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...]

Apply for UNDP’s Communication Campaign: Celebrating UNDP’s 25th Anniversary in Armenia

Deadline: 22 May 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is seeking proposals for its Communications campaign to mark UNDP’s 25th Anniversary in Armenia on the theme "25 Years with Armenia: 25 Ways UNDP Transformed Lives of Armenians”. The 25th anniversary of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Armenia is an opportunity to reflect on the UNDP’s activities in Armenia since 1993 and take stock of its long-lasting achievements. It is also an opportunity to focus where … [Read more...]

UNICEF Request for Proposals: Strengthening Reporting and Response to Abuse and Violence of Children in Afghanistan

Deadline: 17 May 2017 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is seeking proposals for “Strengthening reporting and response to abuse and violence of children through the DCPANs, related to IKEA programme” with an aim to improve the lives of adolescents by increasing the autonomy that adolescent girls and boys have over decisions affecting their lives. The goal of the programme is to protect children from violence and abuse in the districts of the two provinces with particular focus on … [Read more...]

UN Women Request for Proposals: Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations

Deadline: 18 May 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals from qualified proposers for a programme entitled “Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations”. Objectives To conduct a scoping study including through literature review and field level interviews in two selected countries in ASEAN to identify social security needs of WMWs and their children in … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: United Nations Palestenian Media Practitioner Training Programme

Deadline: 22 May 2017 As part of a special information programme mandated by the United Nations General Assembly, the UN Department of Public Information - Strategic Communications Division - Palestine, Decolonization and Human Rights Section has organized an annual training programme for Palestinian journalists. The programme aims to provide hands-on skills training on media related topic/s as well as expose the selected journalists to the work of the United Nations, especially its various … [Read more...]

UNDP/UNODC Call for Proposals: Response to Drugs and Related Organized Crime in Nigeria

Deadline: 25 May 2017 The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nigeria on behalf of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) is inviting proposals from qualified non-governmental organisations/firms for a large scale project entitled “Response to Drugs and Related Organized Crime in Nigeria”. The project is funded by the European Union under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) modality with an aim to support Nigeria’s efforts in fighting drug production, trafficking … [Read more...]

Submit Proposals for SIPRI’s “Life in Kyrgyzstan” Conference!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is pleased to announce the third annual "Life in Kyrgyzstan" Conference to take place in Bishkek on 12–13 October 2017. The conference is organized by the Institute of Public Policy and Administration of the University of Central Asia (UCA), Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops (IGZ), International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), … [Read more...]

Apply 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...]

Be a Part of UNDP’s Open Innovation Challenge! Developing Youth Entrepreneurship in Africa

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Have you designed and implemented successful online portal[s] before? Do you think you can implement an online portal in a sustainable manner, keeping it relevant in the very long run? If yes, then apply for UNDP's Open Innovation Challenge. United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is currently inviting applications from interested hosts for its Open Innovation Challenge that implements a sustainable ‘African Youth (Especially Women) Entrepreneurship Online … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for UN Global Compact’s SDG Pioneers!

Deadline: 26 May 2017 Nominations are open for The United Nations Global Compact's “Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Pioneers” programme. The programme seeks the submission of stories by business leaders who are doing an exceptional job of taking action to advance the Global Goals. The SDG Pioneers will be announced and celebrated at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit on 21 September 2017 in New York. They will receive visibility and recognition throughout the year for their efforts and … [Read more...]

UNOPS Call for Proposals: Mine Action for Preventing Violent Extremism in Central Mali

Deadline: 16 May 2017 The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is seeking proposals from qualified organizations for its "Mine Action for Preventing Violent Extremism in Central Mali" programme. The objective of this programme is to strengthen resilience of two targeted Mopti communities toward preventing the escalation of violent extremism through interim stabilization mechanisms offered to vulnerable youth, returning refugees, internally displaced persons and other community … [Read more...]

UNHCR Call for EOIs: Strengthening Capacities & Improving access to Livelihood Opportunities in Afghanistan

Deadline: 20 May 2017 The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking Expression of Interest (EOIs) for its Afghanistan Livelihoods programme to strengthen capacities and improve access to livelihood opportunities while fostering social cohesion and local integration of Refugees, Returnees, and IDPs. The UNHCR operation in Afghanistan supports the Afghan government in providing protection and assistance to refugees. It seeks to find durable solutions for … [Read more...]

UNDP in Bosnia & Herzegovina: Call for Local Integrated Development (LID) Project

Deadline: 26 May 2017 Within the scope of the Local Integrated Development (LID) Project, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Bosnia & Herzegovina has announced a call for the local governments, to submit proposals for priority development projects which will support municipalities and cities to successfully transform their development priorities into concrete and implementable projects. Projects supported by the Project Fund will be selected on a competitive basis, meaning … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 UN-DESA Grant on Energy for Sustainable Development!

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) is seeking applications for its 2017 UN-DESA Grant on Energy for Sustainable Development with an aim to promote leadership and innovative practices in meeting the global energy challenge. The Thematic focus of the 2017 Grant will be on “Sustainable Energy for Eradicating Poverty and Promoting Prosperity in a Changing World". Grant Information The Grant carries an award amount of one million … [Read more...]

Requests for Proposals: The HRC-GACD Mental Health Research Initiative

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC), with the support of the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment, has joined the Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases (GACD) with the focus on implementation research in mental health. The HRC’s first initiative with the GACD is to partner with the Ministry of Health to provide up to $2 million in funding to research better strategies to support Māori and Pacific youth with mental health problems, including … [Read more...]

UN Women, Flagship Programme Initiative: Scoping Study to inform the ‘Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces for Women and Girls’

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Multi Country Office (MCO) for India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka is inviting civil society organisations to submit proposals for ‘A scoping study to inform the ‘Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces for Women and Girls’ Flagship Programme Initiative (FPI) in Jaipur, Rajasthan.’ Project Objectives The key objective of the project is that women and girls in public spaces are free from … [Read more...]

Rory Peck Trust Call for Applications: Safety, Resilience and Responsible Reporting Workshop for Freelance Journalists in Ukraine

Deadline: 9 May 2017 The Rory Peck Trust is currently seeking applications from freelance journalists in Ukraine looking to strengthen their safety awareness and reporting resilience. This is the first workshop of a project funded by the United Nations Democracy Fund and in partnership with the Institute of Mass Information. The two-year project aims to support freelance journalists in Ukraine by providing freelance journalists with the skills and knowledge to work safely and professionally … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of PRM: Funding NGO Programs benefiting Displaced and Conflict-Affected Persons in Armenia and Georgia

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Bureau of Population Refugees and Migration(PRM) of the United States Department of State is currently seeking applications for its funding opportunity for NGO programs benefiting displaced and conflict-affected persons in Armenia and Georgia. Funding Priorities Proposed activities should primarily support refugees and/or displaced persons in Georgia and Armenia. Because of PRM's mandate to provide protection, assistance, and sustainable solutions for refugees … [Read more...]

UNICEF-Serbia Call for EOIs: Promoting Inclusive Recreation/Sport Activities for Children with Disabilities

Deadline: 5 May 2017 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Serbia is seeking Call for Expression of Interest (EOIs) to identify eligible civil society organisations (CSOs) experienced in the implementation of sport recreational activities for children with disabilities for prospective partnership with UNICEF in Serbia. This initiative is part of the NCR Foundation funded UNICEF project “It’s about ability” that aims to contribute to effectively mainstreaming approaches aimed at including … [Read more...]

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