Youth Employment Video Contest: Youth Labour Migration, “Reaping the Benefits, Minimizing the Risks”

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The ILO is launching the Youth Employment Video Contest: youth labour migration “Reaping the benefits, minimizing the risks”

Are you working to promote decent work for young migrants? Then submit a video! Don’t have a camera? Use your phone! The video is your opportunity to show how YOU make a difference in the lives of young migrants. For more: http://www.ilo.org/employment/areas/youth-employment/WCMS_216806/lang–en/index.htm

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The MO Ibrahim Foundation Fellowship

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Objectives

Established in 2006, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation aims to support good governance and great leadership in Africa. The Foundation works to:

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Open Society Fellowship

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Applicants around the world are invited to submit applications for Open Society Fellowship Program offered to support individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. The objective of this program identify a problem that has not previously been recognized, develop new policy ideas to address familiar problems, or offer a new advocacy strategy. Project themes should cut across at least two areas of interest to the Open Society Foundations. For more: http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants/open-society-fellowship?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed

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German Chancellor Fellowships for young leaders

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The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is accepting applications for German Chancellor Fellowship Program with an interest in international issues and demonstrated leadership potential. The purpose of this program is to focus on young professionals who are likely to become decision-makers, thought leaders, and influential voices in their respective fields. For more: http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/4074.html

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Peace and Sports Award 2013

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Launched in 2008, the Peace and Sport Awards have become one of the highlights of the Peace and Sport International Forum.

They put the spotlight on initiatives and individuals who have particularly contributed to peace and social stability in the world in 2012. These Awards reward the expertise of various stakeholders working for sustainable peace through sport, through initiatives which promote best practices in the field. http://www.peace-sport.org/awards-2012/the-peace-and-sport-awards-2012.html

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Fellowship Opportunity: The Sustainable Cup Challenge

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Do you have creative ideas on how to tackle environmental problems with sustainable products and campaigns? Do you want to turn them into reality?

Are you an emerging social entrepreneur between 21 and 28 years old who wants to start your own venture?

Do you work in sustainable product design, campaigning and branding, environmental activism, or recycling or waste management and want to develop a sustainable to-go cup system for New York City? For more: http://thedoschool.org/challenges/sustainable-cup-challenge/

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International Development Achievement Award 2013

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The Guardian International Development Achievement Award aims to celebrate one individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the lives of some of the world’s poorest people.

Supported by Barclays, the award is designed to recognise the unsung heroes of international development. These are people whose work is or has made a profound contribution to the alleviation of poverty, working above and beyond the call of duty to make a difference.

This contribution can be made either directly through their own work or actions or indirectly as a result of others using their achievements to improve the lives of others (eg Technological inventions or agricultural research).

From health workers to campaigners; community organisers to teachers – we are looking for nominations of your unsung hero of international development to help give them the recognition they deserve. For more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development-professionals-network/series/international-development-achievement-award-2013

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