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Category: Conferences

African Union-KOREA SHORT TERM TRAINING PROGRAMME 2018 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Within the framework of AU-Korea Cooperation, the Government of the Republic of Korea has made training offers to the AFRICAN UNION through the African Union Commission Department of Human Resources, Science and Technology (HRST). A short-term training course of 2 weeks in ‘Trade Facilitation through Modernization of Administration in Customs’ will be offered from 2nd – 15th September 2018 in Cheonan and Seongnam, South Korea. The Language of Instruction will be in English. The Course Information is attached for more details. Continue reading “African Union-KOREA SHORT TERM TRAINING PROGRAMME 2018 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS”

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Call for application: International Training Workshop on Big Earth Data for Disaster Risk Reduction

Digital Belt and Road Program (DBAR), jointly with Integrated Research on Disaster Risk (IRDR) International Programme Office (IPO), IRDR China National Committee (IRDR CHINA), Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth (RADI),Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS) and CAS-TWAS Centre of Excellence on Space Technology for Disaster Mitigation (SDIM) is organizing an International Training Workshop on Big Earth Data for Disaster Risk Reduction. The workshop will provide a scientific and practical guide on DRR to the participants from developing countries along Belt and Road.

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Brown and the UN-DESA Stat Division launch Data Storytelling CfP

The Columbia Journalism School’s Brown Institute for Media Innovation in collaboration with UN-DESA’s Statistics Division is pleased to announce a call for project proposals on data storytelling, aimed at nurturing new collaborations between national statistics systems (NSSs), including national statistical offices (NSOs), and journalism outlets. Continue reading “Brown and the UN-DESA Stat Division launch Data Storytelling CfP”

Call for applications: CERN-UNESCO School on Digital libraries 2018

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will co-organize the “UNESCO-CERN School on Digital Libraries 2018” which will be held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 8 to 12 October 2018 and will be hosted by Nairobi University.

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2018 IPOS Research Training Academy in Hong Kong

Building Research in Low- and Low-Middle-Income Countries – Creating Connections, Advancing Science.
2018 IPOS Research Training Academy in Hong Kong
Theme: Research Training Academy to Build the Future Generation of Psycho-Oncology Researchers in Low- and Low-Middle-Income Countries
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Call for NGOs to apply for ECOSOC Consultative Status with the United Nations

 

1 June 2018 is the last day for Non-Governmental Organizations to apply for consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), in order to have an opportunity to take part in UN deliberations. ECOSOC consultative status is governed by ECOSOC resolution 1996/31, which outlines the eligibility requirements for consultative status, Continue reading “Call for NGOs to apply for ECOSOC Consultative Status with the United Nations”

African Union Calls for Participation: AGA 2018 Regional Youth Consultations

AGA YESThe African Governance Platform through its Secretariat based at the Department of Political Affairs, African Union Commission will convene Regional Youth Consultations under the theme ‘Leveraging Youth Capacities for the fight against corruption in Africa’.This is line with the AU theme of the Year: Winning the Fight Against Corruption: A sustainable path to Africa’s Transformation. Continue reading “African Union Calls for Participation: AGA 2018 Regional Youth Consultations”

Westerwelle Young Founders Programme – Autumn 2018 in Berlin, Germany

The Westerwelle Young Founders Programme is a fully funded year-long programme for 25 exceptional entrepreneurs from developing and emerging economies. As part of the programme, the Westerwelle Foundation hosts an annual conference in Berlin: the Young Founders Conference. Its focus is to connect young founders from developing and emerging economies with each other and with the German startup scene.  Continue reading “Westerwelle Young Founders Programme – Autumn 2018 in Berlin, Germany”

UNESCO Call for Papers – Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018 Feature Conference and MILID Yearbook 2018

The annual Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week will be celebrated this year from 24 to 31 October under the theme “Media and Information Literate Cities: Voices, Powers and Change Makers”. UNESCO, UNAOC, the Media and Continue reading “UNESCO Call for Papers – Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018 Feature Conference and MILID Yearbook 2018”

4th Global Campus Visual Contest: Open call to photographers and video-makers

The Global Campus of Human Rights is glad to announce the launch of the fourth edition of the GC Visual Contest, open to photographers and video-makers, professionals and amateurs, from any part of the world. Continue reading “4th Global Campus Visual Contest: Open call to photographers and video-makers”

Youth Engagement in UN Climate Change Processes Scholarship

Young people around the world are actively engaged in the effort to address climate change, leading and participating in a multitude of initiatives at the local, sub-national, national, and international levels. Their strong commitment to working on this issue has also motivated them to participate at international climate negotiations since the first sessions of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) (UN Climate Change). Civil Society is represented within UN Climate Change processes by nine constituencies: youth, women and gender, indigenous, business, and others. Continue reading “Youth Engagement in UN Climate Change Processes Scholarship”

British Council Future Leaders Connect

Future Leaders Connect – The global network for emerging policy leaders

Your chance to connect to a long-term network of emerging leaders from around the globe, who want to change the world through policy making. Continue reading “British Council Future Leaders Connect”

McKinsey Next Generation Women Leaders

Be inspired. Make a difference.

McKinsey invites female students and experienced professionals based in Europe, the Middle East and Africa to join us for our 5th Next Generation Women Leaders event.

We passionately believe in developing outstanding female leaders. We do so every day, internally and with our clients. Take the next step in your leadership journey and apply to our Next Generation Women Leaders event,  to be held on May 24-26 in Paris. Continue reading “McKinsey Next Generation Women Leaders”

Trust Conference 2018 London (Fully Funded)

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Six years ago, Thomson Reuters Foundation CEO Monique Villa created an annual conference in London committed to finding real solutions to empowering women and fighting modern day slavery worldwide.

Since then, Trust Conference has become the world’s leading forum for bringing together global business leaders, government representatives, lawyers, pioneers and advocates in the field of human rights and anti-slavery. Continue reading “Trust Conference 2018 London (Fully Funded)”

British Council Story Making West Africa Workshop

British Council in collaboration with the African Storybook Initiative invites writers and illustrators to participate in a residential workshop for the production of mother-tongue based multilingual storybooks. The workshop is a component of the broader Story Making West Africa project which aims to promote the arts, education and mother-tongue based multilingual education in Sub-Saharan Africa. Continue reading “British Council Story Making West Africa Workshop”

Academic Research on Conflict and Contention (ARCC) Workshop: Call for Applications

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4–8 June 2018, London and West Sussex, United Kingdom

About the workshop:

ARCC invites applications for a week-long workshop on conducting field research in volatile and violence-affected research environments from the 4–8 June, 2018.

Scholars from the London School of Economics and Johns Hopkins University will convene the workshop, with participation from leading scholars in the field of conflict research. The workshop is developed in close partnership with International Location Safety (ILS), leaders in the field of safety and security training for the academic and humanitarian aid sectors.

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The Word Bank Conference on Development Economics 2018: Political Incentives and Development Outcomes

Call for paper deadline: February 28, 2018

Conference Date;  June 25-26, 2018

Conference City: Washington, DC

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The ABCDE Organizing Committee is issuing a call for papers examining in innovative ways the links between politics and development. Continue reading “The Word Bank Conference on Development Economics 2018: Political Incentives and Development Outcomes”

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