CIPESA

CIPESA-ICT4Democracy Academia Fellowship Programme 2018 | Diplomacy Opportunities

The CIPESA-ICT4Democracy Fellowship (Academia) aims to nurture university students’ and early career academics’ understanding of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) for governance, human rights and development. By engaging members of the academic community, the programme benefits partners of the ICT4Democracy in East Africa network through placements of individuals with skills in fields such as ICT, mass communication,…

Open Call for 2018 AGA Regional Youth Consultations

Open Call for 2018 AGA Regional Youth Consultations (Fully Funded) | Diplomacy Opportunities

The African Governance Platform through its Secretariat based at the Department of Political Affairs, African Union Commission will convene Regional Youth Consultations under the theme ‘Leveraging Youth Capacities for the fight against corruption in Africa’.This is line with the AU theme of the Year: Winning the Fight Against Corruption: A sustainable path to Africa’s Transformation. The overall goal of…

2018 Nigerian Heart Foundation - United Nations Association of Nigeria World No-Tobacco Day Essay Competition

2018 Nigerian Heart Foundation – United Nations Association of Nigeria World No-Tobacco Day Essay Competition | Diplomacy Opportunities

The World Health Organization (WHO) reported that tobacco kills more than seven million people each year, six million of them from direct use and the others due to exposure to smoking. In the Nigerian context, the Federal Ministry of Health noted that about 4.5 million Nigerians consume, on an annual basis, 20 billion sticks of…

AU Youth Division

Apply To Be African Union Youth Envoy | Diplomacy Opportunities

African Heads of State and Government in their Decision Assembly/AU/Dec. 591(XXVI) declared 2017 as the year for “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investment in the Youth” and called for the development of a comprehensive roadmap with clear deliverables and milestones to guide Member States and Regional Economic Communities on key steps to take, beyond 2017,…

Hurford Youth Fellowship Program

2018 Hurford Youth Fellowship (Fully Funded to US) | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Hurford Youth Fellowship Program, facilitated by the World Movement for Democracy, seeks emerging civil society leaders from around the world who are committed to defending and promoting universal democratic principles. Through the Hurford program, two young activists will spend four months at the World Movement Secretariat office in Washington, D.C., where they will expand…

2018 United Nations Public Service Awards

2018 United Nations Public Service Awards | Diplomacy Opportunities

The UN Public Service Day intends to celebrate the value and virtue of public service to the community; highlight the contribution of public service in the development process; recognize the work of public servants, and encourage young people to pursue careers in the public sector. Since the first Awards Ceremony in 2003, the United Nations has received…

United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research

Apply: UN Institute for Disarmament Research Programme Assistant | Diplomacy Opportunities

The United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR)—an autonomous institute within the United Nations—conducts research on disarmament and security. The Institute explores current issues pertaining to a variety of existing and future armaments, as well as global diplomacy and local tensions and conflicts. Working with researchers, diplomats, government officials, NGOs and other institutions since 1980,…

ODI Fellowship Scheme

ODI Fellowship Scheme | Diplomacy Opportunities

ODI’s prestigious Fellowship Scheme gives postgraduate economists and statisticians the chance to work in developing country public sectors as local civil servants on two-year contracts. The Scheme has two objectives: to provide developing country governments with high-calibre junior economists and statisticians where there are gaps in local capacity; and to give postgraduate economists and statisticians…

DA Young Leaders Programme

DA’s Young Leaders Programme | Diplomacy Opportunities

The DA’s Young Leaders Programme (YLP) is a political leadership learning and development programme for South Africans between the ages of 18 and 35 who align themselves with the DA’s values of Freedom, Fairness and Opportunity. Participants of the programme are highly motivated individuals, interested in pursuing a career in politics and public service, with…

Islamic Development Bank IDB

IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development 13th Edition | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Islamic Development Bank established the IDB Prize for Women’s Contribution to Development in 2006 to draw international attention to the vital role women play in developing their communities and the world. Objectives The Prize aims to RECOGNIZE, ENCOURAGE, INSPIRE and REWARD women’s participation in the socio-economic development process. Theme and Topics  In order to highlight various issues shaping…