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Organization: UN Children's Fund
Closing date: 08 Apr 2015
If you are qualified Somali National looking for a chance to make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable Somali children while gaining opportunities for career growth, you are invited to apply for the above post of Child Protection Officer-Capacity Building based in Hargeisa.
If successful, you will be part of a dynamic and passionate team in Somalia and Nairobi that works together to improve the health, nutrition, water, sanitation, hygiene, and basic education of Somali girls...
Application Deadline: 1 May 2015
Post Level: SC-4
Organization: Mercy Corps
Country: occupied Palestinian territory
Closing date: 31 May 2015
Mercy Corps has been present in the West Bank and Gaza since the 1980s, helping Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza to work toward building a more productive and hopeful future. The organization works to meet basic needs while looking towards long-term opportunities to empower youth, mitigate conflict, stimulate a participatory economy using technology to transcend borders and checkpoints.Mercy Corps in Gaza is in the final...
'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: Network on Humanitarian Action
Registration deadline: 13 Apr 2015
Starting date: 04 May 2015
Ending date: 08 May 2015
NOHA is an international association of Universities that aims to enhance professionalism in the humanitarian sector, by promoting humanitarian values and providing certificated high-level courses (Erasmus Mundus Joint Master in International Humanitarian Action), as well as short-term courses, and by fostering research and policy...
Organization: UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute
Registration deadline: 07 Jun 2015
Starting date: 06 Jul 2015
Ending date: 10 Jul 2015
During an intensive one-week Summer School, students will be guided in critically examining how the human rights system engages with group rights, individual rights and the right to self determination. Students will also become familiar with the dilemmas and debates that circulate around these concepts....
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...