UN Women: Regional Forum for the Promotion and Monitoring Progress of the Implementation of Istanbul Convention

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs), women CSOs networks and platforms promoting women’s rights and gender equality to submit proposals to hold a Regional Forum for the Promotion and Monitoring Progress of the Implementation of Istanbul Convention in six Western Balkan countries and Turkey. The Programme aims at ending gender based discrimination and violence … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Strengthening Regional Platforms of Civil Society Organizations

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs), women CSOs networks and platforms promoting women’s rights and gender equality to submit proposals to support the establishment and strengthening of regional platforms of civil society organizations. The goal of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen women’s voice and agency, including of women’s organizations working with and or … [Read more...]

UNDP/Moldova: Small Grants Programme under the SCBM Programme

Deadline: 23 June 2017 The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has announced a Small Grants competition within the framework of programs to support capacity-building measures. The competition SCBM beneficiaries are invited to participate in all four stages of the program, who are members of the thematic platforms of cooperation in education, sports, culture, health and the environment. Each proposal will aim to promote cooperation and contacts between people on both banks to strengthen … [Read more...]

UNOV/UNODC Call for Proposals: Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2017

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is seeking proposals for its Drug Abuse Prevention Centre (DAPC) Grants 2017 in order to provide funding support to not-for-profit organisations working in low- and middle-income countries whose projects are aimed at preventing substance use among the youth. The objective of this Grants programme is to strengthen the capacity of civil society to prevent drug abuse globally. Thematic Areas Are focused on prevention of … [Read more...]

2017 AGFUND International Prize: Inviting Non-Governmental Organizations and Individuals Worldwide

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND) invites the United Nations, international and regional organizations, ministries and public institutions, national Non-governmental organizations and individuals worldwide to submit nominations as deemed eligible for the 2017 AGFUND International Prize for Pioneering Human Development Projects. The Subject of the 2017 AGFUND Prize is “Ensure inclusive and quality education and promote lifelong learning for … [Read more...]

Apply for UN/DESA Italian Fellowships Programme!

Deadline: 30 June 2017 The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN/DESA) is currently seeking applications for its Italian Fellowships Programme. Through this Programme, young skilled professionals are selected for a one-year placement in the field offices of either International Organizations or the Italian Development Cooperation. Before taking up their assignment in the host country Fellows attend a mandatory two-week training course, which is an integral part of the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Global Citizen Award 2017!

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Global residence and citizenship advisory firm Henley & Partners has announced the call for nominations for the 2017 Global Citizen Award. It was established to pay tribute to individuals who have worked towards improving and supporting the global community, and whose actions or thinking have contributed to a more just, peaceful and tolerant world. The Award Committee typically looks for an inspirational individual who demonstrates extraordinary vision, courage, and … [Read more...]

UNICEF Request for Proposals: Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Education in the Republic of Moldova

Deadline: 4 June 2017 United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Moldova is seeking proposals for its program entitled ”Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Education in the Republic of Moldova” to put forth recommendations as to how to further promote inclusion in education. UNICEF’s advocacy efforts and its support to the Ministry of Education, and also the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Labour, Social Protection and Family on promoting children’s right to education. The focus of … [Read more...]

Call for Applications and Nominations: UNESCO International Literacy Prizes 2017

Deadline: For Applications: 31 May 2017 For Nominations: 14 June 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is inviting applicants for its International Literacy Prizes (ILP) 2017 under the theme “Literacy in a Digital World” to support effective literacy practices and encourage the promotion of dynamic literate societies. Since 1967, UNESCO International Literacy Prizes have rewarded excellence and innovation in the field of literacy. Over 475 … [Read more...]

UNDP-Lebanon Call for Proposals: Inviting National NGOs for Peace Building Project

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Lebanon is seeking proposals from National NGOs for its “Peace Building Project” with an aim to increase the availability and accessibility to conflict related information and reports to mitigate and reduce existing or potential tensions. Funding information All proposals shall have the same maximum overall price (which cannot exceed the fixed budget amount of USD 140,000). Program Outputs Ongoing … [Read more...]

Applications Open for UNESCO ‐ Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017!

Deadline: 30 August 2017 Applications are open for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)-Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2017, with an aim to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in Africa’s development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation. The annual Summit aims to contribute to building research capacity … [Read more...]

UNCDF Call for EOIs: SHIFT Challenge Fund for Women’s Economic Empowerment

Deadline: 9 June 2017 The United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) for its Shaping Inclusive Finance Transformations (SHIFT) Challenge Fund entitled “Linking remittances as a catalyst for financial inclusion and women’s economic empowerment”. The fund will award matching grants to projects offering either an innovative business model or scaling-up of an existing business model for international remittance service delivery for women in Cambodia, … [Read more...]

UNFPA Request for Proposals: Developing and Strengthening GBV/DV Prevention Activities by CSOs in Mongolia

Deadline: 29 May 2017 The Mongolia Country Office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an international development agency, is currently inviting proposals for its "Subcontracting Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to Develop and Strengthen Gender-Based Violence and Domestic Violence (GBV/DV) Prevention Activities". Recent advances in the legal and political environment, including the approval of the Law to Combat Domestic Violence (LCDV) in December 2016, as well as the … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs Benefiting Individuals at risk of Statelessness in the Dominican Republic

Deadline: 13 June 2017 The United States Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for its “NGO Programs Benefiting Individuals at risk of Statelessness in the Dominican Republic”. Proposed activities should primarily support stateless persons and individuals at risk of statelessness in the Dominican Republic.  Proposals must focus on the Protection, including legal aid. Funding Information Project … [Read more...]

Opportunities Knock Your Door: Inviting Applications for Global Ambassadors Program

Deadline: 25 May 2017 Opportunities Knock Your Door (OKYD) is seeking applications for "Global Ambassadors Program" as a Country Ambassador. Country Ambassador is an elite position awarded to passionate individuals from all over the world to share opportunities, promote United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs), write articles on youth and culture. Objectives The Global Ambassador Program is a 6 month intensive program that aims to: Connect youths to the right … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for World Habitat Awards 2018-2019! Identifying and Recognizing Good Habitat Practices

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF) is inviting applicants for its 2018/19 World Habitat Awards with an aim to identify and recognize innovative and sustainable housing solutions worldwide and to promote good habitat practices. The World Habitat Awards are presented each year in partnership with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). Historically the awards were presented on World Habitat Day, which was organised in October each … [Read more...]

The Dubai International Award for Best Practises to Improve the Living Environment!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for "The Dubai International Award for Best Practises to Improve the Living Environment (DIABP)" in order to recognise and enhance awareness of outstanding and sustainable achievements in improving the living environment as per the basic criteria established by the Dubai Declaration and the Second United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Habitat II). The Dubai Award was established in 1995 under the directive of late Sheikh Maktoum Bin … [Read more...]

UNMA-UNDP Innovations Challenge/Hackathon: Addressing Weather & Climate Information for Planning

Deadline: 22 May 2017 The Uganda National Meteorological Authority (UNMA) in partnership with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is inviting innovators for its Innovations Challenge/Hackathon under the theme "Weather and Climate Information for Planning", that aims at developing innovative solutions for converting the available weather and climate data into useful weather and climate information and/or solutions that will facilitate efficient dissemination of weather and climate … [Read more...]

UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning: Applications Open for CONFINTEA Fellowship Programme 2017

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning (UIL) is currently accepting applications from government officials and representatives of civil society organizations for its CONFINTEA Fellowship Programme to support the implementation of the commitments made at CONFINTEA VI. The Fellowship Programme aims to strengthen the capacities of Member States in implementing major elements of the Belém Framework for Action (BFA). Fellows are, therefore, selected on the basis of their … [Read more...]

Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalists Fellowship Programme: Inviting Journalists from Developing Countries

Deadline: 21 May 2017 The United Nations Department of Public Information is currently seeking applications from young journalists for the 2017 Reham Al-Farra (RAF) Memorial Journalists Fellowship Programme. The Programme was mandated in December 1980 by UN General Assembly Resolution 35/201 (paragraph III-9) and renamed in September 2003 “Reham Al Farra Memorial Journalists Fellowship Programme”. The programme provides journalists with an opportunity to gain first hand experience in the work … [Read more...]

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