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1 August 2017 The Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), in cooperation with World Economy, invites submissions of unpublished papers looking at Globalization and the Environment in Asia.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...]

Apply for International Tropical Timber Organization (IITO) Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 20 June 2017 The International Tropical Timber Organization (IITO) is seeking applications for its fellowship programme through the Freezailah Fellowship Fund to promote human resource development and to strengthen professional expertise in member countries in tropical forestry and related disciplines. The goal is to promote the sustainable management of tropical forests, the efficient use and processing of tropical timber, and better economic information about the international … [Read more...]

SNSF Call for Proposals: Inviting Researchers for Southeast Asia-Europe Joint Funding Scheme (JFS)

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) is currently accepting proposals for its Southeast Asia – Europe Joint Funding Scheme (JFS) in order to bring together Southeast Asian and European researchers and innovators and allow them to collaborate on topics of mutual interest. The JFS is a scheme for pooling resources at a multilateral level to support collaborative research and innovation projects. Thematic Areas Health, with preference: Anti-microbial … [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...]

WISIONS Call for Proposals: Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange Program 2017

Deadline: 23 June 2017 WISIONS is currently seeking proposals for its Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange program 2017 with an aim to mobilize knowledge and expertise among energy practitioners and other stakeholders in the field of sustainable energy technologies in the “Global South”, with a focus on decentralised energy solutions. This call for proposals is aimed at both focus regions of WISIONS – Latin America and the Caribbean, and South/South East Asia. The … [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...]

Nagao Natural Environment Foundation: Seeking Applications for Research Grant Programme

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The Nagao Natural Environment Foundation (NEF) is seeking 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, and … [Read more...]

Apply for GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund Round 2!

Deadline: 16 July 2017 Applications are open for "The GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund" which is funded by UK Department for International Development (DFID), and supported by the GSMA and its members. The fund provides selected start-ups in Africa and Asia with grant funding, technical assistance, and the opportunity to partner with mobile operators in their markets to help scale their products and services into sustainable businesses with positive socio-economic … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia: Seeking Applications for Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia is inviting applicants for its Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program that is a United States government-funded program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs. The Humphrey Fellowship brings accomplished professionals from designated countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Eurasia to the United States at a mid-point in their careers for a year of non-degree graduate study and … [Read more...]

Apply Now to Become a Young Champion of the Earth!

Deadline: 18 June 2017 If you have a big idea to protect or restore the environment; if you have a vision for a more sustainable future; 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. The United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) is seeking applications for its programme "Young Champion of the Earth" in order … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Integrated Water Management (IWC) Masters Scholarships 2018!

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The International Water Centre is seeking applications for its Masters Scholarships 2018 to study the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) in Brisbane, Australia. The IWC Masters Scholarships are a prestigious award granted annually to high calibre candidates who clearly demonstrate potential as future water leaders. IWC is offering up to three scholarships for international candidates for full-time study of the MIWM program starting in Semester 1, … [Read more...]

UN Women’s Building a Stronger Evidence Base: A Gender Sensitive Approach to Preventing Violent Extremism in Asia and the Pacific

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for its program entitled  “Building a Stronger Evidence Base: A Gender Sensitive Approach to Preventing Violent Extremism in Asia and the Pacific”. Taking into consideration the growing threat of violent extremism in Asia and the Pacific, UN Women with the support of the government of Japan is seeking to expand its efforts in the area of preventing violent extremism … [Read more...]

Asia New Zealand Foundation’s Arts Grants: Offering Artists Professional Development Opportunities in Asia

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Asia New Zealand Foundation is seeking applications for its Arts Grants to support and organize Asia-related events and festivals, and offer artists professional development opportunities in Asia. Objectives To provide and support experiential opportunities, work placements, and exchanges for New Zealand-based arts professionals in Asian locations To assist New Zealand arts and cultural organisations in staging Asia-related content To support New Zealand … [Read more...]

ICNL Call for Applications: Fellowships to Promote Research on the Legal Framework for Civil Society

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to announce the availability of 6 new research fellowships. The fellowships will provide the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC for up to 4 weeks during July-December 2017 to conduct research on the legal framework for civil society. This is an action-oriented fellowship. It is designed to provide opportunities to engage practitioners and scholars to advance the legal environment for civil society by … [Read more...]

The Prince Claus Fund: First Aid to Documentary Heritage under Threat

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The Prince Claus Fund, through its Cultural Emergency Response programme (CER), and the Whiting Foundation, is seeking proposals for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean to safeguard documentary heritage that is acutely threatened by recent conflict or other disaster, whether natural or man-made. This new funding collaboration aims to continue this work, helping preserve writing for a new generation, contribute to the appreciation of cultural … [Read more...]

Call for Participants: FLEX-Ability Central Asia Workshop 2017

Deadline: 16 June 2017 American Councils for International Education announces the Central Asia FLEX-Ability Workshop to be held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on July 19 - July 23, 2017. The Central Asian FLEX-Ability Workshop 2017 is a four-day training for 49 FLEX alumni and three Alumni Coordinators from Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Tajikistan. The theme of the workshop is Smart Storytelling; using modern tools of storytelling to craft, produce and share stories, creating future-ready alumni … [Read more...]

Apply for Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative 2017!

Deadline: 12 June 2017 The Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative is a joint collaboration between the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), the Diplo Foundation of Switzerland, and the National Centre for Research on Europe (NCRE) of New Zealand. It is supported by the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of Switzerland. The Initiative aims at improving the relations between Asia and Europe by enhancing public diplomacy efforts among the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Partners. It provides … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Fiji: Regional Environment, Science, Technology and Health (ESTH) Program for Select Pacific Island Countries (PICs)

Deadline: 15 July 2017 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for a series of small environmental awards to support local and regional small-scale environmental projects in eligible countries in the Pacific Islands region, via the Regional Environmental Office in Suva, at $24,999 or less per award. These awards are funded through EAP regional foreign assistance funds, and … [Read more...]

UN Women: Assessment of Advocacy Initiatives and Tools for Changing Gender Discriminatory Social Norms and Attitudes

Deadline extended till 20 July 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (ECARO) is inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs), women’s studies and research centres promoting women’s rights and gender equality to submit proposals to conduct an Assessment of Advocacy and Social Norms Change Initiatives as well as Tools for Changing Gender Discriminatory Social Norms and Attitudes to contribute … [Read more...]

WISIONS Call for Applications: Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange Program 2017

Deadline: 23 June 2017 WISIONS is currently inviting applicants for its Sustainable Energy Project Support (SEPS) Knowledge Exchange program 2017 with an aim to mobilize knowledge and expertise among energy practitioners and other stakeholders in the field of sustainable energy technologies in the "Global South", with a focus on decentralised energy solutions. This call for proposals is aimed at both focus regions of WISIONS – Latin America and the Caribbean, and South/South East Asia. The … [Read more...]

* indicates required

You have Successfully Subscribed!