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September 2018

Senior Policy Advisor American Jewish World Service (AJWS)

September 30, 2018

AJWS is looking for a Senior Policy Advisor who will lead the organisation’s international advocacy on sexual health and rights with a particular focus on adolescent girls’ rights, including their right to make decisions about if, when, and whom they marry. Advocacy work on this issue is closely integrated with our India-based grant-making and participatory research strategy to combat the root causes of child, early, and forced marriage (CEFM). To read more, click here

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Senior Policy Advisor American Jewish World Service (AJWS)

September 30, 2018

AJWS is looking for a Senior Policy Advisor who will lead the organisation’s international advocacy on sexual health and rights with a particular focus on adolescent girls’ rights, including their right to make decisions about if, when, and whom they marry. Advocacy work on this issue is closely integrated with our India-based grant-making and participatory research strategy to combat the root causes of child, early, and forced marriage (CEFM). To read more, click here

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March 2019

Health for All Through Women’s Human Rights Ensuring Universal Health Coverage & Social Protection

March 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
UNHQ, New York, UNHQ, Conference Room 11
New York, United States
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Keynote Speech by Mary Robinson Former President of Ireland, The Elders Other speakers from WHO, member states, the International Alliance of Women, the International Women’s Health Coalition and Women Deliver CSW 63 Side Event hosted by WHO Co-sponsored by: France, Japan, Thailand, the International Alliance of Women, the International Women’s Health Coalition, the Elders, and Women Deliver Facts At least half of the world’s populations still do not have full coverage of essential health services About 100 million people are still…

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Health for All Through Women’s Human Rights Ensuring Universal Health Coverage & Social Protection

March 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
UNHQ, New York, UNHQ, Conference Room 11
New York, United States
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Keynote Speech by Mary Robinson Former President of Ireland, The Elders Other speakers from WHO, member states, the International Alliance of Women, the International Women’s Health Coalition and Women Deliver CSW 63 Side Event hosted by WHO Co-sponsored by: France, Japan, Thailand, the International Alliance of Women, the International Women’s Health Coalition, the Elders, and Women Deliver Facts At least half of the world’s populations still do not have full coverage of essential health services About 100 million people are still…

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Speak Up, Speak Out: Young Advocates Advancing SRHR Through Storytelling

March 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
58 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016, Scandinavia House
New York, NY 58 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016 United States
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Join youth advocates from CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality, Right Here Right Now!, and Women Deliver for a dynamic evening of storytelling and spoken word. Spotlighting powerful, intergenerational voices from across the globe, the night will also feature music, refreshments, and networking as we count down to the Women Deliver 2019 Conference and mark anniversaries of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and the Fourth World Conference on Women. PLEASE RSVP HERE.

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Speak Up, Speak Out: Young Advocates Advancing SRHR Through Storytelling

March 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
58 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016, Scandinavia House
New York, NY 58 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016 United States
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Join youth advocates from CHOICE for Youth and Sexuality, Right Here Right Now!, and Women Deliver for a dynamic evening of storytelling and spoken word. Spotlighting powerful, intergenerational voices from across the globe, the night will also feature music, refreshments, and networking as we count down to the Women Deliver 2019 Conference and mark anniversaries of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) and the Fourth World Conference on Women. PLEASE RSVP HERE.

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April 2019

Youth Advocacy Day (YAD)

April 25, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco City Hall
San Fransisco, CA CA 94102 United States
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Free

Youth Advocacy Day (YAD) is an all-day event committed to youth empowerment and civic engagement for San Francisco’s youth. It is a day in which high school students have the opportunity to meet with city leaders and public officials to share their thoughts, concerns, and questions about issues they care about as young people. Youth Advocacy Day is a unique educational experience for youth to take ownership over their civic lives. This year, they will honor the legacy of SF…

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Youth Advocacy Day (YAD)

April 25, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
San Francisco City Hall, San Francisco City Hall
San Fransisco, CA CA 94102 United States
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Free

Youth Advocacy Day (YAD) is an all-day event committed to youth empowerment and civic engagement for San Francisco’s youth. It is a day in which high school students have the opportunity to meet with city leaders and public officials to share their thoughts, concerns, and questions about issues they care about as young people. Youth Advocacy Day is a unique educational experience for youth to take ownership over their civic lives. This year, they will honor the legacy of SF…

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May 2019

Consultancy: Development of Child Protection Minimum Standard (CPMS) on Safe Spaces, 2nd Edition CPMS Revision

May 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Background A revision of the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS) has been ongoing since the beginning of 2018. This is the first revision to the CPMS since its launch in 2012. The updated 2nd edition will: Reflect sector learning since 2012; Strengthen and clarify the evidence base; Streamline the content and structure to be more user-friendly; Strengthen the applicability to a broader range of humanitarian contexts; Improve aspects on prevention as well as response; and Improve gender…

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Consultancy: Development of Child Protection Minimum Standard (CPMS) on Safe Spaces, 2nd Edition CPMS Revision

May 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Background A revision of the Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action (CPMS) has been ongoing since the beginning of 2018. This is the first revision to the CPMS since its launch in 2012. The updated 2nd edition will: Reflect sector learning since 2012; Strengthen and clarify the evidence base; Streamline the content and structure to be more user-friendly; Strengthen the applicability to a broader range of humanitarian contexts; Improve aspects on prevention as well as response; and Improve gender…

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July 2019

Call for Applications: OutRight Action International Advocacy Week 2019

July 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Every December, OutRight Action International hosts LGBTIQ activists from around the world in New York for a week of high-level meetings and activities at the Headquarters of the United Nations. The aim of Advocacy Week is three-fold: Facilitate the use of the New York based UN system by LGBTIQ activists, with a view to enhancing their networks and identifying new entry points for progressing recognition of the human rights of LGBTIQ people at home. Bring together LGBTIQ activists from around…

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Call for Applications: OutRight Action International Advocacy Week 2019

July 2, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Every December, OutRight Action International hosts LGBTIQ activists from around the world in New York for a week of high-level meetings and activities at the Headquarters of the United Nations. The aim of Advocacy Week is three-fold: Facilitate the use of the New York based UN system by LGBTIQ activists, with a view to enhancing their networks and identifying new entry points for progressing recognition of the human rights of LGBTIQ people at home. Bring together LGBTIQ activists from around…

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SDGs in Action Film Festival- 11 July 2019

July 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
UNHQ, New York, UNHQ, Conference Room 11
New York, United States
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The SDGs in Action Film Festival, coordinated by the UN DESA Division for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), is a competition seeking short films that highlight how people and organizations around the world are taking action for the 17 global goals. The Festival was launched in 2018 in connection with the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development that takes place each July at UN Headquarters in New York. The competition offers amateur and professional filmmakers around the globe the chance to…

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SDGs in Action Film Festival- 11 July 2019

July 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
UNHQ, New York, UNHQ, Conference Room 11
New York, United States
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The SDGs in Action Film Festival, coordinated by the UN DESA Division for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), is a competition seeking short films that highlight how people and organizations around the world are taking action for the 17 global goals. The Festival was launched in 2018 in connection with the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development that takes place each July at UN Headquarters in New York. The competition offers amateur and professional filmmakers around the globe the chance to…

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October 2020

Fellowship opportunity: The 2021-2022 Community Solutions Program (CSP)

October 28, 2020 - December 28, 2020

Application deadline: 28 October 2020 The Community Solutions Program is a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and implemented by IREX. The Community Solutions Program (CSP) is a year-long professional development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to energy and the environment, peace and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Community activists will be selected to participate in the program…

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Fellowship opportunity: The 2021-2022 Community Solutions Program (CSP)

October 28, 2020 - December 28, 2020

Application deadline: 28 October 2020 The Community Solutions Program is a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and implemented by IREX. The Community Solutions Program (CSP) is a year-long professional development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to energy and the environment, peace and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Community activists will be selected to participate in the program…

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