Young Leaders Programme

Posted on February 24th, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 9 March 2017 Open to: applicants between 21 and 26 years old Prize: selected Young Leaders will be invited to Brussels, Belgium, all expenses covered

Description

The European Commission is looking for 16 extraordinary young people (aged 21-26) from across the world, with proven commitment and community engagement, to represent the work and impact on development achieved by youth. Young people are ‘movers and shakers’ in their communities and countries, and are key to solving the universal challenges outlined in the European Development Days 2017 programme.

The 16 selected Young Leaders will be invited to Brussels, Belgium, and all expenses (Visa, travel, accommodation) will be covered by the European Commission.

During their visit to Brussels, Young Leaders get the chance... Read More »

Equator Prize 2017

Posted on February 22nd, 2017 in GrantsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 8 March 2017 Open to: community-based associations, NGOs operating in rural area Award: USD 10,000

Description

The Equator Initiative announces a global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2017. This year’s prize will be awarded to outstanding community and indigenous initiatives that are advancing nature-based solutions for local sustainable development. The Equator Prize winners will join a prestigious network of 208 community-based organizations from 70 countries that have been awarded the Equator Prize since 2002.

In celebration of its 15th anniversary, the Equator Initiative will also launch a web portal of local nature-based solutions to sustainable development. The platform will serve to connect communities around the world and share local solutions that work. Participation in this platform... Read More »

UNESCO Center for Peace Youth Multimedia Competition

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

Deadline: 1 March 2017 Open to: youth around the world Benefits: scholarship to the 2-week Builders of the Universe camp in Maryland, USA

Description

UNESCO Center for Peace, the U.N. organization that brings grass roots initiatives in Education, Science, and Culture, invites youth around the world to take part in this year’s Multimedia Competition. Unparalleled connectivity put youth in one of the greatest positions to bring much needed change to the world.

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Entrants should respond in English by making a 3-5 minute multimedia production, 500-700 word written essay, art work or another means that channels a specific passion in answering the prompt. (Translations or subtitles for projects not submitted in English do not have to be perfect.)

Eligibility Youth around the world in three age groups: juniors... Read More »

Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop

Posted on February 15th, 2017 in Trainings & Conferences, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 March 2017 Open to: young leaders who want to contribute to their communities Venue: Amsterdam (the Netherlands)

Description

The Youth Entrepreneurship Workshop will take place in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) from 9th to 14th April 2017. Young leaders who want to contribute to their communities and learn more about youth entrepreneurship, are welcomed to apply. They will be offered workshops to introduce them to various aspects of the topic, with a special emphasis on how to move from theory to practice in the field of youth entrepreneurship and how to realize their own potential as a young entrepreneur.

Youth entrepreneurship is a popular topic for youth trainings and seminars. However, most of such activities are mostly focusing on the theory of... Read More »

Pasteur Institute Doctoral Research Scholarship for Scientists

Posted on February 8th, 2017 in PhD, ScholarshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline:  15 July 2017 Open to: both French and foreign scientists are eligible to apply for this scholarship Scholarship: covers living and insurance expenses

Description

The Pasteur Institute International Division allocates funding (twice yearly) to promote and aid completion of doctoral theses for both French and foreign scientists in institutes of the Pasteur Institute International Network located outside mainland France.  The Pasteur Institute is a private, non-profit foundation. Its mission is to help prevent and treat diseases, mainly those of infectious origin, through research, teaching, and public health initiatives. Scholarship is available to pursue research topic related to any theme developed in laboratories at International Network institutes, such as infectious diseases (infectious pathophysiology, immunology, microbiology, epidemiology, virology, parasitology), and public health activities (diagnosis, surveillance,... Read More »

Global Impact Challenge 2017

Posted on February 3rd, 2017 in ContestsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 March 2017 Open to : anyone, anywhere in the world Award: full sponsorship to attend Singularity University’s prestigious Global Solutions Program

Description

The Singularity University together with the World Food Programme (WFP) is currently inviting applications for the Global Impact Challenge to find new ways to provide food in Emergencies. You have likely witnessed a scene like this far too many times on the news, from the safety of your home: hundreds, thousands, or even millions of families caught in the grip of conflict or disaster. Chased, burned, or washed out of their homes. Stripped of their belongings, cut off from their fields. Little to eat. Children denied food when they need it most. A life of stunting and underachievement—for those who get... Read More »

Call for Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors

Posted on February 2nd, 2017 in VolunteeringRespond to this post »

Deadline: 19 February 2017 Open to: all Tunza Eco-generation members aged between 13 and 24 Venue: your home country

Description

Eco-generation would like to announce the call for applications for the 18th Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors Program.

Eco-generation Regional Ambassador is an elite position awarded to the youth aged between 13 and 24 qualified to represent Tunza Eco-generation. Eco-generation Regional Ambassador Program provides exceptional experiences with the opportunities to actively plan, to execute or participate in various environmental awareness programs in each region and country.

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As a representative to Tunza Eco-generation, Eco-generation Regional Ambassador must embody the spirit and values of Tunza Eco-generation. Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors must take on various roles to promote and raise... Read More »

Anna Lindh Foundation Internship Opportunity

Posted on February 1st, 2017 in Jobs & InternshipsRespond to this post »

Deadline: 4 February 2017 Open to: nationals of one of the 42 member countries of the Euro-Mediterranean Remuneration: paid a monthly salary of Euro 400

Description

The Anna Lindh Foundation announces the launch of the Internship Programme for 2017. This programme aims at fostering interdisciplinary knowledge as well as practical know-how building,  targeting talented youth willing to gain practical experience in a field relevant to the Anna Lindh Foundation activities through their full involvement in the Foundation daily work. Through the Internship Programme, ALF benefits from the input of young enthusiastic, motivated graduates, who can give a fresh and up-to-date academic knowledge.

Eligibility

Target group: Graduates who have less than 2 years of relevant working experience. Profile and skills Required:

Must hold a Bachelor degree. Must have... Read More »

ASEAN Youth Programme: Facilitators & Volunteers in Indonesia!

Posted on February 1st, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 17 February 2017/ for Facilitators; 24 February 2017/  for Volunteers Open to: nationals of ASEAN countries, with experiences in volunteerism and leadership, passionate about DRR and serving communities in need Grant: seed grants with a maximum value of USD 2,000.00

Description

The ASEAN Youth Volunteer Programme (AYVP) 2017 is in its fifth year and 2017 will see it being held in the Indonesia from 1st to 26th August 2017 focusing on the thematic area of the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). This programme, developed and implemented by Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (The National University of Malaysia – UKM), under the auspices of the Ministry of Youth and Sports Malaysia, with the support of the ASEAN Secretariat and the U.S. Agency for International Development... Read More »

XIX World Festival of Youth and Students

Posted on January 31st, 2017 in Volunteering, We RecommendRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 April 2017 Open to: applicants aged 18-35, representatives of youth NGOs, young journalists, artists and sportsmen etc. Venue: 14-22 of October 2017 – Sochi, Russian Federation

Description

World Festival of Youth and Students will be the largest event in the field of international youth cooperation and will bring together more than 20,000 of young people from 150 countries around the world. XIX Festival should be a new milestone in international cooperation, to unite the future generations around the ideas of peace and friendship, keeping the history of the festival movement!

This is a platform for dialogue, global form of communication: through discussions, cultural programs, sports, through free communication to find ways to confront the challenges that younger generation is facing... Read More »