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Application Deadline: 6 April 2015
Post Level: UNV
Application Deadline: 10 April 2015
Post Level: SB-4
Organization: Mercy Corps
Closing date: 27 May 2015
Five years after the earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, Mercy Corps' Haiti program is in a focused development phase. After the initial boom of emergency funding, the country program gradually downsized and stabilized due to limited availability of development funding. Currently Mercy Corps Haiti has a main office in Port-au-Prince and two field offices and a total of 45 team members. The country strategy is to promote resilience and sustainable...
Organization: International Research and Exchanges Board
Closing date: 10 Apr 2015
Position:**Capacity Development Director, Liberia Accountability and Voice Initiative**
Reports To:**Chief of Party**
Division:**Democracy, Governance and Media**
IREX is an international nonprofit organization providing thought leadership and innovative programs to promote positive lasting change globally. We enable local individuals and institutions to build key elements of a vibrant...
Organization: International Rescue Committee
Country: Sierra Leone
Closing date: 26 May 2015
BACKGROUND TO IRC
The International Rescue Committee, one of the world's largest humanitarian agencies, provides relief, rehabilitation, and post-conflict reconstruction support to victims of natural disaster, oppression, and violent conflict in 42 countries. The IRC is committed to bold leadership, innovation, and creative partnerships. Active in public health, education, livelihoods, women's empowerment, youth development, and protection and promotion of rights,...
'The challenge to end economic, geographic, gendered Apartheid is huge. Much of this challenge exists at a local level. But, as this guide shows, the Constitution empowers communities to claim their rights. Activists must connect the dots and ensure ......
The United Nations Trust Fund in Support of Actions to Eliminate Violence against Women is accepting applications for its 16th grant cycle (2011) from government authorities, civil society organizations and networks - including non-governmental, wome......
The Global Campaign 'Violence Is Not Our Culture' has launched a new website, with a variety of new features aimed at making it a hub of information and knowledge on gender based discrimination and violence. 'We want this site to be informative, attr......
This project includes the virtual Center for the Study and Research of African Women in Cinema, which features a Primer for African Women Cinema Studies, a guide to the film and book, Sisters of the Screen as well as a timeline, related links, and 'v......
An award for young women scientists in developing nations is helping to motivate female researchers and assist them in overcoming cultural barriers. The 2011 OWSD (Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World) Award for Young Women Scie......
Organization: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
Registration deadline: 19 Apr 2015
Starting date: 27 Apr 2015
Ending date: 29 Apr 2015
The WILPF 2015 Conference: Women's Power to Stop War is the place where hundreds of women peacemakers from all over the world will come together to establish a new peace agenda for the 21st century.
100 years after over 1300 of WILPF’s founding women first came together in The Hague in...
Organization: Geneva Centre for Security Policy
Registration deadline: 08 May 2015
Starting date: 30 Aug 2015
Ending date: 11 Sep 2015
The GCSP offers a two-week professional training course on peacebuilding on behalf of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) for members of the Swiss Expert Pool for Civilian Peacebuilding (SEP) and selected international participants.
The costs of the course are covered by the Swiss FDFA, the GCSP...
Organization: Wageningen University
Registration deadline: 02 May 2016
Starting date: 13 Jun 2016
Ending date: 23 Jun 2016
Rural entrepreneurship has the potential to reduce poverty, increase food security and reduce unemployment. But entrepreneurship supposes a level of trust – and most actors in agricultural value chains do not really trust each other. And although many causes can be pointed out, the really important thing is to break the...
Country: Netherlands, World
Organization: Wageningen University
Registration deadline: 14 Dec 2015
Starting date: 25 Jan 2016
Ending date: 05 Feb 2016
A rights-based approach is a different way to address food and nutrition insecurity. It emphasises the rights of human beings to food and it obligates governments to create adequate preconditions to feed oneself as well as the priority for politicians to protect directly the poor and hungry.Putting the FAO...
Country: United Arab Emirates
Registration deadline: 20 Apr 2015
Starting date: 03 May 2015
Ending date: 07 May 2015
This course is designed to:
- Help participants understand some of the links between local conflict and community development
- Provide participants with a set of tools to help them navigate and prevent or mitigate conflict around community development
- Provide participants with a set of lessons learned from...