and networking for hub managers or founders involved in day-to-day … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Standard Chartered Women in Technology Incubator Kenya Programme!

Deadline: 13 November 2017 Standard Chartered, partnership with Strathmore University @iBizAfrica incubator is seeking applications for its Women in Technology Incubator Kenya Programme in order to recruit the best entrepreneurial minds, women-lead startup teams leveraging on technology as a key driver of innovation in business. The programme combines world class startup support with local and international experience to provide Africa’s most competitive and attractive startup incubation … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Accountability Incubator 2018-19!

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Accountability Lab is accepting applications for its Accountability Incubator 2018-19 in order to provide passionate young leaders with catalytic support to develop and implement cost-effective, highly impactable solutions for accountability in their communities. The Incubator is looking for the biggest and best cohort of participants (or “accountapreneurs”) with innovative ideas for strengthening open government, civic participation, anti-corruption, accountability, … [Read more...]

Embassy of Sweden Call for Applications: Intellectual Property for Least Developed Countries

Deadline: 28 October 2017 The Embassy of Sweden has announced that applications are now open for the upcoming International Training Programme on “Intellectual Property for Least Developed Countries”. Programme Objectives The main objectives and rationale of the Programme are the following. To increase the familiarity with the three pillars on which an effective Intellectual Property system rests, namely legislation, enforcement and management, both from a national and an international … [Read more...]

Apply for NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum 2018! Supporting Social Innovations across India

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The NASSCOM Foundation is seeking applications for its Social Innovation Forum 2018 to recognize and support Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) led innovations that have met a social development need or helped organizations achieve their social development objectives. The NASSCOM Social Innovation Forum is a ‘Tech 4 Good’ platform that aims to address critical gaps in development, through technology-led social innovations and solutions that can lead to … [Read more...]

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...]