2019 United Nations Public Service Awards

Applications Open For 2019 United Nations Public Service Awards | Diplomacy Opportunities

The United Nations Public Service Awards is the most prestigious international recognition of excellence in public service. It rewards the creative achievements and contributions of public service institutions that lead to a more effective and responsive public administration in countries worldwide. Through an annual competition, the UN Public Service Awards promotes the role, professionalism and visibility of…

UNICEF Kenya and Rotary #GenUnlimited Youth Challenge

UNICEF Kenya and Rotary #GenUnlimited Youth Challenge ($1000 Seed Funding) | Diplomacy Opportunities

To celebrate youth innovativeness during the Rotary Day at the UN on 10th November, Rotary in partnership with UNICEF Kenya are organising the #GenUnlimited Youth Challenge that seeks to support young people under the age of 24 to Identify, understand and solve challenges they and their peers face. This shall be done within the scope…

Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards 2019

2019 Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards (£2000 Prize) | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Commonwealth Secretary-General’s Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards will celebrate outstanding innovators and innovations that are helping Commonwealth countries and their people achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and advance the values in the Commonwealth Charter that commit Commonwealth countries to the development of free and democratic societies and the promotion of peace and prosperity. Key Objectives Recognise innovations…

United Nations Women and UNDP Africa Youth Conference and Call For Youth-Led Social Entrepreneurship Solutions

United Nations Africa Youth Conference and Call For Youth Led Social Entrepreneurship Solutions (Fully Funded To Kenya & $15,000 Prize) | Diplomacy Opportunities

In efforts to support innovative youth entrepreneurs and facilitate knowledge management and exchange, UN Women, in collaboration with its partners, will host the Africa Youth Conference 2018 on 23 – 25 October 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. The conference, under the theme of “Unleashing the Potential of Youth in Africa – Prioritizing Investment in Youth Development…

Yenching Social Innovation Forum

Yenching Social Innovation Forum 2018 | Diplomacy Opportunities

The interconnected and evolving nature of our cities, economies, and well-being form the theme for the 2018 Yenching Social Innovation Forum. Inspired by the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals 3, 8, and 11, we invite young innovators to Beijing to learn, network, and pitch solutions for “Smarter Living: Cities, Jobs, and Health for the Future.” YSIF delegates can…

Africa Innovates for the SDGs

Apply: Africa Innovates for the SDGs | Diplomacy Opportunities

Africa Innovates for the SDGs is a new award for African social innovators with exceptional ideas and initiatives linked to any of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Co-Chair of the Group of Eminent Advocates for the SDGs and President of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, launched the award for…

Watson Institute Spring Semester Incubator for Young Innovators | Diplomacy Opportunities

Watson Institute (Boulder, CO, USA), a revolutionary new learning model for next-generation innovators and social entrepreneurs, is searching the globe for the next cohort of 35 young gritty idealists and pioneers who believe they can change the world. Watson believes that to solve the toughest challenges facing the world, we must equip the next generation…

Ted Fellow 2019 application

Apply to be a TED 2019 Fellow | Diplomacy Opportunities

The TED Fellows program is turning ten years old next year, and we are looking for our most ambitious class yet. We select people from every discipline and every country to be Fellows, and we give them support to scale their dreams and scale their impact. Who are TED Fellows? Fellows are individuals with original…

ReDefine Next 100 Youth Program 2018 (Fully Funded)

ReDefine Next 100 Youth Program 2018 (Fully Funded) | Diplomacy Opportunities

The ReDefine Next 100 program brings together selected students from diverse fields including (but not limited to) humanities, social sciences, engineering, medicine, computing science, art and the natural sciences. In international teams, 40 top young leaders identify the issue they perceive to be the paramount global challenge in the future. This diverse team incorporates innovative…

2018 Ashoka ChangemakerXchange Ireland

2018 Ashoka ChangemakerXchange Ireland (Fully Funded) | Diplomacy Opportunities

The ChangemakerXchange is a global collaboration platform for young social innovators. It gathers some of the world’s most exciting changemakers at impact retreats in beautiful spaces around the world for the exchange and co-creation of ideas. The Ireland ChangemakeXchange summit will take place from Wednesday, 12th September 2018 evening until Sunday, 16th September 2018 morning…