Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge

2020 Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge (USD 20,000 Prize)

The Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge is an opportunity to identify solutions that can have a positive impact around education, skills, training, employment opportunities and empowerment of young people. We believe that you are closest to many of these challenges and could have practical ideas for projects and innovations that address them. If you believe you…

United Nations Unite Ideas Summer of Solutions

Call For Application: United Nations Unite Ideas Summer of Solutions

The “Summer Of Solutions” is a call for applications from young people around the world to create innovative technology-based solutions to global challenges. This is a new initiative launched by the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, in partnership with the United Nations Technology and Innovation Labs, United Nations Development Programme, the Office of Information and Communications Technology and Unite…

Thomson Foundation/Mojofest Mobile Journalism Competition

Thomson Foundation/Mojofest Mobile Journalism Competition 2019 (Fully Funded To Ireland)

The Thomson Foundation mobile journalism competition is a leading showcase for mobile journalism (‘mojo’) talent. In partnership with Mojofest, the competition is now in its fifth year. Every spring, applications are invited from those who have what it takes to become the next mojo star. Applicants are required to submit a feature story or news report filmed and edited entirely 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…

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…

lead2030

Apply For Lead2030 SDGs Solutions ($500,000 in Funding) | Diplomacy Opportunities

From ending extreme poverty to protecting our oceans, the Sustainable Development Goals are an ambitious plan to create a sustainable future. To make this future a reality, we need a generation of young leaders who are meaningfully engaged with the Global Goals and are working purposefully to achieve them. Powered by some of the world’s…

Afrika Youth Movement (AYM) Sexy Farming Competition

Join AYM Agriculture Campaign and Win $100 | Diplomacy Opportunities

Afrika Youth Movement (AYM) Committee on Agriculture (COA) is launched its first annual #Sexyfarming campaign, a month-long campaign that engages African youth into Agriculture and not just the youth, we are engaging all stakeholders and key actors across the agricultural value chain. The Goal of the Campaign: Afrika Youth Movement aims to promote inclusivity for youth in…

UNESCO Supported Global Media and Information Literacy Youth Hackathon

Apply: UNESCO Supported Global Media and Information Literacy Youth Hackathon | Diplomacy Opportunities

UNESCO supports the call for the best and brightest answers to social opportunities and challenges through media and information literacy in connection with the launch of the first Global MIL Youth hackathon by our partners DesignEDly and Global Students Square. Winners of the three-day hackathon will be eligible for seed funding from an investment pool…