Apply for World Bank Group’s Young Professionals Program!

Deadline: 31 July 2018 The World Bank is currently seeking applications for its Young Professionals Program (YPP) with an aim to provide opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group. The program is designed for highly qualified and motivated individuals skilled in areas relevant to WBG technical/operations such as economics, finance, education, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for U Revolution Media Fellowships!

Deadline: 15 July 2018 U Revolution is seeking applications for its Media Fellowships and offering 4 paid, non-residential global media fellowships to budding journalists or influencers who are passionate about changing the way organisation talk about chronic illness or disability. U Revolution Media Fellowships are meant to support up-and-coming media talent, giving them a launchpad for their future careers. Applicants are encouraged to pitch ideas for raw, authentic stories about any health … [Read more...]

IWMF: Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship

Deadline: 9 July 2018 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications for its Adelante Reporting Initiative Fellowship. As part of Adelante, IWMF’s Latin America reporting initiative, a group of women journalists will travel to Guatemala to report on the Environment from September 20 - October 5, 2018. Reporting fellows will begin their trip in Mexico City, Mexico, where they will complete comprehensive security training and an orientation from September 21 - … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards!

Deadline: 31 August 2018 Applications are open for the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards, a unique opportunity for early-phase women entrepreneurs to take their companies to the next level. The Award is looking for committed female entrepreneurs heading initiatives with the potential to grow significantly in the years to come. Competition Highlights One-to-one personalized business coaching prior to the Awards week Series of entrepreneurship workshops, knowledge sessions and … [Read more...]

Climate Home News: Inviting Journalists for Reporting on Climate Change in Africa

Deadline: 29 June 2018 Climate Home News is inviting two outstanding African journalists to report deeply on the development impacts, challenges and opportunities of climate change in Africa. Fellows will be provided training and support in climate change reporting from CHN’s editorial team. They will also receive training in the scientific and technical challenges the continent faces from the project partners Future Climate for Africa. Each fellow is expected to produce four major stories … [Read more...]

Orange Fab France: Women Start Accelerator Program 2018

Deadline: 24 June 2018 Orange Fab France has announced the “Women Start” Program which is dedicated to female entrepreneurs from around the world. The aim is to help female (co) founders of start-up to sign business partnerships with an Orange business unit and encourage them to go international. Like all the Orange Fab France programs, the aim of “Women Start” is to form business partnerships between start-ups and market lines from Orange or Orange partners in France and abroad. The … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Equals in Tech Awards: Helping Women & Girls Cross the Digital Divide!

Deadline: 20 July 2018 Nominations are open for the 2018 EQUALS in Tech Awards that will be held on 22 September in New York City. The prestigious international award ceremony is hosted by EQUALS Partners with the valuable support of a growing list of leading corporate and media sponsors. The award will celebrate projects that help women and girls cross the digital divide. Award Categories Prizes are awarded for outstanding achievement and innovative strategies, in four categories: … [Read more...]

Magnum Foundation CFPs: Photography in Collaboration – Migration and Religion

Deadline: 13 July 2018 Magnum Foundation is inviting proposals for Photography in Collaboration: Migration and Religion, an initiative for photographers to expand upon their practice by working with creative partners from other disciplines. The foundation is seeking proposals for projects that are careful interdisciplinary explorations at the intersection of migration and religion, broadly defined, and that explore how forms of social organization transform under the pressures and processes of … [Read more...]

EDCTP: Seeking Proposals for ‘Vaccines for Diarrhoeal Diseases or Lower Respiratory Tract Infections’ Program

Deadline: 30 October 2018 The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Vaccines for diarrhoeal diseases or lower respiratory tract infections” to support clinical trials that can accelerate the development of vaccines for diarrhoeal infections and lower respiratory tract infections in sub-Saharan Africa. Scope Proposals should include one or more clinical trials (phase I to III) in sub-Saharan Africa for vaccine … [Read more...]

EDCTP: Capacity Development to Facilitate Delivery and Uptake of New or Improved Medical Interventions in African Health Systems

Deadline: 11 October 2018 EDCTP has launched a Call for Proposals to support actions that will facilitate the translation of research results of medical interventions into policies and practices for national health programmes in order to strengthen health systems. Proposals addressing the following activities are particularly encouraged: development of methodological tools for the successful translation of research against PRDs into policies and practices for public health programmes. … [Read more...]

EDCTP Call for Proposals: ‘Strategic Action for Overcoming Drug Resistance in Malaria’ Program

Deadline: 30 October 2018 The European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) is seeking proposals for a program entitled “Strategic action for overcoming drug resistance in malaria”. The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to support one large-scale strategic action (clinical research activities) that is part of a bigger portfolio of clinical trials with the capacity to develop new and diverse antimalarial drugs against Plasmodium falciparum and/or Plasmodium vivax, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity!

Deadline: 7 September 2018 Applications are open for the 2019 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award established to recognize modern day heroes and the exceptional impact their actions have made on preserving human life and advancing humanitarian causes in the face of adversity. The Aurora Prize aims to recognize and support those who risk their life, health, freedom, reputation or livelihood in order to save and aid individuals that suffer as a result of today’s … [Read more...]

EDCTP: Strategic Action for the Comparison, Selection and Development of Malaria Vaccine Candidates

Deadline: 1 November 2018 EDCTP has announced a call for proposals to support one large-scale strategic action (clinical research activities) that is part of a bigger portfolio of clinical trials with the capacity to compare and select the most promising malaria vaccine candidates, and manage their progress through clinical development. This should be achieved by establishing an objective set of stage-gate criteria that can be used for comparing and evaluating a diverse set of vaccine … [Read more...]

Pathfinder Award: Recognising Innovative Solutions for Protected and Conserved Areas

Deadline: 15 August 2018 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) and WildArk is seeking nominations for the inaugural Pathfinder Award for innovation in conservation.  The Award is supported by the contributions of several partners and funders through projects that are helping to identify and communicate solutions. The Pathfinder Award recognises outstanding and innovative … [Read more...]

Green and Inclusive Energy Programme: Seeking Concept Notes from Non-Energy Organisations

Deadline: 20 July 2018 Hivos is currently seeking Concept Notes from Non-Energy Organisations for its Green and Inclusive Energy Programme with an aim to not only support civil society organizations (CSOs) in East Africa that are working to address the aforementioned issues but to also include organizations in other sectors, including but not limited to gender, health and media organizations and other sectors. The purpose of this is to build the capacity of non-energy organizations, to enable … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship!

Deadline: 7 July 2018 Nominations are open for The Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship (AAE) to recognize some of the continent’s most innovative and impactful entrepreneurs. Over the past 9 years, AAE has attracted over 7000 applications from industries and sectors ranging from education, health, transport, energy among others. After undergoing a rigorous nomination and selection process, 12 finalists (3 per category) will be invited to attend the African Leadership Network (ALN) Annual … [Read more...]

Applications Open for VilCap Communities Africa Programme!

Deadline: 6 July 2018 Village Capital and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) Impact Programme are seeking applications for its VilCap Communities Africa programme to equip entrepreneur ecosystem leaders across sub-Saharan Africa with the tools, resources and connections they need to catalyse impact investment. Applications are now open for entrepreneur support organisations (ESO’s) to take part in forums on September 24-28 and October 22-26. Benefits The programme will … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge!

Deadline: 14 September 2018 Applications are open for the 5th Edition of the Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge. It is a worldwide renowned startup competition designed specifically to address the needs of deeptech entrepreneurs across several different industries and technologies. The Challenge was created in 2013 by deeptech entrepreneur Xavier Duportet and Arnaud De La Tour, at the time both PhD students, who realised that the resources needed to propel emerging technologies were different … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: International Quality Awards 2018

Deadline: 31 July 2018 Nominations are open for International Quality Awards 2018 which are designed to recognise and reward the contribution of quality professionals, teams and entire organisations across the globe. Award Categories Emerging Talent: To recognise the quality professional who has contributed most to their organisation in terms of governance, assurance, improvement, leadership and context within the first 8 years of their quality career. Quality Professional in a New … [Read more...]

Apply for UNCTAD Youth Forum 2018!

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is organizing a Youth Forum. The 2018 UNCTAD Youth Forum will primarily focus on topics that relate to youth empowerment through entrepreneurship, with particular emphasis on investing in digital youth, involving youth at the negotiation table, outlining the vision of millennials and how youth can think globally and act locally. The Forum will gather around 250 youth from around the world, between the ages … [Read more...]