Call for Papers: ADBI-World Economy Workshop on Globalization and the Environment

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), in cooperation with World Economy, invites submissions of unpublished papers looking at Globalization and the Environment in Asia. Both theoretical and empirical research papers with policy orientations are welcome provided that findings, conclusions, and policy recommendations are based on solid evidence and analysis. Manuscripts can focus on Asia as a whole, a group of countries, or individual economies. The workshop will … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: SHAPE-SEA Research Grants Programme (RGP) 2018

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Strengthening Human Rights and Peace Research/Education in ASEAN/ Southeast Asia (SHAPE-SEA) is seeking concept notes for its Research Grants Programme (RGP) 2018 with an aim to develop the capacity of universities in ASEAN and the Southeast Asian region to contribute to the improvement of human rights and peace situation in Southeast Asia through applied research and education. Research Themes ASEAN and Human Rights Business Accountability Peace and … [Read more...]

World Wildlife Fund: Inviting Local Organizations for Conservation Workshop Grants

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is seeking applications from local organizations for its Conservation Workshop Grants to support training workshops with a strong hands-on learning component that will build capacity for people living in WWF priority places in selected countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Conservation Workshop Grants fund organizations to train communities, stakeholders, park guards, and others on local and regional conservation issues. Funding … [Read more...]

First Global Workshop on Human Rights Strategies for Indigenous Leaders in the Global South!

Deadline: 10 June 2017 The Dejusticia and the Racial Discrimination Watch, are seeking applications for "The First Global Workshop on Human Rights Strategies for Indigenous Leaders in the Global South". Fifteen leaders from Latin America, Africa and Asia will be selected to participate in the Workshop. The workshop will be focused on the theme of indigenous communities’ rights to participation and territory in the context of extractive industry. Objectives The Workshop has three main … [Read more...]

The Asia-Fellowship: Inviting Journalists from PR China, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Deadline: 30 June 2017 International Journalists’ Programmes (IJP) is seeking applications for its "The Asia-Fellowship" to offer a unique opportunity for talented Journalists working in The People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Japan to come to Germany. In 2017 fellowships will only be available for journalists from PR China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. The delegates work for four weeks with German host media. At the same time they research their own stories and work as … [Read more...]

NEF Research Grant Programme: Strengthening Research Capacity of Young Researchers in Asia-Pacific Region

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is currently accepting applications for its Research Grant Programme to support academic and scientific research that will deepen knowledge of the nature conservation in developing countries in the Asia-Pacific region, with the aim of strengthening research capacity of young researchers in that region. Grants are available only for individual researchers, but not for groups/teams, to enhance their skills, knowledge, … [Read more...]

PCI Call for Grant Proposals: Supporting Conservation Programs for Wild Populations of Primates

Deadline: 20 September 2017 The Primate Conservation, Incorporated (PCI) is a not-for-profit foundation, seeking proposals for its grant program to fund field research that supports conservation programs for wild populations of primates. Priority will be given to projects that study, in their natural habitat, the least known and most endangered species. The involvement of citizens from the country in which the primates are found will be a plus. The intent is to provide support for original … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Young Peace-builders for Climate Action Program!

Deadline: 26 May 2017 Applications are open for "The Young Peace-builders for Climate Action (YPCA)" program with an aim to strengthen the role of young people in promoting sustainable environmental development in peace-building and governance processes, enhance awareness and develop the potentials of young peace advocates as future leaders in community-based disaster risk reduction and management, climate change adaptation, and conflict prevention. Program Objectives Promote … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Business Grants!

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Asia New Zealand Foundation is seeking applications for its "Business Grants" to support New Zealand organisations leading projects that provide New Zealanders with opportunities to learn from the region’s business leaders, and build relationships in Asia. The Asia New Zealand Foundation has supplied grants to support both networking events open to the general public and invitation-only events held for the benefit of select senior business audiences. Funding … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: Seeking Applications for Resettlement Support Centers Program

Deadline: 27 June 2017 The admissions process for refugee applicants seeking resettlement in the United States is overseen by the Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration of the Department of State (the Bureau). The purpose of Resettlement Support Centers (RSC) Africa, Turkey and the Middle East (TuME), and Eurasia are to assist the Bureau in preparing the necessary casework for persons in selected locations in sub-Saharan Africa, Turkey and Lebanon, and Europe and Central Asia, … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in 4th ‘Women Leading, Women Organising’ Training!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) in association with the Center for Trade Union and Human Rights, is currently seeking applicants for its 4th ”Women Leading, Women Organizing’ Training” in Manila, the Philippines from 25th-29th July, which will precede the ASEAN People’s Forum on 30th July-1st August 2017. The training will focus on labour rights, and migrant workers’ rights in the context of globalisation, fundamentalism, militarism, and feminist … [Read more...]

Hedayah Call for Proposals: Supporting Civil Society Initiatives to Prevent and Counter Violent Extremism

Deadline: 22 May 2017 Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism STRIVE-Global, funded by the European Union (EU) under the financial Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP), is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism -STRIVE GlobalSupport of Civil Society initiatives to Prevent/Counter Violent Extremism in Central Asia, South Caucasus and Western Balkans” with an aim to support design and … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of SCA: South Asia Regional Connectivity Program

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA) is currently inviting organizations interested in submitting proposal applications that seek to support and enhance connectivity in South Asia. Through the provision of technical assistance and the promotion of regional cooperation, U.S. assistance focusing on issues relating to economic growth and trade facilitation, security, and environmental resource management will facilitate sustainable, … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of EAP: Promoting Gender Equality in Decision-Making in the U.S. Freely Associated States

Deadline: 26 June 2017 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP) is seeking applications from eligible entities for its projects that promote gender equality in political representation, and other leadership and decision-making roles in the U.S. Freely Associated States (FAS): Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI), and Republic of Palau. Goals Enhance the role of women through public outreach and education for both men … [Read more...]

Prince Bernhard Nature Fund: Seeking Proposals to help Critically Endangered Flora and Fauna

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Prince Bernhard Nature Fund (PBNF) is currently accepting grant proposals with an aim to help save critically endangered flora and fauna in the tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, Asia and Latin America. The Fund’s mission is to support small, preferably local initiatives towards the conservation and wise use of nature and our natural resource base. The Fund prefers to act as a catalyzer of larger initiatives, and link its project support as much as possible … [Read more...]

Hedayah Call for Proposals: Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism in Central Asia and Western Balkans regions

Deadline: 22 May 2017 Strengthening Resilience to Violence and Extremism STRIVE-Global, funded by the European Union (EU) under the financial Instrument Contributing to Stability and Peace (IcSP), is currently seeking proposals in order to respond to the ongoing threat of global terrorism and the need for effective responses that ameliorate, rather than exacerbate, the threat. Focused on prevention, the overall objective of the programme is to build the capacity of state and non-state actors … [Read more...]

Grab the Chance to Visit New Zealand! An Open Opportunity for Social Entrepreneurs and Business Leaders from Southeast Asia

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Asia New Zealand Foundation and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, offers up to eight young social entrepreneurs and business leaders from Southeast Asia the chance to visit New Zealand. This opportunity is part of the ASEAN Young Business Leaders Initiative (YBLI), a key part of the New Zealand Government’s ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) strategy. The initiative was created to strengthen links between entrepreneurs and business … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Young Champions of the Earth Prize!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a powerful idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a strong track record of instigating change; if you are unafraid of failure; and if you believe in a bright future for our planet, then you just might have what it takes to become a Young Champion of the Earth. UN Environment is currently seeking applications for "Young Champions of the Earth" with an aim to nurture the next generation of environmental leaders. The Prize Six Young Champions … [Read more...]

SFDRR Call for Participation: Approaching for Slow-Onset Climate Disasters (AI-SOCD)

Deadline: 8 May 2017 The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 (SFDRR) is seeking applications to manage the risk of small-scale and large-scale, frequent and infrequent, sudden and slow-onset disasters caused by natural or man-made hazards. The causes and impacts of disaster events are generally complex; thus, systems thinking and systems approach which can identify complex interactions among different sectors shall be employed to DRR research and practices in order to design … [Read more...]

Asia New Zealand Foundation: Inviting Journalists for Travel & Discretionary Grants

Deadline: 3 July 2017 The Asia New Zealand Foundation is currently seeking applications from journalists for its "Travel and Discretionary Grants" with an aim to offer New Zealand journalists the chance to travel to Asia to research and prepare stories. These grants support independent and self-managed travel to the region by New Zealand journalists. The Asia New Zealand Foundation does not make travel arrangements and cannot sponsor visas. Grant Categories The Asia New Zealand Foundation … [Read more...]

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