Apply for Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in South Africa!

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The Global Environment Facility (GEF), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) in South Africa is currently seeking applications for Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP) for SMEs to promote clean technology innovation and supporting SMEs and start-ups working on solutions related to energy efficiency, green buildings, renewable energy, Transportation, waste beneficiation and water … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Renewable Energy Challenge Fund Uganda Clean Cooking Window!

Deadline: 17 April 2017 Applications are open for Renewable Energy Challenge Fund (RECF) Uganda. The goal of RECF is to increase access to renewable, efficient energy for domestic, productive and social uses among underserved poor households, especially in rural areas. By end of 2020, RECF aims to support 150,000 low-income customers transition to renewable energy. The RECF is managed by the United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) and funded by the Embassy of Sweden in Uganda. How can … [Read more...]

Minister of Foreign Affairs in Poland: Contributing to the Implementation of Humanitarian Projects

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland, is accepting applications for a programme entitled “Ensuring own contribution to the realization of humanitarian Middle East from sources other than the budget of the Republic of Poland in 2017”. The aim of the contest is the emergence of the public tasks which are part of the project financed from sources other than the budget of the Republic of Poland, including the implementation of a humanitarian nature in Syria … [Read more...]

UNDP Moldova: Seeking Expression of Interest for Innovation Challenge Scheme (MICS)

Deadline: 28 April 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking Expression of Interest from small and medium enterprises (SME) registered on the territory of the Republic of Moldova for its Moldova Innovation Challenge Scheme (MICS). Objectives Main objectives of the Innovation Challenge Scheme (MICS) are: to stimulate development of innovations within Moldovan SMEs, local business associations, potential entrepreneurs with innovative ideas and expansion motivation, … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2017 South African Women in Science Awards

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is seeking nominations for the 2017 South African Women in Science Awards (WISA) to recognize and reward excellence by women scientists and researchers, and profile them as role models for younger women. The South African Women in Science Awards in the distinguished women and distinguished young women categories will be made to women doing research in the Natural (Life and Physical) and Engineering Sciences, and Humanities … [Read more...]

UNESCO’s International Fund for Cultural Diversity: Seeking Applications from NGOs in Developing Countries

Deadline: 14 April 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking applications for the 8th edition of its International Fund for Cultural Diversity (IFCD). The IFCD is providing more than 6 million USD in funding for 90 projects in 51 developing countries, covering a wide range of areas. Public authorities/institutions and NGOs from developing countries that are Parties to the 2005 Convention, as well as international NGOs are all eligible to … [Read more...]

Apply for 3rd Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education!

Deadline: 7 April 2017 The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) is seeking applications for its "3rd Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education (GCED)" from the 28th May to 3rd June 2017, in Jeju, Republic of Korea. The five-day workshop aims to contribute achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Target 4.7, to foster global citizenship through education. While enabling participants to deepen their … [Read more...]

Bureau of PRM: Safe from the Start Initiative to Improve Global Institutionalization and Accountability for Gender–based Violence

Deadline: 18 May 2017 Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking applications for its program entitled "Safe from the Start Initiative to Improve Global Institutionalization and Accountability for Gender–based Violence" to reduce risk of GBV and ensure quality services for survivors through timely and effective humanitarian action. The initiative seeks to transform the international system for humanitarian response so that the needs of women, girls, and others affected by GBV … [Read more...]

UNESCO Call for Proposals: Photographs on the Safety of Journalists and the Issue of Impunity

Deadline: 15 April 2017 The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is inviting professional photographers from all over the world to send a sample of their best photographs illustrating journalists while doing their job and in particular on the issues of the safety of journalists and impunity for crimes against them. As the United Nations agency with a specific mandate to promote “the free flow of ideas by word and image”, UNESCO aims to promote freedom of … [Read more...]

UNU-INRA Call for Applications: Apply for Science Reporting Workshop for African Journalists

Deadline: 31 March 2017 The United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) and the United Nations University Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT), in partnership with the UN Information Centre (UNIC), Accra, have announced a call for application for a Science Reporting Workshop, to be held on 6th -27th April, 2017 at UNU-INRA Office, 2nd Floor International House, University of Ghana Campus, Legon-Accra, … [Read more...]

UNCHR Call for EOIs: Providing Protection and Assistance to Refugees, Returning Refugees & IDPs in Afghanistan

Deadline: 13 April 2017 The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking Expression of Interest (EoI) from interested Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to support the Afghan government in providing protection and assistance to refugees, returning refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). It seeks to find durable solutions for these groups, to provide reliable information to all humanitarian partners and to advocate for solutions to address the underlying causes … [Read more...]

UNDP-Iraq Call for Proposals: Building Trusted Partnerships between Public and Local Police at Governorate Level in Iraq

Deadline: 30 March 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Iraq has launched a Call for Proposals to engage in projects that are aimed at building public-local police trusted partnerships at local level. The first round of CFPs will focus on engagement in the target governorates of Baghdad, Karbala and Sala - Al- Din and Anbar. This call for proposals (CFP) invites proposals from Iraqi CSOs based in the target governorates to engage in building public-local police partnership with … [Read more...]

UNDP Human Rights Programme: Supporting Civil Society Organizations under the Challenge Fund in Bangladesh

Deadline: 6 April 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking applications for its "National Human Rights Programme" to enhance capacity and engagement of CSOs/CBOs in Human Rights awareness, rights-issue based advocacy and rights claiming actions in specific areas of Bangladesh. Human Rights Programme (HRP) is an integral part of rights-based programming effort of the UNDP supported by a consortium of donors. The programme is open to all Bangladeshi CSOs/CBOs, CSO … [Read more...]

UNDP Call for Project Proposals: Global Environmental Facility Small Grants Programme in Barbados

Deadline: 7 April 2017 Applications are open for "The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP)" implemented by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) providing civil society organisations (CSOs) with technical and financial support in the form of grant funding, to projects focused on environmental conservation and restoration, while enhancing people’s livelihoods and well‐being. Thematic Areas Community landscape/ seascape conservation Climate smart … [Read more...]

IDRC Call for Proposals: Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund (LVIF) Worldwide

Deadline: 21 March 2017 The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is seeking proposals for its Livestock Vaccine Innovation Fund (LVIF) with an aim to support novel ideas or pre-existing innovations to respond to the challenges of existing livestock vaccines in sub-Saharan Africa and South and Southeast Asia. The call seeks proposals that are adopting innovative approaches to increasing the duration of immunity by better induction and maintenance of immunological memory; reducing … [Read more...]

UN Women: Civil Society Monitoring of Georgia’s Implementation of Women, Peace and Security

Deadline: 23 March 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Civil Society Monitoring of Georgia’s implementation of the Women, Peace and Security Agenda. Goals The goals of the NAP 1325 include: Women’s meaningful participation in preventing conflict and contributing to peace and security Empowerment of women, girls and communities affected by conflicts economically and socially … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: EIDHR Country-Based Support Schemes 2017 for Mongolia

Deadline: 25 April 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights - Country-Based Support Schemes 2017, Mongolia” with an aim to support civil society in its actions to support the protection and the promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms as proclaimed in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights as well as strengthening transparency and accountability. Objectives … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education!

Deadline: 5 May 2017 Nominations are open for the 2017 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education with a motive to improve and promote the educational prospects of girls and women and in turn, the quality of their lives. The purpose of the Prize is to reward outstanding innovation and contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education. The two Prize winners will be … [Read more...]

UNESCO-GEM Youth Photo Contest 2017: Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship

Deadline: 10 April 2017 The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM) is seeking applications for its “Youth Photo Contest 2017”. The fourth Sustainable Development Goal (SDG4) focuses on education and aims to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. One of the targets - Target 4.7 - in the new global education goal truly captures the transformative … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State Bureau of PRM: NGO Programs benefiting Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Thailand, Malaysia & Indonesia

Deadline: 5 April 2017 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is seeking applications for its "NGO programs benefiting refugees and asylum seekers in Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia". Priority Areas Protection, including child protection and/or addressing gender-based violence as applicable Education Healthcare Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) Livelihoods Emergency shelter Nutrition and food security Psychosocial … [Read more...]

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