This blog enables UCP-SARnet individual members and member organizations to learn about and share opportunities that seek to empower and educate. There is a separate channel to share opportunities that are specifically internships or fellowships.
Grants will be awarded as a single payment for the Australian valued of between AUD20,000–AUD100,000 depending on the project requirements. It is expected that most projects will be for a one year duration, but some projects may take place over a maximum of two years. All 1 year projects must be completed by July 2013. All two year project must be completed by July 2014.
The deadline to submit proposals is 14 October 2011.
The Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) is now open to accepting applications for the Human Rights Grants Scheme (HRGS). The Scheme provides
For more details, please visit: http://www.fundsforngos.org/latest-funds-for-ngos/ausaids-human-rights-grants-scheme-open/#ixzz1a5Ih2Il4
Many analysts and commentators view the world as becoming increasingly complex and fast changing. Most recognize that we are fast approaching a series of systemic tipping points in areas as varied as the environment, the economy, demographics, and energy among others. More and more, the problems we deal with are characterized by a high degree of uncertainty and interdependence. http://www.indiayouthforum.org/
Who are the Participants in the India Youth Forum?
We will invite aim at attracting talented and active young leaders from around the world, with an interest in the topics discussed at the Forum and in the region.
This Forum taking place in India, there will be a natural focus on engaging Indian youth in collaboration with the rest of the world. To strike a balance, we are planning to invite 50 youth from India, and 50 from the rest of the world, split among the 30 most active participants…
Today, in partnership with the Harvard College Social Innovation Collaborative, the Common Good column is launching the 2011 College Social Innovator Contest. Announced today at the Igniting Innovation Summit at Harvard, the challenge will surface, highlight and reward undergraduates in the U.S. engaged in social entrepreneurship to create positive change at the local, national and global level.
Each winner receives the inaugural recognition as the 2011 College Social Innovator, $150 and their winning essay published as a guest column on the Common Good at Forbes.com.
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Catholic Relief Services' International Development Fellows Program (IDFP) gives people who are interested in a career in international relief and development an opportunity to increase their overseas experience and gain exposure to our programs. Each year, CRS places approximately 25 Fellows with our country programs overseas. Assignments are for one year, typically starting at the end of July.
Deadline for application : December 7, 2011
- Graduate degree in a field relevant to international development or a Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of international development/management experience.
- Professional proficiency in French, Spanish, Arabic, or Portuguese. French preferred.
- Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
- At least 6 months overseas work or volunteer experience in a developing country OR significant domestic community development experience in addition to time spent overseas. …
The Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP)is the center of excellence for leadership education in Asia Pacific and a signature program of the East-West Center. The program links advanced and interdisciplinary analysis of emergent regional issues with experiential leadership learning.
APLP graduates leave the East-West Center with an expanded regional perspective. They are knowledgeable about the societies and issues of the Asia Pacific region and empowered to exercise leadership and promote cooperation in a variety of cultural, geographical and institutional environments.
for more details, please visit
To contact the Asia Pacific Leadership Program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Division for Gender Equality, Office of the Director-General of the UNESCO, and The Destree Institute at the UNESCO Headquarters
You are invited to contribute to the foresight exercise in order to build Millennia2015 Action Plan for Women's Empowerment, International Conference organized by the Division for Gender Equality, Office of the Director-General of the UNESCO, and The Destree Institute at the UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, end 2011
Join Millennia2015 Community (by regions) or the International Working Group Millennia2015 "Women and eHealth" and…
The Women PeaceMakers Program documents the stories and best practices of international women leaders who are involved in human rights and peacemaking efforts in their home countries.
PeaceMaker deadline: June 1, 2011
Peace Writer deadline: June 15, 2011
The Women PeaceMakers Program documents the stories and best practices of international women leaders who are involved in human rights and peacemaking efforts in their home countries. Women on the frontlines of efforts to end violence and secure a just peace seldom record their experiences, activities and insights as generally there is no time, or, perhaps, no formal education that would help women record their work. The Women PeaceMakers Program offers an opportunity for women leaders who want…
This is a great charity to donate to or help out in other ways.
SOS Children's Villages is an American charity that helps promote the welfare of children in Asia. They currently care for about 27,000 sponsored children. Some of the children the organization donates to have been affected by the recent natural disasters in Asian countries including the Asian Tsunami and the Kashmir earthquake. The organization was founded by Austrian Hermann Gmeiner in 1949. In 2004 the total donation turnover was 807 million dollars. The organization's work focuses on…
Women bloggers, aged 21 – 35, who can raise their digital voices and their platforms to witness and help tell the stories of women in sub-Saharan Africa.
Open for applications: Wednesday, April 6
Deadline for applications: Friday, April 22
Finalists announced: Monday, April 25
Winners announced: Wednesday, April 27
Travel dates: May 14 to 22
Vestergaard Frandsen and partner Women Deliver, an advocacy organization working to improve maternal health around the world, will offer a unique opportunity for two female bloggers ages 21 to 35 to join the campaign trail and watch as families and communities are transformed by access to clean water. For one week in May, the bloggers will travel through the Kakamega community, all expenses paid, to research and write about the campaign and the women whose lives are being affected.
POMEZIA (ROME), 11 - 17 July 2011
It is open to 30 university graduates (both first cycle and second cycle degree), who aspire to work in the field of human rights and international cooperation.
The fee for the Summer School is € 500,00.
3 scholarships including travel expenses (up to € 500,00) and full-board accommodation are awarded to applicants from developing countries.
Deadline for applications is 15 may 2011.
The course provides an interactive approach with a theoretical structure. Lessons are supported by debates, simulations, workshops, case-studies and working groups. Ideas and answers are given through debates and introducing theories, approaches and concrete experiences realized through cooperation projects and case-studies and/or testimonials.
Film screenings and informal activities are scheduled to take place in the evening. Participants take part in "night talks" on specific…