Call for Session Proposals: World Social Science Forum 2018

Submission Deadline: 1 September 2017 A call for session proposals for the 2018 World Social Science Forum is now open. The Forum will take place from 25-28 September 2018, in Fukuoka, Japan, on the theme of ‘Security and Equality for Sustainable Futures’. Life in the Anthropocene requires inclusive and coordinated actions to ensure equality and security …

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International Policy Dialogue Conference on MONEY, SECURITY AND DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE IN AFRICA

Application deadline: July 30, 2017 Conference date: October 19-20, 2017 Venue: Bamako, Mali The Council for Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) and the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) announce an international conference on Money, Security and Democratic Governance in Africa that will be held in Bamako, Mali on October …

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OPEN CALL: TRANSCURATORIAL ACADEMY MUMBAI.

DEADLINE: 14 JUNE 2017 The TRANScuratorial Academy (TCA) is an initiative of KfW Stiftung with the aim of advancing international knowledge transfer, networking and the development of the transcultural and transdisciplinary curatorial discourse. Directed by Beatrice von Bismarck and Benjamin Meyer-Krahmer, the TCA brings together emerging curators in a mobile format, focusing on key issues …

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Language & Development Conference 2017

DEADLINE: Friday 20 October, 2017 Today, more than ever before, we realize that how language is used within education, trade, creative expression, justice and peacebuilding, are crucial to sustainable development. In September 2015, the United Nations adopted the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Two years on, this 12th Language and Development Conference provides a timely opportunity for …

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The African Open Data Leaders Network programme 2017

Deadline: 7:00 (GMT) on Wednesday 31st May The African Open Data Leaders Network programme provides participants with the necessary knowledge and tools to effectively lead open data initiatives and will act as the building blocks to create the Africa Open Data Network - a network of outstanding peers within the continent who can share ideas …

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UNESCO ‐ Merck Africa Research Summit 2017:Call for papers

Deadline 30th of August 2017 UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit-MARS aims to bring together researchers from across Africa to discuss the generation, sharing and dissemination of research data and to prepare for the road ahead in Africa's development as an international hub for research excellence and scientific innovation. UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit-MARS 2017 will have scientific …

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CODESRIA 2017 Gender Institut: Feminist Scholarship, Universities and Social Transformation in Africa

Application Deadline: 15th May 2017 Date: 12 -23 June 2017Venue: Dakar, Senegal The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa, CODESRIA, invites applications from academics and researchers from African universities and research centers to participate in the 2017 session of the Gender institute, which will take place in Dakar, Senegal from June …

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Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent

Call for Applications for 2017 Fellowship Programme Deadline for Applications: 31 May 2017 The Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent provides the participants with an intensive learning opportunity to deepen their understanding of the United Nations human rights system, instruments and mechanisms, with a focus on issues of particular relevance to people of African …

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UNESCO/APCEIU Youth Leadership Workshop

Deadline 7 April 2017 (KST 09:00) The Asia-Pacific Centre of Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) will organize the 3rd Youth Leadership Workshop on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) from the 28th May to 3rd June 2017, in Jeju, Republic of Korea. The five-day workshop aims to contribute achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Target …

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Call for Applications/Nominations:World Economic Forum Africa’s Top Tech Female Entrepreneur

Deadline April 17 2017 The search is on for the World Economic Forum's top leading female tech innovators in Africa, who will be invited to share their experiences and engage with leaders at the Forum’s regional meeting this spring. This is the second year we've run the competition. Last year's winners were inspiring women working …

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