Apply for 4th GALA Academy: Enhancing the Capacity of Next Generation of CSO Leaders in Asia

Deadline: 30 April 2016 The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), Asia Development Alliance (ADA), and Asia Democracy Network (ADN) are currently accepting applications for its 4th Glocal Advocacy Leadership in Asia Academy (GALA Academy), with an aim to enhance the capacity of the next generation of CSO leaders in Asia, who will play a crucial and constructive role in the national, regional, and international advocacy on human rights, development, and … [Read more...]

Asia-Europe Foundation: Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity”

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is inviting applicants for ASEF Journalists’ Workshop on “Asia-Europe Digital Connectivity” to provide an opportunity for 20 journalists to come together to share their professional media experiences and perspectives from national and regional levels, in a direct exchange with their regional counterparts.  It is a two day event which will be held from 7-11 May 2016 in Guangzhou, China. This workshop will be a platform for the … [Read more...]

Call for r4d Programme: Support for the Solution of Global Problems!

Deadline: 1 April 2016 The Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development is currently inviting applicants for its Additional Thematic Call in the r4d Programme, which supports research that contributes to the solution of global problems. The five thematic modules address the following themes: Causes of and solutions to social conflicts in the context of weak public institutions or state fragility Employment in the context of sustainable development Sustainable … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting Trafficking and Slavery Workshop for Journalists in Asia!

Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications from Asian journalists for its three day Reporting Trafficking and Slavery course in Singapore which is a unique chance to gain specialist expertise and hands-on training, with an emphasis on producing high-impact stories for widespread dissemination. Thomson Reuters Foundation acts to promote socio-economic progress and the rule of law worldwide and  focus areas span from investigative journalism and media … [Read more...]

Applications are Open for the Asia Journalism Fellowship 2016!

Deadline: 14 February 2016 Applications are now open for the 2016 round of the Asia Journalism Fellowship (AJF), which will run in Singapore from 18 July to 7 October 2016. The programme aims to boost the Fellows competency and their commitment, through an intense and even life-changing experience. The Fellowship provides mid-career journalists the chance to sharpen professional skills, deepen domain knowledge, strengthen commitment to their public mission, and form lifelong … [Read more...]

Pacific Island Leadership Program: An Open Opportunity to Enhance Leadership Capacities in Pacific Island Region!

Deadline: 1 February 2016 The East-West Center is seeking applications for Pacific Island Leadership Program (PILP) with Taiwan. The program is an initiative designed to provide opportunities to enhance the leadership capacities of individuals in the Pacific Islands region and build a network of young leaders who will contribute to lasting people-to-people relationships across the Pacific, Asia, and United States. This program seeks to attract candidates possessing outstanding intellectual … [Read more...]

Call for Concept Notes: SEIA Sida Conference Strategic Fund

Deadline: 31 March 2016 With support from the Government of Sweden, SEI (Stockholm Environment Institute) funds events focused on environmentally sustainable development, gender equality, and poverty reduction. Organizations across Asia or addressing issues in Asia are invited to submit concept notes. The Regional Asia Environment Conference Support Programme funded by Sweden aims to promote informed dialogue where different groups and stakeholders can share knowledge in regional forums and … [Read more...]

Be a Rising Star! An Open Opportunity for Young Asian Women with Leadership Potential

Deadline: 17 February 2016 Wedu is inviting applicants for the new cohort of Rising Stars with a mission to unlock the leadership potential of women in Asia by providing lifelong mentorship and innovative financing options to complete higher education and become change-makers in their communities. A Rising Star is a young woman from Asia who is currently enrolled in or entering university and is selected by Wedu for the Leadership Development Program. Rising Stars demonstrate strong leadership … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Wellcome Trust International Engagement Awards: Funding Innovative Projects exploring Research on Health in Asia and Africa!

Deadline: 19 February 2016 Nominations are open for 2016 Wellcome Trust International Engagement Awards to provide funding for innovative public or community engagement projects that explore biomedical research or health in Africa and Asia. The Wellcome Trust is an independent global charitable foundation dedicated to improving health, because good health makes life better. Trust offers a wide variety of funding schemes to support individual researchers, teams, resources, seed ideas and … [Read more...]

Ocean Park Conservation Foundation Grants 2016-2017 for Wildlife Conservation in Asia

Deadline: 31 January 2016 The Ocean Park Conservation Foundation Hong Kong (OPCFHK) is currently inviting applications for its conservation funding projects in Asia 2016-2017. The Foundation support projects on other threatened amphibians, reptiles, birds, fishes, invertebrates and other aquatic and terrestrial mammals, as well as their habitats throughout Asia. OPCFHK envisions a world where Asian wildlife remains biologically diverse under the stewardship of humans, corporations and … [Read more...]