United Nations Global Climate Action Award

United Nations Global Climate Action Award 2019 (Fully Funded To UN Climate Conference in Chile)

Spearheaded by UN Climate Change’s Momentum for Change initiative, the UN Global Climate Action Award shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change. Who can apply? Organizations, communities, cities, businesses, universities, governments and others that are taking concrete action on…

European Commission Lorenzo Natali Media Prize

European Commission Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2019 (€10,000 Award)

The Lorenzo Natali Media Prize was launched in 1992 to recognise excellence in reporting on development issues, inequality, human rights, and poverty eradication. It was created by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO), and named after Lorenzo Natali, an early champion of European development policy. Today, the Lorenzo Natali Media Prize’s community…

African Union / NEPAD Africa Youth Essay Competition

African Union / NEPAD Africa Youth Essay Competition (Fully Funded To South Africa)

Agenda 2063 is the strategic framework for socio-economic transformation of the African continent over the next 45 years. Aspiration 6 of the AU Agenda 2063 speaks of an “Africa where development is people driven, unleashing the potential of its women and youth”. Young Africans, women and men will be the pioneers of the African knowledge…

Equator Prize 2019

UNDP Equator Prize 2019 (USD 10,000 and Fully Funded To New York)

The Equator Initiative is a United Nations-led partnership that brings together governments, civil society, grassroots organizations, and businesses to foster resilient communities by recognizing and advancing local nature-based solutions for sustainable development. The Equator Initiative creates opportunities and platforms to share knowledge and good practices, develops capacities of local communities and indigenous peoples, informs policy through convening…

Young Sustainable Impact

2019 Young Sustainable Impact Innovation Program (Fully Funded to Norway)

Young Sustainable Impact is looking for you who want to change the world through entrepreneurship. You will be carefully selected and paired with diversified talents from around the world. You will build a startup during the five month online incubation program and a two-week accelerator in Oslo, Norway. The program is fully funded, but requires…

Purdue Peace Project and Alliance for Peacebuilding Big Idea Challenge

Purdue Peace Project and Alliance for Peacebuilding Big Idea Challenge ($10,000 Prize) | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Purdue Peace Project (PPP) and the Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP) are co-sponsoring a challenge funded by Milt Lauenstein to encourage innovative ideas on peacebuilding. The winner of this competition will earn a prize of $10,000 in recognition of the big idea, and will have his or her idea widely publicized. PPP and AfP are looking for novel approaches…

2019 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Action Awards

Apply: 2019 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Action Awards | Diplomacy Opportunities

Every year, the UN SDG Action Awards recognize individuals, civil society organizations, subnational governments, foundations, networks, private sector leaders who are advancing the global movement for the Sustainable Development Goals in the most transformative, impactful and innovative way. Winners are presented at a breathtaking Awards Ceremony on the first night of the Global Festival of…

Google AI Impact Challenge

Apply: Google AI Impact Challenge ($25 Million in Funding) | Diplomacy Opportunities

Google.org is issuing an open call to organizations around the world to submit their ideas for how they could use AI to help address societal challenges. Selected organizations will receive support from Google’s AI experts, Google.org grant funding from a $25M pool, credit and consulting from Google Cloud, and more. Google looking for projects across…

Sahara Foundation Start-Up Nation

Apply: Sahara Foundation Start-Up Nation | (Diplomacy Opportunities)

The Start-up Nation by Sahara Hub is an initiative of the Sahara Foundation, the Personal and Corporate Social Responsibility vehicle of the Sahara Group which has presence in thirty eight (38) countries globally. The Start-up Nation is a one day Master Class focusing on business and life etiquette, leadership, networking, communication, and job readiness. Thirty…

UNESCO Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship Programme (UNESCO Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowship Programme)

UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship Programme ($10,000 Funding) | Diplomacy Opportunities

UNESCO designed the project “UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme” (UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship Programme) in the framework of the Japanese Funds-in-Trust for the Capacity-Building of Human Resources which was established in November 2000 by the Government of Japan to enable UNESCO to give impetus to research in four areas under UNESCO’s Priority Programme Areas. The…