Open Society Foundation

Open Society Foundations Civil Society Leadership Awards and Scholarships

The Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA) provide fully-funded scholarships for master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities. The Open Society Foundations and Scholarship Programs are committed to equal opportunity, and exercise that policy in relation to all admissions…

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…

European Sustainability Award

2018 European Sustainability Award | Diplomacy Opportunities

In 2018 the European Commission launched for the first time ever a European Sustainability Award to reward the efforts and creativity of European people, businesses and organisations. The ambition of this award is clear: championing inspiring cases of initiatives that are turning the global Sustainable Development Goals into concrete solutions and opportunities. Given the cross-cutting nature of the Sustainable Development…

National Endowment For Democracy (NED)

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…

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,…

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…

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…

University of South Carolina Center on Public Diplomacy Research Fellowship Program

University of South Carolina Center on Public Diplomacy Research Fellowship Program | Diplomacy Opportunities

CPD is now accepting applications from scholars and practitioners of public diplomacy for the 2017-2019 term. CPD Research Fellows will be expected to oversee a substantive research project that will yield at least two outputs, including one publication for the CPD Perspectives on Public Diplomacy series. The second output could consist of a series for the CPD Blog,…

Call for Applications: Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative 2017 (Fully Funded) | Diplomacy Opportunities

As a contribution to public diplomacy efforts of the 53 Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Partners, the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) established the Asia-Europe Public Diplomacy Training Initiative in 2013, in partnership with the DiploFoundation (Diplo) of Switzerland and the National Centre for Research on Europe (NCRE) of New Zealand. Partners have since conducted 4 tutored Online Courses…

Spring School of Diplomatic Skills (SDS)

Spring School of Diplomatic Skills Workshop | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Spring School of Diplomatic Skills (SDS) is a workshop for perfecting of communication skills necessary for work in international environment, including diplomacy, governmental and non-governmental organizations, think tanks, academia and business. The workshop is dedicated to advanced students and young professionals. During every edition, at least 12 countries are represented in a group of…