Second Roma Integration Award for the Western Balkans and Turkey

Posted on September 29th, 2016 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 October 2016 Open to: NGOs from the Western Balkans or Turkey and are you running there a successful project to help Roma children, youth and/or young adults Awards: study trip to Brussels and 10,000 or 5,000 EUR cash prize


It is estimated that about 1 million Roma live in the Western Balkans, 2.8 million in Turkey and 6.2 million in the EU. Roma are Europe’s largest ethnic minority. They face continued exclusion, segregation and discrimination. The EU’s policy on Roma inclusion, integration and empowerment is placed within an EU Framework for National Roma Integration Strategies up to 2020 adopted by the European Commission in 2011. Within that framework, all 28 EU Member States and all 7 candidate countries and potential... Read More »

“Entrepreneurship Challenge”

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

Deadline: 28 September 2016 Open to: youth workers from Croatia, Estonia, Macedonia, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, and Turkey Venue: 1-9 December 2016, Ankara, Turkey


“Entrepreneurship Challenge” proposes a creative approach to give 29 young people, youth workers, trainers etc from Programme countries in 1-9 December 2016 in Ankara, Turkey by affording them a good start in life and also set them on a positive trajectory to impact on others.

During 7 full days team of 2 trainers and 1 facilitator will foster entrepreneurial dynamics among young people, leaders, trainers, youth workers, project multipliers etc from varied socio-cultural backgrounds aligns with European Union priority of creating employment for young people with fewer advantages and encouraging economic mobility within EU and neighbouring EU... Read More »

Social Leader Forum 2016

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

Deadline: 10 September 2016 Open to: participants above 18 who come from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russia, and Turkey Venue: 29 September- 5 October 2016 in Georgia and 4-11 December 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey


Creative Development Center in cooperation with CRISP e.V and with financial support of Black Sea trust and Erasmus + is recruiting representatives from Public, NGO and (Social) Business sectors to participate in the Social Leader Forum 2016 in order to discuss and exchange on the issue of social entrepreneurship and its role in integration of vulnerable groups into society, especially when it comes to the labor market. As experience shows, there is an urgent need for all sectors to combine their strength and experiences in order to tackle the issue.

In order to reach program goals... Read More »

Turkey-Armenia Fellowship Scheme 2016-2017

Posted on August 10th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 11 August 2016 Open to: citizens and legal residents of Turkey and Armenia, with different professional backgrounds Fellowship: various scholarships are available for selected participants


The Hrant Dink Foundation has established the Turkey-Armenia Fellowship Scheme in 2014 with a view to encourage cross-border affiliation and cooperation of professionals from the two neighbouring countries within the framework of the programme Support to the Armenia-Turkey Normalisation Process financed by the European Union.

In 2016-2017, the Fellowship Scheme will offer 18 professionals from Armenia and Turkey the opportunity to live in the neighbouring country and follow a special programme at a specific Host Organisation for four to eight months. Individuals are also invited to propose their own project ideas, other than the fellowship opportunities offered by the listed Host Organisation

Eligibility Citizens and legal residents... Read More »

Support to the Armenia-Turkey Normalisation Process

Posted on August 9th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 29 August 2016 Open to: organizations and individuals from Armenia and Turkey Grant: total funding of EUR 150,000


A Consortium of eight civil society organizations from Armenia and Turkey announces a Call for Proposals for the Grant Scheme within the framework of the programme Support to the Armenia-Turkey Normalisation Process: Stage Two funded by the European Union under the Instrument contributing to Stability and Peace.

The Programme’s overall objective is to empower and engage civil societies of Turkey and Armenia to contribute to the enhanced regional peace and stability, democratic pluralism and social inclusion across and within their societies. This will be achieved through engaging new actors in economic, cultural, educational, and awareness-raising activities between Armenia and Turkey, and improving information flow,communication exchange and networking between media, expert communities and institutions. One of the main pillars of the Programme is inclusiveness – to engage and... Read More »

TC “Path of Hope: Make it Easier for Young Refugees & Migrants”

Posted on August 8th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 14 August 2016 Open to: youth workers from Austria, Croatia, Italy, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Macedonia, Poland and Turkey Venue: 21-27 August 2016, Ankara, Turkey


During the recent years, our world lives one of the most painful war experiences. Because of the conflict in Syria, more than 300 thousand people lost their lives and over 4 million people asylum to neighboring countries. Today, due to the approximately 5 years insolubility and the decreasing hope of asylum seekers on returning home, particularly this year many Syrians take to the roads to Europe illegally and legally for a better life. Hard integration process will start for who succeed and survived in this incomparable journey.

For this reason, this training course’s aim... Read More »

Project Development Internship at Acted, Turkey

Posted on June 17th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 06 July 2016 Open to: candidates with Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in international development studies, international relations, human rights, WASH, migration, agriculture, food security, gender studies, or a related field and who are fluent in English Remuneration: USD 300 per month living allowance plus benefits


ACTED endeavors to respond to humanitarian crises and build resilience; promote inclusive and sustainable growth; co-construct effective governance and support the building of civil society worldwide by investing in people and their potential.

ACTED’s mission is to save lives and support people in meeting their needs in hard to reach areas. ACTED develops and implements programs that target the most vulnerable among-st populations that have suffered from conflict, natural disaster, or socio-economic hardship. ACTED’s approach looks... Read More »

International Neighbourhood Symposium in Turkey

Posted on April 18th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 May 2016 Open to: young professionals and graduate students between 22-35 years of age Venue: 20-26 June 2016, Yeşilköy – Istanbul, Turkey


The Center for International and European Studies (CIES) at Kadir Has University will host the 6th International Neighbourhood Symposium (INS) in Yeşilköy between Wednesday, 22 June and Sunday, 26 June 2016. This year’s Symposium will focus on “Societal Transformations in the Eastern Neighbourhood and the Mediterranean South”.

The 2016 International Neighbourhood Symposium aims to discuss, assess, and understand the regional dynamics as well as the impact these are having on the transformation of the societies of the countries of the Eastern Neighbourhood and the Mediterranean South. Consequently, each presentation and discussion will focus on the themes of... Read More »

PhD Scholarships at Koç University in Turkey

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

Deadline: 1 July 2016 Open to: Turkish and international students interested in an academic position or industry Scholarship: full annual tuition exemption, monthly living stipend, accommodation, meal card, private health insurance, office space and laptop, and coverage of thesis related expenses


Koç University was founded in 1993 as a non-profit private university in Istanbul, Turkey. In the twenty years since its establishment, Koç University has become one of the leading universities in Turkey, distinguished by notable contributions to the elevation of education, knowledge and service both domestically and beyond. The university’s faculty consists of Turkey’s most established senior researchers and PhD’s from elite research institutions worldwide.

Scholarships are available for qualified students in all Graduate Schools; Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences, Business and... Read More »

UNESCO World Heritage Youth Forum in Istanbul

Posted on March 21st, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 March 2016 Open to: citizens aged between 22 to 28 from one of the 21 Member States of the current World Heritage Committee Venue: 29 June – 12 July 2016 Istanbul, Turkey


As part of the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee and in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the Turkish National Commission for UNESCO and the Istanbul Site Management Directorate are organizing the World Heritage Youth Forum 2016: “At the Crossroads of Multi-Layered Heritage”.

The Forum seeks to deepen youth knowledge and understanding the importance of:

The implementation of the World Heritage Convention; The working methods of the World Heritage Committee; The challenges and opportunities of the protection of multi-layered World Heritage sites.

Scheduled activities include:

Visits to World Heritage... Read More »