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 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

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 »

Sixth Groningen Energy Summer School

Posted on January 16th, 2017 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Open to: intended for PhD candidates / students with a sufficient command of the English language Scholarship: cover full tuition fees and accommodation during the summer school + EC/Certificate

Description

The Groningen Energy Summer School (GESS) 2017 takes an interdisciplinary approach to the societal and technological dimensions of the energy transition. By combining a broad range of disciplines, this event will offer a unique opportunity to PhD students to become aware of different aspects of energy transition, to develop novel insights, and to create synergy in approaches to the energy transition.  This 6th summer school in a highly successful series discusses energy transition ‘in your own backyard’. In the fossil fuel based energy system citizens and local companies play a... 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 »

Global Startup Challenge 2017

Posted on January 11th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 28 February 2017 Open to: aspiring entrepreneurs from all over the world Prize: fully covered trip for the top three finalists, including flights, accommodation and participation fee waiver

Description

Global Startup Challenge is an online competition for aspiring entrepreneurs from all over the world. The aim is to empower people from as many backgrounds as possible, keeping in view the border vision of *ship The Startup Festival, i.e. to connect the next-generation of entrepreneurs with mentors worldwide. This is an experience of a lifetime for the ones creating tomorrow, not watching it happen. Interested applicants can submit their ideas and startups  in an application consisting of problem identification and solution proposal. Submission of executive summary, pitch deck and promotion video is optional.

Eligibility The applicant... Read More »

Seminar “NFE in Europe Reloaded”

Posted on December 30th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 January 2017 Open to: youth workers, trainers, teachers, educators and researchers from Finland, Lithuania, Spain, Albania, Kosovo, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia Venue: 3-11 February 2017, Sremski Karlovci, Serbia

Description Seminar “NFE in Europe reloaded” will gather NFE practitioners, that have a need to reflect on their own educational principles and practices. The aim of the project “Improvement the quality and efficiency of education and training” is to enhancing the quality of non-formal education and youth work in Western Balkans and EU.

The seminar will be supported by experts from different fields (art, business, health care…).  Participants will have a space to reflect is in those NFE models. Participants will have a chance to contribute in preparing the e-based publication summarizing experiences, ideas, models... Read More »

Deutsche Welle Journalism Traineeship

Posted on December 27th, 2016 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 22 February 2017 Open to: young people from all over the world interested in a comprehensive, exceptional quality journalism program Remuneration: trainees earn a pre-tax salary of EUR 1,590 per month.

Description

DW is looking for young people from all over the world interested in a comprehensive, exceptional quality journalism program with an international broadcaster. Candidates should have journalism experience or be passionate about switching to journalism from technology/IT, economics or the sciences. DW is looking for open-minded people full of creative ideas.

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The program covers the range of skills a journalist of the future needs: TV moderation, multimedia storytelling, data journalism, social media and virtual reality – in seminars, workshops and of course the DW editorial offices... Read More »

ReMOVEit: Youth Exchange for Personal Development

Posted on November 28th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 December 2016 Open to: young people from the Netherlands, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Portugal, Bulgaria or Poland Costs: food and accommodation provided, travel reimbursement up to 170 EUR, participation fee of 50EUR

Description

The youth exchange project is organized by Olde Vechte foundation, a non-profit organization, based in Ommen, the Netherlands. Since 1966 it has been functioning as a training center with a long experience in non-formal education, personal development, coaching, social and cultural work, where body movement plays an essential role. The Foundation is open to everyone and its vision is to create a world that works for each one of us out love, care and cooperation.

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ReMOVEit is about... Read More »

Youth Workshop on Cultural Management

Posted on November 24th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  27 November 2016 Open to: young people (aged 18-23) from across Europe Venue: 10-11 December 2016 in Zagreb, Croatia

Description

The training will be organized in the context of Imagine Festival 2016 in Zagreb, Croatia. Imagine is the all-styles music competition for young artists that takes a different approach to the typical ‘music competition’. By promoting musical quality, originality, diversity, creativity, safe-sound and gender issues, Imagine creates a unique platform for young musicians to gain professional experience in a positive environment that enables them to develop their musical careers, self confidence and understanding of different peoples and cultures. All events have an educational/social dimension including trainings, workshops and masterclasses from industry professionals. The training will be held fully in English

Imagine Festival 2016 will be inviting... Read More »

Media Literacy Through Erasmus +: Learning While Having Fun

Posted on November 22nd, 2016 in Articles, EventsRespond to this post »

The most recent political developments around the world, among which Brexit and Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president stand out, have proved the existence of deep divisions in many societies. These events have also proved that information is the new gold. Given that the amount of new digital content produced in 2011, for example, amounts to several million times the combined contents of every book written in history, the ability to access, process, evaluate, and interpret claims, messages, and numbers is more needed than ever before. If we are to find our way in what some have termed the age of “post-truth politics”, in which “truth is not falsified or contested, but of secondary importance,” we need to... Read More »