Enter Now! The #Blog4Dev Contest: How Would You Boost #Job #Opportunities4Youth in Burundi?

Deadline: 31 July 2017 If you are a Burundian citizen between the ages of 18 and 28 and are currently living in your home country, here is your turn to have your say! The World Bank wants to hear your ideas on how to boost job opportunities for youth in Burundi. Enter the #Blog4Dev contest, and you could win a trip to Washington, D.C. or an attachment with the World Bank in Burundi! Prize Information Two winners will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington DC for one week. Two … [Read more...]

World Bank’s #Blog4Dev: How Would You Boost #Job #Opportunities4Youth in Malawi?

Deadline: 31 July 2017 If you are a Malawian citizen between the ages of 18 and 28, and are currently living in your home country, here is your turn to have your say! The World Bank wants to hear your ideas on how to boost job opportunities for youth in Malawi. Enter the #Blog4Dev contest, and you could win a trip to Washington, D.C. or an attachment with the World Bank in Malawi! Prizes Two winners will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington DC for one week. Two more winners … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Proposals: Peace Building Fund in Somalia

Deadline: 17 July 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals specifically related to Daldhis (Build Your Country) project; the Peace Building Fund in Somalia through the UNDP Somalia Poverty Reduction & Environment Protection (PREP) Programme. The project aims to present a renewed commitment to working with local community leaders, elders, formal and informal justice services and newly selected local governments, in collaboration with state ministries, to … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to India: Empowering Youth to Combat GBV

Deadline: 21 July 2017 The U.S. Consulate General, Public Affairs Section in Hyderabad is seeking applications for its program entitled "Empowering Youth to Combat GBV" to conduct a series of workshops for young men and women in identified colleges to discuss various facets and manifestation of GBV to help them make changes in their own lives, and in their friend circles, families, neighborhoods and communities. The main workshops will address social issues such as patriarchy and GBV. The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for NYCI’s Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme Programme!

Deadline: 28 July 2017 Do you have a good idea for a youth arts project in your youth group but require the funding to work with an artist? If yes, then apply for the Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme programme. The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) on behalf of the Arts Council and the Department of Children and Youth Affairs is inviting applicants for its Artist and Youth Work Residency Scheme programme with an aim to promote innovative partnerships between youth groups, artists … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Saudi Arabia: Seeking Applications for Saudi Young Leaders Exchange Program

Deadline: 20 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Riyadh is seeking applications for its "Saudi Young Leaders Exchange Program (SYLEP)" to build leadership, civic responsibility, respect for diversity, and community engagement among Saudi university students through a three-week summer exchange. Program Goals The goals of the program are to: Promote mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of Saudi Arabia. Prepare youth leaders to become involved in … [Read more...]

World Bank’s #Blog4Dev: How Would You Boost #Job #Opportunities4Youth in Tanzania?

Deadline: 31 July 2017 If you are a Tanzania citizen between the ages of 18 and 28 and are currently living in your home country, here is your turn to have your say! The World Bank wants to hear your ideas on how to boost job opportunities for youth in Tanzania. Enter the #Blog4Dev contest, and you could win a trip to Washington, D.C. or an attachment with the World Bank in Tanzania! Prizes Two winners will win an all-expense paid trip to Washington DC for one week. Two more winners … [Read more...]

OSISA Call for Proposals: Youth, Arts and Culture Initiative

Deadline: 15 July 2017 Are you inspired by the fact that up to 67% of the SADC region’s population is below 40 years and yet youth, especially young women, remain on the margins of the mainstream economy, politics and society? Are you working on promoting and protecting youth’s economic, social and political spaces at a community or national level? Are you inspired to use art and activism to promote voice in the public space? Are you a catalyst in your community- seeking to create spaces for … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of EAP: Support for the Lower Mekong Initiative Young Scientist Exchange Program

Deadline: 4 August 2017 The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP) is seeking applications for an environmental award to support a regional education project in the Lower Mekong countries of Southeast Asia. Guided by the specific objectives from the LMI 2016-2020 Master Plan of Action, this project proposes to establish a Young Scientist Exchange Program where young scientists (ages 18-35) from LMI partner countries are offered research opportunities and engage in … [Read more...]

LEAP Africa-Union Bank Call for Applications: Social Innovators Programme 2017

Deadline: 16 July 2017 The LEAP Africa in partnership with Union Bank has developed the Social Innovators Programme 2017 to strengthen and advance youth-led change initiatives and entrepreneurship in Nigeria through training and collaborative partnerships that enhance the sustainability and overall impact of these change initiatives. The Social Innovators Programme (SIP) is a one-year fellowship which supports talented young social innovators – youth change-makers – whose ideas and initiatives … [Read more...]

Call for Participants: 6th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water

Deadline: 4 July 2017 Applicants are invited for the 6th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water (APYPW) which is a gathering of youth delegates representing different countries within the Asia Pacific region. The APYPW is to bring a diversity of young voices together toward global water issues and in the process encouraging them to deeply ponder and investigate pragmatic solutions for water-related challenges that are confronted today. By offering a variety of programs and activities from … [Read more...]

United Nations in Jordan: Sustainable Development Goals Instagram Competition for Youth in Jordan

Deadline: 30 June 2017 Are you a young person in Jordan who loves photography and social media? Do you want to learn more about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and take part in a competition? If yes, then apply for Sustainable Development Goals Instagram Competition. The UN in Jordan has launched an Instagram competition targeting young persons in Jordan between the ages of 15 and 30. Youth are invited to take innovative and creative pictures using their phones of anything that … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland Call for Concept Notes: Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) in Tanzania

Deadline: 5 July 2017 The Embassy of Finland in Dar es Salaam is accepting concept notes from eligible organizations for its Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) with an aim to build partnerships between the civil society organisations, private sector and the Embassy of Finland and to support the organisations so that they can operate more effectively. The Embassy of Finland's Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) builds on the view that sustainable development cannot be achieved without an active … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: 10th UNESCO Youth Forum for Young Change-makers

Deadline: 25 June 2017 UNESCO has launched a call for proposals for young change-makers to attend the 10th UNESCO Youth Forum, entitled “Rethinking Youth Engagement with UNESCO” (25-26 October 2017, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France). The primary aim of the Forum is to build sustainable relationships with young change-makers who are leading or co-shaping impactful initiatives in a UNESCO field of competence (education, science, culture, communication and information). The Forum is looking … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in OpenIDEO Education in Emergencies Challenge!

Deadline 25 June 2017 Applications are currently open for OpenIDEO Education in Emergencies Challenge, A MIKTA initiative delivered with Australian Aid, inviting individuals and organizations of diverse expertise and perspectives, those who work in the education in emergencies sector, those who have lived through emergency situations themselves, and those innovators and entrepreneurs who are passionate about bringing their expertise and ingenuity to this issue. Opportunity Areas Innovations … [Read more...]

Japan Foundation Asia Center: Call for Applications for HANDs! Project 2017 – 2018

Deadline: 18 July 2017 If you are young professionals concerned about disaster and environmental education, then please apply for HANDs! Project 2017 – 2018!! Applications are open for HANDs! Project 2017 – 2018 which is a human resource development program sponsored by the Japan Foundation Asia Center. The Project was created as a place for mutual learning, sharing knowledge, and cooperating to solve problem for disaster prevention and support for disaster-affected areas, primarily in Asian … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Bank Group’s Young Professionals Program (YPP)!

Deadline: 28 July 2017 The World Bank is currently inviting applicants for its Young Professionals Program (YPP) with an aim to provide opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group. The program is designed for highly qualified and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to WBG technical/operations such as economics, finance, education, … [Read more...]

William T. Grant Foundation: Institutional Challenge Grant to Reduce Inequality in Youth Outcomes

Deadline: 12 September 2017 The William T. Grant Foundation is currently applications for its Institutional Challenge Grant, encouraging research institutions to build sustained research-practice partnerships with public agencies or nonprofit organizations in order to reduce inequality in youth outcomes. The purpose of this award is to encourage research institutions to build sustained research-practice partnerships with public agencies or nonprofit organizations in order to reduce inequality … [Read more...]

Apply to be a Part of Telenor Youth Forum 2017!

Deadline: Various In partnership with the Nobel Peace Center, the Telenor Youth Forum is a global platform that is built upon the idea of “digitalization for peace”. It provides young leaders from around the world with an arena to come together and tackle global, social challenges. The journey begins in Oslo, in December, during the week of the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony. As a selected delegate, applicants will form teams, with each team dedicated to a social challenge and will spend your … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U.S. Embassy Youth Council Nepal 2017/18!

Deadline: 12 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy Nepal is seeking applications from active youth for membership to “U.S. Embassy Youth Council 2017/2018” to make a difference in their community. The U.S. Embassy Youth Council Nepal (USYC) was created in 2011 to interact directly with Nepali youth. The Youth Council has two primary objectives: To encourage participation by USYC members in their democracy, through engagement in their communities and civil society. To inform the Embassy about … [Read more...]

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