3rd International Youth to Youth Summit, Dubai (23rd-27th April,2017)

3rd International Youth to Youth Summit, Dubai (23rd-27th April,2017)

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Youth Creating Social Innovations and Building Sustainable Future by Means of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) Information and Communications Technologies (ICTs) have a profound effect on society and the world. They fuel the knowledge economy and create possibilities, innovation and sustainable economic empowerment. We only advance as a society, as a planet, as businesses and as governments when all people can reap the full benefits of technologies as an enabling tool for development. Over the last few decades, there has been massive growth in technological development and opportunities that have continued to transform people’s lives. The benefits of access to ICTs  can be found across all major sectors. For young people, access to information means better access to education, capital, markets and training needed to pursue a career; increased participation…
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Global Call for Nominations: Generic Pool of SRSG and DSRSG Candidates

Global Call for Nominations: Generic Pool of SRSG and DSRSG Candidates

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The Secretariat of the United Nations is requesting nominations for the generic position of Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General (DSRSG) Political and/or for the Rule of Law in United Nations field missions/peace operations. For more information about the Global Call for Nominations, please click here. For more information on the role, the minimum requirements and the vision statement, please click here. As the objective of this call is to enlarge the pool of potential candidates, nominating entities are reminded that there is no guarantee nominees for the generic D/SRSG pool will be appointed to a specific post. The shortlisting process for specific positions - as and when vacancies arise - will draw from the generic pool which supplements the Secretariat’s own search and consultations.…
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Call for Applications – WIIS Next Generation Symposium!

Call for Applications – WIIS Next Generation Symposium!

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WIIS invites innovative, energetic young leaders to apply for the Next Generation Symposium. Selection for the symposium is based on a competitive application process. WIIS will invite 24 applicants to participate in the program. Candidates must be: Currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of a Masters or PhD program in international affairs, political science, international development, security studies, gender studies, anthropology, or a related discipline. Students who will be enrolled within the next academic year will also be considered; Between the ages of 25 and 40; Fluent in both spoken and written English; All genders are encouraged to apply. Application Materials Prospective participants must provide the following application materials: Application form that can be found HERE; Resume; Letter of interest which should address the following: Why the applicant is interested;…
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Apply for EmpowHER 2017 – Women Leadership Programme

Apply for EmpowHER 2017 – Women Leadership Programme

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Challenging the status quo, Empowering young women, and Creating leaders of today! EmpowHER is a one of its kind platform that gives women in Nepal a sense of purpose and contribution to the growing community. Initiated in 2015, EmpowHER’s goal is to increase the number of young women in leadership and decision making roles in Nepal. We challenge conventional notions of beauty, culture, and intelligence, by emphasizing on qualities and skills that make women resilient, adaptive, and confident to overcome social and personal barriers to become a positive agent of change. Till this date, not many women are in leadership roles and the status of women is comparatively worst in our part of the world. Since the beginning of time, women are believed to be in ‘nature and nurture’ roles…
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ACT-W Bay Area Conference

ACT-W Bay Area Conference

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Attend Chicktech's ACT-W Bay Area conference on Saturday, April 8. ACT-W focuses on providing content that addresses the unique women-in-tech landscape in the Bay Area, with sessions covering everything from career development to machine learning and beyond. All proceeds from our first annual ACT-W Bay Area Conference will go towards providing STEM education to local high school girls through the ChickTech high school program. Use the special code meetup20 to get 20% off! Read more and purchase tickets now: OFFICIAL SITE Download the Full 2017 ACT-W Bay Area Conference Booklet
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UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education

UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education

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The 2017 call for nominations is now open Gender equality in education is a basic right and a prerequisite to build inclusive societies. Although notable progress has been made over the last 20 years, 16 million girls will never set foot in a classroom (UNESCO Institute for Statistics). The UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education honours outstanding innovation and contributions made by individuals, institutions and organizations to advance girls’ and women’s education. It is the first UNESCO Prize of this nature and will be unique in showcasing successful projects that improve and promote the educational prospects of girls and women and in turn, the quality of their lives. Supported by the Government of the People’s Republic of China, the Prize is conferred annually to two laureates and consists of…
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The One Young World Summit 2017 , Bogotá, Colombia

The One Young World Summit 2017 , Bogotá, Colombia

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On 4 October, young leaders from 196 countries will descend on Bogotá for the One Young World Summit 2017. The annual One Young World Summit brings together the most valuable young talent from global and national companies, NGOs, universities and other forward-thinking organisations. Delegates to the Summit meet and make lasting connections with peers from almost every industry, sector and country. No youth led movement outside of the Olympic Games represents as many nationalities as the One Young World Summit. During the Summit delegates debate, formulate and share innovative solutions for the pressing issues the world faces. They will hear and be heard by world leaders acting as the One Young World Counsellors. Past Counsellors include Justin Trudeau, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Bob Geldof, Kofi Annan, Sir Richard Branson, Professor…
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One Young World Berlin Caucus

One Young World Berlin Caucus

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On 8 April, One Young World Ambassadors from across Europe will gather in Berlin to explore opportunities for collaboration and interact with experts on a range of emerging issues. Spaces are limited so register as soon as possible to secure your place. Registration deadline: 27 March When: 7 - 8 April 2017 Where: Telefonica Basecamp and other venues, Berlin, Germany. Who can attend? All One Young World Ambassadors are welcome to attend. In addition, socially engaged young leaders from Berlin are welcome to attend, provided they can provide accommodation for an Ambassador attending from outside the city. How much does it cost? There are no fees to attend the event but One Young World cannot provide support for travel, accommodation or incidental costs. One Young World will endeavour to connect…
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Girls In Technology announces volunteer opportunity

Girls In Technology announces volunteer opportunity

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Girls In Technology announces volunteer opportunity open to all the interested enthusiasts. Everyone is exposed to equal opportunities. Yet, our immediate priorities are for hotel management running or graduates. Also anyone who is interested in event management. You will be provided with free Japanese food training, opportunities to interact and work with Japanese culture experts and many more. Both male and female are given equal preferences. Grab the opportunity!!!! Note : Only short listed candidates will be called for an interview "Women In The Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 By 2030" Deadline:15th March 2017 #girlsintechnology #girlsintechnologynepal #girlsineverything #BeBoldForChange Registration Link
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The S Factory: Pre-acceleration program for startups led by female founders

The S Factory: Pre-acceleration program for startups led by female founders

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To all #WomenInTech! Until March 28th The S Factory will be looking for female founders with innovative ideas in science and technology. An intense 12-week program to validate ideas, build an MVP and get ready for the next level of investment. Apply to the Start-Up Chile’s pre-acceleration program, get 14K USD equity free and grow your ideas into global class prototypes! Official Site
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