The United Nations Information Centre, Tokyo (UNIC Tokyo) and Sophia University are, once again, co-organizing the student photo contest on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with special cooperation from Getty Images Japan. The first photo contest was launched in Japan last year, amassing a total of 624 entries from 47 countries as far and wide as
The Lancet is establishing a Standing Commission to continue the work of The Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing. The 2016 Commission report included recommendations for engaging and partnering with young people as agents for change. They are looking for six young health advocates and/or professionals (18-29 years) from diverse backgrounds, to work with them to set up a Youth Network for The Lancet Standing Commission.
The AppsAfrica Innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa supported by Mobile Monday South Africa and Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) and are now accepting entries for 2017. AppsAfrica.com is a leading pan-African technology news portal and advisory service, dedicated to delivering the latest insight on mobile, tech and innovation in Africa.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is launching a global media competition to recognize exemplary media coverage on labour migration. The objective is to encourage quality reporting on labour migration. Such reporting is all the more significant as media often promotes a toxic public narrative based on nationality, national origin, gender and migratory status misperceptions, reinforcing
Want to be part of the 4th Africa-Europe Youth Summit and the subsequent EU-AU Youth Plug-In Initiative? European External Action Service is looking for young people for the Youth Summit and the Youth Plug-In Initiative between the age of 18 and 35 from Africa, Europe, and Diaspora, to help develop recommendations and solutions to put forward
The global Challenge Cup competition continues to seek the most innovative startups solving the world’s most complex challenges. Challenge Cup is presented in partnership again with investment firm Revolution, an active champion for the emergence of entrepreneurial communities and startups outside of Silicon Valley. Applications for the Challenge Cup are open through 1776’s UNION network, a
The Fund for Investigative Journalism was founded in 1969 by the late Philip M. Stern, a public-spirited philanthropist who devoted his life “to balancing the scales of justice,” in the words of a friend. Stern was convinced small amounts of money invested in the work of determined journalists would yield enormous results in the fight
The Google Policy Fellowship program offers undergraduate, graduate, and law students interested in Internet and technology policy the opportunity to contribute to a public dialogue and explore future academic and professional interests. Fellows will have the opportunity to work at public interest organizations at the forefront of debates on broadband and access policy, content regulation,
Geo Gecko is a lean innovative company that uses powerful tools like geographic information systems (GIS), object based classification tools, satellite imagery analysis, and business intelligence software to provide you with the evidence you need to understand your world and make the right decision. Informed decision-making requires high-quality data and information. This, however, is lacking
The Uganda Press Photo Award and Canon invite photographers between the ages of 18 and 25 years to participate in the 2nd Young Photographer Award competition. As part of the Uganda Press Photo Award 2017, this competition is geared towards passionate young photographers looking to cultivate a career in documentary photography or photojournalism but lacking