Facing the streets of Vienna with those who know them best. Shades Tours employ homeless people to guide and aware locals about the social issues of Austria’s capital.
“When I was a student, I used to look at homeless as slobs who are able to work and simply don’t want to.”, says Robert, who was homeless for 3 years before starting to work for the company. Now he’s working in the sales force of Shades Tours because someone decided to give him an opportunity. “There are dozens of organizations working with homeless people in Vienna, but only Perrine replied. This opportunity changed my life and now I’m much more tolerant, humble and I got way more... Read More »
Deadline: 31 January 2017
Open to: candidates possessing undergraduate degree and pursuing a Master’s degree or PhD
Remuneration: an hourly salary to all interns and, where applicable, provides an allowance towards travel expenses
The World Bank offers internships to young people interested to learn more about the economic and social issues that affect people’s lives around the world. The programme offers opportunities for study and work that provide hands-on experience.
The Bank Internship Programme offers graduate students an opportunity to improve their skills as well as the experience of working in an international environment.
Possess an undergraduate degree;
Enrolled in a full-time graduate study program (pursuing a Master’s degree or PhD with plans to return to school in a full-time capacity);
Generally, successful... Read More »
Deadline: 02 August 2016
Open to: everyone between the age of 18-40
Venue: 25 September- 02 October, 2016, Sremski Karlovci, Serbia
The project “Diversity is Super-City!” will gather 18 young artists from Albania, Hungary, FYR Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Italy, and Croatia (2 participants from each country) to a 8 days residency in Sremski Karlovci, Serbia to work and explore cultural diversity and intercultural dialogue using performance and theatre arts. The main goal of the project is to explore the topic of national minority inclusion in our society and the CEI member states. The project consists of a research on the topic, residency, performance, and conference. The residency will have a preparatory phase consisting of a research... Read More »
Deadline: 15 July 2015
Open to: anyone with flexible working time and strong interest in Asia
Remuneration: small financial reward (certain amount of money will be specified during the application process)
Association for International Affairs (AMO) is offering an internship position: Assistant to ALYAS Project Coordinator. AMO Lectures for Young Asia Scholars (ALYAS) is an educational project for selected senior university students, young scholars and professionals with the interest in Asia. The main objective of ALYAS is to deepen the understanding of political, economic, security and social issues of the Asia-Pacific region by offering current and future specialists an opportunity to interact directly with experts and practitioners with extensive knowledge of Asia in a small group setting. The 6th round of... Read More »
Deadline: 15 January 2015
Open to: PhD students and post doctoral researchers from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro, Kosovo and Serbia
Scholarship: SEK 15,000 per month for PhD students / SEK 18,000 per month for postdoctoral researchers.
The Swedish Institute Scholarships for the Western Balkans aim at supporting advanced level studies and research within the selected fields in order to contribute to closer relations between the Western Balkans and the European Union. The programme offers a total of 10–15 scholarships for the year 2015/2016. The scholarship are available for these areas of studies:
Democracy/Human rights/Gender issues;
Economics and management;
The programme provides PhD students and postdoctoral researchers with an opportunity to conduct research at Swedish universities and research institutes. Priority will be... Read More »
Deadline: 15 October 2013
Open to: amateur theatrical groups, theatre-studios, Youth professional theatres, Educational theatres, youth creative groups and theatrical teams, and individual performers who focus on the following urgent social issues: discrimination, racism, drug addiction, ecology, tolerance, HIV, abortions, mental disorders and other important issues in your country/ city/community
Venue: Samara, Russia from 11-15 November 2013
The Second International Festival of Youth Social Theatres “Energy of Theatre” will take place in Samara, Russia from 11-15 November 2013. The festival provides educational, competitive, out-of-competition and entertaining programs. It also carries out seminars, round tables, workshops, conferences and other creative forms of interaction.
The goal of the Festival is an exchange of experiences between creative and initiative youth groups and theatrical groups working in the area stated above... Read More »
Deadline: 30 June, 2012
Open to: NGOs in developing countries
Grant: up to £75,000 each (£1 million is the total fund)
Sightsavers has launched the new funding initiative for NGOs in developing countries. The Sightsavers Innovation Fund is part of a three-year Programme Partnership Arrangement that Sightsavers holds with the UK Government’s Department for International Development. It is offering £1 million for innovative solutions to development problems.
NGOs, academic institutions, the private sector and disabled people’s organisations can apply and work from this funding to help overcome challenges faced by the eye health and social inclusion sectors in developing countries.
The Fund is calling for innovative approaches which illustrate a way to overcome barriers in the promotion of eye health, inclusive education and social inclusion. The learning from these projects will be shared widely within the development sector as well as being used... Read More »
Deadline: 31 December 2012
Open to: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Ukraine
Grant: Project grants that typically range between $1,000 and $25,000.
Projects that address one or more of the following priorities of the Arts and Culture Program will be considered to bring added value:
Capacity building: Strengthening the capacity of individuals and organizations to implement and sustain good practices and effective ways of working.
Collaboration: Building alliances and networks with other projects and organizations to encourage knowledge sharing within the country of operation and beyond.
Diversity: Promoting greater equality and access to cultural goods and activities for the most marginalized beneficiaries.
Public Engagement with Critical Social Issues: Using the power... Read More »
Deadline: 1 April 2011 at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time)
Open to: any emerging or veteran photographer who completed a body of work on a human rights or social justice issue
Grant: travel grant to attend the opening in New York and meet with local photo editors and relevant NGO staff
The Open Society Foundations invite photographers to submit a body of work for consideration in the Moving Walls 19 group exhibition.
This is an exhibition series that features in-depth and nuanced explorations of human rights and social issues. Thematically linked to the Open Society Foundations mission, Moving Walls is exhibited at Open Society offices in New York and Washington, D.C., and includes seven discrete bodies of work.
Listed below are some topics that are... Read More »
The Non-Governmental Organization (NGOs) GVC and Cospe promote the fourth edition of Terra di Tutti Film Festival Southern world countries documentaries and social cinema exhibition.
The exhibition is an international event without any restriction on nationality, age and profession. The participation is free of charge.
The competition is open to videos of a maximum duration of 60 minutes. The works have to belong to one of the following categories:
* Social fiction – Docu-fiction
Works realized with any kind of technique (even animation) and format (that respect the following regulation) are admitted.
Terra di Tutti Film Festival Fourth edition priority issues are:
– Fight against poverty
– Natural resources valorisation and preservation
– Water as a common wealth
– Food sovereignty; sustainable, biologic and fair-trade... Read More »