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October 2020

Emploie: Consultant(e) Campagne Sahel

October 16, 2020

Date finale: 16 Octobre 2020 Novembre 2020 pour une période initiale de 4 mois INFORMATIONS CLES Lieu: Région de l'Afrique de l'Ouest - Le consultant travaillera à domicile et doit disposer d'une connexion internet et téléphonique fiable. Responsable: Directeur de la campagne Sahel de Crisis Action (basé à Paris) Rémunération : Un forfait journalier compétitif, selon l'expérience Disponibilité: Plein temps à compter de novembre 2020, pour une période initiale de 4 mois avec possibilité de prolongation Langues: Anglais et français…

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Job opportunity: Program Management Officer

October 22, 2020

Application deadline: Thursday October 22, 2020 Department: Africa CDC Headquarters Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Background: The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a non-profit organisation established in 2005 with a mission to improve human health through the strengthening and expansion of applied epidemiology and laboratory capacity in partnership with Ministries of Health, Non-Governmental Organisations, international agencies, private sector and other public health agencies. AFENET has its headquarters in Kampala, Uganda with operations in more than 30 African Countries. The…

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Call for Applications: 2020 Paradigm Initiative’s Digital Rights Academy

October 24, 2020

Deadline 24 October 2020 The Academy runs from 9-13 November 2020 Apply here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfXrWYmjIryY8pkK-YQeRf1X9k0G2i6UJjGKkF9VW4B9gVPUQ/viewform Applications are open for the 2020 Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights Academy, this academy will be focused on understanding and navigating the policy and regulatory landscape related to digital rights and security, as well as capacity building in advocacy and engagement strategies for those who work or are interested in promoting and defending human rights online in Africa. Objectives The subject of human rights online has never…

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Fellowship: Digital Rights and Inclusion Learning Lab (DRILL)

October 31, 2020

Deadline: 30 October 2020 The Paradigm Initiative (PIN) welcomes applications for its Digital Rights and Inclusion Learning Lab (DRILL). The successful applicants will work full time with Paradigm Initiative team members for 9 months starting from 1 March 2021 to 31 November 2021. As a mid-career fellowship, potential candidates will be expected to have had a minimum of 5 years’ experience as technology or social innovators, researchers, policy experts, and/or entrepreneurs. Fellows must have a relevant postgraduate qualification, be exceptional…

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November 2020

Grant opportunity to Strengthen West African Movement for Gender Diversity & Sexual Rights

November 23, 2020

Deadline: November 13, 2020 Grant size: USD 10,000 - USD 100,000 ISDAO Grants Program: Strengthening West African Movement for Gender Diversity & Sexual Rights The Initiative Sankofa d'Afrique de l'Ouest (ISDAO) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for its 3rd grants cycle. ISDAO provides flexible funding to support the overall coordination, operations, and strengthening of a group, organisation, or network. ISDAO is a West African activist-led Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Queer and Intersex (LGBTQI) Fund dedicated to strengthening…

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December 2020

Future Bora Initiative: Supporting Transformational Organisations that Expand Economic Opportunities for Vulnerable Youth – Kenya

December 15, 2020

Deadline: 15 December 2020 Future Bora is an initiative of the Government of Kenya under the Kenya Youth Employment and Opportunities Project (KYEOP). The initiative aims to expand economic opportunities for these vulnerable and under-served Kenyan youth by supporting transformational organisations that have interventions that are tailored to the local and highly specific needs of these youth groups. Future Bora aims to catalyse interventions that expand economic opportunities for the most vulnerable and under-served Kenyan youth between the age of…

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Call for applications: AI for Accessibility Grants

December 15, 2020

Microsoft's AI for Accessibility grants support projects that use AI to empower people living with disabilities. They are looking for individuals or teams who are not only passionate about making the world more inclusive, but also firmly rooted in the communities they intend to benefit. They want to invest in ideas that are developed by or with people with disabilities. Microsoft works with partners in three important areas of focus: Daily life: Over 1 billion people around the world live with…

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January 2021

Terms of Reference: Consultant to Undertake A Case Study on NGO Law Best Practices in Nigeria & Uganda

January 20

        Deadline: COB 20 January 2021 I. Background of the I4C Africa Hub Innovation for Change (I4C) Africa Hub’s vision is to protect, respect, strengthen, expand, and recover civil society space. Launched in 2017, the Africa Hub – based in Nairobi, Kenya – has been working to strengthen the capacity of civil society through promoting home-grown African solutions, and as a result of being part of a global network, offered network members access to the latest thinking, …

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February 2021

Youth Action Lab: Strengthening Youth-Led Movements

February 1

Deadline: 1 February 2021 Apply here: https://bit.ly/2Yq9glL The Youth Action Lab is a pilot project initiated by CIVICUS to test different ways to support grassroots youth activists in the Global South by providing access to resources, building alliances and developing strategies with activists and movements. The Youth Action Lab is a one year co-creation lab for grassroots youth activists based in the global south which works to support their movements to become more resilient and sustainable in their pursuit of…

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Call for Proposals for PROTECT Program

February 5

Deadline: 5 February 2021 Apply here: https://bit.ly/3t7YIpl Hivos East Africa is inviting interested organisations to receive funding, support and training tailored to their capacities and needs to effectively implement the PROTECT program. Hivos aims to support partner organisations to adapt new capacities that will enable them to not only achieve PROTECT outcomes but also contribute to PROTECT goals. The non-funded support includes mentoring, trainings, expert advice and support on data management, networking and project management. Hivos in a consortium with…

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March 2021

Bureau of DRL: Advocacy to Preserve Cultural Heritage in Africa

March 8

Deadline: 8 March 2021 Apply here: https://bit.ly/2MBW0rl The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organisations interested in submitting applications for projects that support Religious Freedom in Africa, including North Africa. Through this project, DRL’s objective is to enable members of religious communities, faith based organisations, and NGOs to engage local and national governments and international organisations on strategies to protect cultural heritage, including buildings and movable and immovable properties.…

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April 2021

Applications Open for 2020 Technovation Girls

April 19

Apply here. Technovation invites teams of young people from all over the world to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology. Technovation Girls is a free technology-based program for girls ages 10 - 18. Working in teams (of 1 to 5), girls find a problem in their community and build a mobile app to help solve it. Along the way, they develop their collaboration, problem-solving, and leadership skills. Technovation Girls will take 30+ hours to…

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