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Eco Grants Invites Proposals from Youth for Environmental Projects

Eco Grants Invites Proposals from Youth for Environmental Projects

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PVR Nest, Plan India and Centre for Youth are looking for applications for Eco Grants - Incubating Youth Ideas. Curated as an end-to-end solutions programme, ECO Grants hopes to address the most pressing environmental needs in our community via citizen participation. Eco Grants will give up to INR 5 Lakh per project for 10 projects on environmental sustainability. Submissions are being invited for on-ground environment-friendly solutions by youth-led/youth driven teams from Organisations, Independent Teams and Groups in five categories related to environmental issues. The five topics are: Accessible Green Spaces Air Pollution & Health Impacts Sanitation and Hygiene Waste Management; and Water Security The Project is open to youth in the age group of 18-29 yea...
MoHUA Announces Smart Cities Fellowship for Involving Youth in Planning

MoHUA Announces Smart Cities Fellowship for Involving Youth in Planning

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The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) of the Government of India is inviting applications from youth for its India Smart Cities Fellowship. According to the Urban Affairs Minister Shri Hardeep S Puri, the Smart Cities Fellowship programme will provide the youth an opportunity to experience the (various) aspects of Urban Planning and Governance. The India Smart Cities Fellowship Programme is designed to provide valuable experience to the youth interested in Smart Cities specifically, and urban renewal sector in general and is aimed at bringing in new ideas, passion and energy to the challenging but exciting work of implementing cutting edge, high-impact solutions to key urban problems. It is hoped that the programme will cultivate young leaders, strengthen their understan...
Call for Application for 2nd ASEF Young Leaders Summit, Korea

Call for Application for 2nd ASEF Young Leaders Summit, Korea

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The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Young Leaders Summit (ASEFYLS) invites applications for the second edition of the ASEFYLS. The Second Edition of the ASEFYLS is aimed at young thinkers and doers for dismantling the conventional and to bring forward fresh ideas and solutions for a more inclusive, fair and accessible employment market for the youth. Themed Access to Youth Employment, ASEFYLS2 will contribute to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular goal 4 (on education), 5 (on gender equality), 8 (on decent work) and 9 (on industry and innovation). The project focuses on 8 thematic areas linked to job-creation and inclusion: 1) age, 2) education, 3) disability, 4) finance, 5) gender, 6) location, 7) social backgrounds and 8) technology. Date...
Project Inspire US$25,000 Grant Seeks Ideas for Women Empowerment

Project Inspire US$25,000 Grant Seeks Ideas for Women Empowerment

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The Singapore Committee for UN Women in collaboration with MasterCard announce the launch of Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World. Launched in 2011 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day and the 25th anniversary of MasterCard in Asia Pacific, Project Inspire: 5 minutes to change the world is a global challenge that presents 18-35 year olds with a 5-minute platform to pitch their inspired idea to the world. With a US$25,000 Grand Prize on offer to make their idea a reality, Project Inspire 2016 asks social entrepreneurs around the world to submit their ideas to change the world for women and girls through safety and security. Applicants are asked to demonstrate how they are empowering women and girls through safety and security across sectors ...
Welspun Renewables Green Heroes Project Invites Nominations

Welspun Renewables Green Heroes Project Invites Nominations

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"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has," goes the famous saying by Margaret Mead. At a time when the world faces an impeding environmental crisis and when the impacts of global warming and climate change are already being felt, there is an urgent need to change the way we are doing things. The world today needs Green Heroes who maybe groups of people or just mortal individuals ready to take up the cause of environmental protection. Indeed many have responded to this call and a Green Change is slowly yet steadily percolating our civilization. It needs to be noted here that the global carbon dioxide concentration has, for the first time in recent times, crossed the 400 parts per million (ppm
Applications Open for Youth Citizen Service Leadership Challenge 2015

Applications Open for Youth Citizen Service Leadership Challenge 2015

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  Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in collaboration with Development Alternatives has announced the launch of the Youth Citizen Service - YCS Leadership Challenge 2015. Youth Citizen Service is an action learning programme for young Indians. The programme is aimed at creating an opportunity for India’s youth to actively work towards addressing development issues while building a deeper understanding of the dynamics of poverty and development. The YCS programme will select 12 young people in the age group of 22-29 who will then get an opportunity to volunteer in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradeshe as part of this full time, six weeks long programme. The programme will support travel, accommodation, food, medical insurance and training costs of the vo
Acumen Invites Applications from Social Leaders to Become Regional Fellows

Acumen Invites Applications from Social Leaders to Become Regional Fellows

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Acumen, a US based organisation invites applications for its Acumen Regional Fellows Program 2016. The Acumen Regional Fellows Program is a one-year, fully funded leadership development program designed to equip India's next generation of social leaders with the tools needed to unlock their full potential and drive positive change. The program equips 20 extraordinary individuals from across India with the knowledge, support system and practical wisdom to unlock their full potential and drive positive change in society. Over the course of a year, selected Fellows remain in their jobs while taking part in five week-long seminars, where they receive the tools, training and space to innovate new ideas, accelerate their impact, build a strong network of social leaders from across thei...
HICAP Grant Programme for Journalists Working on Climate Related Issues

HICAP Grant Programme for Journalists Working on Climate Related Issues

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The Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP) is a major initiative  of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) for promoting adaptation to climate change through applied and basic research programmes. HICAP focuses on five sub-basins of major Himalayan river systems: two sub-basins of the Brahmaputra and one each of the Indus, Ganges, and Salween-Mekong. HICAP is of the strong belief that journalists in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region are often in need of resources (space, time, and means) to support investigative stories on the impacts of climate change and other drivers of change. Consequently, the HICAP grant programme seeks to encourage journalists from the Hindu Kush Himalayan region to report on climate change across the five sub-basins:
Bayer Young Environmental Envoy Program Invites Green Dream Applications!

Bayer Young Environmental Envoy Program Invites Green Dream Applications!

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The Bayer Young Environmental Envoy Program (BYEEP) is a global environmental education program for the youth organized by Bayer and the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) with the aim of developing young environmental leaders and boosting the level of awareness among the youth. The BYEEP invites applications from Indian students between the age of 18 and 24 years to be the next Bayer Young Environmental Envoy and represent India along with pioneers from across the globe. If you fall within this age group, are passionate about the environment and are definitely doing something about it, this is your chance to make an all-expenses paid trip to Germany from October 16 - 21, 2011. Who can participate? Indian students within the age of 18 to 24 years (as on October 1, ...
CSE Announces Twelfth Media Fellowship on Water Bodies in India: Public Space, Private Design

CSE Announces Twelfth Media Fellowship on Water Bodies in India: Public Space, Private Design

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After land, our water bodies are now facing tremendous stress: industries, urban 'development', increasing population, imperfect legislation, scores of wetlands, lakes, rivers and waterways are threatened by such projects and pressures. On one hand, cities across India struggle to meet the insatiable water demands of their people; on the other, real estate and industry are eyeing wetlands and water bodies, while regulators look the other way. According to the Directory of Asian Wetlands (1989), India has 27,403 wetlands,covering an estimated area of 4.1 million hectare. A survey by the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) says that they are disappearing at a rate of 2 to 3% every year. Some of the recent cases of transgression include the Nirma cememt factory in Bhavnagar, Guja...

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