Applications Open for Professional Fellows Program (PFP)!

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State and American Councils for International Education are seeking applications for the Professional Fellows Program (PFP). The fall 2017 Fellows will be in the US from October 10-November 17, 2017. Benefits Each finalist of the program will: Work in a full-time fellowship placement in a US worksite dealing with issues relating to his or her work at home. While there fellows will gain … [Read more...]

IRD’s SEP2D Programme: Promoting Documentation and Knowledge of Plant Biodiversity

Deadline:  2 April 2017 The Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) has announced its fourth call for projects for Sud Expert Plantes Sustainable Development (SEP2D) that seeks to consolidate initiatives in favor of plant biodiversity in the countries of the South, in particular by supporting the development of tools and projects to ensure the sustainability of plant collections collected by institutions in the South. The objective of this call is to contribute to the Global Strategy … [Read more...]

Applications Open for United Nations Journalism Fellowships: Inviting Journalists from the Developing World

Deadline: 20 March 2017 The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2017 fellowship program. The fellowships offer a unique opportunity for promising young journalists from developing countries to observe United Nations deliberations and to report on its proceedings for news media in their home countries. Over the past five decades, fellowships have been awarded to hundreds of journalists from the … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in the Gender and Technology Institute in Asia!

Deadline: 27 February 2017 Tech-based violence and threats targeted against women activists, rights defenders and journalists is endemic to the internet today. Therefore, Tactical Technology Collective invites participations for the Gender and Technology Institute (GTI) in Asia with an aim to build participants' skills and knowledge in using digital technologies, to enable them to be informed users of technology and to build movement-based discussions around security and privacy from a gendered … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Empowerment through Education Scholarship Program for Developing Countries!

Deadline: 1 April 2017 The Wells Mountain Foundation (WMF) is currently inviting applications for its Empowerment through Education (ETE) Scholarship Program that will provide undergraduate scholarships to developing country nationals to study in their home country or a neighboring country. The scholarship participants will not only be able to improve their own future, but also that of their own communities. Scholarship Covers ETE scholarships range from $300 USD to $3000 USD annually … [Read more...]

National Institutes of Health: Formative and Pilot Intervention Research for Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS

Deadline: 7 January 2020 The National Institutes of Health (NIH), an agency of Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is seeking applications for the program entitled “Formative and Pilot Intervention Research for Prevention and Treatment of HIV/AIDS” to encourage researchers to utilize a developmental perspective that addresses the substantial changes that occur across the lifespan (from infancy through older adulthood) that are associated with HIV prevention and treatment … [Read more...]

11th Francophone Fund for Human Rights: Supporting Grassroots Initiatives for Protection of Human Rights

Deadline: 10 March 2017 The International organization of Francophonie (OIF) is seeking proposals for the 11th edition of its Francophone Fund for Human Rights “Martine ANSTETT” (FFDH) that is devoted to the protection of the rights of migrants in the french speaking world. The FFDH aims to support grassroots initiatives and projects for the promotion and protection of human rights, democracy and peace. Approaches Provide practical solutions to the problems of migrants Encourage … [Read more...]

Call for Participation: Training for Young Journalists on Reporting on Climate Change and Sustainable Development Issues in Southeast Asia

Deadline: 20 February 2017 UNESCO  has opened applications for a project funded by the government of Malaysia to provide "Training for Young Journalists on Reporting on Climate Change and Sustainable Development Issues in Southeast Asia" to Strength media capacity to monitor and report on climate change in Asia-Pacific. The training will bring together young journalists, photojournalists and citizen reporters from Southeast Asia, media and climate/environment experts as well as some … [Read more...]

USAID Broad Agency Announcement: ASEAN Agribusiness Development Program

Deadline: 24 February 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking expression of interest from the eligible organizations and companies for its Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for “ASEAN Agribusiness Development” for research, innovation and collaboration in support of increasing access to finance for entrepreneurs and small- and medium-sized agribusinesses (SMAs) in the ASEAN region. The goal of this project is to increase access to finance for SMAs … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Equator Prize 2017! Recognizing Community and Indigenous Initiatives to Advance Nature-Based Solutions

Deadline: 8 March 2017 The Equator Initiative has announced a global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2017 that will recognize outstanding community and indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for local sustainable development. The Prize winners will feature innovative solutions related to protecting, restoring and/or sustainably managing nature to achieve local sustainable development, such as food security, water security, sustainable jobs and livelihoods, … [Read more...]

Data Journalism Training Program: Inviting Media Organizations in ASEAN Countries

Deadline:  8 March 2017 Do you have an idea for a great data journalism project that could impact on local communities or tackle topics related to people’s rights and freedom in ASEAN countries? Are you a media organization eager to learn about data journalism, visualizations and how to future-proof (sustainability) your work? If yes, then apply for the Data Journalism Training. Media Cooperation is seeking applications for its Data Journalism Training Programme with an aim to develop new … [Read more...]

USAID/BAA: Harnessing Local Innovations, Expertise and Partnerships to Solve Development Challenges in Asia

Deadline: 3 March 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from the eligible organizations and companies for its Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Harnessing Local Innovations, Expertise and Partnerships to Solve Development Challenges in Asia to seek opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest and collaborate in the research, development, piloting, testing, and scaling of innovative, practical and cost-effective interventions that … [Read more...]

USAID Broad Agency Announcement: Improving Urban Health in Asia

Deadline: 24 March 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from the eligible organizations and companies for its Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for “Improving Urban Health in Asia”. It seeks, through co-creation with local partners, systems approaches to overcoming urban health challenges in Asia. Achieving meaningful health outcomes in the growing number of urban centers of Asia requires an accurate understanding of the outcomes that … [Read more...]

Apply for The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize! Recognising Journalists for Outstanding Reporting on Development and Poverty Eradication

Deadline: 10 March 2017 Applications are open for “The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize”, organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development, that is awarded to amateur and professional journalists for outstanding reporting on development and poverty eradication. Launched with the hashtag #TellMyStory, the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize celebrates the best traditions of journalism in uncovering powerful and moving stories, giving a voice to those who … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Japan Foundation Awards 2017: Inviting Individuals or Organizations Worldwide!

Deadline: 3 March 2017 Nominations are open for Japan Foundation Awards 2017 that are presented to individuals or organizations that have significantly contributed to the promotion of international mutual understanding and friendship through their academic, artistic, or cultural activities over the years and are expected to continue to do so. Individual recipients or the representative of a recipient organization will be invited and requested to attend the presentation ceremony, which will be … [Read more...]

IDRC Call for Proposals: Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund (LVIF) Worldwide

Deadline: 21 March 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking proposals for its Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund (LVIF) with an aim to support novel ideas or pre-existing innovations to respond to the challenges of existing livestock vaccines in sub-Saharan Africa and South and Southeast Asia. The call seeks proposals that are adopting innovative approaches to increasing the duration of immunity by better induction and maintenance of immunological memory; … [Read more...]

Apply for Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) 2017 – Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy!

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Applications are open for "Asian Youth Leadership Forum for Democracy (AYLD) 2017 – Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy" to be held in Seoul and Gwangju from 13 to 20 May 2017. Under the theme “Renewing Asian Youth Power for Democracy”, participants are expected to share their experiences of social and political engagement and to discuss common challenges to democracy in Asia to come up with a strategic action plan for advocacy and strengthening a youth network … [Read more...]

Apply for The Hilden Charitable Fund: Providing Grants for Projects in the UK and in Developing Countries!

Deadline: 16 March 2017 The Hilden Charitable Fund is currently seeking applications to award grants to projects both in the UK and in developing countries with an aim to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Hilden’s grant making priorities overseas are for projects in developing countries working on community development, education, and health. Trustees will particularly welcome projects that address the needs … [Read more...]

Apply for East West Center’s Changing Faces Women’s Leadership Seminar 2017 for Women Entrepreneurs in Asia Pacific!

Deadline: 21 February 2017 The East West Center is currently seeking applications for its 2017 Changing Faces Women’s Leadership Seminar that will focus on the important role that innovation and entrepreneurship play in contributing to economic growth, job creation, and strengthening communities. During this 12-day professional training, dialogue and travel program, participants will engage in a series of workshops focused on leadership and entrepreneurship facilitated by a noted women’s … [Read more...]

UNFPA Asia and the Pacific: Seeking Expression of Interest for Measurement of Violence against Women in Asia and the Pacific

Deadline: 11 February 2017 The UNFPA Asia and the Pacific Regional Office (APRO) is seeking expression of interest in the process of identifying potential implementing partners for the implementation of a project to strengthen regional and national capacities to measure violence against women in Asia and the Pacific (2016 – 2019), and seeking to partner with an institution or consortium to create a Knowledge Centre for the measurement of VAW. Acknowledging the emerging and increasing demand … [Read more...]

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