YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship 2017

APPLY: United States YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship 2016 (Fully Funded) | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Mandela Washington Fellowship is conducted as a merit-based open competition. The Fellowship will provide up to 1,000 outstanding young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa with the opportunity to hone their skills at a U.S. college or university with support for professional development after they return home. Who is eligible to apply? Applicants will not be…

Commonwealth Youth Human Rights Coordinator Application

Call for Applications: Commonwealth Youth Human Rights and Democracy Network Coordinator | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Commonwealth Youth Human Rights and Democracy Network (CYHRDN) provides a platform for collaboration with young people on important national, regional and global human rights issues. It also strengthens the capacity of young people to engage with their communities, policy-makers and wider stakeholders. The network aims to achieve its advocacy and capacity-building objectives through partnerships…

Atlantic Dialogues Emerging Leaders Program Application

Atlantic Dialogues Emerging Leaders Program Application (Funding Available) | Diplomacy Opportunities

The program seeks to bring together rising leaders, in different sectors, who have displayed leadership capabilities, but who also have a strong sense of commitment to social and economic issues facing their communities in particular and the world in general. The Emerging Leaders are chosen not only for their outstanding achievements, but for their character,…

United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification UNCCD Youth Social media activist

UNCCD Youth Social Media Activists Challenge + Sponsorship to International Youth Event | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Land for Life Youth Social Media Activists Challenge: “Are You the ONE?” campaign aims to recognize active, passionate and dedicated young people who are currently active in conserving natural resources and promoting such actions to their peers and local communities via social media. Winners’ initiatives, stories, experience and /or challenges encountered, ideas or solutions…

Participants at the Africa Civil Society Initiative Validation Conference 2016

#AfricansRising Endorsement of New Civil Society Movement | Diplomacy Opportunities

After two days of intense discussions, 272 delegates from 40 countries resolved to set up a new civil society network to tackle burning issues on the continent. “We need to fight for economic development that embraces social inclusion and environmental care. We have a right to the ‘better life’ our governments have promised,” participants said…

African Youth Conference on Climate Change

Fully funded: African Youth Conference on Climate Change | Diplomacy Opportunities

African Youth Conference on Climate Change will take place in Nairobi in Kenya. The conference is organized by the African Youth Initiative on Climate Change (AYICC) and the African Climate Policy Centre from the 10 to 13 October 2016. AYICC marks its 10th Anniversary since its formation in 2006 during the second Conference of Youth (COY 2) preceding…

Africans Rising Conference

Africans Rising Validation Conference | Diplomacy Opportunities

This conference seeks to consolidate visions and views towards building a continent wide social justice platform for civil society advancement, solidarity and protection. The immediate opportunity arises from the decision by Action Aid Denmark to hand over their TCDC facility to an African institution that could act as a new Africa wide centre for civil…

Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards

Nominate for Commonwealth Youth Awards | Diplomacy Opportunities

Nominations are now open for the Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards 2016, which will recognise youth workers who utilise sport and arts programmes to engage and empower young people across the Commonwealth. The Commonwealth Youth Worker Awards celebrate the positive impact of youth workers on young people’s lives, their communities and their societies. Youth workers can…