The Women in Public Service Institute at Mount Holyoke and Smith will focus on "Reconstructing Societies in the Wake of Conflict: Transitional Justice and Economic Development." Institute participants will be drawn predominately from Asia and will focus on women who are working to re-build their communities and promote sustainable economic livelihoods, following periods of political violence and human rights violations.
The Institute is part of the Women in Public Service Project founded in 2011 by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in collaboration with Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke,...
The Zayed Future Energy Prize represents the vision of the Late Founding Father and President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan, who championed environmental stewardship. This annual award celebrates achievements that reflect impact, innovation, long-term vision and leadership in renewable energy and sustainability. We invite you to be a part of this vision and our commitment to finding solutions that will meet the challenges of climate change, energy security and the environment.
The TED Fellows program is designed to bring together young world-changers and trailblazers who have shown unusual accomplishment and exceptional courage. The program targets individuals from the Asia/Pacific region, Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America and the Middle East, though anyone from anywhere in the world, age 18 and over, is welcome to apply. Fellows are selected annually for both TED (in California) and TEDGlobal (in Europe). TEDFellow applications for the TEDGlobal 2014 conference in Edinburgh, Scotland will open May 28, 2013 and close on June 21, 2013.
Taher and Myra Razik International Fellowship
The Taher and Myra Razik International Fellowship (Razik Fellowship) at the Graduate School of Education (GSE) of the State University of New York/University at Buffalo (UB) in the USA, is funded by private donations from the late Professor Emeritus Taher A. Razik and his wife, Myra Razik, with additional support from UB and GSE.
The Razik Fellowship is competitive and selective. There is one fellowship awarded (approximately) every four years. We are currently accepting applications for the 2013–2014 academic year. The candidate selected can...
2013 Fellowship first stage applications open through January 7, 2013. For more information including application go to http://www.echoinggreen.org/
Echoing Green provides first-stage funding and support to visionary leaders with bold ideas for social change. As an angel investor in the social sector, Echoing Green identifies, funds, and supports the world's most exceptional emerging leaders and the organizations they launch. Through a two-year fellowship program, this organization helps passionate social entrepreneurs develop new solutions to some of society's most difficult problems. Thes...
The long term objective of this Sida funded programme is to contribute to an integrated sustainable development of coastal zones in which the needs and rights of poor people are taken into account. This shall be achieved through supporting processes of change in key organisations working with planning and management of coastal zones.
The training programme is organised by NIRAS Natura together with School of Global Studies at the University of Gothenburg and Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan (JREDS). It is built around the participants’ Change Process projects, which enable parti...
King Abdullah II Award for Youth Innovation and Achievement (KAAYIA) invites young Arabs to showcase their success stories and the positive impact they have had on their communities. The award, under the management of the King Abdullah II Fund for Development, seeks to reward these distinguished young leaders throughout the region by providing them with much needed support and recognition.
Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for the award:
• Applicant should be between the ages of 18 to 30
• Applicant should be a citizen of an Arab country
• Applicant s...
The Young Future Energy Leaders (YFEL) is a key element of the annual World Future Energy Summit (WFES). YFEL focuses on raising the awareness of students and young professionals in the fields of renewable energy and sustainability. This unique program, led by Masdar Institute, helps mentor future leaders in the fields of advanced energy and sustainability by engaging them with the leaders of today. YFEL also offers young professionals and students from the UAE and abroad the opportunity to become more engaged in finding solutions to the world’s biggest challenges: energy efficiency and climat...
Low technological solutions or products for basic supply problems in developing and emerging countries – this is what the Siemens Stiftung is looking to identify. The “empowering people. Award” is addressed to individuals, teams, organisations or enterprises fulfilling certain criteria from any region in the world. Solutions entered have to already be in use or a feasibility study of the prototype has to be made available. The aim of the competition is twofold: Firstly, identify winning solutions that can be further advanced with the developer and have them implemented on site.
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The theme of the conference is "Service-Learning as a Bridge from Local to Global: Connected World, Connected Future". With globalization, the world gets more and more connected. Barriers to movement are being decomposed and local demographics are dramatically changing. The connected world calls for all parties to collaborate and work together for a connected future. The need for bilingual and culturally sensitive professionals and service providers urges the universities to prepare graduates with the ability t...
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