SI Summer Academy for Young Professionals

Posted on January 19th, 2017 in Trainings & Conferences, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: 19 February 2017 Open to: young professionals (up to 35 years old) Cost: meals, accommodation and travel will be provided


SAYP is a training programme developed to build new networks, knowledge and practices for increased transparency, efficiency and resilience in public administration in the Baltic Sea region and in the EU Eastern Partnership countries. The programme also aims to strengthen young professionals and their individual capabilities to meet the requirements of a modern governance structure. SAYP welcomes participants from Belarus, Estonia, Young professionals employed in any of the above-mentioned countries but with a citizenship of another country in the Baltic Sea region are also qualified to apply. Young professionals currently not working in any of the eligible countries according to the... Read More »

Young Connectors of the Future programme

Posted on January 19th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 9 Febuary 2017 Open to:  NGO leader, legal worker, journalist, social worker, cultural worker, social entrepreneur, civil servant, youth politician or in another type of leadership role Costs: meals, accommodation and travel will be provided


SI seeks to compose a diverse and balanced group in terms of gender, age, geography, skills and experiences in order to enable a dynamic learning environment. The applicant’s ability to contribute to the programme is also taken into account alongside the extent to which the programme is expected to strengthen the applicant in his or her work for social change. The Young Connectors of the Future is an intensive programme with a full-day schedule and many evening activities and all selected participants have to commit to... Read More »

TACSO People2People: Leadership Workshop

Posted on January 17th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 January 2017 Open to: CSO representatives or human rights activists, active in the areas of human rights Cost: fifteen participants will be provide with travel costs, visas, accommodation, meals and refreshments


TACSO People2People is organizing a Leadership Workshop for Rights-based CSOs between 27-31 March 2017 in Mavrovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

This workshop aims to:

Nurture, support and strengthen the leadership capacity and resilience of CSO representatives and activists who are operating in changing and volatile circumstances; Bring together CSOs and activists working in the fields of human rights, LGBTIQ rights, women’s rights, children’s rights, minority rights and other rights based focus, from the Western Balkans and Turkey to share experiences working in various contexts; To share and develop tactics... Read More »

Young Leaders Program 2017

Posted on January 13th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 February 2017 Open to: candidates demonstrating leadership potential and civic interest Cost: the institute will offer candidates a scholarship covering accommodation, meals, moderation and reading materials costs


The flagship Leadership Program of the Aspen Institute Romania for the last ten years, the Young Leaders Program, has reached its 11th edition. The 2017 Young Leaders Program will bring increased diversity and relevance for a growing Network of almost 200 Aspen Fellows already covering 14 countries. The Young Leaders Program gathers each year 20 to 25 high profile regional young leaders with a clear two-fold goal: to promote and advance progressive leadership within society; and to develop the regional network of Aspen Fellows, based on shared values and common... Read More »

2017 Young Leaders Conference – Kosovo

Posted on January 12th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 February 2017 Open to: young people between 18-26 years old Venue: 28-30 April 2017, Peja, Kosovo


MCW will host a regional conference in Peja, Kosovo from April 28-30, 2017. The conference brings together youth from Europe and the Middle East, united by the goal of creating positive change in their communities. The 3-day conference will focus on creating a unique action plan to address an issue around the topics of youth unemployment, education, and gender in his/her community. Workshops, lectures, and experiential learning will make up the conference.

Eligibility Currently living in European or Middle Eastern countries; Be between the ages of 18-26 years old; Be fluent in written and spoken English; Demonstrate commitment to his/her community; Identify an issue faced by his/her community he/she would like... Read More »

Sixth Workshop on EU-China Relations in Global Politics

Posted on January 12th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 January 2017 Open to: policy makers, business representatives, as well as researchers and civil society representatives Scholarship: accommodation, possible travel support and award for best Paper


UACES and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung – Regional Project Energy Security and Climate Change (RECAP) are welcoming contributions for the 6th UACES Workshop on EU-China Relations in Global Politics – ‘EU-Asian Sustainable Management’. The two days Workshop at the European Union Centre at National Taiwan University will offer policymakers, business representatives, as well as researchers and civil society representatives a platform to exchange good practices and the latest analyses on EU-Asian sustainable management and related challenges and opportunities.

The Workshop will welcome contributions on five themes, including:

Politics – policy initiatives and their implementation; Finance –... Read More »

Call for Partnership for an Activists-Seminar & Conference

Posted on January 12th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 20 January 2017 Open to: partners from all around the globe Venue: 4-11 June 2017, Tel Aviv, Israel


Call for Partnership- Countering Arms Trade and Military Export Hamushim is looking for partner organizations, activists and groups working on countering arms trade, disarmament, anti-militarism and war resistance to join an activists-seminar in the West Bank and an open conference on countering Israeli arms trade in Tel Aviv marking 50 years to the occupation of 1967.

The week of action shall be in June 4th-11th 2017. Hamushim is a joint project of Coalition of Women for Peace and American Friends Service Committee. Hamushim- ‘armed’ in Hebrew, aims to expose the true human price of the Israeli military industry... Read More »

Narva International Student Research Conference

Posted on January 3rd, 2017 in Trainings & Conferences, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Open to: all bachelor’s and master’s students interested in participation Venue: 20–22 April, 2017, in Narva, Estonia


The University of Tartu Narva College invites academic research papers for its XVII International Student Research Conference that will take place 20–22 April, 2017, in Narva, Estonia. This year, the special section is proposed together with Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies of the University of Tartu and has a focus on Russian and international studies.

There are no additional thematic restrictions for the abstracts. Nevertheless, the topics could fall under which thematic sections:

Pedagogy: Research in modern methodological approaches to teaching, tradition and innovation in education, education in multicultural society, methodological problems in language acquisition, developing axiological competencies, etc.; Philology and... Read More »

Nanyang Technological University Fellowship

Posted on January 2nd, 2017 in Fellowship, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 18 January 2017 Open to: applicants with a doctoral degree issued no more than three years Scholarship: includes ticket by the most economical route, per diem and registration fees


Nanyang Technological University is inviting applications for CLASS postdoctoral/research fellowships for the academic year 2017-2018. International applicants are eligible to apply for these fellowships. Successful candidates will be affiliated with one or more than one of the constituent schools of the College namely, School of Art, Design, and Media (ADM), School of Humanities (SoH), School of Social Sciences (SSS), and the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information (WKWSCI). The Nanyang Technological University is an autonomous university in Singapore offering publicly-funded degree programmes.

Eligibility Applicants must possess a doctoral degree issued no more than... Read More »

Congress Sessions for Young People

Posted on December 26th, 2016 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 10 January 2017 Open to: youth resident in one of the Council of Europe Member States Scholarship: travel and subsistence expenses will be covered


The Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe is inviting one young person per member State to come to Strasbourg to take an active part in its 32nd and 33rd sessions and develop their own grassroots project back home as part of the Congress initiative “Rejuvenating politics”.

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Given the apparent disengagement of young people from conventional political participation in recent years, the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe has been taking a closer look at the issue of youth participation.  Its work over... Read More »