Social development

Human rights

Conservation Workshop Grants

Conservation Workshop Grants fund organizations to train communities, stakeholders, park guards, and others on local and regional conservation issues. These grants support training workshops with a strong hands-on learning component that will build capacity for people living in WWF priority places in select countries in ...

WWF

2018 EarthRights School Application

EarthRights International (ERI) is recruiting candidates for the seven-month program titled “Community Leadership for Earth Rights.” The curriculum integrates storytelling and legal advocacy strategies used to address earth rights abuses caused by large-scale development projects, with a strong focus on land rights, environmental and social impact ...

EarthRights International

European Instrument For Democracy and Human Rights: 2017 global call for proposals

The overall indicative amount made available is EUR 25 000 000 (5 000 000 EUR for each lot).The specific objectives of this year’s call are to support civil society and human rights defenders working outside the EU in five key areas of human rights corresponding ...

Thai Extraterritorial Obligation-Watch Working Group’s Statement on Business and Human Rights

In line with Thailand’s commitment to the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) and international human rights treaties, Thai Extraterritorial Obligation-Watch Working Group calls on the Thai government to implement robust mechanisms to ensure that state and non-state Thai enterprises act with transparency and ...

Thai Extraterritorial Obligation-Watch Working Group

Data for a food secure world: Takeaways from the Crawford Fund annual conference

Devex has written up a handy summary article of key take-aways from the 2017 Crawford Fund Annual Conference, for which the theme was Transforming lives and livelihoods through the digital revolution in agriculture, from which a strong case for open data emerged. Read the introduction below and the ...

4th WriteShop for Mekong Writers: call for writers on development and environmental issues

Mekong Commons and iMekong are calling for writers to apply for the 4th WriteShop for Mekong writers, by August 4, 2017. There are 15 places available, and the workshop aims to ‘bring together writers and researchers to build capacity to think critically, and produce a ...

Call for applicants to COCONET: Southeast Asia Digital Rights Camp

EngageMedia, the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), and the Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) are calling for applications to COCONET: Southeast Asia Digital Rights Camp, to be held on October 22-26 in Indonesia. Applications are open until August 10. Read the full release below, and apply on EngageMedia’s website.—When: 22-26 October ...

Mekong ICT Camp 2017 fellowship applications extended

Applications for fellowships at the Mekong ICT Camp 2017, to be held in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on September 4-9, have been extended until July 15.The Mekong ICT camp is ‘A Hands-on Workshop on Social Innovation through Information, Communication, and Technology Capacity Development for Independent Media, ...

Karen communities in Myanmar file complaint against Thai coal mine: IDI

Inclusive Development International (IDI) reports that Karen communities in the Ban Chaung area of Tanintharyi Region, Myanmae, have filed a complaint with the Thai Human Rights Commission, alleging human rights violations related to activities of a Thai-operated open pit coal mine.Read the full release below, or ...

The 5th Mekong ICT Camp 2017 call for applications is now open!

Applications are open for the 5th Mekong ICT camp 2017, to be held in Siem Reap, Cambodia. See the release below for details, and apply before May 25, 2017.—Mekong ICT Camp 2017:innovation, citizenship, and open technology for social change in Mekong subregion:A Hands-on Workshop on ...

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