Youth Peace Camp 2017

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

Deadline: 8 February 2017 Open to: applicants between 18 and 25 years and coming from Cyprus, Kosovo, Serbia, South Caucasus region and Ukraine Venue: European Youth Centre, Strasbourg, France

Description

The Youth Peace Camp engages young people and youth organizations from conflict affected regions in dialogue and conflict transformation activities based on human rights education and intercultural learning during and after the camp.

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The main objectives (personal, organizational and institutional) of the Youth Peace Camp are:

To develop awareness and basic competences (knowledge, skills and attitude) of participants in human rights education, conflict transformation, intercultural learning and dialogue, including a critical understanding of personal and collective identities and their role in conflicts; To enable participants to share personal experiences of conflict and violence... Read More »

“European Instrument for Democracy & Human Rights Israel”

Posted on January 26th, 2017 in GrantsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 17 March 2017 Open to: legal persons, civil society organisations, including non-governmental non-profit organisations and independent political foundations, community based organisations, universities and private sector non-profit agencies, institutions and organisations, and networks Grant: between EUR 150,000 and EUR 300,000

Description

The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for a programme entitled “European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Israel 2016-2017” in order to the promotion and protection of human rights in line with international and domestic standards and obligations and to the upholding of democratic principles.

Objectives:

Reinforcing respect and protection of fundamental freedoms; Advancing the rights of persons belonging to minorities and persons affected by discriminations within Israel; Reinforcing respect for international humanitarian law and human rights... 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

Description

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

Description

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 »

FAO Internship Programme Hungary

Posted on January 12th, 2017 in Jobs & Internships, We RecommendRespond to this post »

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

Description

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.

Eligibility 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 »

Sixth Workshop on EU-China Relations in Global Politics

Posted on January 12th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond 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

Description

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 »

Human Rights Defenders Advocacy Programme

Posted on January 4th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

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

Description

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.

Eligibility Match between applicants’ area of work/expertise and ISHR’s strategic priorities... Read More »

University of Bamberg Scholarships

Posted on January 3rd, 2017 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

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

Description

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.

Eligibility Applicants should hold a master’s degree or an equivalent in one of the following fields: sociology, psychology, educational sciences, political... Read More »

Membership and Governance Coordinator

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

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

Description

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.

Eligibility Excellent organisational, time management and project management... Read More »

The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition

Posted on December 22nd, 2016 in ContestsRespond to this post »

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

Description

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 »