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  • Call for applications: 2018 Stories Found Curriculum and Film-making Workshop in Nairobi

    Are you an emerging documentary film-maker in Nairobi? Would you like to learn how to take your film-making skills to the next level? The American Center in Nairobi is accepting applications for the 2018 Stories Found Curriculum and Film-making Workshop to be held in Nairobi. The programme developed by a US-based production company Great Wild & Co is designed specifically for emerging film-makers in Kenya. The Stories Found team is looking for a small group of young, passionate and committed individuals to participate in a week-long film-making workshop that will culminate in students creating their own documentary projects.

    For more information, click here 

  • Call for submissions for the Global Dialogue on HIV, Rights and Law in the Era of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

    The Global Commission on HIV and the Law is calling for submissions from participants in government, civil society, people living with HIV, key populations, development agencies, donors and international organisations to participate in the Global Dialogue on ‘HIV, Rights and Law in the Era of 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’ in Amsterdam, Netherlands, on 22nd July 2018. The dialogue will provide participants an opportunity to discuss the progress in implementing the recommendations of the Commission, to share good practices of removing punitive laws, policies and practices that are barriers for effective HIV responses and enforcing protective laws among other opportunities. The dialogue will be part of the International AIDS Conference 2018 scheduled for 23-27 July 2018.

    The deadline for submissions is on Tuesday, 15 May 2018 at 23:59 (NY time)

  • 2018 International Conference on Family Planning Youth Leader Scholarship

    Are you a young advocate interested in taking part in the 2018 International Conference on Family Planning in Rwanda? This scholarship is for you! The organisers of ICFP 2018 are looking for young leaders to be keynote speakers, media workers and moderators. Apply Now! Deadline 21 May 2018

     

  • Advocacy Accelerator is Hiring!

    The Advocacy Accelerator invites applications from highly competent, dynamic and experienced professionals to fill the position of Content and Facilitation Specialist.

    To apply, send your Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter to vacancy@advocacyaccelerator.org, Please include the name of the vacancy in the subject line. Application deadline, Tuesday 29  May 2018.

  • 2018 Johnson & Johnson One Young World Scholarship Program

    If you are a young health leader aspiring to change the face of healthcare in your community, this scholarship is for you! Apply now for the 2018 Johnson & Johnson | One Young World Scholarship Program. Deadline 8 May 2018.

  • The Moth workshops for Youth Storytellers

    Are you a young advocate from the Global South interested in using storytelling to help strengthen your gender equality and SRHR advocacy work? The Moth is looking for you. Be among 24 participants who will take part in two workshops in Nairobi, focusing on young storytellers from diverse backgrounds. Apply Now! Deadline 22 April 2018

  • Modern Campaign Fundamentals Training

    The Advocacy Accelerator in partnership with Mobilisation Lab will be offering a two-day cutting edge training on ‘Modern Campaign Fundamentals’ from 23 -24 May 2018 at Amref Health Africa Headquarters in Nairobi.

    This course is designed for anyone interested in strengthening their  campaigning and advocacy strategies.

  • Advocacy Accelerator is Hiring

    The Advocacy Accelerator invites applications from highly competent, dynamic and experienced professionals to fill the position of Knowledge Management and Community Lead.

    To apply, send your Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter to vacancy@advocacyaccelerator.org

    Please include the name of the vacancy in the subject line. Deadline 31 May 2018.

  • Mobile Data Collection using KoBo Toolbox

    This 3 day training organised by Tech for Development will take place from April 4 to 9, 2018.It is designed for anyone interested in learning how to quickly collect and manage data using mobile devices. The course will introduce participants to tools and techniques for rapid data collection using innovative mobile data collection tools.

  • Fifth International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP)

    A four -day conference that will serve as a strategic inflection point for the family planning and reproductive health community worldwide. It provides an opportunity for political leaders, scientists, researchers, policymakers, advocates and youth to disseminate knowledge, celebrate success and identify next steps toward reaching the goal of enabling an additional 120 million women to access voluntary, quality contraception by 2020.

    The 2018 ICFP will take place at the state-of-the art Kigali Convention Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, from November 12 to 15, 2018. It will be co-hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Rwanda.

  • Advocacy Accelerator is Hiring!

    The Advocacy Accelerator invites applications from highly competent, dynamic and experienced professionals to fill the following positions:

    1.     Community & Knowledge Lead

    2.     Content & Training Manager

    To apply, send your Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter to Vacancy@advocacyaccelerator.org

    Please include the name of the vacancy in the subject line. Application deadline, Friday, 9th February, 2018.

  • East African Girls’ Leadership (EAGL) Summit

    Five-day participatory creative leadership development opportunity, December 11-15, 2017, for girls to unlock their potential and strengthen their capacity to lead in their schools and communities. The EAGL initiative works with young women to develop critical leadership skills they need to become effective changemakers in their communities and to build a strong regional advocacy network for gender equality. For specific registration rules and more information, please contact Veronica Thamaini at veronica@creativeactioninstitute.org

  • International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA 2017)

    Conference represents an opportunity to highlight the diverse nature of the African region’s HIV epidemic and the unique response to it. It takes place in Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire, Côte d’Ivoire, December 4-9, 2017. See website for more information about two-tiered fee structure.

  • Targeted Capacity Support

    Intensive six-month capacity building program by the Segal Family Foundation that provides assessment, grants, and customized strategy development and support. Includes a two-day facilitated process that uses a tool to rank an organization across seven areas of institutional capacity, culminating in an analysis of the priorities for organizational growth.

  • Population, Health, and Environment Course

    E-learning course on Population, Health, and Environment (PHE) by the Population Reference Bureau helps development practitioners, policy advocates, and others interested in integrated approaches to development understand how and why the PHE approach is an efficient and effective way for countries to achieve the SDGs, and a means of increasing equity for family planning and health services in remote communities.

  • How to Influence Decision-makers to Take up Research Course

    Two-day course focuses on increasing participant’s ability to present ideas, action points or recommendations to an audience in a simple way within a short amount of time. This course is aimed at CEOs, directors and senior managers of public agencies, Programme and project leaders, programme officers, managers, senior heads of research organizations, researcher and other humanitarian and development agencies staff whose roles involve producing proposals and reports for their organization. Course takes place December 10-11, 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. For more information, email: outreach@indepthresearch.org

  • Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights

    Global women’s fund that provides resources to protect, strengthen, and sustain women and transgender human rights defenders at critical moments.

  • Packard Foundation: Organizational Effectiveness Grantmaking

    Fund for grantees to build core strengths in individual and team leadership, organizational planning, development, and network development.

  • Opportunity Fund for FP2020

    Flexible source of financial and technical assistance for family planning advocacy in the Global South to secure policy and funding decisions aimed at achieving FP2020 and Ouagadougou Partnership commitments.

  • Amplify Change Granting Models

    Fund provides different types of grants to CSOs that advocate on sexual and reproductive health and rights, including: network grants that support organizations and coalitions working at regional or national levels or as part of global consortia active in one or more of the priority thematic areas and eligible countries; opportunity grants, which are smaller grants focused on trying or implementing new approaches and new ideas in new contexts; strengthening grants for building and supporting CSO projects; and strategic grants to support international NGOs to advocacy on priority themes.

  • AVAC HIV Prevention Research Advocacy Fellows Program

    Fellowship program supports emerging and midcareer advocates to design and implement advocacy projects focused on biomedical HIV prevention research and implementation in their countries.

  • Global Fund for Women: Grantmaking

    Fund supports women-led organizations that are fighting for justice in their own communities. Priority issues include freedom from violence, economic and political empowerment, and sexual and reproductive health and rights.

  • International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA)

    The convening of the International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA 2017) in Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire, Côte d’Ivoire, in December 2017 represents a tremendous opportunity to highlight the diverse nature of the African region’s HIV epidemic and the unique response to it.

  • Bringing Youth to the Table: Governance for Young People

    Self-paced course by Management Sciences for Health is designed to provide young people with information about good governance, ideas on how to engage in governance, and ways to strengthen governance skills. It will be useful for youth who already play an active governing role, especially in the health sector, but also for any young person who wants to know more about governance.

  • GPSA Knowledge Platform: Tell us your Story

    Invitation to share lessons learned and stories on social accountability to be shared on the GPSA Knowledge Platform’s storytelling section. A video can be recorded via cell phone and uploaded to YouTube with the hashtag #SocialAccStories.

  • TrustLaw

    Thompson Reuter Foundation’s global pro bono legal program, which connects law firms and corporate legal teams with high-impact NGOs and social enterprises working to create social and environmental change. It’s free for NGOs to join.

  • Somalia NGO Consortium

    Network of NGOs working together to improve international aid coordination and raise the presence and profile of NGO representation within the aid coordination structure for Somalia. The NGO Consortium maintains its presence through its offices in Hargeisa, Garowe, Mogadishu and Nairobi. The Consortium, among other projects, has a health working group. Visit the website for more information on membership.

  • Global Health Watch 5: A Call for Case Studies

    Opportunity to submit case studies that can add value to important topics in global health. Global Health Watch is an alternative World Health Report that incorporates the voices of marginalized people and civil society into discussions around social justice and global health. No deadline specified.

  • Coursera

    Online courses for advocacy, accountability, human-centered design, organizational development, and non-profit management topics (budgeting, board development, etc.). Many are available at no cost.

  • Funds for NGOs

    Website provides online resources for NGOs to increase their awareness and access to donors, resources, and skills. Funds for NGOs is not a funding organization. They use technology to spread knowledge from their experienced fundraising experts to NGOs around the world and increase their capacity. Note – some resources and trainings are only available to member organizations.

  • European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership Grants Database

    Searchable database of grant and funding opportunities from the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership.