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Category: Conferences

The 1st iDove Intercontinental Youth Forum in Southeast Asia

Are you engaged or interested in preventing violent extremism? Do you have experience in and/or want to learn more about building social cohesion through interfaith dialogue? Are you excited about exchanging ideas with like-minded young people from all over the world? Continue reading “The 1st iDove Intercontinental Youth Forum in Southeast Asia”

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WHO Call for Abstracts for Young Global Health Leaders and Researchers

This call for abstracts aims to identify outstanding youth applicants from around the world, to share their personal experiences, case studies or research papers, as well as initiatives that propose innovative solutions to address the growing burden of noncommunicable diseases and mental health conditions. Authors of the accepted abstracts will be invited to participate in the WHO Global Meeting to Accelerate Progress on SDG targets 3.4 on NCDs and Mental Health (9-12 December 2019, Muscat, Oman).

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World Bank, Sexual Violence Research Initiative Launch 2019 Call for Proposals for Innovation in Addressing Gender-Based Violence

The World Bank Group and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) today announced a new open call for awards recognizing promising innovations aimed at preventing and responding to gender-based violence. Applications for the Development Marketplace: Innovations to Address Gender-Based Violence must be received online by September 13, 2019. Continue reading “World Bank, Sexual Violence Research Initiative Launch 2019 Call for Proposals for Innovation in Addressing Gender-Based Violence”

Waitrose Blue Charter Programme: Knowledge Exchange

As part of the Marine Plastics Research & Innovation Framework, through generous funding from Waitrose & Partners, the ACU is developing a bespoke online training to help enhance the impact of activities aimed at disseminating research findings and promoting best practice interventions and innovative solutions emerging from their area of research. Continue reading “Waitrose Blue Charter Programme: Knowledge Exchange”

UNESCO Call for Abstracts – Assessing challenges and opportunities towards effective governance of diversity in Africa

UNESCO is opening a call for abstracts in preparation of a Regional Conference on the theme: Governance of Diversity: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development and Peaceful Coexistence in Africa, to be held in Accra Ghana, from 10 to 12 October 2019. Continue reading “UNESCO Call for Abstracts – Assessing challenges and opportunities towards effective governance of diversity in Africa”

CODESRIA Call for applications: Countering asymmetries in knowledge production on Africa Writing workshop

Asymmetries in knowledge production in African Studies are well-known and are reflected in the underrepresentation of African scholars in academic journals. This 5-day writing workshop aims to counter such asymmetries and to contribute to endogenous knowledge production in the humanities and social sciences by scholars based in West Africa (ECOWAS member countries). Continue reading “CODESRIA Call for applications: Countering asymmetries in knowledge production on Africa Writing workshop”

UNESCO Call for Nominations: Workshop on Policy and Diplomacy for scientists: Introduction to Responsible Research Practices in Chemical and Biochemical Sciences

The third edition of a workshop on “Policy and Diplomacy for Scientists: Introduction to Responsible Research Practices in Chemical and Biochemical Sciences” will be held from 9 to 13 September 2019 at the headquarters of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) in Trieste, Italy. The workshop will be organised in collaboration between TWAS and the InterAcademy Partnership (IAP).

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Call for Applications: Publishing and grant writing workshop for Early Career Researchers in Eastern Africa

Call for applications for the 7th African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG)

Do you believe that the internet is a vital platform for social, economic and political development in Africa? Are you a current or potential leader in internet governance forums and debates in Africa? Does your current work or study involve internet or ICT policy and regulation? Do you want to deepen your understanding of the “multistakeholder” approach to internet-related policy making? Continue reading “Call for applications for the 7th African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG)”

UNESCO Literacy Prizes 2019: Call for applications and nominations now open

UNESCO is calling for applications and nominations for the 2019 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes, which this year will award outstanding programmes and individuals who promote literacy around the world within the theme of ‘Literacy and Multilingualism’. Continue reading “UNESCO Literacy Prizes 2019: Call for applications and nominations now open”

2019 Green Talents – Germany

Every year, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) hosts the prestigious ”Green Talents – International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development” to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas. The award, under the patronage of Minister Anja Karliczek, honours young researchers each year. The winners come from numerous countries and scientific disciplines and are recognised for their outstanding achievements in making our societies more sustainable. Selected by a jury of German experts, the award winners are granted unique access to the country’s research elite.

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African Union Secretary-General Peacebuilding Fund’s Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative 2019

Now receiving applications for the Secretary-General Peacebuilding Fund’s Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative 2019. #GYPI2019 #Youth4Peace Promoting inclusive peacebuilding through innovative initiatives empowering women & young people. Continue reading “African Union Secretary-General Peacebuilding Fund’s Gender and Youth Promotion Initiative 2019”

British Council’s Future Leaders Connect

Call for Applications: Feminist and Transformational Leadership Development Programme for African Women

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2019 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) – Cohort 33 & 34

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) was launched by former President of the United States Barack Obama as a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. The need to invest in grooming strong, results-oriented leaders comes out of the statistics: nearly 1 in 3 Africans are between the ages of 10 and 24, and approximately 60% of Africa’s total population is below the age of 35 Continue reading “2019 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) – Cohort 33 & 34”

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