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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...]

Call for Applications: DFID’s Accountable Justice in Pakistan Programme

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has currently announced a procurement of services to manage delivery of the Accountability Justice in Pakistan Programme (AJPP) for a period of 4 years starting from October 2016. The Accountable Justice in Pakistan Programme (AJPP) aims to strengthen accountability and oversight of rule of law institutions in Pakistan, engage citizens in reforms and legally empower citizens to access justice. Program … [Read more...]

European Commission: Enhancing CSOs’ Contributions to Governance & Development Processes in Pakistan

Deadline: 18 May 2016 The European Commission is currently accepting concept notes from eligible organisations for a programme entitled "Enhancing CSOs' contributions to governance and development processes in Pakistan" with an aim to support Civil Society Organisations at country level: As actors in governance and accountability As partners in promoting social development As stakeholders in promoting inclusive and sustainable growth As partners to test pilot actions promoting local … [Read more...]

Apply for APN South Asia Media Fellowship on Climate Change!

Deadline: 15 May 2016 APN and the University of Peradeniya are currently inviting applicants for its fully funded two-day South Asia Media Visit in Kandy, Sri Lanka. The media visit is designed to engage media in expanding efforts to raise awareness about, and disseminate information on and lessons learned from, APN funded projects on global change and sustainability issues. The theme for the media visit is Home Garden Systems in the face of Climate Change. Activities The activities planned … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Pakistan: Supporting Civil Society, Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi is currently inviting proposals for projects that focus on strengthening civil society, supporting economic empowerment and entrepreneurship and providing media training and professional development, and support. The program is under U.S. Embassy Islamabad Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department's Public Diplomacy grants Program. The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi will only consider proposals implemented Sindh Province … [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...]

Apply for Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships: Get Scholarships worth £4,000!

Deadline: 1 May 2016 Applications are open for the Scotland’s Saltire Scholarships (SSS) programme. The scholarships are designed to support the promotion of Scotland as a learning nation and a science nation and targeted at the priority sectors of creative industries, life sciences, technology, financial services and renewable and clean energy. Priority Subject Areas Architecture Arts and Humanities Clean and Renewable Energy Communications, Media and Culture Design Earth … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Pakistan: Advancing Cultural Ties between United States and Pakistan

Deadline: 23 May 2016 The Public Affairs Section of the Embassy of the United States of America in Islamabad, Pakistan is currently inviting all eligible organizations to submit a proposal for a Grant or Cooperative Agreement to support activities focused on advancing cultural ties between the United States and Pakistan through one of the priority areas. Program Goals Strengthen people-to-people ties between the United States and Pakistan through shared information, experiences, … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Call for Applications: ACU Early Career Academic Grants 2016

Deadline: 15 April 2016 The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) is currently inviting applicants from ACU member universities for its Early Career Academic Grants 2016. Applications will be strengthened by the applicant providing evidence of the submission/acceptance of a paper or poster, or other communication with the conference organisers. Eligible Countries Australasia: Australia, New Zealand Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, … [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...]

UNESCO World Heritage Youth Forum 2016: Deepening Youth Knowledge and Understanding!

Deadline: 25 March 2016 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is seeking applications from young people for its World Heritage Youth Forum 2016 entitled “At the Crossroads of Multi-Layered Heritage” that will  be held from 29 June, 2016 - 12 July, 2016. The Forum will provide the opportunity to exchange ideas, broaden their outlook and contribute to the discussions and immerse in topics such as urban life and its culture, natural landscape, importance and … [Read more...]

Apply for Emerging Leaders of Pakistan 2016 Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 18 March 2016 The Atlantic Council’s South Asia Center is seeking applications for Emerging Leaders of Pakistan (ELP) 2016 Fellowship Program to empower the next generation of Pakistan's leaders. The program identifies, cultivates, and supports young people in Pakistan who have the potential of becoming future leaders by providing resources to strengthen their engagement within civil society. Each year, fifteen young leaders from Pakistan visit the United States to meet with … [Read more...]

Apply for UNICEF Innovation Fund of up to US$100,000: Open Source Technology Solutions for Children!

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...]

Asian Women In Business Scholarship Fund 2016: Be the Next Generation of Leaders

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...]

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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