United Nations Young Professionals Programme UN YPP

2018 United Nations Young Professionals Programme | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Young Professionals Programme (YPP) is a recruitment initiative for talented, highly qualified professionals to start a career as an international civil servant with the United Nations Secretariat. It consists of an entrance examination and professional development programmes once successful candidates start their career with the UN. The YPP examination is held once a year…

DAAD Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Masters Scholarship For Public Policy and Good Governance 2018

2018 DAAD Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Masters Scholarship For Public Policy and Good Governance | Diplomacy Opportunities

Since 2009, the DAAD Helmut-Schmidt-Programme (known as Public Policy and Good Governance) is supporting future leaders from Africa, Latin-America, South Asia and Southeast Asia, Central Asia, from countries in the Middle East as well as from the Ukraine who want to promote democracy and social justice in their home countries. The programme, which is funded…

Youth for Peace – 100 Years After World War I, 100 Ideas for Peace

Call for Applications: Youth for Peace – 100 Years After World War I, 100 Ideas for Peace (Fully Funded) | Diplomacy Opportunities

Are you interested in Europe, history and peace? Do you want to learn more about World War I and its consequences? Do you want to know how other societies experienced the war and how you can personally contribute to a peaceful future in and around Europe? Do you have ideas for peace in and around…

National Endowment For Democracy

National Endowment for Democracy Grants For NGOs 2018 | Diplomacy Opportunities

Each year the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) makes direct grants to hundreds of nongovernmental organizations worldwide working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions. Each year, NED makes more than 1,600 grants to support the projects of non-governmental groups abroad who are working for democratic goals in more than 90 countries. Grant amounts…

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…