Apply for Water JPI 2017 Joint Call: Supporting International Cooperation Activities

Deadline: 11 December 2017 Applications are open for Water JPI 2017 Joint Call with an aim to enable transnational, collaborative research, development and innovation projects addressing questions relating to the water challenges faced by society with focus on Water Resource Management in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. The Water JPI 2017 Joint Call will be funded by 12 Funding Partner Organisations from 12 countries. The Funding Partner Organisations (FPOs) … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Disability Rights Scholarship Program 2018!

Deadline: 1 December 2017 Applications are open for "Disability Rights Scholarship Program 2018". The program’s objective is to provide disability rights advocates and lawyers with the necessary expertise to develop new legislation, jurisprudence, policy, research, and scholarship to harness the innovations and opportunities offered by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). With the knowledge and networks gained through the program, their expect that … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Hult Prize!

Deadline: 31 October 2017 Nominations are open for 2018 Hult Prize that is a start-up accelerator for impact entrepreneurship which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues through pitching ideas and launching companies. It’s the biggest and most prestigious start-up event in the world, and awards millions of dollars in investment capital to young budding entrepreneurs, including a grand prize of USD … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Ghana: International Anti-Corruption Day Grants Competition

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Ghana is seeking proposals for projects that promote transparency, accountability, integrity, and/or ethics in business, the public sector, or civil society. The Embassy of the United States shares these goals and desires to improve governance, strengthen democratic institutions, and promote accountability in Ghana. To that end, the U.S. Embassy in Ghana is accepting proposals for a series of events around the United … [Read more...]

UNDP/RFP: Increasing Roma Women Engagement into Cooperation with Local Authorities using CEDAW

Deadline: 23 October 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals for its "Increase Roma women engagement into cooperation with local authorities using CEDAW, Optional Protocol and Concluding observations as advocacy tools." UN Women work in Ukraine focuses on supporting the government and civil society in advancing gender equality and implementation of the national and international commitments. The  selected CSO/Company will conduct series of events and develop … [Read more...]

UNESCO Request for Proposals: Strengthening Cultural and Creative Industries in Rwanda  

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Regional Office for Eastern Africa has opened a request for proposals for professional services to strengthen Cultural and Creative Industries in Rwanda. UNESCO requires that bidders, contractors and their subcontractors adhere to the highest standard of moral and ethical conduct during the procurement and execution of UNESCO contracts and do not engage in corrupt, fraudulent, collusive, … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Conducting Scoping Study on Gender-based Violence in Public Spaces and Advocacy

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting women’s civil society organizations and civil society organizations (CSOs) that work on promoting women’s rights and gender equality to submit proposals that will address the legal, policy and data gaps with regards gender based violence and violence against women. Organizations are invited to submit proposals that will entail: Assessment of public safety of women … [Read more...]

UNDP/Sri Lanka: Civil Society Engagement and Grants Programme on Transitional Justice, Reconciliation and Institutional Reforms

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is inviting applicants for its program entitled “Civil Society Engagement and Grants Programme on Transitional Justice, Reconciliation and Institutional Reforms”. The objective of this initiative is to support key targeted interventions that contribute to building and strengthening CSO platforms for working with victims and engaging the public on transitional justice, reconciliation and institutional reforms. Thematic … [Read more...]

UN Women: Inviting NGOs to Submit Written Statements on the Thematic Issues Considered by CSW

Deadline: 17 October 2017 UN Women is inviting NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) to submit their written statements on the thematic issues considered by CSW, in accordance with Council resolution 1996/31. NGOs are strongly encouraged to submit joint statements in collaboration with other NGOs in consultative status with ECOSOC. Written Statement Instructions: Content Statements by organizations in general consultative status with ECOSOC may … [Read more...]

UNHCR Moldova Call for EOIs: Providing Legal and Social Assistance to Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is inviting eligible organizations for its program entitled “Legal and social assistance to refugees and asylum-seekers” to support the authorities in developing a national asylum system in line with international and European standards. UNHCR is mandated by the United Nations to lead and coordinate international action for the world-wide protection of refugees and the resolution of refugee problems. UNHCR’s … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme

Deadline: 31 October 2017 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania is currently inviting applicants to submit concepts and applications for the implementation of projects under the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in 2018. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs calls for submission of CONCEPTS for the implementation of administrative and institutional capacity building projects in the Eastern Partnership region, supporting the implementation of reforms in … [Read more...]

CEPPS/GEPT Sub-Grant Program: Supporting Democracy Networks and Communities of Practice

Deadline: 20 October 2017 The Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening (CEPPS) is seeking applications for its program entitled “Supporting Democracy Networks and Communities of Practice” under its Global Elections and Political Transitions (GEPT) Sub-grant Program. CEPPS will provide sub-grants to local and/or regional organizations or networks to support activities that foster local, regional, and global communities of practice. Topics CEPPS seeks innovative, inclusive … [Read more...]

UN Women Request for Proposals: Strengthening the Capacities of Gender Coordination Groups in Moldova

Deadline: 11 October 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking an organization to provide conceptual and logistical support in strengthening the capacities of gender coordination groups of the line ministries in line with the National Strategy for Gender Equality 2017-2021. The NSGE’s focus is on five objectives and ten areas of interventions : women's participation in decision-making, labour market and gender pay gap, social … [Read more...]

UNWG Charity Programme: Supporting Children’s Charities in Austria and the Developing World

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The United Nations Women’s Guild (UNWG) is currently accepting applications for its UNWG Charity Programme for Children that will financially support many children’s charities in Austria and the developing world. This project-based programme is organised for the sole purpose of benefitting children in need.  The UNWG charity programme assists abused children, those having restricted access to education, children with serious health problems, children having no access … [Read more...]

Applications Open for International Climate Initiative!

Deadline: 12 October 2017 The Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety is seeking applications for its International Climate Initiative that is a key element of Germany’s climate financing and the funding commitments in the framework of the Convention on Biological Diversity. The Initiative places clear emphasis on climate change mitigation, adaption to the impacts of climate change and the protection of biological diversity. These efforts provide … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Proposals: Support to Strengthening Conflict Sensitivity Three Millennium Development Goal Fund (3MDG) in Myanmar

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The Three Millennium Development Goal Fund (3MDG Fund) of United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in Myanmar is seeking proposals from qualified organizations to support the strengthening Conflict Sensitivity activities of the Three Millennium Development Goal Fund (3MDG) in Myanmar. UNOPS is the Fund Manager for the Three Millennium Development Goal (3MDG) Fund, a multi-donor fund supported by Australia, the European Union, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland, … [Read more...]

UNICEF Moldova Call for EOIs: Inviting CSOs for Child Rights Advocacy and Promotion Program

Deadline: 9 October 2017 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Moldova is currently inviting interested Civil Society Organisations to express their interest in partnering with UNICEF for Child Rights Advocacy and Promotion projects to promote public-private engagement in the realization and promotion of child rights through a number of joint initiatives involving government and corporate actors in Moldova: Joint child rights advocacy events Joint initiatives on child rights … [Read more...]

EU Global Call for Proposals: European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Program 2017

Deadline: 9 November 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) program 2017 to support civil society in its actions to support the protection and the promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms worldwide. Program Lots and Objectives Lot 1: Supporting Human Rights Defenders in the area of land-related rights, indigenous peoples, in the context of inter alia 'land … [Read more...]

UNHCR Call for EOIs: Inviting NGOs to Implement Projects with the United Nations Agencies in Syria

Deadline: 16 October 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Syria is currently inviting non-governmental organizations (NGOs) authorized to implement projects with the United Nations Agencies in Syria to express interest to support UNHCR’s 2018 operations in Syria through partnership arrangements. UNHCR’s overall protection strategy for 2018 is aligned with its global mandate for situations of internal displacement as well as the HRP priorities. With … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Government’s Victim Assistance Planning Capacity in Iraq

Deadline: 2 October 2017 United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for its program entitled “Strengthening the Government’s victim assistance planning capacity”. The aim of this project is to strengthen the Government’s victim assistance planning capacity through conducting analysis of current Victim Assistance situation, collecting data about victims of explosive hazards, and assessing the capacities to provide care for the selected … [Read more...]