Deadline: 18 November 2016
Open to: participants between the ages of 25 and 38 as of January 1, 2017
Scholarship: J-1 visa support; round-trip travel from participants’ home city to the US; monthly allowance to cover housing, meals and other living expenses while in the US; and accident and sickness insurance
The Community Solutions Program (CSP) is a year-long professional development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. For 2017–2018, up to 100 community activists will be selected to participate in the program, which includes:
Fellowship in the United States: Fellows are matched to host organizations throughout the US where they complete a... Read More »
Deadline: 25 September 2016
Open to: mid level civil servants with between 2 and 5 years of experience involved in policy formulation
Costs: all the costs covered including tuition fees at Science Po, accommodation and living allowances, visa costs (if Visa is needed), health insurance, flight tickets, English language test costs.
The European Commission and the British Council, announce the opening of the call for applications to the “EU Scheme for Young Professionals in the Western Balkans”, the pilot action for a regional executive training programme and exchange component for young civil servants from the six countries of the Western Balkans (Bosnia & Hercegovina, Montenegro, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo*, Serbia and Albania), which is currently managed by the... Read More »
Deadline: 10 October 2016
Open to: civil society organisations (CSOs) from Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, FYROM and Kosovo working in different aspects of sustainable agriculture
Grants: CSOs with maximum 25.000 euros per grant / 10 best advocacy project proposals for sustainable agriculture will be granted
ORCA (Serbia), on behalf of consortium of partners: AKTIV (Kosovo), FLOROZON (FYR of Macedonia), CZIP (Montenegro) i IEP (Albania), announces a Call for Granting, Coaching and Training for strengthening advocacy capacities for sustainable agriculture in the Western Balkans.
Civil society organisations (CSOs) are invited to submit Concept note related to advocacy initiative in one of the thematic areas of sustainable agriculture: water quality, soil quality, crop production, livestock production, energy and waste management, food safety, consumer protection, biodiversity... Read More »
Deadline: 10 August 2016
Open to: Italy, Poland, Czech Republic, Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia
Venue: 1 – 9 September 2016, Giovinazzo, Italy
Youth unemployment is generally tied with countries economic state, however creativity and finding ways to bypass the big problems, may help young people in improving their economic well- being. The Youth Exchange “RE-CRAFT: Rural Entrepreneurship, Craft your future!” will be dedicated to the unemployment problems and entrepreneurship opportunities of young people living in rural areas.
Must be between 18-25 years old;
Be highly motivated in crafting and entrepreneurship;
Handcrafting skills relevant to enrich the project;
Have experience in creating new things-objectsusing different materials;
Have a good conduct in English.
All costs regarding accommodation and food will be covered by organizers. Travel costs will be reimbursed according to Erasmus+ rules.... Read More »
Deadline: 20 August 2016
Open to: college students, MA or PhD students, and early career professionals from all over the world
Venue: 7-9 October 2016, Lviv, Ukraine
Lviv International MUN 2016 will take place in the heart of Western Ukraine, city of Lviv, from 7-9 October 2016. The Secretariat is working very hard to create an incredible experience for students across the world, and they strongly believe that the conference will be the meeting point of both beginner and experienced delegates from all over the world.
The simulation will enable the participants to obtain a multilateral view on world affairs, enhance their conflict resolution capabilities and develop their communication skills through role-play. Education is the most important aim of the Model and as it... Read More »
Deadline: 22 July 2016
Open to: young lawyers from Central and Eastern European and the Newly Independent States (CEE/NIS)
Costs: all expenses related to the selected participants attendance at the three sessions of the Institute are covered by the organizers
Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation (BGRF) are pleased to announce the Call for Applications to participate in the training programme of the Sixth Round of the Women’s Human Rights Training Institute (WHRTI), 2016-2017. It is the first of its kind programme aimed at building and developing the capacity of young lawyers from Central and Eastern European and the Newly Independent States (CEE/NIS) for litigation on women’s rights issues, including:
Violence against women;
Sexual and reproductive health and rights;
Social and economic rights and employment discrimination.
The... Read More »
Deadline: 10 July 2016
Open to: young people aged 16 – 21, who speak English language and who are interested in the topic of hate speech
Venue: 6 – 14 August, 2016, Weimar, Germany
You feel that presence of hate speech and discrimination in social media is a big problem? You are not indifferent towards the issue of hate speech and group focused enmity? You are ready to discuss and reflect on these issues?
The project will address rapidly growing phenomena of hate speech. Special focus will be put on growing presence of hate speech within social media and what are the possible consequences of it for a democratic society. In the introductory part participants will have an opportunity to... Read More »
Deadline: 27 July 2016
Open to: 32 years of age or younger citizens of a member country of the World Bank with 3 years professional experience
Remuneration: competitive salary based on their education and professional experience
The World Bank Group Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a starting point for an exciting career in the World Bank. It is a unique opportunity for younger talent who have both a passion for international development and the leadership potential to grow in fascinating top technical and managerial roles in the World Bank Group.
Placed directly with their respective hiring teams, Young Professionals are expected to make significant contributions towards the unit’s work program while they gain a broad overview of the WBG’s policies and work.
During... Read More »
Deadline: 20 June 2016
Open to: active young leader 18-30 years old from Georgia, Armenia or Azerbaijan
Venue: 13-17 July 2016, Bazaleti Training Center, Georgia
Youth Lab: for a social and democratic South Caucasus is the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung South Caucasus’ summer lab that gathers active young leaders from all three South Caucasus countries, in order to make them share their experience, gain news skills and knowledge and enjoy the company of experts and activists from Germany, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.
The summer lab aims to bring together progressive youngsters and to create a platform for the exchange of ideas and knowledge in order to address the social and democratic challenges the region faces. It is about sharing common experience and discussing similar challenges. Innovative... Read More »
Deadline: 30 June 2016
Open to: practicing lawyers and legal counselors working with human rights or women’s rights NGOs
Venue: 27 September- 4 October 2016, Bulgaria
Bulgarian Gender Research Foundation (BGRF), in cooperation with its partners the Advocates for Human Rights from Minnesota, the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights /ESCR-Net/ and the European Women Lawyers’ Association/ EWLA/ are pleased to announce the Call for Applications to participate in the Training Programme of the Sixth Round of the Women’s Human Rights Training Institute (WHRTI), 2016-2017. The first session of the Institute will be followed by a workshop of the International Network on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
It is the first-of-its-kind programme aimed at building and developing the capacity... Read More »