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November 2018

Advances in Medical Management of Obesity: Training Opportunity

November 24, 2018

The World Obesity Federation is holding a SCOPE School (1 day of training in obesity management and treatment) in Rio de Janeiro on November 24th.  If  you are interested or know someone who is, there are scholarships on offer that cover (travel, accommodation and training costs) for people from low or middle-income countries. A second school will be held in Cape Town on November 30th 2018. To find out more,  click here

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Call for Abstracts: 2018 African Women’s Journal

November 27, 2018

The African Women’s Journal is currently accepting abstracts for the 2018 African Women’s Journal focusing on: The Future Belongs to Us: Revisiting African Women and Girls’ Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights. The deadline for submission is 27th November 2018. To learn more about this opportunity, click here

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December 2018

Yenching Social innovation Forum 2018 – Beijing, China (Fully-funded)

December 7, 2018 - December 9, 2018

Applications are open for the 3rd annual Yenching Social Innovation Forum, held at the Yenching Academy of Peking University in Beijing, China from December 7 – 9, 2018. The Yenching Social Innovation Forum (YSIF) is an annual flagship event hosted by Yenching Academy of Peking University. With $45,000+ in funding and focus on the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), YSIF convenes young leaders and innovators to develop and share ideas for solving the world’s toughest problems. To read more, click…

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Comic Relief Power Up Fund – resourcing women’s and girls’ movements for change.

December 7, 2018

Comic Relief is excited to launch this funding opportunity focused on strengthening women’s and girls’ movements. This open programme aims to find and support women and girl’s movements to seed, sustain and strengthen this change in the geographies they fund. Please be aware they expect this to be a competitive programme and so will be unable to fund in every country. They want to work with amazing women and girl-led organisations, partnerships, consortia and women’s funds who are supporting women to…

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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

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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