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Decolonial Futures Programme and Winter School 2020 for young South Africans

Application Deadline: 7th October 2020 Decolonial Futures is an exchange programme organised between the Sandberg Instituut, the Rietveld Academie and Framer Framed in Amsterdam and Funda Community College in Soweto, South Africa. The programme was inspired by the desire to work collectively towards a decolonial future in which an equal exchange of knowledges and perspectives from students working across the disciplines of art and

Thomson Reuters Foundation 2020/2021 Reporting on Illicit Finance in Africa workshop for African Journalists (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: October 4th 2020 Thomson Reuters Foundation in partnership with the African Centre for Media Excellence is looking for journalists based anywhere in Africa who are motivated to understand how their country could be losing money via illicit means.  Wealth of Nations is a long-term engagement, and journalists who take part must commit to all elements

DAAD University Leadership and Management Training Programme (UNILEAD) 2021 for University Managers in Developing Countries (Fully Funded to Oldenburg, Germany)

Application Deadline: 13 October 2020. Young managers at higher education institutions in developing countries can now apply for the DIES UNILEAD course offered by the University of Oldenburg in 2021. The course brings together the topics Project Management, Strategic Management & Academic Leadership and Human Resource Management with individual and practice-oriented change projects of each

African Union Youth Envoy Youth Silencing the Gun Award 2020 for young peacebuilders in Africa ( up to $5,000 grant)

Application Deadline: 20 October 2020 Recognizing that over 70% of the African population is below the age of 35, the AUC prioritizes mainstreaming of youth in all thematic areas of Agenda 2063 through their participation and creating opportunities for their development. Key decisions on Youth, Peace and Security are derived from Article 17 of the

WHO/ICFJ Road Safety Reporting Training of Trainers 2020 for Journalists from Developing Countries

Application Deadline: September 30th, 2020 In continuation of this effort to empower journalists by equipping them with best practices and expertise on road safety reporting, ICFJ is excited to launch three Training of Trainers (ToTs) series that will create a core group of 30-45 journalism trainers who will scale the program’s impact across 15 target

Call for Nominations: United Nations Public Service Awards 2021 for Excellence in Public Service.

Application Deadline:November 18, 2020 The  United Nations Public Service Awards is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a more effective and responsive public administration in countries worldwide. Through an annual competition, the UN Public Service Awards promotes the

Ockenden International Prize 2021 for Organisations helping Refugees & Displaced People (£25,000 prize)

Application Deadline:  Monday 30 November 2020.Ockenden International is looking for projects, activities and/or programmes (each ‘a project’) which promote self-reliance among refugees and/or displaced people.  You can enter a project run by your organisation or you can nominate a project managed by a non-profit partner or affiliated organisation.   Judging Criteria The judges will, in

IREX Community Solutions Program 2021/2022 for Community youth leaders (Fully Funded to the United States)

Application Deadline:Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. EST t The application for the 2021–2022 Community Solutions Program is now open! The Community Solutions Program (CSP) is a year-long professional development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to energy and the environment, peace and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability,

Deadline Extended: African Union Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2020 (cash grants up to 100,000 USD)

Application Deadline: October 9th 2020 The advent of COVID-19 has exacerbated challenges in Africa’s education system and reinforces the need for fit for context, innovative and scalable solutions in education. DOTSS provides an approach for reorienting Africa’s education and training systems to meet the knowledge, competencies, skills, innovation and creativity required to nurture African core

Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme RE: innovation challenge 2020 for African startups ( EUR 50,000 per project)

Application Deadline: Sunday, 27 September 2020 at 23:59 CAT. The Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme (SAIS 2) RE: innovation challenge is now calling for proposals from projects to pilot and validate solutions to make Southern African startup ecosystems more resilient and better able to face an uncertain future. A maximum of six (6) applications will