Nominations Open for World Summit Award! An Open Call for Young Innovators

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Nominations are open for The World Summit Awards (WSA) Young Innovators to promote and award innovators under the age of 30, who developed a digital application tackling the UN SDGs. The World Summit Awards are a non-monetary award system with a focus on sustainable knowledge transfer through a worldwide network. Award Categories Government & Citizen Engagement Health & Well Being Learning & Education Environment & Green Energy … [Read more...]

Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves: Submit Project Concepts for Humanitarian Clean Cooking Fund (HCCF)

Deadline: 21 July 2017 Applications are open for "The Humanitarian Clean Cooking Fund (HCCF)", which is a new grant fund established by the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (Alliance) with support from the Norwegian Agency for International Development. The HCCF's primary objective is to increase access to cleaner fuels and more efficient cooking technologies among crisis-affected people through the scale-up of successful cooking interventions in humanitarian settings. HCCF also aims to … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Advocacy for Nutrition Security Policies, Programmes and Interventions under the ‘AFIKEPO’ Nutrition Programme in Malawi

Deadline: 22 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “Advocacy for nutrition security policies, programmes and interventions” under the 'AFIKEPO' Nutrition Programme in Malawi. The objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to enhanced nutrition security of all Malawians particularly for achieving optimal nutrition for women of child bearing age, adolescent girls, infants and young children through advocacy, awareness … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Japan Foreign Trade Council (JFTC) Essay Competition 2017!

Deadline: 8 September 2017 The Japan Foreign Trade Council (JFTC) is inviting applicants for its JFTC Essay Competition 2017 to encourage students, young researchers and business people to express their opinions on matters of national and international importance. Essay Topics What advantages are people around the world gaining through free trade, and, to the contrary, what are the disadvantages? What kinds of measures are conceivable in order to further increase the advantages while … [Read more...]

Applications Open for European Commission’s “Birth Day Prize”!

Deadline: 6 September 2017 The European Commission is seeking applications for its initiative "The Birth Day Prize". The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (or the Foundation) and Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., subsidiary of Merck & Co. Inc., Kenilworth, NJ USA (or MSD) have committed to award prizes to winners following evaluation of entries by the Commission. The Horizon Prize on reducing maternal and newborn morbidity and mortality - the Birth Day Prize - will be awarded to the … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science

Deadline: 15 August 2017 The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is currently seeking nominations for its Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science to recognize scientists, journalists, and public servants for significant contributions to science and to the public’s understanding of science, the Association administers the awards listed below. All awards are presented at the AAAS Annual Meeting immediately following the award year. Award Information A … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN)

Deadline: 14 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN)” to contribute to the reinforcement of democracy in Nigeria. The objective of this call for proposals is to improve the quality of electoral administration and citizens’ participation in the electoral process in Nigeria. Program Lots The programme is divided in to three Lots: Actions … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity!

Deadline: 8 September 2017 Nominations are open for the 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award granted by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative on behalf of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide and in gratitude to their saviors. The Aurora Prize is seeking the stories of selfless individuals who demonstrate exceptional courage, commitment and impact at personal risk for the sake of others. The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, … [Read more...]

EHRI Fellowship Call: Supporting Holocaust Research Community by Building a Digital Infrastructure and Facilitating Human Networks

Deadline: 31 December 2017 Applications are currently being accepted for European Holocaust Research Infrastructure, EHRI Fellowship with an intention to support and stimulate Holocaust research by facilitating international access to key archives and collections related to the Holocaust as well as archival and digital humanities knowhow. The fellowships intend to support researchers, archivists, curators, and younger scholars, especially PhD candidates with limited resources. Stipend & … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Grant Scheme for Grassroots Civil Society Organizations (GRS) in Turkey

Deadline: 18 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Grant Scheme for Grassroots Civil Society Organizations (GRS)” to strengthen the capacity of grassroots CSOs for active democratic participation in policy and decision making processes. The objective of this call for proposals is to improve the administrative, advocacy and communication skills of grassroots CSOs so that they can participate more effectively in … [Read more...]

Call for Project Proposals: EUREKA Celtic-Plus European Research Initiative to Support R&D Projects

Deadline: 16 October 2017 Do you want to access new markets, technologies and skills? Do you want to gain recognition through your involvement in an international collaborative R&D project? Do you want to work with partners beyond national borders, develop new products or services, or work on pre-competitive research and development? Then apply for Celtic-Plus, an industry-driven European research initiative to define, perform and finance through public and private funding, common R&D … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Equals in Tech Awards: Recognizing ICT Initiatives Empowering Women and Girls

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Nominations are now being accepted for international ‘Equals in Tech’ Awards recognizing ICT initiatives empowering women and girls. The awards promote and support gender equality in the ICT field. The “Equals in Tech” Awards (formerly the GEM-TECH Awards) is an annual initiative designed to promote gender equality and mainstreaming in technology. The awards are now part of Equals, an ITU and UN Women global partnership to achieve gender equality in the digital age. … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Trust Conference Scholarship Programme!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Trust Conference Scholarship, a part of the Trust Conference is now open for applications inviting all applicants working in the areas of human trafficking, slavery and human rights. Priority will be given to applicants from developing countries who demonstrate their participation at Trust Conference will enhance their work in their own communities. This year, up to 60 scholarships will be awarded to applicants from diverse disciplines that will bring unique … [Read more...]

RIA’s Call for Papers for Symposium on Human Rights and the Humanities!

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Royal Irish Academy is calling for papers for Symposium on Human Rights and the Humanities that will be held on 7 December 2017. The keynote lecture will be delivered by Samuel Moyn (Yale). The symposium seeks to consider human rights in a larger perspective, one that the humanities are particularly capable of providing. It will find answers to questions like: what can the future of human rights be in the face of new threats to the world order and the rise of … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Innovative Approaches for Local Nutrition Governance Program in Bangladesh

Deadline: 31 August 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled "Innovative Approaches for Local Nutrition Governance” with an aim to improve maternal and child nutrition. The objective of this call for proposals is to implement at local level innovative, resilient and scalable nutrition governance pro-poor models which are validated and aligned with national policies. Size of Grants Any grant requested under this … [Read more...]

ASEF Call for Proposals: 17th Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights

Deadline: 19 July 2017 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is seeking applications for its Informal Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Seminar on Human Rights that promotes mutual understanding and co-operation between Europe and Asia in the area of political dialogue, particularly on human rights issues, and encourages an open and non-confrontational debate between representatives of civil society organisations and officials from all ASEM Partners. The Seminar series is co-organised by the … [Read more...]

Partnership for Clean Competition: Apply for Anti-Doping Research Grant

Deadline: 1 July 2017 The Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC) is currently accepting applications for its Anti-Doping Research Grant program, to contribute to a movement in addressing doping’s root causes and ultimately decreasing the use of performance-enhancing drugs by all participants in all sports at all levels of play. Research Priorities The PCC research priorities are as follows: Developing methods of cost-effective testing to detect and deter the use of banned and illegal … [Read more...]

InnoEnergy PowerUp! Competition for Sustainable Energy Innovators

Deadline: 11 September 2017 Do you have an idea that can change the future of sustainable energy? Do you run a Sustainable Energy Business and Need a Strategic partner to help you grow? Then, PowerUp! Is for you! InnoEnergy, Europe’s largest sustainable energy accelerator, is inviting applications for its competition "PowerUp!" the biggest regional competition for energy start-ups in central and Eastern Europe (CEE). InnoEnergy is offering the opportunity to take part in its flagship Highway … [Read more...]

International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies: Inviting Applicants for 8th World Summit on Arts and Culture!

Deadline: 6 July 2017 International Federation of Arts Councils and Culture Agencies (IFACCA) is inviting applicants for its World Summit on Arts and Culture that will be held in Kuala Lumpur on 11-14 March 2019. It is co-hosted by IFACCA and the National Department for Culture and Arts (JKKN) of the Malaysian Ministry of Tourism and Culture and is expected to attract arts leaders and key policy makers from up to 80 countries. To refine the theme and develop the structure and contents of the … [Read more...]

Nordic Innovation Challenge 2017: Design and Manufacturing for a Circular Economy

Deadline: 1 September 2017 The LAUNCH Nordic Innovation Challenge 2017 is accepting applications to address this year’s challenge: Design and Manufacturing for a Circular Economy. LAUNCH Nordic seeks to accelerate the transition to a more sustainable society through open innovation, industry collaboration, and global systems mobilization. To meet this goal, LAUNCH Nordic seeks innovations from around the globe with the potential to create the shift towards a circular economy. The core … [Read more...]

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