Jordanian Civil Society Organizations pledge at using Media to advance Human Rights

Ten Jordanian civil society organizations have signed grant agreements totaling 250,000 Euros aimed at using media to advance human rights. The grants funded by the European Union and managed by the Community Media Network will help advance human rights with special emphasis on women's rights. Nearly one hundred Jordanian NGOs responded to the call for proposals which aim at empowering NGOs in Jordan to advance their human rights efforts using media. Ambassador Andrea Fontana told the … [Read more...]

Are You seeking for the Striking Grant Opportunities? If Yes, then your Search Ends Here!

Every year, international organisations offer several new funding opportunities for NGOs from time to time. These opportunities are spread across education, disaster management, empowerment of the LGBTQ community, gender equality, media development, human rights, urban management, and religious tolerance. If you are searching for the amazing grant opportunities, then your search ends here. Check out some of the funding opportunities opening this month: AmplifyChange Opportunity Grant: … [Read more...]

World of Children 2019 Nominations to honor Individuals are Now Open!

The 2019 Call for Nominations for the World of Children are now open. World of Children give awards in five categories: Education, Health, Humanitarian, Protection and Youth Helping Youth. World of Children honors individuals whose work on behalf of children has been extraordinary. All grant funds are distributed directly to the sustainable organization for vulnerable children that is led by the Honoree. Funds are not available for personal use. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE … [Read more...]

Human Rights Week 2018 launched by EU, UN and Public Defender of Georgia

The Delegation of the European Union in collaboration with the United Nations and the Public Defender of Georgia are running a joint communication campaign to raise awareness of human rights in Georgia. A launch event was held in Tbilisi. The campaign, under the slogan “I raise my voice for human rights,” calls for respect and protection of human rights and includes a number of activities taking place throughout the week. The launch event included the opening of an open-air photo … [Read more...]

Role of Indian NGOs in Human Rights Protection

Human Rights Day is celebrated every year on 10 December with the aim of protecting rights of human beings and to widespread the knowledge of human rights. The 2018 theme of UNIDOP is "Celebrating Older Human Rights Champions",which reaffirms the commitment to promote the full and equal enjoyment of all human rights and fundamental freedoms by older persons. Older human rights champions today were born around the time of the adoption of the UDHR in 1948. They are as diverse as the society … [Read more...]

EU announces new Funding for Sahel Countries to enhance Development and Security

At the coordination conference of the G5 Sahel partners and donors, the EU has announced new funding totalling EUR 125 million for the Sahel countries. The fresh injection of EUR 125 million will be used for the swift launch of new initiatives, which are in line with the priorities set by the G5 Sahel to enhance development and security. The measures will focus on boosting the resilience and social cohesion of the most vulnerable groups in the cross-border regions. European Commissioner for … [Read more...]

EU announces New Financial Package of €474 Million for Afghanistan

A financial package worth €474 million has been announced by the European Commission to support state building and public sector reforms, health, justice, and elections, as well as to address migration and displacement challenges in Afghanistan. Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica, made the announcement at the Geneva Conference on Afghanistan, signing the financing agreements with the Afghan Minister of Finance Mohammad Humayon Qayoumi. Commissioner Mimica … [Read more...]

Applications Open for ‘2019 Study of the United States Institutes’ for Student Leaders on Religious Freedom and Pluralism

The U.S. Embassy in Beirut has announce the '2019 Study of the United States Institutes' (SUSI) for Student Leaders on Religious Freedom and Pluralism. The SUSI-Student Leaders on Religious Freedom and Pluralism is an intensive short-term academic program whose purpose is to provide groups of undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States, while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills. The five-week program consists of a series of seminar discussions, … [Read more...]

Rwanda CSOs join Government in fight against Poverty

Rwanda Civil Societies Organizations (CSOs) on behalf of the government have implemented at least 120 projects worth over Rwf3 billion to fight  against poverty in Rwanda. The Coordinator of the projects under Strengthening Civil Societies Organizations Programme at Rwanda Governance Board (RGB), Jean Paul Rwabuyonza said, "Civil societies were given grants by the government and One UN Rwanda since 2014 to implement some projects on behalf of the government. The move is part of homegrown … [Read more...]

USAID launches new ‘Integrated Youth Development Activity’ in DRC

A new Integrated Youth Development Activity (IYDA) has been launched by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). IYDA will support Congolese youth through learning and economic opportunities by helping young people gain professional skills to engage in income-generating activities. The non-governmental organization Education Development Center (EDC), which implements the project, will work to strengthen the resilience of … [Read more...]