The United Nations Migration Agency, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has organized an event today, centring on a Joint Platform on Countering Migrant Smuggling. The new IOM-UNODC initiative encourages the main stakeholders to join forces against the smuggling of migrants. This may include joint research; reinforcing Member States’ capacities - upon request - to dismantle criminal networks engaging in migrant smuggling; enhancing assistance to smuggled migrants; or … [Read more...] about IOM-UNODC Joint Initiative on Countering Migrant Smuggling
Deadline: 15 April 2018 The International Journalists Programs (IJP) has announced Marion Gräfin Dönhoff Journalist Scholarship for 2018 in which five German journalists have the opportunity to work as guest editor for two months in an Eastern European editorial office (with a Russian-language medium). The scholarship is intended to give young journalists from Germany and Eastern Europe the opportunity to gain a personal impression of the current political, economic, cultural developments … [Read more...] about Apply for Marion Gräfin Dönhoff Journalist Scholarship 2018!
Deadline: 9 April 2018 The Open Society Foundations seeking proposals for its Countering State Capture in Central and Eastern Europe that support work that looks at the socioeconomic impact of corruption, including gender dimensions, and which challenges the limitations to equal access of public healthcare, education, and equitable social policies dealing with poverty. Priority Areas Projects that will engage citizens primarily women and other previously disengaged groups- in … [Read more...] about Open Society Foundations: Countering State Capture in Central and Eastern Europe
Deadline: 10 March 2018 Prague Civil Society Centre is inviting applications for the Fellowship Programme 2018 which is fully funded three-month research residencies in Prague for individuals. The project proposal should aim to reflect and elaborate upon your current work in your home country. You should demonstrate how participating in the fellowship programme will aid your work upon returning home, how you will share the knowledge and expertise gained during the fellowship or how you … [Read more...] about Prague Civil Society Centre: Seeking Applications for Fellowship Programme 2018
Deadline: 4 March 2018 The spring 2018 call for applications for the sixth season of "Cross-Border Journalism" Programme is now open which aims to connect journalists in ‘cross-border’ collaboration. The programme is an opportunity for journalists and bloggers in the early and mid stages of their career looking for the chance to develop their skills in international reporting and enhance their professional network abroad. Working in teams, participants can produce joint or individual … [Read more...] about Applications Open for Cross-Border Journalism Programme!
Deadline: 2 March 2018 The Fritt Ord Foundation and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius are inviting nominations of journalists, bloggers, internet media and newspapers for the “2018 Free Media Awards”. The prizes provide support for journalists and media that report independently and refuse to give up in the face of threats. The media operate under tremendous pressure in many countries in Eastern Europe. With the Free Media Awards, they seek to encourage journalists and media to carry … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for 2018 Free Media Awards!
Deadline: 15 February 2018 The Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) is inviting applicants for its Fund for Key Populations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA KP Fund) to increase advocacy and service delivery for people living with and at-risk for HIV and hepatitis C. The Fund will support innovative, evidence-based efforts to bring the region closer to epidemic control. The Fund aims to reach over 20,000 members of key populations by scaling up innovative HIV prevention and treatment … [Read more...] about Elton John AIDS Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Fund for Key Populations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA KP Fund)
Deadline: 4 March 2018 Can your technology contribute to a better environment and help reduce poverty? Do you want to explore a new market for your product? If yes, then apply for the Planning Grants program. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Planning Grants program to strengthen partnerships and explore new market opportunities for their technology or business model. Focus Areas Climate … [Read more...] about Sida/Demo Environment: Applications Open for Planning Grants Program!
Deadline: 14 February 2018 Are you an organisation in one of the 14 countries mentioned below? Are you looking to import technology that would be new to your country? Would this technology have a beneficial impact on the environment, and help reduce poverty? If yes, then apply for the Demonstration Grants program. The Demo Environment programme, financed by The Swedish Agency for Development Cooperation (Sida) is seeking applications for its Demonstration Grants program. Demonstration Projects … [Read more...] about Sida/Demo Environment: Inviting Applicants for Demonstration Grants Program
The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (the “Global Fund”) is seeking proposals from regional stakeholders to implement a multicountry program under the Catalytic Investments for the 2017-2019 Allocation Period. Of the US$ 50,000,000 made available for this strategic priority area, this RFP refers to the US$ 13,000,000 made available under multicountry priority area “Sustainability of services for key populations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia region”. The last date of … [Read more...] about Global Fund Invite Applications under HIV: Sustainability of Services for Key populations in Eastern Europe and Central Asia Region
Deadline: 26 January 2018 Applications are open for The International Cyber Security Capacity Building Programme with an aim to supply a portfolio of transformational projects to support the National Cyber Security Strategy and reduce the cyber threat to the UK. Objectives FCO invites concept proposals for projects to start in the financial year 2018 to 2019 and be completed by 31 March 2021, to help achieve the following objectives: improve cyber security capacity in Eastern Europe, … [Read more...] about Apply for FCO Cyber Security Capacity Building Programme!
Deadline: 1 February 2018 International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting eligible organizations from the Visegrad countries (V4) and worldwide for its Visegrad Grants program in order to foster regional cooperation between the V4 countries and projects advancing innovativeness and sustainability in Central and Eastern Europe. Grant amounts vary depending on the size and scope of the project. The average grant support for supported project in 2016 was around €20,000. Focus Areas … [Read more...] about International Visegrad Fund: Inviting NGOs/CSOs for Visegrad Grants Program
Deadline: 18 February 2018 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is seeking nominations for its "2018 Knight International Journalism Awards" with an aim to foster a global culture of news innovation. ICFJ is now seeking nominees whose pioneering coverage or media innovations have had a significant impact on the lives of people around the world. Nominees can be reporters, editors, technologists, media managers, citizen journalists or bloggers. The program is supported by the John S. … [Read more...] about Nominations Open for 2018 Knight International Journalism Awards!
Deadline: 21 January 2018 The German Marshall Fund of the United States, through its Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, is seeking applications for its Rethink.CEE Fellowship Program for next-generation policy experts and analysts from Central and Eastern Europe. Benefits Affiliation with The German Marshall Fund of the United States, a premier transatlantic think tank Access to network of policy professionals and tailor-made support in undertaking policy research A … [Read more...] about Applications Open for Rethink.CEE Fellowship Program!
Deadline: 25 January 2018 Do you work to strengthen democracy, freedom of expression and human rights? Do you use media or the arts as a means to bring about change? If yes, then apply for the Creative Force Programme. The Swedish Institute is seeking applications for its Creative Force Programme. It is a funding programme for international projects which work though media or the arts to strengthen basic freedoms and rights. Types of Funding It offers two types of grant: Seed Funding … [Read more...] about Applications Open for Swedish Institute’s Creative Force Programme!
Deadline: 10 January 2018 Amsterdam Youth Force, Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA) and AFEW International are inviting applicants from Eastern Europe and Central Asia region (EECA) to submit drafts abstracts for XXII International AIDS Conference 2018 in Amsterdam (AIDS 2018) to board panel of experts for review. The conference will gather scientists, political leaders, and people living with HIV from all around the world. One of the key objectives of AIDS 2018 is to spotlight the … [Read more...] about Call for Applications: International AIDS Conference 2018
Deadline: 1 March 2018 Applications are open for the Bridging the Gaps sex work project that aims to support sex worker-led, civil society organisations and networks with a track record in human rights and/or health programmes for sex workers. The earliest start-date for research and development projects is 1 June 2018 and the projects are expected to start during 2018. Goals This call for proposals directly contributes to the three long term goals: Strengthened civil society that … [Read more...] about Bridging the Gaps Call for Research Grants: Sex workers know best!
Deadline: 13 January 2018 Applications are open for the WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships (PBS) which is awarded to individuals from developing/emerging economies (East and South) who wish to pursue formal studies or mid-career professional training in the field of nature conservation. The aim of the WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation (PBS) is to provide financial support to individuals wishing to pursue short-term professional training or formal studies that will help … [Read more...] about Applications Open for WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation!
Deadline: 22 January 2018 The Foundation “Remembrance, Responsibility and Future” (EVZ) is seeking applications for a program entitled “Europeans for Peace” that promote international exchange projects for young people from countries of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, Israel and Germany. The theme of this call is to celebrate diversity! youth exchange for all. Europeans for Peace wants to get young people interested and invested in human rights, moral courage and social commitment. … [Read more...] about Europeans for Peace Program: Promoting International Exchange Projects for Young People
Deadline: 30 November 2017 The REC, together with the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), which funds the SEEDLING project, has announced the Small Grants Programme in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. The SEEDLING project aims to strengthen education, capacity building and awareness rising on the SDGs in the countries of South Eastern Europe (SEE) by incorporating them into national school curricula (secondary education) … [Read more...] about REC Call for Proposals: SEEDLING Small Grants Programme