Islamic Development Bank: Call for Innovation via Transform Fund

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) is seeking applications for its special Fund, known as Science, Technology and Innovation Transform Fund (IsDB-STIF) to support its Member Countries in finding practical solutions to their key development challenges through the power of innovation. Transform is a multi-million-dollar fund that provides seed money for innovators, startups and SMEs to develop their ideas and compose a strong business proposal. The overall aim of the … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 13th Edition of IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development in 2006 to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world. The Theme for the 1439H/2018 Prize is “Women’s Contribution to Promoting Peace and Stability”. Objectives Recognize: the important role of women in IDB member countries and Muslim communities globally contributions made by individuals or organizations … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 13th Edition of IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development in 2006 to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world. The Theme for the 1439H/2018 Prize is “Women’s Contribution to Promoting Peace and Stability”. Objectives Recognize: the important role of women in IDB member countries and Muslim communities globally contributions made by individuals or organizations … [Read more...]

Apply for IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women's Contribution to Development in 2006 to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world. The Theme for the 1439H/2018 Prize is "Women's Contribution to Promoting Peace and Stability". Objectives Recognize: the important role of women in IDB member countries and Muslim communities globally contributions made by individuals or organizations … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 16th Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Prizes for Science and Technology!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is currently inviting applicants for the 16th edition of its IDB Prizes for Science and Technology to promote comprehensive human development, with a focus on the priority areas of alleviating poverty, improving health, promoting education, improving governance and allowing people to prosper. Objectives Acknowledge and encourage the achievements of the successful institutions Promote sound and fruitful competition among … [Read more...]

IRTI Call for Proposals 2017: Inviting Applications from Developing, Emerging & Developed Countries

Deadline: 28 February 2017 The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), a Member and the knowledge hub of the Islamic Development Bank Group (IDBG), is seeking applications for its research projects which propose policy work on Islamic Economics, Finance and Banking. Given the importance of Islamic finance in mobilizing the resources needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), IRTI solicits proposals from developing, emerging, and developed countries to look into areas such … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development!

Deadline: 30 November 2016 The Islamic Development Bank is seeking nominations for its IDB Prize for Women's Contribution to Development that aims to RECOGNIZE, ENCOURAGE, INSPIRE and REWARD women’s participation in the socio-economic development process. The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women's Contribution to Development in 2006 to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world. Objectives Recognize … [Read more...]

IDB Prizes for Science and Technology: Promoting Comprehensive Human Development

Deadline: 30 November 2016 Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is currently inviting applicants for the 15th Edition for its IDB Prizes for Science and Technology with an aim to promote comprehensive human development, with a focus on the priority areas of alleviating poverty, improving health, promoting education, improving governance and allowing people to prosper. Objectives Acknowledge and encourage the achievements of the successful institutions Promote sound and fruitful competition … [Read more...]

IDB Prizes for Science and Technology: Promoting Comprehensive Human Development

Deadline: 30 November 2016 Islamic Development Bank (IDB) is currently inviting applicants for the 15th Edition for its IDB Prizes for Science and Technology with an aim to promote comprehensive human development, with a focus on the priority areas of alleviating poverty, improving health, promoting education, improving governance and allowing people to prosper. Objectives Acknowledge and encourage the achievements of the successful institutions Promote sound and fruitful competition … [Read more...]

CORAF/WECARD Call for Applications: Empowering Youths for Agripreneurship in West Africa

Deadline: 24 July 2016 The West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD) in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank is currently inviting applications from young agricultural entrepreneurs for its Empowering Youths for Agripreneurship in West Africa Project with an aim to enroll over 1000 Young entrepreneurs in agriculture “Agripreneurs” or young people interested in agriculture in a one-year mentoring process in the framework of the project … [Read more...]

Islamic Development Bank: Working for Economic Development and Social Progress of Member Countries and Muslim Communities!

The Islamic Development Bank is an international financial institution whose purpose is to foster the economic development and social progress of member countries and Muslim communities individually as well as jointly in accordance with the principles of Shari'ah i.e., Islamic Law. The Bank is established in pursuance of the Declaration of Intent issued by the Conference of Finance Ministers of Muslim Countries held in Jeddah in Dhul Q'adah 1393H, corresponding to December 1973. The … [Read more...]

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa: Promoting Economic and Social Development

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa was established in 1958 by Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in order to promote the economic and social development of its member States, foster intra-regional integration, and promote international cooperation for Africa’s development. ECA’s strength derives from its role as the only UN agency mandated to operate at the regional and subregional levels to harness resources and bring them to bear on Africa’s … [Read more...]

Short Course on Conflict, Rule of Law and Local Security (November 7 – November 18, 2016)

Deadline: 23 September 2016 The Hague Academy on Local Governance is conducting a short course on Conflict, Rule of Law and Local Security from November 7 to November 18, 2016. The key training issues are: How can governments promote citizen security and protect human rights after violent conflict? What policies and instruments do they have to foster reconciliation and peacebuilding amongst different ethnic or religious groups? And what attitude and skills do government officials … [Read more...]

Short Course on Local Service Delivery (October 3 – October 14, 2016)

Deadline: 5 August 2016 The Hague Academy on Local Governance is conducting a short course on Local Service Delivery (October 3 – October 14, 2016) in Netherlands. In this course, participants learn how local governments can effectively deliver services to their citizens and how they can plan and finance it. Local public services, including water and waste management, supply of drinking water and land registration, have a huge impact on our daily lives and well-being. Unfortunately, the poor … [Read more...]

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