Deadline: 14 March 2016 The National Coalition Funding Stream supports advancement of the CRPD at national levels through lobbying for legislative changes (including but not limited to CRPD ratification), monitoring and reporting on implementation of the CRPD or other international human rights mechanisms, or following up on the recommendations made by UN human rights mechanisms to States in regard to implementation of the rights of persons with disabilities (PWDs). In addition, this funding … [Read more...] about National Coalition Funding Stream: Supporting Advancement of Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities!
Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Mid-Level Coalition Funding Stream supports civil society coalitions at sub-national levels to ensure that national legislation and policy addressing the rights of PWDs is implemented at these levels, including through establishment of budgets. In addition, this funding stream supports sub-national level coalitions to advocate that sub-national development programs, policies and plans are inclusive of persons with disabilities and to ensure that efforts to implement … [Read more...] about Mid-Level Coalition Funding Stream: Supporting Civil Society and Addressing the Rights of PWDs
Deadline: 14 March 2016 The Small Grants Funding Stream helps organizations to build a broader movement to advance the CRPD at state and local levels. Organizations can use funds from DRF to strengthen the capacity of persons with disabilities (PWDs) to participate more actively in decision-making processes in CRPD implementation and monitoring or to advocate for the advancement of rights defined in specific articles of the CRPD. In addition, this funding stream supports DPOs to participate … [Read more...] about Small Grants Funding Stream: Strengthening the Capacity of Persons with Disability
Deadline: 25 February 2016 The Nobel Women’s Initiative is seeking nominations for the Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program—geared at young women’s rights activists who would benefit from advocacy training and hands-on skill building within an international setting. The mentorship program will commence with a six-week residency period at the Nobel Women’s Initiative office in Ottawa, Canada (late-August to October 2016). Over the past four years the Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program has … [Read more...] about Nobel Women’s Initiative: 2016 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program
Deadline: 28 February 2016 The APEC Climate Center (APCC) is currently inviting applicants for its Young Scientist Support Program (YSSP) 2016 that aims to help build capacity in the field of climate science and help increase the application of climate science by utilizing the most advanced scientific knowledge to enhance the socio-economic well-being of member economies and partners around the world. Research Themes Production of climate data and information by operating a real-time … [Read more...] about Be a Part of Young Scientist Support Program 2016! Build Your Capacity in Climate Science
Deadline: 7 March 2016 The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have jointly announced a call for proposals from non government organizations, community groups, private companies and other civil society organizations call for proposals in the Indo-Burma Hotspot, within the country of Myanmar. The Indo-Burma Hotspot comprises all non-marine parts of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam, plus parts of southern … [Read more...] about Call for Proposals 2016: IUCN Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund of up to $20,000 for Indo-Burma Hotspot
Deadline: 26 February 2016 The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is seeking applications for its open source technology solutions that address the most pressing challenges faced by children and young people. UNICEF works with governments, civil society organizations, and other organizations around the world to advance children’s rights to survival, protection, health, development and participation and is guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Eligible … [Read more...] about Apply for UNICEF Innovation Fund of up to US$100,000: Open Source Technology Solutions for Children!
Deadline: 21 February 2016 Are you a scientist from ASEAN? Are you interested in driving policy debates and data-based decision making to address the most pressing regional and national level challenges? Would you like to expand your professional network within ASEAN and to learn first hand how ASEAN works on issues related to S&T? If you answered yes to these questions, the year-long ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship may be for you! United States Mission to ASEAN is seeking … [Read more...] about United States Mission to ASEAN: Science and Technology Fellowship for Residents of ASEAN Member State
Deadline: 1 October 2016 Applications are open for the Asian Women In Business (AWIB) Scholarship that encourages and promotes their scholarship, leadership, community service or entrepreneurship. The AWIB Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to students who have the attributes to be the next generation of leaders. AWIB is the only non-profit, tax-exempt organization in the country with the primary mission of assisting Asian women entrepreneurs. Eligible Countries Bangladesh, Bhutan, … [Read more...] about Asian Women In Business Scholarship Fund 2016: Be the Next Generation of Leaders
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...] about Apply for 2016/2017 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program!