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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...]

U.S. Mission to Afghanistan: Model United Nations Conference in Kabul

Deadline: 16 June 2016 Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for a Model United Nations (UN) Conference in Kabul, Afghanistan intending Afghan youth to develop important skills including public speaking, English language, critical thinking, and conflict resolution that are critical to Afghanistan’s national development and for students’ academic successes. The Model UN Conference in Kabul is intended to help … [Read more...]

Public Affairs Section: Afghanistan-Pakistan Partnership Summit

Deadline: 14 June 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is seeking proposals from eligible organisations for Afghanistan-Pakistan Partnership Summit to support at least 18 and up to 30 participants, approximately 15 from Afghanistan and 15 from Pakistan, with equal representation from the two countries, who will discuss areas of future cooperation between the two countries in specific sectors of interest. Goals Promote regional integration by … [Read more...]

Apply for ESD Scholarship Programme 2016-2017 in Estonia!

Deadline: 31 May 2016 Estonian School of Diplomacy (ESD) is currently inviting applicants from young diplomats and civil servants for its training program International Relations and European Integration taking place at the Estonian School of Diplomacy in Tallinn. The training course includes three thematic modules: International Relations European Studies Diplomatic Studies Scholarship Covers tuition fee monthly allowance (450 EUR) accommodation in Tallinn (incl. … [Read more...]

Public Affairs Section: Strengthening Afghanistan National Strategic Communications

Deadline: 20 May 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is inviting all eligible organizations to submit a proposal for providing an advisory services to the Afghan Government’s Office of Public and Strategic Affairs to include a review of the government’s message dissemination and formulation structures, collection and analysis of citizens’ feedback, and production of content suitable for use by the media. The project will strengthen the Afghan … [Read more...]

Food & Business Applied Research Fund: Apply to win up to 300,000 Euros

Deadline: 5 July 2016 The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is currently seeking applications for its Food & Business Applied Research Fund (ARF), providing grants to applied research contributing to innovation for food security and private sector development in the 15 partner countries of Dutch development cooperation. ARF aims at promoting research supported innovations that are readily applicable and contribute to the enhancement of sustainable food security for the … [Read more...]

EU: Thematic Programme Support to Civil Society Organizations in Afghanistan

Deadline: 23 May 2016 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its Thematic Programme "Civil Society Organisations'' with an aim to promote dialogue, the accountability and transparency of state entities. Objectives To strengthen the collective voice and participation of grassroots civil society, including through community-based monitoring, demanding transparency and accountability from the government. To develop capacity of CSOs on good … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Afghanistan: US-China Training Programs for Afghan Cooperation and Reconstruction

Deadline: 25 May 2016 U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is seeking proposals from the eligible organisations for the U.S.-China Training Programs for Afghan Cooperation and Reconstruction, an open competition for an assistance award for a cooperative agreement to implement: A two-week training program in the U.S. for up to 15 Afghan professionals in a specific sector of Afghan development (e.g. agriculture). A second, preferably concurrent, two-week training program in the U.S. for up … [Read more...]

2016/2017 GERDA HENKEL Fellowship: Research in fields of Humanities & Social Sciences

Deadline: 31 July 2016 The Centre for Advanced Study Sofia (CAS Sofia) is seeking applications for its 2016/2017 GERDA HENKEL Fellowship for fundamental research in the fields of the humanities and the social sciences. CAS Sofia invites outstanding scholars to pursue their individual research projects during in-residence periods of up to five months. Benefits A monthly stipend of 750 euro (liable to 10% income tax) to cover living expenses related to the stay in Sofia Accommodation in … [Read more...]

European Instrument for Democarcy & Human Rights: Supporting Human Right Defenders and Women

Deadline: 22 May 2016 The European Union is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for its European Instrument for Democarcy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Programme. The EIDHR represents a self-standing financial instrument for the promotion of democracy and human rights worldwide. Objectives Support to Human Rights and Human Rights Defenders in situations where they are most at risk Support to other EU Human Rights Priorities Support to Democracy EU Election … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Midwives4all Prize 2016: Saving the Lives of Mothers, New born & Families!

Deadline: 6 April 2016 International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) is currently inviting applicants for its Midwives4all Prize 2016 with a motive to increase the visibility of their good work in saving the lives of mothers, new born and families. The Midwives4all Prize, a certificate of recognition, is awarded to an exceptional midwife who has demonstrated her/his achievements as a change-agent in the midwifery profession through education, provision of services, regulation, research, … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: UNESCO’s Iran Higher Education Scholarships 2016 for Afghan and Pakistani Nationals

Deadline: 15 April 2016 UNESCO Office in Tehran is currently seeking applications for its Iran Higher Education Scholarships to promote the transformative power of education as a catalyst for human development. The Islamic Republic of Iran intends to leverage its strong reputation for higher education and research in the region. Scholarship Categories The Iran Higher Education Scholarships for Afghan Nationals: Funded by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Ministry of Science, Research and … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State Bureau of DRL: Supporting Children’s Rights in Afghanistan

Deadline: 29 April 2016 The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) is seeking applications from organisations for projects that support children’s rights in Afghanistan. Objectives DRL’s objectives are the following: Enhance the knowledge and skills of justice sector actors to effectively advocate for increased enforcement of existing national child protection laws, as well as enforcement of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Promote active … [Read more...]

UNESCO/ Poland Co-Sponsored Fellowships Programme 2016

Deadline: 30 April 2016 Applicants are invited to apply for UNESCO/POLAND Co-Sponsored Research Fellowships Programme whose aim is to promote human resource capacities in the developing countries and to enhance international understanding and friendship among nations and the people of Poland. The fellowship will be an opportunity to undertake an individual research programme in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering. Eligible Countries Africa: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina … [Read more...]

Common Fund for Commodities: 8th Call for Proposals to support Business Activities

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Common Fund for Commodities (CFC) is seeking applications for its 8th Call for Proposals to support of commodity development activities in eligible countries. The CFC seeks to support business activities in the field of commodity development, including agriculture, minerals and metals in Developing Countries. Objectives Social: Create employment (particularly for youth and women), provide sustained increase in household incomes, reduce poverty, and enhance … [Read more...]

Apply for 7th Earth Care Awards 2016: Protecting Land and Water Resources

Deadline: 31 March 2016 Applications are open for 7th Earth Care Awards (ECAs) 2016 to promote resilience to climate change and reduction of greenhouse gases in the development of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The objective is to reduce emissions, adopt approaches to protect land and water resources and promote innovations for reducing impacts, emphasizing appropriate environmental action. Award Categories Community based mitigation … [Read more...]

Asia Foundation’s Civil Society Fund: The South Asia Water Governance Program to Support Transboundary Water Issues

Deadline: 22 March 2016 The Asia Foundation is seeking proposals from eligible non-government (NGO) and civil society organisations (CSOs) for Civil Society Fund (CSF) of the South Asia Water Governance Program (SAWGP) that will support civil society and community engagement on transboundary water issues in the South Asia region. The CSF seeks to promote regional cooperation in the management of the Himalayan river systems in order to deliver sustainable, fair, and inclusive and climate … [Read more...]

UN Women: Assessment of Ending Violence against Women Commission in Afghanistan!

Deadline: 25 February 2016 UN Women is seeking proposals from qualified proposers for Assessment of the Ending Violence against Women (EVAW) Commission in Afghanistan which is established by the Government to ensure the implementation of EVAW laws at national and provincial level. The Ending Violence against Women Pillar (EVAWP) of UN Women is supporting national counterparts in implementing the national action plan for the women of Afghanistan as well as the EVAW law in the areas of … [Read more...]

Apply for 2016/2017 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 12 February 2016 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and OCLC has jointly announced applications for Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program. The program gives Fellows opportunities to meet with leading information practitioners and explore topics including information technologies, library operations and management, and global cooperative librarianship. Eligible Countries Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, … [Read more...]

Young Connectors of the Future Programme (YCF): A Leadership Programme for the Young South Asian Leaders

Deadline: 22 February 2016 The Swedish Institute (SI) is currently inviting the young leaders from South Asia to participate in the Young Connectors of the Future Programme (YCF), an intercultural leadership programme that aims to lay a foundation for dialogue and knowledge sharing among young leaders. The YCF 2016 will be held in Sweden from 29 August to 16 September 2016. YCF is designed to provide the participants with new skills, broadened networks and innovative tools to strengthen their … [Read more...]

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