Best Climate Practices Contest 2016: Expanding Access to Climate Financing

Deadline: 30 May 2016 Best Climate Practices observatory and the International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG) are currently accepting proposals for its Best Climate Practices contest 2016 that will focus on ideas and projects designed to raise and drive financial support toward local, small-scale mitigation and adaptation actions. The focus of the 2016 contest  will be on "Expanding access to climate financing".  Focus Topics (including but not limited to) clean energy land … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Afghanistan: Youth Debate Training and Competition

Deadline: 20 June 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is seeking proposals from eligible organizations for Youth Debate Training and Competition intending Afghan youth to develop skills required for successful civic engagement (e.g., public speaking, critical thinking, team-building, in-depth research) through formal debate training and competition. Funding Information The Base Period award floor and ceiling are set at $70,000 and $100,000. … [Read more...]

Call for Papers: Urban Poverty in the Developing World

Deadline: 15 May 2016 The Wilson Center is seeking abstracts from graduate students for its 7th annual paper competition on urban poverty in the developing world. Competition Topics Climate Change: Cities are grappling with the impacts of a changing climate, and the urban poor are the most adversely affected, especially women and children who experience difficulty in accessing resources, services, and decision-making opportunities. Arrival Cities: Responding to Migrants and Refugees: … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in Green Talents Competition 2016 for Young Researchers in Sustainable Development

Deadline: 24 May 2016 The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is currently inviting young researchers from around the world to participate in Green Talents Competition 2016. Selected as one of the 25 awardees, the researchers are invited to visit the hot spots of German sustainability research and establish a unique network with peers and experts. The prestigious Green Talents programme offers the unique opportunity to become part of an exceptional world-wide network of … [Read more...]

Apply for BFCN YES Competition 2016: Supporting Research on Issues Relating to Food & Nutrition!

Deadline: 27 July 2016 The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) Foundation is seeking applications from across the globe for its BCFN young Earth Solutions (YES) competition 2016 to support higher education and interdisciplinary research, to advance the knowledge base in food and sustainability. Objectives to encourage young scientists to conduct research on issues relating to food and nutrition to favour collaborative research to open new fields of research and create … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Smart Villages Energy Innovation Challenge 2016

Deadline: 16 April 2016 Smart Villages and the Cambridge Development Initiative (CDI) are currently inviting applications from young aspiring East African entrepreneurs for the Energy Innovation Challenge 2016, in order to support their ideas for social businesses that can run on off-grid energy. Priority Areas The possible areas to be considered include (but are not limited to): Mobile-phone-based businesses Innovative methods of agriculture processing or storage Waste management … [Read more...]

Nudge Global Leadership Challenge: Be among the Best 10 Nominees & Get a Free Entry!

Deadline: 15 July 2016 Are you a young professional with at least a bachelor’s degree or equivalent? Are you aged between 23 – 33 years and fluent in English (verbal and written)? Do you have a clear affinity for sustainability and up for this Challenge? If yes, then fill the nomination form today for Nudge Global Leadership Challenge. The Nudge Global Leadership Challenge will be a life changing event for 80 young professionals (23 – 33 yrs) from all over the world. This development program … [Read more...]

Participate in Go Green in the City Global Challenge! Find Solutions for Sustainable Energy

Deadline: 15 April 2016 Schneider Electric is inviting applicants to participate in its sixth annual Go Green in the City global business case challenge that will give a chance to revolutionize energy management and gain unique insight into one of the leading global energy management companies. Go Green in the City is the ultimate global student competition for sustainable energy solutions. Benefits Go Green in the City provides an opportunity to learn about Schneider Electric and to … [Read more...]

Apply for European Social Innovation Competition 2016!

Deadline: 8 April 2016 The European Commission is seeking entries from individuals, groups and organizations for its Social Innovation Competition 2016 whose aim is to promote the integration of refugees and migrants. Competition Themes Education and skills development Employment and entrepreneurship Access to appropriate housing and health services Safety and human rights Community cohesion and cultural diversity Funding available The 3 winners of the competition will each … [Read more...]

Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition: Check the Eligibility Criteria and Application Process

Prizes and Recognition Grand Prize, 2nd Prize, 3rd Prize and People’s Choice Prize winners for the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition will be selected in each of the following two categories: Best Ideas Category: Innovative ideas and plans to be implemented (by the entrant or by others) Best Projects Category: Already existing enterprise which has demonstrated social impact Prizes: Grand Prize winners and the People’s Choice Prize winners will receive a Gold Medal and a … [Read more...]