Dialogue and Cooperation with Civil Society

Posted on February 14th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 February 2017 Open to: civil society organizations Cost: travel costs, accommodation, meals and refreshments covered

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The TACSO Regional Office in cooperation with Transparency International Bosnia and Herzegovina are jointly organising a Regional Conference, Dialogue and Cooperation with Civil Society for Better Public Administration Results from March 13-14, 2017 in Sarajevo, BiH.

The overall objective of the Regional Conference is to present and promote existing efforts of civil society in public administration reform (PAR) processes throughout the Western Balkans and Turkey (WBT), as well as to facilitate the exchange of experience and knowledge between Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and representatives of institutions on the crucial role CSOs have in the design, implementation and monitoring of public administration... Read More »

Regional Student Conference: Youth Leading in Digital Era

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

Deadline: 24 February 2017 Open to: undergraduate students from Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece and Montenegro Cost: accommodation, meals and materials covered

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The Student Parliament and Association of the South East European University in Macedonia has the pleasure to announce the Open Call for Applications for the Regional Student Conference “Youth Leading in the Digital Era” which will take place at the South East European University in Tetovo, Republic of Macedonia from March 12th to 18th.

The conference is designed for outstanding students with leadership capabilites and combines a set of lectures, workshops and round table discussions which will facilitate a friendly atmosphere for learning and sharing knowledge and experience among students and university experts. In addition,... Read More »

Youth Exchange – YES Culture

Posted on February 13th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 12 February 2017 Open to: young people from 18-30 years old Cost: accommodation and lodging (breakfast/lunch/dinner) will be 100% covered by the host organisation

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The Mountain District – XI Comunità Montana dei Castelli Romani e Prenestini, coordinating organisation of the Erasmus+ KA1 Project “YES Culture” and its partner organisations from Romania, Portugal and the UK, are opening the opportunity to 48 young people (18-30 years old) travelling from the four partner countries to take part in a Youth Exchange that will be held in the Italian town of Zagarolo, just about fifteen miles east of Rome.

Eligibility Young people from 18-30 years old; Commitment to the training for maximum two days; Have command over the working Language; Experience in one or some of the topics covered by this... Read More »

Conference: Privacy Outside Its Comfort Zone

Posted on February 9th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Open to: scholars and PhD students who work on the concept of “privacy” in the context of Late Socialist Eastern and East-Central Europe Venue: December 8-10, 2017 at the University of Passau, Germany

Description

“Privacy” is a well-researched yet highly disputed concept in Western scholarship. While most privacy research comes from and concentrates on Western liberal societies, great potential of privacy studies beyond this traditional framework still remains largely unexplored. The framework of Western liberal societies may therefore be seen not only as a “comfort zone” of privacy studies, but also as a barrier that often limits the potential of the research. This conference aims at elucidating the problems and the perspectives of privacy studies beyond... Read More »

33rd Eisaku Sato International Essay Contest

Posted on February 7th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 March 2017 Open to: no restrictions for age, nationality or profession Prize: first place (4,000 USD), second place (1,700 USD), an honorable mention (400 USD)

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The theme of the 2017 contest is: “Demography of the world is experiencing a significant structural change. While world total population is still growing, increasing number of countries are facing low fertility, rapid ageing and even depopulation. Some are concerned about possible ageing before societies become rich. Others are seeing continuing explosion of unemployed youth. Even in rich countries, social security system is under pressure, and generational conflict is on the rise.

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How should the United Nations cope with such demographic changes? Discuss the potential role of... Read More »

“Many Languages, One World” Student Essay Contest

Posted on January 30th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 16 March 2017 Open to: full time university students Award: all-expenses-paid trip to Boston and New York City

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ELS and the United Nations Academic Impact are pleased to sponsor the fourth Many Languages, One World Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum. This year welcomes Northeastern University as the host of the Many Languages, One World Global Youth Forum and the sponsor and organiser of the Northeastern University Global Youth Conference.

Eligibility  Too qualify, essays must be written in an official language of the United Nation that is neither your first language(language(s) spoken at home) nor the medium of instruction in either your primary or secondary school education; You will need to demonstrate both written and verbal competency in the language of the essay; You... Read More »

SI Summer Academy for Young Professionals

Posted on January 19th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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

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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 ArchiveRespond 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

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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 ArchiveRespond 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

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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 ArchiveRespond 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

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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 »