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British Council #IdeasChangeLives Challenge 2018

The British council invites entries for the #IdeasChangeLives challenge for people with a great digital idea that has the potential to create a better world.The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. They are looking for organisations, groups, or talented individuals, to work on creating hyper-innovative digital solutions.You should have a vision for...

$30,000 WEGE Prize for Undergraduate and Graduate Students Worldwide 2019

Wege Prize 2019 opens for applications for undergraduate and graduate students who want to work together to re-think and re-design the way the economies work by creating regenerative solutions that have a widespread and lasting impactFor Wege Prize 2019 they will be revisiting the following wicked problem: How can we create a circular economy?Wege Prize teams must leverage their transdisciplinary makeup...

49th St Gallen Symposium Essay Competition in Switzerland 2018

Applications are currently open for the 49th St. Gallen Symposium "Capital for Purpose", holding from 8–10 May 2019 in Switzerland.The St. Gallen Symposium connects three generations of leaders. Every community contributes with its own characteristics and the common understanding of fostering dialogue across generations for future impact on current challenges.Compete for the St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award and qualify...

USAID Food for Peace Photo Contest 2018

The United States Agency for International Development is calling for entries for its 2018 food for peace photo contest. They look out for photos that help tell the story of Food for Peace and its accomplishments in reducing hunger, poverty and malnutrition.On July 10, 1954, President Eisenhower signed into law the legislation that would eventually become known as the...

Joint UNESCO/UNDP IATI Research Challenge for Journalists 2018

The UNDP and UNESCO  joint “IATI Research Challenge for Journalists” opens for applications a research and writing competition for journalists around the world aged between 15 and 25. Christophe Deloire, Secretary General of Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has kindly agreed to be the patron of the competition.The competition opens on the International Day for the Universal Access to Information...

2nd International Photography Contest of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey 2018

International Photography Contest of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey opens for applications for photographers for the 2018 contest. This is organized and executed by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey.In this context, the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey's International Photography Contest “Economy and Crafts” aims to support the photographic arts and photography...

DAAD Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists in Germany 2019

DAAD invites applications for its grants which currently supports short-term research stays for foreign academics and scientists with an opportunity to carry out research and continue their education in Germany. There are funding programmes for various qualification phases and stages in a career.The aim of this particular programme is to support short-term research stays and thus promote the exchange...

Dan David Prize Award for Individuals and institutions, 2019

The Dan David Prize opens for applications for individuals and institutions with proven, exceptional excellence and contribution to humanity in the sciences, arts, humanities, public service, and business, for the 2019 awards. The Dan David Prize is an international award, endowed by the Dan David Foundation and headquartered at Tel Aviv University, Israel. The Dan David Prize recognizes and encourages innovative...

African Peacebuilding Network Research Grants 2019

The Social Science Research Council’s (SSRC) African Peacebuilding Network Program invites grant applications from African scholars and policy practitioners based on the continent who want to work on a topic related to conflict and peacebuilding. The APN is accepting proposals for two research initiatives:1) Individual Research Grants: support up to six months of innovative field-based research (up to...

$750,000 AI and the News Open Challenge Worldwide, 2018

Ethics and Governance of AI Initiative invites applications for the open Challenge that is open to anyone: They’re looking for journalists, designers, technologists, activists, entrepreneurs, artists, lawyers from a variety of communities around the world. They are seeking fresh and experimental approaches to four specific problems at the intersection of AI and the newsWhile they are interested in hearing about proposals...
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