Entries to fill the Vacancy of Member of working Group on Discrimination against Women in Law and in Practice at UNHR

Deadline- 23 OCTOBER 2012 Countries/Region- Latin America and Caribbean. Applications are invited by Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights,United Nations Human Rights,   from Latin America and Caribbean States to fill the vacancy for "Member of working group on discrimination against Women in Law and in Practice " which is  arisen due to the  resignation of its member group of Latin America and Caribbean States. Criteria- According to Human Rights Council resolution 5/1, the … [Read more...]

United Nations Global Peace Games for Children and Youth

Deadline- December 1, 2012 Countries/Region- All Countries United Nations invites applications for Global Peace Games for Children And Youth for all sports which can take part in this event (not only soccer/football), registration is free and all activities that contribute to the themes of the Games are encouraged. The Games are an opportunity for young people all over the world to demonstrate their commitment to make the world a better and healthier place and their central role and … [Read more...]

call for Nominations for NGO Delegates in UNAIDS PCB 2013-14 for Europe & North America

Deadline- 13 August 2012 Countries/Region- Europe, North America Nominations of NGO Delegates 2013-2014 are invited for Europe & North America to represents a unique opportunity for committed activists and advocates to make a difference to HIV and AIDS policy implementation in their regions. UNAIDS was the first United Nations programme to have formal civil society representation on its governing body. It is guided by the Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) with representatives from 22 … [Read more...]

Call for Nomination-World Habitat Awards

Deadline- November 1, 2012 Building and Social Housing Foundation is inviting nominations for World Habitat Award. The World Habitat Awards were established in 1985 by the Building and Social Housing Foundation as part of its contribution to the United Nations International Year of Shelter for the Homeless. Two awards are given annually to projects from the global North as well as the South that provide practical and innovative solutions to current housing needs and problems. An award of … [Read more...]

Traineeship Programme for UN Agencies in Nepal – Cohort II

Nepal, Real Solutions Pvt. Ltd., on behalf of the United Nations invites applications from potential candidates for a traineeship programme with UN Agencies. UN Agencies in Nepal have initiated a joint traineeship programme to offer professional training as well as capacity building and to University graduates from socially excluded groups to develop their professional competencies and enhance their employability prospects. The programme will be for an 11 month period with a full time on the … [Read more...]

How NGOs can obtain Consultative Status with the United Nations’ ECOSOC

The United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) provides NGOs the opportunity to obtain consultative status which benefits NGOs in attending international conferences and events, make written and oral statements at these events, organize side events, enter the United Nations premises and have opportunities to network and lobby. Every year, prior to June 1st, ECOSOC seeks applications from NGOs by first asking them to get their profiles registered in their database and then submit their … [Read more...]

INTERNATIONAL TRAINING COURSE ON GIS FOR DISASTER RISK MANAGEMENT

Duration of Course : 2 weeks, Date: 07 May - 18 May 2012 Location: Bangkok, Thailand The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)  an autonomous body within the United Nations system, announce  the 2 Week course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management. This course is co-organized by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), the Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation of the University of Twente, the Netherlands … [Read more...]

UNITAR QCPR Series IV Workshop: Findings of Surveys of Key Stakeholders

Workshop Date :  02 May 2012 , 22 June 2012, 28 September 2012 Location : New York, NY, United States The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)  an autonomous body within the United Nations system, announce the "workshop on QCPR Series IV: finding of surveys of Key Stakeholders. The Quadrennial Comprehensive Policy Review (QCPR) is the mechanism through which the General Assembly assesses the effectiveness, efficiency, coherence and impact of UN operational … [Read more...]

Humanitarian Response funding

Humanitarian Response funding is allocated in response to specific emergencies to alleviate the adverse humanitarian effects of natural disasters. These disasters include drought, epidemics, floods, storms, earthquakes, volcanoes along with man-made disasters including wars, conflict, famine, technological, environmental as well as social. Humanitarian Response funding is especially for  United Nations agencies, not-for-profit organizations and the Red Cross Movement. These … [Read more...]

United Nations Journalism Fellowship

Deadline:  March 30, 2012. Countries/Region- Developing Countries The Dag Hammarskjold fund is being granting fellowships to journalists from five decades. The first fellowship was awarded in the year 1962. The Dag Hammarskjold Fund for Journalist has launched a call for proposals 2012 for professional journalists from the developing countries. The fellowships are available for radio, print, television and web journalist who are willing to come to New York to report on international affairs … [Read more...]