International Youth Conference on Antigypsyism

Posted on August 26th, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 September 2016 Open to: participants aged between 18 and 30 who are committed to act as multipliers in youth work on the themes of antigypsyism and promotion of human rights with Roma young people Venue: 10-16 October 2016, Ostrava, Czech Republic

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his conference is organized by Diocesan Caritas Ostrava-Opava from the Czech Republic and its partner organizations: Phiren Amenca/RGDTS (HU), Romano Centro (AT), NevoParudimos (RO), Association of Young Roma (SK) and FAGIC (ES).

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In 2015 FAGIC took an important role in this development and took the responsibility to coordinate and host the conference in Barcelona with a support of its member organizations. This year our Czech member organization will host the conference, in order to give an opportunity for participants to... Read More »

Model European Union Zagreb 2016 Conference

Posted on August 17th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 18 August 2016 Open to: residents of Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and United Kingdom Venue: 2-7 October 2016, Zagreb, Croatia

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The conference will be held from 2-7 October 2016 in the Croatian Parliament and the City Assembly of Zagreb and aims to bring together 98 young participants from 20 countries. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ... Read More »

“BETWEEN THEN AND NOW: Practices and Narratives of Globalization and Memory”

Posted on August 17th, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 September 2016 Open to: fellow ethnologists and anthropologists,students, experts and young researchers from other fields of social sciences and humanities (sociology, philosophy, political science, history, economics, geography,journalism and others) Venue: 11-14 October 2016, The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Zagreb

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Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology Students’ Club (Zagreb) invites you to participate in the international conference. The conference is interdisciplinary (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); with its main purpose to address, discuss on contemporary processes of globalization, manifestations of social memory and the contemporary practices and narratives of globalization and social memory in an effort to better understand contemporary society and culture. With this conference the aim is to establish a platform for the exchange of experiences and knowledge as well as presentation and dissemination... Read More »

Call for Papers: Bureaucracy in Central Europe

Posted on July 27th, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 September 2016 Open to: graduate students and early career researchers in a range of humanities and social sciences working on the Central European region in the broadest possible sense Venue: 23-24 February 2017, Prague, Czech republic

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The image of the bureaucrat stamping piles of documents is recognizable as a Central European cultural trope. Labyrinths of paper and faceless institutional corridors have long been part of the literary imagination of the region. In East Central Europe Between the T (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); wo World Wars, historian Joseph Rothschild suggests that bureaucracy was a feature both typifying this region and stunting its growth. But bureaucratic organization is a staple of any modern state (Weber). The organizers invite reflections on both state... Read More »

UNESCO: Talking Across Generations on Education, New Delhi

Posted on July 26th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 5 August, 2016 Open to: young people from the entire world, aged 25 to 35 Venue: 19 -20 September 2016, New Delhi, India

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UNESCO and the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development are convening the UNESCO International Conference on the Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education, in Hotel Novetel, New Delhi, India on 19 and 20 September 2016. The I (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); nternational Conference seeks to build a common understanding, among senior education policy makers from around the world, about the educational interventions and approaches that are needed to ensure that education systems contribute appropriately and effectively to the prevention of violent extremism.

UNESCO MGIEP is looking for 50 dynamic young people from around the world,... Read More »

ASEAN Youth Initiative Conference

Posted on July 22nd, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 July 2016 Open to: university students aged between 18 – 25 and citizens of ASEAN member states who must be proficient in English Venue: 7 – 10 September 2016, Bandung, Indonesia

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ASEAN Youth Initiative Conference (AYIC) is a conference for ASEAN Youth to channel their aspiration in facing global issues – especially in achieving Sustainable Development Goals – initiat (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ed by students of Universitas Padjadjaran AYIC will be held within 7 – 10 September 2016  at Universitas Padjadjaran, Bandung, Indonesia. In its first installment AYIC carries out the theme of “Unfolding Youth Roles, Creating Sustainable Tomorrow” and will focuses on four points of Sustainable Development Goals that will be discussed in four group discussions:

Quality Education; Decent Work, Economic Growth; Sustainable Cities and Communities; Responsible... Read More »

One Young World Summit Ottawa, Canada

Posted on July 21st, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 August 2016 Open to: young leader aged 18 and 30 with a passion for global issues Venue:  28 September – 1 October, Ottawa Canada

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The annual One Young World Summit brings together the most valuable young talent from global and national companies, NGOs, universities and other forward-thinking organisations. Delegates to the Summit meet and make lasting connections with peers from almost every industry, sector and country. No youth led movement outside of the Olympic Games represents as many nationalities as the One Young World Summit. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ... Read More »

12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion

Posted on July 15th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 July  2016 Open to: journalists with professional qualifications and relevant experience Scholarships:  travel to the conference, accommodation and registration fee

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 5 million people die each year as a result of injuries, accounting for 9% of deaths globally. This includes injuries from traffic crashes, acts of violence against oneself or others, burns, drowning, falls, poisonings, among other (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); causes. The 12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, hosted in Tampere, Finland, will bring together the world’s leading researchers, practitioners, policymakers and advocates in the field of injury prevention to discuss the application of best practices to policies and programs worldwide. Sessions will be held on a variety of... Read More »

TED Fellowships to Attend a Conference in Vancouver

Posted on June 24th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 July 2016 Open to: media entrepreneurs, human rights activists and photographers Fellowship: fellowship to attend a conference in Vancouver, Canada, covers round-trip economy airfare, ground transportation to and from the conference location, meals and shared accommodation

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The TED Fellows program is designed to bring together young trailblazers from a variety of fields who have shown unusual accomplishment and courage.

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Call for Nominations: International UNITED Conference

Posted on June 13th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 26 August 2016 Open to: activists living in the countries of the Council of Europe, representing (inter)national antiracist, antifascist, refugee, and minority rights organisations Venue: 26 Oct 2016 – 31 Oct 2016, Ohrid, Macedonia

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UNITED invites your organisation to nominate a delegate for the UNITED Conference near Lake Ohrid, FYR Macedonia: “Living together: Tra (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); nsform a divided past into our common future”

Our lives as a community depend on how we can handle cultural, social and ethnic differences, and make strength out of diversity. Our success as nations depends on how we can learn from the experiences of our ancestors and not repeat the same mistakes again and again. When we select our leaders, we must pick them... Read More »