International Children's Peace Prize

2018 International Children’s Peace Prize | Diplomacy Opportunities

The  International Children’s Peace Prize is awarded annually to an exceptional child, whose courageous or otherwise remarkable actions have made a difference in improving children’s rights, which helps children worldwide. The motivation behind the prize is to provide a platform for children to express their ideas and personal involvement in children’s rights. KidsRights feels that…

International Peace Research Association IPRA

Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship in Peace and Development | Diplomacy Opportunities

The International Peace Research Association Foundation invites applications for the Dorothy Marchus Senesh Fellowship in Peace and Development Studies for Women from countries in the Global South. Dorothy Senesh was a long-time activist for international peace and justice. Her husband Lawrence established this fellowship following her death in 1989. The first award was made at…

2018 Innovation Prize for Africa

2018 Innovation Prize for Africa | Diplomacy Opportunities

African Innovation Foundation (AIF) is hereby announcing the Call for Applications for its 2018 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA). The IPA main purpose is to strengthen African innovation ecosystems through supporting a culture of innovation and competitiveness, whilst spurring the growth of innovative, market-driven African solutions to African challenges. The Prize will focus on the following Innovation areas:…

UNDEF UN Democracy Fund

United Nations Democracy Fund Grants | Diplomacy Opportunities

UNDEF was created by UN Secretary-General Kofi A. Annan in 2005 as a United Nations General Trust Fund to support democratization efforts around the world. It was welcomed by the General Assembly in the Outcome Document of the 2005 World Summit (A/RES/60/1, paragraphs 136-137). UNDEF funds projects that empower civil society, promote human rights, and encourage…

Commonwealth Foundation Grants

Commonwealth Foundation Grants 2017/2018 | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Commonwealth Foundation offers grants of up to £50,000 in support of innovative project ideas and approaches that seek to strengthen the ability of civic voices to engage with governments and that have the potential to improve governance and development outcomes through their active participation. The Foundation also believes in the power of stories and…

MCW Young Leaders Access Program 2018

2018 Young Leaders Access Program | Diplomacy Opportunities

The YLA brings together youth from all over the world, united by the goal of creating positive change in their communities. It is a one year program comprised of three components: The YLA Retreat Project Implementation Alumni Mentorship and Support The YLA launches with the Retreat in late July, held in New York, NY and…

YSEALI Seeds for the Future

Apply: 2018 YSEALI Seeds for the Future | Diplomacy Opportunities

YSEALI Seeds for the Future is a small grants competition for young leaders in Southeast Asia. The competition, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, provides funding of up to $15,000 for the region’s most promising young leaders to carry out projects that improve their communities, countries and the region. Projects cover one…

Echoing Green

2017 Echoing Green Fellowship (Fully Funded) | Diplomacy Opportunities

Echoing Green identifies tomorrow’s transformational leaders today. Through its Fellowships and other innovative leadership initiatives, Echoing Green spots emerging leaders and invests deeply in their success to accelerate their impact. Echoing Green will provide more than $4.6 million in unrestricted seed-stage funding and strategic foundational support this year to emerging leaders working to bring about…

Call for Proposals for Innovations in Preventing Gender-Based Violence

Call for Proposals for Innovations in Preventing Gender-Based Violence | Diplomacy Opportunities

The World Bank Group and Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) announced a new open call for awards recognizing promising innovations aimed at preventing gender-based violence. SVRI and the World Bank Group will disburse more than US$1 million to advance evidence-based interventions to prevent gender-based violence (GBV) in low- and middle-income countries. An expert panel will select winners engaged in research, interventions, or other…

Peace

Peace First Challenge | Diplomacy Opportunities

Young people around the world are hungry to be prepared, challenged and engaged fully, collectively, and purposefully to improve the world around them. And we are answering that call with the Peace First Challenge. Join Diplomacy Opportunities Facebook group here and follow @DiplomacyOpp on Twitter The Peace First Challenge is a global call-to-action to all young…