EU announces Civil Society Organisations (CSO) as Actors of Governance, Human Rights and Development Work

Deadline: 14 May 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled "Civil Society Organisations (CSO) as Actors of Governance, Human Rights and Development Work". Lots & Priorities Lot 1: Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) The specific objective is to strengthen the capacity of Rwandan civil society organisations to perform their roles as independent development actors more effectively. Priority Areas Actions … [Read more...]

Submit Your Ideas and Projects for Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition 2019

Deadline: 31 July 2019 Applicants are invited to submit their ideas and projects for Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition 2019 which is a global programme to empower young entrepreneurs to create a sustainable world. This global platform empowers young entrepreneurs (age 15-35) from around the world to engage in a more peaceful world. Participants are invited to submit their innovative ideas and projects with a societal impact, which champion and implement one or more of the 17 … [Read more...]

4th Sunhak Peace Prize for Individuals & Organizations to Make the World Better for Future Generations

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The Sunhak Peace Prize Committee is seeking nominations for the 4th Sunhak Peace Prize to honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to peace and human development, working to resolve conflict and restore balance to the relationship between humanity and the natural environment. The Sunhak Peace Prize awards distinguished individuals or organizations that have contributed significantly to peace and the welfare of future generations … [Read more...]

ASEF Call for Proposals to Informal ASEM Seminar on Human Rights

Deadline: 1 May 2019 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is seeking proposals 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. Purposes The overall purpose of the exercise will be to: Assess the evolution, relevance, impact and effectiveness of the human rights project series (also the effectiveness of ASEF as the … [Read more...]

Apply for Human Rights Monitoring and Safety and Security Training for Human Rights Defenders

Deadline: 29 March 2019 The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is offering a five-day training event on human rights monitoring and safety and security for human rights defenders (HRDs). Thematic Areas human rights of Roma and Sinti, human rights of people of African descent, environmental protection issues The event will take place in Montenegro from 27 to 31 May 2019, and will cover the human rights monitoring cycle and principles; physical … [Read more...]

“20th University on Youth and Development Activity” for Youth-led and Youth-oriented Organisations

Deadline: 30 March 2019 Applications are open for "20th University on Youth and Development Activity" which is an activity facilitated and coordinated by the North-South Centre of the Council of Europe in partnership with the Spanish Institute for Youth (INJUVE), the European Youth Forum (YFJ), the Spanish Youth Council (CJE) and other youth serving organisations within the Network on Youth and Global Citizenship. The UYD is a framework event where different youth-led and youth-oriented … [Read more...]

Applications Open for IWMF’s Reporting Grants For Women’s Stories

Deadline: 21 April 2019 Applications are now open for the IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories, sponsored by The Secular Society, is a funding initiative supporting journalism produced by and about women. In an era of increased globalization, the need for varied coverage of gendered topics is critical to a free and representative press. These grants support reporting on untold stories surrounding issues that impact women and girls’ daily lives worldwide. The IWMF’s Reporting … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals to Support Human Rights in Namibia 2019

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “EU Support to Human Rights in Namibia 2019” to contribute to the protection and promotion of human rights in Namibia. Objectives Lot 1: "To contribute to the promotion and protection of women's and children’s rights, targeting specifically gender based violence". Lot 2: "To contribute to the protection and promotion of cultural rights, with special attention to … [Read more...]

Henley & Partners announces Global Citizen Award 2019

Deadline: 5 June 2019 Global residence and citizenship advisory firm Henley & Partners has announced the call for nominations for its annual Global Citizen Award.Entering into its fifth year, this unique international accolade honors remarkable individuals tackling the global challenges affecting humanity today. Nominations are open to those who demonstrate vision, courage, and innovation in driving global change, and whose work has a directly positive impact on the lives of people in … [Read more...]

European Commission’s Call for Proposal to Support NGOs Primarily Active in the Areas of Environment and Climate Action

Deadline: 3 June 2019 European Commission is inviting proposal to promote better environmental and climate governance by broadening stakeholder involvement, including NGOs, in policy consultation and implementation. The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, acting under powers delegated by the European Commission, invites non-governmental organisations (NGOs) which are primarily active in the areas of environment and/or climate action and which have an … [Read more...]

Apply for EU’s Increased Transparency and Accountability in PFM Grant Program

Deadline: 29 April 2019 The European Union is currently accepting applications for Increased transparency and accountability in PFM Grant Program to strengthen evidence gathering, analysis and communication of findings to provide viable policy options as well as to professionalise the PFM practitioners in Malawi. Priorities Area Priority/Lot 1: Follow up and analysis of key budget cycle events at national and local level Priority/Lot 2: Academic research: building robust evidence … [Read more...]

EU announces Call for Proposals on ‘Partnerships Facility for Asia’

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The European Union has announced its grant program entitled "Partnerships Facility for Asia" to increase the overall capacity of beneficiary countries to design and implement SDG related policies, regulations and activities. Priorities Area To improve the technical capacity of Asian partners in designing and implementing SDG-related policies and regulation, through the mobilisation of public sector expertise To engage in dialogue with Asian partners on SDG … [Read more...]

European Union issues CFPs on Gender Equality and Accountability of Public Institutions

Deadline: 15 May 2019 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled “Gender Equality and Accountability of Public Institutions”. Type of Lots Lot 1:Gender Equality The specific objectives of this Lot are: To support the work of CSOs in addressing the needs of vulnerable and marginalised Groups, including women and youth, with a particular focus on supporting the empowerment of these groups to claim their rights. To … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to NATO’s 70th Anniversary: New Challenges and Changing Landscapes

Deadline: 13 May 2019 The Office of the Public Affairs Advisor (PAA) at the U.S. Mission to NATO (USNATO) has announced an open competition for not-for-profit, non-government organizations and think-tanks that focus on international affairs, defense and security issues, and U.S. and European relations to submit project proposals. They encourage project proposals to include public, on-the-record discussions and creative public engagements in Europe and Canada on the major theme of “How the … [Read more...]

Money Trail: Seeking Applications for Working Grants Program

Deadline: 25 March 2019 In Money Trail, Journalismfund.eu is offering working grants for mixed teams of African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Grants are awarded to journalists solely by Journalismfund.eu, with no input or oversight at any stage from the consortium as a whole. Funding Information The total amount per call is around 50.000 euro. The money comes from the … [Read more...]

Open Technology Fund announces Core Infrastructure Fund

Deadline:1 May 2019 Open Technology Fund has announced the Core Infrastructure Fund to support the ‘building block’ technologies, infrastructures, and communities relied upon by digital security and circumvention tools strengthening internet freedom, digital security, and the overall health of the internet. Award information OTF awards are performance-based contracts (see an example template here) signed directly with the applicant. Payment is issued on completion of stated objectives, … [Read more...]

UNESCO inviting European Young Heritage Professionals Forum 2019

Deadline: 28 March 2019 UNESCO, in partnership with the European Union, is organizing the European Young Heritage Professionals Forum 2019  from 20 to 24 May 2019 in Zadar, Croatia. The Forum is hosted by the Croatian Commission for UNESCO and the Croatian Ministry of Culture. As part of the World Heritage Education Programme and as the legacy of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH 2018), the five-day Forum is designed to foster intercultural learning and exchange. It will … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for The European Capital of Innovation Award 2019

Deadline: 6 June 2019 Nominations are open for "The European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) Award 2019" which is an annual cash prize awarded to the European city that is best able to demonstrate its ability to harness innovation to improve the lives of its citizens. In particular cities : Contribute to open and dynamic innovation ecosystems. Involve citizens in governance and decision-making. Use innovation to improve the resiliency and sustainability of their cities. This … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Preserve, Reinforce and Promote Palestinian Culture as Part of Fostering National Identity

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for a program entitled "Preserve, Reinforce and Promote Palestinian Culture as Part of Fostering National Identity" to protect and promote Palestinian identity contributing to human development in Palestine by involving the main institutional stakeholders and reinforcing the role of the civil society organisations. The specific objective(s) of this call for proposals are: Support … [Read more...]

Apply for International Award in Agribusiness 2019

Deadline: 31 March 2019 UNIDO ITPO Italy, the Italian Investment and Technology Promotion Office of the United Nations Organization for Industrial Development and the Future Food Institute of Bologna have launched the third edition of the International Award “Innovative Ideas and Technologies in Agribusiness”. The contest offers an opportunity at international level to highlight and promote new solutions to upgrade food security and safety requirements in DCs while creating links with the … [Read more...]

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