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 »
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 »
Deadline: 28 February 2017
Open to: recent graduates or students in a recognized university or graduate school programme
Remuneration: monthly stipend from FAO up to the amount of 700 USD
Are you interested in working for an International Organization? Are you willing to embark on a challenging opportunity that will enrich your personal as well as your professional experience? If so, consider applying for an internship at FAO. The Organization offers several options within its Headquarters and its decentralized offices worldwide to provide hands-on opportunities for students or young graduates to learn more about what FAO does.
No more than 30 years of age;
Be recent graduates or students in a recognized university or graduate school programme and have completed at the very least... Read More »
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 »
Deadline: 4 January 2017
Open to: all human rights defenders with the knowledge and skills to make strategic use of the international human rights system
Venue: 29 May – 9 June 2017, Geneva, Switzerland
International Service for Human Rights is calling for applications for its flagship Human Rights Defenders Advocacy Program in 2017 – the extensive training programme for human rights defenders, so if you are a human rights defender keen to increase your interaction with the UN system, apply now!
The training will take place in Geneva between 29 May and 9 June 2017 and provides defenders with opportunities to put their advocacy skills directly into action at the 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council.
Match between applicants’ area of work/expertise and ISHR’s strategic priorities... Read More »
Deadline: 28 February 2017
Open to: international students holding a Master’s degree in sociology, psychology, educational sciences, political science, economics, demographics, or statistics
Scholarship: amounts to 1,365.00 EUR per month plus a grant for material costs
The Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences (BAGSS) is a multidisciplinary Graduate School funded by the German Science Foundation (DFG) as part of the German Excellence Initiative. The School was established in 2010 to create an innovative working and learning environment for exceptionally qualified doctoral researchers. The primary goal of the school is to provide doctoral scholars with an outstanding, supportive environment for learning, research, and career development.
Applicants should hold a master’s degree or an equivalent in one of the following fields: sociology, psychology, educational sciences, political... Read More »
Deadline: 11 January 2017
Open to: individual with commitment to women’s rights and equality between women and men
Remuneration: a gross salary of 2700,00 EUR/month
The European Women’s Lobby is the largest umbrella organisation of women’s associations in the European Union, gathering over 2000 women’s groups. The EWL has members in all 28 EU Member States and three of the candidate countries. The EWL campaigns for a feminist Europe which promotes women’s rights and equality between women and men in the European Union. The EWL is seeking to recruit a Membership and Governance Coordinator to support EWL and its member organisations to work better together through supporting effective governance and supporting member development and networking.
Excellent organisational, time management and project management... Read More »
Deadline: 1 May 2017
Open to: applicants from Commonwealth countries
Prizes: Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards, winners and Runners-up will be flown to London for a week of educational and cultural events, culminating in a special Awards Ceremony
The Royal Commonwealth Society is pleased to announce that the theme for The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2017 is A Commonwealth for Peace.
The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition is the world’s oldest schools’ international writing competition, established in 1883. With thousands of young people taking part every year, it is an important way for the young voice of the Commonwealth to be developed and heard.
Building upon the 2016 theme of An Inclusive Commonwealth, this year’s topics ask for a more... Read More »
Deadline: 31 January 2017
Open to: applicants worldwide with a doctorate in international law or in international relations.
Scholarship: stipend of 2500,00 Euro plus a roundtrip (economy)
Developments in recent years give rise to the question whether the move towards an international rule of law, which seems to continue in some areas, has lost momentum in others. The research group Kolleg-Forschergruppe has an opening for a fixed-term position for a period of 12 months which may be extended by up to a further year. Fellows will work at Humboldt University Berlin. They will cooperate with the group’s senior researchers and participate in the academic exchange of the Research Group and expected to complete a peer-reviewed publication project during their fellowship.
The Junior Fellowships are designed for applicants... Read More »
Deadline: 10 January 2017
Open to: applicants between the ages of 18 and 25
Fellowship: award of USD 60,000 for full-time / 18-month projects
The Open Society Foundations’ Youth Exchange, in partnership with the Human Rights Initiative and the Open Places Initiative, seeks applicants for its Community Youth Fellowships.
The Community Youth Fellowships will support dynamic activists aged 18–25 who want to implement a project of their own design that advances human rights in underserved communities. Human rights projects could include those relating to criminal justice, workers’ rights, employment, education, health, housing, or immigration, among other subject areas.
Through these fellowships, the Open Society Foundations aim to provide young people at the early stage of their work with the... Read More »