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Call for Applications for the 2015 UNAOC-EF Summer School

The UN Alliance of Civilizations and EF-Education First invite youth aged 18-35 to apply to their upcoming summer school in Tarrytown, New York, 13-20 June 2015. The conviction that young people are drivers of positive social change is the basis for the UNAOC-EF Summer School. The interactive program of workshops, discussions and site visits provides [...]
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Call for Applications for the Youth Solidarity Fund 2014-2015

The Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF) awards grants (up to USD 25,000) to selected projects that demonstrate innovative youth approaches to intercultural or interfaith dialogue. It only supports projects that are entirely developed and managed by youth for the benefit of youth. The age definition used by UNAOC to characterize youth is a person who is [...]
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E4SC Logo Contest: To Youth Artists from the Euro-Mediterranean region

As our Entrepreneurs for Social Change (E4SC) programme is running into its third year of existence, we believe that it would be great for it to have its own logo so it can be discovered and reach out to more social entrepreneurs in the future. Therefore we would like to ask for help from creative young artists from the Euro-Mediterranean region aged between 18-35 years: do you have an idea for our E4SC logo?
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PEACEapp: Call for applications

PEACEapp (http://www.unaoc.org/peaceapp) is a global competition organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the United Nations Development Program in collaboration with Build Up to promote digital games & gamified apps as venues for cultural dialogue and conflict management. Additional partners of PEACEapp include GamesForChange, Institute for Economics and Peace, ICT4Peace Foundation, and MIT [...]
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Entrepreneurs for Social Change

Background The Euro-Med area continues to recover from the effects of the most severe economic crisis since the Second World War. Across the region, a lack of opportunities for employment is contributing to unprecedented levels of migration. For those that remain in their countries of origin, the dividends of economic activity are not widely felt, [...]
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Call for applications: Youth Event at the UNAOC Forum in Bali, Indonesia

We have the pleasure to announce that the 6th Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations will take place in Bali, Indonesia, on 29 and 30 August 2014. The theme of the Forum will be “Unity in Diversity: Celebrating Diversity for Common and Shared Values”. This Forum will bring together participants including youth, political [...]
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Reminder – Call for applications – Intercultural Innovation Award

Is your organization promoting intercultural understanding and cooperation? You have only 15 days left to apply for the Intercultural Innovation Award. Deadline 30 April. Top ten finalists will receive financial and strategic support to expand projects, make them visible, sustainable, interconnected and more. To be considered, organizations must apply online by Wednesday, 30 April, 2014 [...]
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Intercultural Innovation Award: Call for applications now open

The BMW Group and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) have started, under the Intercultural Innovation Award, their annual search for grass-root organizations engaged in innovative cross-cultural work. Ten organizations with grassroots projects that promote intercultural understanding in new and sustainable ways will be awarded funding and strategic support by the BMW Group and [...]
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UNAOC-EF Summer School 2014: Call for applications now open

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF) will co-organize their UNAOC-EF Summer School for the second consecutive year. This summer, 75 youth leaders from all over the world will be invited to engage in dialogue across borders, build critical skills for global citizenship and strengthen the ability to achieve lasting [...]
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Call for applications: Open meeting with youth organizations and the UN IANYD

UNITED NATIONS INTER-AGENCY NETWORK ON YOUTH DEVELOPMENT OPEN MEETING WITH YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS, NETWORKS AND MOVEMENTS 18-20th September 2013 United Nations Headquarters BACKGROUND. The United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development (IANYD) is a network consisting of 40 UN entities, represented primarily at the headquarters level, whose work is relevant to youth. The aim of the [...]
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