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.
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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…
There are many courses ASU students can take with UCP-SARnet including Community Psychology, Multicultural Perspective on Community Leadership, Introduction to Community Research and Action, Undergraduate Research Assistant, and Undergraduate Teaching Assistant. Information is available under the course section of the website. A variety of internships are also available through UCP-SARnet.
IDEO.org is seeking individuals with proven leadership experience in the social sector, business world, or design industry with a passion for improving low-income communities and spreading human-centered design. Residents will join senior designers from IDEO to form IDEO.org’s interdisciplinary design team for an 11-month period.
IDEO.org is seeking individuals with proven leadership experience in the social sector, business world, or design industry with a passion for improving low-income communities and spreading human-centered design. Residents will join senior designers from IDEO to form IDEO.org's interdisciplinary design team for an 11-month period.
Through the course of 11 months, residents will work on poverty related challenges covering an array of topics - such as, agriculture, gender equity, financial…
ADS are a highly valued form of development cooperation and aim to contribute to the long term development needs of Australia's partner countries to promote growth and stability. They provide opportunities for people from developing countries to undertake full time undergraduate or postgraduate study in Australia.
Last date to appply: until 31 May 2011
ADS are offered for the minimum period necessary for the individual to complete the academic program specified by the Australian higher education Institution, including any preparatory training. The following benefits generally apply:
- full tuition fees
- return air travel-payment of a single return, economy class airfare to and from Australia, via the most direct route
- establishment allowance-a once only payment of A$5,000 as a contribution towards as accommodation…
A 12 months paid fellowship in the US and Colombia.
Atlas Corps accepts applications four months out of the year to become Atlas Corps Fellows. We encourage you to apply between February 15 to April 15 for the Fall class starting in September and between August 15 to October 15 for the Spring class starting in March.
Students earn a professional certificate under the guidance of internationally renowned development practitioners. Learning occurs in a highly interactive, participatory, student-centered community. At the end of the program, participants have a solid mastery of a broad array of concepts, tools, and technologies that they can introduce to current or future employers.
Individuals, communities, and nations all hold visions of what they seek to become. Development is the process of creating the conditions necessary to achieve those visions as well as the specific sustainable changes in human behavior that occur as this evolutionary process unfolds. DPMI's focus is on creating programs, facilitating stakeholder engagement, and partnering with diverse actors to meet persistent development challenges.