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December 2018

Girls First Fund – Grants to Prevent and Respond to Child Marriage and Early Unions

December 31, 2018

The Girls First Fund is requesting applications for grants to prevent and respond to child marriage and early unions. In 2019, we will make one-year (12-month), core support and project support grants of up to USD $50,000 in six pilot locations. The Girls First Fund will grant to a variety of strategies and types of organisations whose work is critical to ending child marriage and early unions. They are interested in approaches that support local solutions within the local context…

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April 2019

Johnson & Johnson | OYW Scholarship

April 9 @ 8:00 am - May 6 @ 5:00 pm

Are you a young leader passionate about changing the trajectory of health for humanity? At Johnson & Johnson, we believe good health is the foundation of vibrant lives, thriving communities and forward progress. That’s why for more than 130 years, we have aimed to keep people well at every age and every stage of life. Today, as the world’s largest and most broadly-based healthcare company, we are committed to using our reach and size for good. We strive to improve…

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Patriarchy and the roll-back of Democracy in East and Horn of Africa

April 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Heinrich Boll Foundation in partnership with African Feminism seeks academic contributions that illustrate the convergence and/or role of patriarchy in the roll-back of democracy in East and Horn of Africa, as well as the role of feminist theory and practice in widening democratic spaces. We encourage African writers from or working across the region to submit abstracts for papers on a topic of their choice relating to the theme. Abstracts must include sufficient information for reviewers to judge the nature…

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2019 HLPF: Call for Expert Speakers from Women’s Major Group

April 10 @ 8:00 am - April 22 @ 5:00 pm
UNHQ, New York, UNHQ, Conference Room 11
New York, United States

The 2019 High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) will be held at UNHQ in New York from 9 - 18 July 2019 under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council. The theme for the session will be Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality. They are looking to nominate practitioners and eminent experts to contribute to the various thematic round table discussions to be organized during the first five days of the HLPF session. The applications will be reviewed by…

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World Bank Scholarships Program

April 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The World Bank Scholarships Program contributes to the World Bank Group’s mission of forging new dynamic approaches to capacity development and knowledge sharing in the developing world. It is an important component of the Bank Group’s efforts to promote economic development and shared prosperity through investing in education and developing human resources in the developing world. Since 1982, the Program has helped to form a pool of over 6,000 well-trained and experienced development professionals, transforming their countries and positively impacting…

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The 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy

April 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Do you know someone who is having an impact on gender policy? If so, then nominate them here for the upcoming list of the 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy. If there’s someone you’d like to see on the list, then now’s opportunity to make sure they get the recognition they deserve. The 2018 list of the 100 Most Influential People in Gender Policy was shared by the UN, the World Bank, the Gates Foundation, Justin Trudeau, Julia Gillard and…

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4th Global Call for Proposals

April 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) is pleased to announce its 4th global Call for Proposals (CfP) for civil society organizations (CSOs) and CSO networks. GPSA has invited its 53 opted-in countries, through the World Bank’s country management units, to express interest to participate in the CfP. The application process is now open for CSOs in the following shortlist of countries and developing themes:     Benin: Human Capital: Nutrition     Brazil: Prevention of Crime and Violence     The Caribbean: Resilience and Environment…

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May 2019

Advocacy Communications Lead

May 7

The role of the Advocacy Communications Lead is to ensure effective, responsive, and compelling advocacy communications for the Advocacy Accelerator. The key function of the role is to manage the creation, implementation and oversight of advocacy communications materials and strategies for both internal and external audiences. The role exists to ensure clear and engaging messaging and outreach aligned across platforms for users of the Advocacy Accelerator in line with the overall strategy of the organisation. The role-holder will oversee the…

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Request for Proposals

May 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ViiV Healthcare will again be accepting grant applications through the Positive Action for Youth (PAFY) Direct Mentorship Services for Youth Fund. This funding opportunity is designed to support new and existing mentorship programs for youth ages 13 to 24 living with HIV as they enter and begin to navigate adult care. Young people ages 13-24 have always known a world with HIV. Although ongoing scientific advances in prevention and treatment have cut the number of new infections substantially, youth remain disproportionately affected. One in…

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

May 14 @ 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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