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Student Film Camp “Interaction 2010” in Pozega, Serbia

first_img 5th International Student Film Camp “Interaction 2010” is going to be held in Pozega (Serbia) from 27th July to 14th August 2010. 20 students of film production, directing, cinematography, sound design and editing from 15 countries, divided into 4 crews are going to make 4 documentaries on the theme “Heritage”.Deadline: 15/04/2010Open to: students of film production, cinematography, sound design or editingEligibility:Your application will be taken into consideration if you are:– a student of film production, directing, cinematography, sound design or editing– experienced in documentary film production– fluent in English and– send correctly filled in the application form along with your photo and the copy of the film in production of which you took part in during your studies.Providing and costsThe organizers provide:– board and lodging for the participants– equipment and material for film production– transport (Belgrade – Pozega – Belgrade)A student / participant pays for:– getting a visa (if they need one to enter Serbia)– transport (to Belgrade and back)– international travel health insuranceApplying for the competitionTo apply for this competition you should submit the following before 15/04/2010:filled in the application form (in electronic form)your photo (JPEG format)the copy of the film in production of which you took part in (DVD format)Send it all to [email protected] orgThe film should be:documentary or short feature onesubtitled into Englishthe one made during your studiesSend a copy of the film to the address below:Independent Film Center “Filmart”International Student Film Camp “Interaction”Radni?ka 1131210 PozegaSerbiaFor more detailed information, click here. Share 0 Similar Stories Training of Trainers – Developing Creativity → Tweet +1 Student Film Camp “Interaction 2010” in Pozega, Serbia The Masters Review Flash Fiction Contest 2021 Pocketcenter_img Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. ← Landscape/Garden Design in Connecticut, USA The Royal Horticultural Society Photographic Competition Volunteer Judge for the Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition 2021 Reddit March 24, 2010 Published by Site Default LinkedIn 0last_img read more

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Fellowships in International Human Rights

on September 17, 2011 at 7:07 pm Log in to Reply Dear Dino, When in doubt, ask google – http://www.google.com/search?client=browser-rockm…. Kind regards,DijanaMladiinfo Similar Stories ← The European Regional Master Degree in Democracy and Human Rights in South East Europe Fellowships in International Human Rights hi i have a question, regarding the letters of recommendation, is it necessary to be sent from the person who writes it or can i attach it to the other documents, and is the subject of the unedited sample about human rights, and can be written anything and my point of view of that issue?thnx in advance Pocket LinkedIn 0 on August 29, 2011 at 1:36 pm Dear Sophie, I am afraid that I can not answer your question since it is too specific. Here, at Mladiinfo we are not involved in the application processes. You will have to direct your inquiries to [email protected] Kind regards,DijanaMladiinfo Log in to Reply What does it mean “cover letter”? on August 29, 2011 at 7:01 pm By Mladiinfo says: By besa says: 7 thoughts on “Fellowships in International Human Rights” Log in to Reply Log in to Reply Reddit well, this is a perfect opportunity, thank you Mladiinfo for posting up such interesting and exciting information. I was just wondering since the felowship is targeted for the year of 2012-2013 would it be possible to participate since I am still undergraduate but plan to receive my Bachelor in may 2012 and fellowship begins in September 2012? In addition I do not see the Diploma as a requirement enumerated within Application section, I could still send a letter from University stating that I do graduate in May 2012? I would appreciate your answer a lot. regards, Sophie on September 9, 2011 at 11:13 am Hi, I have one more question – what does it mean “no legal briefs, please” ? My dear friend Google won’t help me… on August 31, 2011 at 12:26 pm Log in to Reply Deadline: 6 October 2011Open to: Graduates of Law, Journalism or International RelationsSalary: $55,000Human Rights Watch is now seeking applications from recent graduates of law schools or graduates in journalism, international relations, area studies, or other relevant disciplines for award of 2012-2013 fellowships in International Human Rights. Human Rights Watch is an organization working to support and protect human rights across the world. Human Rights Watch monitors the status of human rights in different countries and reports the incidents of human rights violations after much in-depth investigations. Fellowships begin in September 2012.DescriptionUnrestricted Fellowships:Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship – Established in memory of Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg, early supporters of Human Rights Watch, this fellowship is open to recent graduates (at the Master’s level) in the fields of law, journalism, international relations, or other relevant studies.Arthur Koenig Fellowship – Is open to recent graduates (at the Master’s level or above) in the fields of law, journalism, international relations, or other relevant studies. Graduates with LL.B. degrees or advanced degrees in other relevant disciplines may also be considered.Restricted Fellowships:NYU School of Law Fellowship at HRW – This fellowship is open to 2012 J.D. graduates of New York University School of Law only.Leonard H. Sandler Fellowship – Established in memory of Judge Leonard H. Sandler, a 1950 Columbia Law graduate with a lifelong commitment to civil rights and liberties, this fellowship is open to recent J.D. graduates of Columbia Law School only. Applicants must be available for interviews in New York from late November to mid-December 2011.Job DescriptionFellows work full-time for one year with Human Rights Watch typically in New York or Washington, D.C., or in some instances in another location. Fellows monitor human rights developments in various countries, conduct on-site investigations, draft reports on human rights conditions, and engage in advocacy and media outreach aimed at publicizing and curtailing human rights violations.EligibilityApplicants must demonstrate a strong background in international human rights and be committed to building a career in human rights. Research experience, including experience conducting interviews, ideally in the context of human rights research, is required. Field experience in human rights is strongly desirable.Applicants must have exceptional analytic skills and excellent oral and written communications skills in English. Proficiency in one language in addition to English is strongly desired as is familiarity with countries or regions where serious human rights violations occur.Applicants should be highly motivated and well-organized; able to work quickly and well under pressure, both independently and as a member of a team; juggle multiple tasks; and meet tight deadlines. The Fellowship year will require creativity, initiative, perseverance, and flexibility while maintaining HRW’s high methodological standards.Depending on the fellowship for which they wish to apply, prospective fellows must be recent graduates of law, journalism, international relations, or other relevant studies, or must provide evidence of significant, comparable, relevant work experience.SalaryThe salary for 2011-2012 fellows is US$55,000, plus excellent employer-paid benefits. The salary for 2012-2013 is currently under review and may be increased.ApplicationYou must send:cover letterresumetwo letters of recommendationat least one unedited, unpublished writing sample (no legal briefs, please)an official law or graduate school transcript (applicants in one-year graduate programs should supply an undergraduate transcript with a list of their graduate school courses)Applications should be sent by e-mail, under single cover (in one email) and preferably as one PDF file (or, at a minimum, as separate PDF files), to [email protected] with the name of the fellowship in the subject line.The Official Website on August 29, 2011 at 11:31 am Log in to Reply Dear Dino, This is what I found when I searched for “legal brief”: A legal brief is a document used to submit an argument to a court. Briefs are generally written by lawyers and are intended to persuade the court to rule in your favor on a particular issue.I am not sure that this definition will help you, so I would advise you to direct your inquiry here – [email protected] Kind regards,DijanaMladiinfo Log in to Reply Tweet Share 0 August 11, 2011 Published by Site Default +1 By Mladiinfo says: Human Right Watch Fellowships By Mladiinfo says: By Sophie says: Alan R. and Barbara D. Finberg Fellowship 2020-2021 By Dino says: Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. By Dino says: on September 8, 2011 at 12:15 am Commonwealth Foundation’s Civil Society Responsive Grants → read more

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Seminar “Empowerment of youth organisations and youth-led civil society initiatives in the South-Mediterranean framework”

first_img Tweet Pocket Deadline: 13 February 2012Open to: Professionals and volunteers closely involved in youth policy processes in their youth organisations and countries, young multipliers closely involved in democratic youth movements in their countries, leaders of youth organisations having an active role in the developments of the Arab spring, bloggers and youth workersVenue: Malta 22-24 March 2012DescriptionThe South-Mediterranean youth policy cooperation of the partnership between the European Union (EU) and the Council of Europe in the field of youth, the League of Arab States (LAS) and other actors started in 2005. The cooperation aims at developing a common understanding and exchange of issues of specific concern for youth policy in Europe and South Med region. Since 2006, other national and international stakeholders of youth policy in European and South Med countries have become involved and extendedthe framework of this informal cooperation. The activities carried out brought together youth researchers, governmental institutions responsible for youth policy and nongovernmental youth organisations in European and South Med countries. Among other results, the cooperation has supported the process of the Euro-Arab Coordination Meeting of Youth Organisations (EACMYO), created possibilities for direct exchanges between South Med and European youth leaders through relevant youth forums, and provided opportunities for capacity-building of civil society youth organisations through training courses on human rights education, intercultural dialogue and youth participation.The process of changes brought about by the “Arab Spring” in various countries provides the context and drives the need for re-visiting this cooperation. The seminar on empowerment of youth organisations and youth led civil society in the SouthMediterranean framework hereby presented, is the first step in this direction: it provides youth non-governmental organisations and stakeholders the opportunity to reflect upon recent developments and their implications for the future youth policy cooperation so as to safeguard ownership of the process among stakeholders and to ensure a sustainable long-term perspective.The events in a number of countries in the Arab region since the beginning of 2011 have imposed a new perception of young people’s capacities and aspirations. As crucial actors in the processes of political changes, young people have stood up for more freedom,equality and justice. But they also stand up for better future perspectives in education and work, economic and social development and participation in the decision making process.Furthermore the role and organisation of youth policy needs to be reviewed.International youth policy cooperation has also an important role to play. Despite the obvious differences between the Arab and European regions, it is clear that both are affected by consequences of globalisation processes. The massive spread of global communication, and particularly social media, has become a new and powerful vehicle for young people to get organised and participate, to be informed and to spread information.Youth organisations in Europe might be interested to learn from the efficient use of social networks and online media by youth organisations in the South-Mediterranean region.This seminar will focus on the role and status of youth organisations/youth movements and the young people they work with as crucial actors in the development and consolidation of inclusive, participatory and pluralistic democracies based on human rights and the rule of law. Furthermore, this seminar will give opportunity for a joint analysis on the impact of youth (organisations) on the Arab revolutions and vice versa, their role within the resulting transition process.Objectives:To exchange on the current effects of Arab spring on civil society and develop a shared understanding of the current situation of young people in the South Med region as well as in European countries and their role in on-going processes of change;To understand the implications of this transition to democracy for the reality of youth, the youth agendas and for the landscape of youth led civil society organisations;To strengthen and support the role of civil society and non governmental youth led organisations and networks by enabling young people to reflect on their needs in terms of capacity building and propose joint projects to be implemented on a long term basis in a wider partnership.OrganisersMaltese Youth Agency a (Aġenzija Żgħażagħ), EU-CoE youth-partnership, League of Arab States, North-South Centre of the Council of Europe, Euromed Youth Platform.Date and duration:22-24 March 2012 (2 working days) (21st arrival, 24 th departure for participants, 25th departure for organisers and stakeholders).Venue: Malta (details to be confirmed)EligibilityThe seminar will bring together 30 young people from Southern Mediterranean [MENA] and European youth organisations, facilitators, stakeholders and youth policy experts from the Euro-Mediterranean region.The seminar is open for professionals and volunteers closely involved in youth policy processes in their youth organisations and countries, young multipliers closely involved in democratic youth movements in their countries, leaders of youth organisations having an active role in the developments of the Arab spring, bloggers and youth workers.Participants will be selected through an open call and nominated among selected experts and cooperation partners.ApplicationAll those interested in applying to take part in the seminar are kindly requested to fill in their application on-line.The deadline for submitting applications: 13 February 2012. Candidates will be informed about whether their application has been accepted or rejected, and if they have put on the waiting list, by 21 February 2012.You can read more information in the Official call.The Official Website Seminar “Empowerment of youth organisations and youth-led civil society initiatives in the South-Mediterranean framework” Reddit RAPIMAN Free Form Challenge – iCAT 2012 → +1 Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. Share 0 ← European Cultural Foundation Fund for Central and East European Book Projects January 30, 2012 Published by Site Default LinkedIn 0 Similar Stories last_img read more

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C:F Challenge: Design The Government of the Future

first_img ← PR and Media Internships at GEYC Resource Center Pocket July 3, 2013 Published by stefan Tweet Deadline: 3 September, 2013Open to: All applicants need to be 18-30 years old. Student status is not requiredAwards: The winner will have his vision become the cover page of the second edition of C:F Time, Challenge:Future’s golbal youth magazine plus a copy of Joel Barker’s book about the future: Five Regions of the Future C:F Challenge: Design The Government of the Future +1 Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. center_img How will the Government of the Future look like?A government is the system by which a state or community is governed, a set of institutions which affect every human activity in many important ways. With uprisings and social movements in many countries around the world, governments can’t keep up with the rapid changes in all spheres of life: economical, social or political. We feel the need of new governments that address the needs of future socities and represent well every individual. Can you imagine such a government? How should it look like?Your TaskDesign the government of the future. Visualize how the government of the future will look like, what will it do, how it will operate, what kind of 5 stars services it will offer? Think of particular and specific solutions. (Example: Think of governments offering services through mobile applications).Draw an image, create a sketch or take a photo with the government of the future. The picture should include the functionalities of the government and how it will operate. Include your entire vision in one jpeg file of minimum 2 MB.To apply, please click on “Post Idea“. (top right corner)EligibilityAll applicants need to be 18-30 years old. Student status is not required. All applicants need to be registered on C:F platform in order to apply. You can register at the platform HERE.Judging and Evaluation CriteriaThe Winner will be chosen among top 10 solutions, 7 chosen by youth judges panel and 3 by top votes. In order to select the best videos, Judges will look for:Creativity, innovation and vision for future governmentIs it realistic and feasible for the future?Submission, design and representation quality.AwardsThe winner will have his vision become the cover page of the second edition of C:F Time, Challenge:Future’s golbal youth magazine!Top 3 finalists will receive a copy of Joel Barker’s amazing book about the future: Five Regions of the Future.How to Apply?To apply, please click on “Post Idea” (top right corner) at the official call here. The application period is: 1 July – 3 September 2013.The Winner will be chosen among top 10 solutions, 7 chosen by youth judges panel and 3 by top votes. In order to select the best videos, Judges will look for:Creativity, innovation and vision for future governmentIs it realistic and feasible for the future?Submission, design and representation quality.Re-submission, taking into account community feedback, comments, suggestions is possible until the end of Application period (4 September 2013). Contact Helpdesk for any concerns which you might have.For more information please visit the official website. Share 0 Reddit Similar Stories LinkedIn 0 International Comics Festival Contest →last_img read more

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Conference Sponsorship by OECD Cooperative Research Programme

first_img Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. July 21, 2014 Published by tatjana WORLD AGRICULTURE PRIZE Conference Sponsorship by OECD Cooperative Research Programme Reddit ← Cinema Competition in Austria: Innsbruck Nature Film Festival LinkedIn 0 Similar Stories Tweetcenter_img Share 0 D-Prize Challenges Senior Programme Officer at FAO Pocket Deadline: 10 September 2014Open to: research scientists working in agriculture, forestry or fisheriesGrant: travel lump sum for invited speakers, 3050€ towards the publication of the proceedings of the ConferenceDescriptionThe Co-operative Research Programme (CRP) calls for Applications for funding international conferences (such as workshops, congresses and symposia) in 2015.Applications are invited from research scientists working in agriculture, forestry or fisheries for funding towards a a conference (or workshop, symposium, etc) to take place in a member country of the Co-operative Research Programme. The aim of the Conference Sponsorship scheme is to inform policy makers, industry and academia of current and future research, scientific developments and opportunities in these areas.Applications should fit into one of the three following research themes:The Natural Resources Challenge;Sustainability in Practice;The Food Chain.EligibilityConsideration for support is given to scientific meetings of various sizes and structure ranging from small, focused Workshops to larger Conferences or Congresses, provided they are relevant to the CRP objectives.Only scientists who are citizens or permanent residents of participating Member countries are eligible for support: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom and United States.GrantA Travel Lump Sum for invited speakers from OECD participating Member Countries covers: travel to and from the Conference, accommodation, meals and miscellaneous expenses for the invited speakers and the SAB member(s) to participate in the Conference. It is paid directly to the Speakers to be Funded. CRP funding usually covers a maximum of 12-15 speakers.A contribution of 3 050€ towards the publication of the proceedings of the Conference. This contribution is paid directly to the publishers of the proceedings. OECD CRP requires 60 copies of the proceedings to be sent to the Secretariat and one copy to be provided to each of the funded speakers.ApplicationApplication deadline is 10 September 2014.Interested Conference Organisers are requested to complete the electronic form and submit it together with the required documentation.For further information visit the official website HERE. +1 African Women in Agricultural Research and Development Fellowships →last_img read more

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Advanced Programme in Law and Economics in Riga

first_img Tweet Advanced Programme in Law and Economics in Riga Pocket Apply for the Google Conference and Travel Scholarships 2021 Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. Reddit June 2, 2015 Published by michal Deadline: 6 July 2015Open to: Public officials, representatives of civil society and academia from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.Venue: 28 September- 18 December 2015, Riga, LatviaDescriptionRiga Graduate School of Law, in cooperation with the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other partners, offers an Advanced Programme aimed at public officials in the European Neighborhood Policy (ENP) countries and Central Asia, which will be open also for representatives of civil society and academia.This programme is funded by the government of Latvia together with the governments of Luxembourg, Sweden and the United States of America. It is offered with a special focus on the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries and Central Asia. The specific beneficiary countries covered are set for each programme period. The eligible countries for the autumn 2015 programme are Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. The objective of the programme is to provide a training that promotes the relations between on the one hand the international community and the European Union, and on the other hand the ENP countries and Central Asia. It is also the intention to provide a knowledge transfer that is based on the experience of Latvia and the other donors in their international relations.EligibilityPublic officials, representatives of civil society and academia from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan.FundingThe programme is offered free of any cost by the government of Latvia and the international donors. Cost coverage for the participants will include travel to Riga and accommodation during the 12 week period of the programme, as well as a modest per diem for living expenses in Riga. Travel and other costs will also be covered for study visits.How to apply?Applicants are required to supply the following:Motivational letter;Description of present job function;Curriculum vitae, which should include at least 2-3 years of professional experience;Copies of university diplomas;Recommendation letter, preferably from the current employer;Confirmation of the ability to undertake studies in English.Applications should be submitted online and the deadline for submission is 6 July 2015.For more information, please check the official web-page. Harvard Innovation Challenge SouthEast Asia IIcenter_img ← Institut Pasteur PhD Research Scholarships +1 Share 0 LinkedIn 0 ‘The World Order in the 19th Century’ Conference at CEU → Similar Stories Reporting on the European Forum Alpbachlast_img read more

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Volunteer at GoCamps in Ukraine!

first_imgTo be at least 18 years old;Speak English fluently;Enthusiastic to work with kids;Have interest or experience in the spheres of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics), Citizenship, Leadership and Career Exploration, Sports and Health;Be willing to make impact in Ukraine.CostsThe volunteer will get: Reddit Share 0 Tweet Transfer from the Kyiv airport and orientation training after arrival to Kyiv;Pre-departure support by email;Visa support;Accommodations;Partial meals;Travel to your host community and back;SIM-cards for local calls;Support from office staff and a hotline 24/7;Certificate and recommendations and more.The participation fee is 75 USD.  +1 Fill out the online application form;Submit a full package of documents (the list of documents will be sent);Sign of Agreement online; Volunteer at GoCamps in Ukraine! Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. November 4, 2016 Published by Ivana Petriskova center_img To complete the registration process you need to send us following documents:Employment history (CV);Copy of valid ID;Copy of residence permit or equivalent (if you live in a country other than the country of current nationality);Health checks;Criminal record check;International medical insurance;Copy of tickets.All confirmed volunteers should do an online child protection course from British Council. The link will be sent after confirmation.Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. If we determine that you are a good match for our program, we will invite you for a Skype interview.  To apply, submit the application form by January 31, 2017. The earlier you submit your application the more options you will have for your camp site preference.More information on the official website. How to apply? LinkedIn 0 Pocket Compliance and Accounting Assistant for The International Center for Journalists → Deadline: 31 January 2017Open to: young people,  at least 18 years old, who speak English fluently and are enthusiastic to work with kidsVenue: 3 or 5 weeks GoCamps all over UkraineDescriptionDo you have or would like to get volunteer experience? Ukraine is calling for YOU to participate in a new wave of English summer camps for children in 2017, including those affected by the armed conflict in Eastern Ukraine. GOCamp is looking for English-speaking foreigners who would come to Ukraine and interact with the children in English, get great time, new friends and unforgettable experience! You will get special trainings and opportunity to share experience in following spheres: STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics), Leadership and Career, Citizenship, Sports&Health! Consider this great opportunity to volunteer abroad and discover Ukraine! Let’s change Ukraine together and make children`s dreams come true!You may choose one of the following option:May  29 – June 16, 2017– 3 week GoCamps all over Ukraine (with free weekends and orientation training on May 26-28);March 27 – April 28, 2017 – 5 week GoCamp AfterSchool pilot project in Kyiv and Kyiv region  (with free weekends and orientation training on March 25-26).Eligibility Similar Stories ← The Swedish Institute Scholarships for the Western Balkans Programmelast_img
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Traineeships at the EUROFOUND

first_img Pocket Tweet Deadline: 29 January 2017Open to: young university graduates from EU member states, candidate countries and limited number of non-member countriesRemuneration: a training grant of 1,309 EURO per monthDescriptionTraineeships at the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (EUROFOUND) involve work experience in the Foundation’s departments and are offered throughout the year. The traineeships last six months. The traineeship at the Foundation is open to young university graduates, without excluding those who, in the framework of lifelong learning, have recently obtained a university diploma and are at the beginning of a new professional career. Candidates must have completed the first cycle of a higher education course (university education) and obtained a full degree or its equivalent by the closing date for applications. They should have not already benefited from in-service training in another European institution, or had any kind of employment within a European institution or body.EligibilityNationals of the 28 Member States of the European Union and of candidate countries. However, a limited number of nationals of non-member countries may be accepted;Completed the first cycle of a higher education course (university education) and obtained a full degree or its equivalent by the closing date for applications;Thorough knowledge of one EU language and a satisfactory knowledge of another EU languageRemunerationA training grant of 1,309 Euro per month is awarded to the trainee.How to apply?Applications should be submitted online.More information in the official call. Internship Announcement at the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum Reddit One thought on “Traineeships at the EUROFOUND” +1 Log in to Reply LinkedIn 0 January 9, 2017 Published by kristyna The EU websites simply do not work! I have tried to submit 2 applications via 2 different EU websites and they do not work. Unbelievable! Please do write to inform them because I am not sure that they are going to read my emails, too. I do not think that I was the first to encounter this problem and this is why I suppose that they do not respond to complaints about this issue. on January 16, 2017 at 8:27 am Similar Stories Share 0 By Liz says: Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. ← Communications Officer in the EASO, Malta Greenpeace EU Economic Adviser International Cooperation Grants for EU-Ukraine Cultural Projects Traineeships at the EUROFOUND Lifesaver Essays: Online Essay Writing Contest →last_img read more

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Scholarship at ONCAMPUS Reading – Art & Design

first_img Pocket Scholarship at ONCAMPUS Reading – Art & Design Career Opportunity for 20 Photographers Deadline: 28 April 2017Open to: designed for international students who have completed senior secondary educationScholarship: 50% scholarship at ONCAMPUS ReadingDescriptionThis fantastic Undergraduate Foundation Programme (UFP) is designed to prepare international students, who have completed senior secondary education, for entry to undergraduate studies in Art & Design at the University of Reading. ONCAMPUS Reading is within easy reach of central London and has an internationally renowned reputation for the quality of its research and the excellence of its teaching, positioned among the top 1% of universities worldwide. If you complete the UFP at ON-CAMPUS to the required level and achieve the required English language score, you will have the opportunity to progress onto an Undergraduate degree at the University of Reading.EligibilityThis programme is designed to prepare international students, who have completed senior secondary education, for entry to undergraduate studies at the University of Reading.If you successfully complete the UFP to the required level of attainment in all academic areas and achieve the required English language score, you will have the opportunity to automatically progress onto a place on a suitable programme of undergraduate study at the University of Reading.The UFP is set at NQF level 3, which is equivalent to A level standard in the UK.ScholarshipAn award for a  50% scholarship at ONCAMPUS Reading;No prize alternatives or cash equivalents are offered;Prizes are non-transferable;The winner is solely responsible for all applicable taxes related to the acceptance of the prize.How to Apply?In order to take part in the contest, you first need to sign up and then follow these steps:Answer a Quick Fire Quiz;White a Short Motivational Statement Essay in no more than 400 words tell them what current developments in the Art & Design world inspire you and why you think you think ONCAMPUS Reading is the place for you to develop your skills?Tell them about yourself Form.For more information please visit the official web page. Share 0 +1 Similar Stories Redditcenter_img Tweet Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. LinkedIn 0 ← London College of Fashion: Short Courses Award March 22, 2017 Published by emmanuel Win a New Europe Business Forum/Scholarship! →last_img read more

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Join Mladiinfo’s Team: Community Builder Wanted! (Deadline Extended)

first_img Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. Similar Stories MOOC: Discover Yourself: Build a Career and Make an Impact! Tweet Deadline: 26 October 2017Open to: young enthusiasts, interested in virtual communities, content development, and marketingRemuneration: to commensurate with experienceDescriptionAnd… VOILA! Mladiinfo is making a huge step ahead! After having empowered more than 4000 youth around the globe, sent over 300 volunteers abroad, and organized 100 international youth events within our network, we wanted to create something that will be for YOU and from YOU. And we aspire it to be the biggest and the most impactful project for young people – a digital community of empowered youth! Sounds exciting? Would you like to lead this initiative that will change lives of youth around the globe? If so, join us and become our Online Community Builder!We got your attention and now you want to know more? This is not a job opportunity but a lifestyle, identity, and passion. Therefore, we are looking for a community builder that will not count hours and work only to earn the salary, but a person who firmly believes in our vision of “contributing to a better world in which empowered young individuals use new technologies, digital learning and non-formal education to act together and improve the quality of life in their communities and the world they live in”.What will you do?Planning: Developing a plan for community building, setting tasks and activities for the defined aims, objectives, timeframe, indicators and resources.Profiling: Defining target group and identifying channels to reach it.Branding: Giving a face to the community that will be connected to the identity of Mladiinfo, but it will bring its own added value. Identifying services and different user packages.Community focus group: Identifying and working closely with the first 50 community members, delivering them tasks, following their progress.Content development: Together with the community focus group, you will be planning, organizing and developing the starting content of the community platform. You will be also encouraged to invite contributors.Creating structure: Defining roles within the community, identifying active members.Promotion: Promoting the community via an outreach campaign.Communication: Maintaining regular communication with the existing members and welcoming new members of the community.Coordination: Collaborating with Mladiinfo’s core team on the community building and jointly developing the upcoming steps.Who are we looking for?You are the right candidate for this position, if:You are passionate about youth work;You strongly believe that “sharing is caring”;Empathy, creativity, responsibility and personal development are high on your values’ scale;You are creative, communicative, open to challenges and eager to learn;You value positive working atmosphere and uncompetitive environment.The community builder should also:Have experience in organizing communities through civic activism or other community development channels. Experience developing virtual communities is highly desirable;Have interest in mobility, education, youth and community development;Posses compelling written and verbal communications skills and experience with developing regular communications (newsletters, blogs, monthly reports, etc.);Have at least 2 years of experience in web content development: writing and editing. Knowledge of CMS is required;Posses experience in managing projects from concept through execution;Have at least a year of experience on leadership/managerial position which makes him/her experienced to organize processes, do planning, implementation and follow up of activities, deliver tasks and coordinate a small team;Have solid knowledge in marketing, sense for business and entrepreneurial spirit;Have excellent knowledge of English, and preferably, one more language beside the mother tongue;RemunerationThe call is open for all interested candidates who fulfill the above-mentioned criteria from all over the world;However, due to the primary target group of Mladiinfo: youth aged 16-35 from Central and South East Europe, slight preference would be given to candidates coming from these regions;The position is part-time and it foresees 20 working hours per week (Note that this is not entirely office-based position, the community builder can work on its project and coordinate with the team virtually, or can combine its hours by being in Mladiinfo’s office or working online);The remuneration will commensurate with experience and availability of the candidate (Please note that Mladiinfo prefers to employ candidates that would like to grow both personally and professionally within our team and who see themselves working in the civil sector).How to apply?If this sounds like your dream job, don’t hesitate to apply by sending us the following documents:CV;Short cover letter answering the following three questions:A) Why Mladiinfo needs a virtual community?B) Why I should be Mladiinfo’s Community Builder, what added value I will bring to the community process?C) Where do I see the community in 2-year time?      3. Samples from published texts / organized digital community activities;4. Contact details of two previous employers (if this is your first job experience, please let us know).Please send all the requested materials on e-mail: [email protected] no later than 26 October 2017 (Note that only complete applications will be taken into consideration).Only the best candidates with most inspiring profiles will be invited for an interview (Please use the same address to write us if you have any questions or concerns).Join us on this unforgettable journey and help us give birth to a unique youth initiative Pocket Share 0 Redditcenter_img October 5, 2017 Published by sanja +1 LinkedIn 0 Join Mladiinfo’s Team: Community Builder Wanted! (Deadline Extended) ← MOOC “Diffusion and Impact of Internet Voting” Senior Research Adviser at Amnesty International →last_img read more

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Visby Programme Scholarships for Master’s Level Studies

first_img Eiffel Excellence Scholarship at University of Bordeaux → +1 MOBILITY FIRST – ASEF CULTURAL MOBILITY INITIATIVE 2021 Share 0 Pocket Reddit Visby Programme Scholarships for Master’s Level Studies Tweet ← Fully Funded Postgraduate Scholarships in UK Similar Stories LinkedIn 0 November 15, 2017 Published by sanja Call for Applications: ANT Mobility Fund 2019 Deadline: 09 February 2018Open to: candidates from  Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russian Federation, UkraineScholarship: around EUR 910 montly grant for living expenses; insurance; tuition fee cover; travel grant of around EUR 506DescriptionThe Swedish Institute (SI) Visby Programme is a scholarship programme for a student, research and expert mobility in both directions between Sweden and Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.The Visby Programme aims at building capacity in young professionals who have the ambition to play an active role in society and to contribute to a positive development in their home countries and region.The programme focuses on the individual mobility of young, academic talents to promote professional collaboration and lasting relations between Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Sweden and Ukraine. The goal is to build an integrated, knowledge-based and research-intense region where environmental and social sustainability, innovation and responsibility in management are key factors in achieving sustainable economic growth and regional development.EligibilityThe programme is open to candidates from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russian Federation, Ukraine. A scholarship cannot be granted for a student who:have already lived in Sweden for two years or more previous to the scholarship period;have a Swedish or EU/EES citizenship*, permanent residence permit or a work permit in Sweden;have previously been awarded a Swedish Institute scholarship for master’s level studies or research at a Swedish university/university college. Former participants of the SI Summer Academy for Young Professionals (SAYP), and students who have attended SI summer courses in the Swedish language, or the Swedish Institute Summer University (SISU) may still apply;have already been awarded three or more scholarships/grants from SI;already hold a degree from a Swedish university/university college;are currently enrolled in a study programme at a Swedish university/university college.*Exception. Students with dual citizenships may still apply for a Visby scholarship but must apply with their eligible citizenship both to the Swedish Institute and University Admissions.Scholarshiparound EUR 910 monthly grant for living expenses;Insurance;Tuition fee cover;Travel grant of EUR 506;Membership in the SI Network for Future Global Leaders (NFGL).How to apply?In order to apply, please fill the application.For more information, please visit the official web page. The Nordic-Baltic Mobility Funding for Artistic and Cultural Cooperationlast_img read more

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Call for Google for Startups Accelerator: Sustainability Development Goals Application

first_img Pocket December 25, 2019 Published by Bojana The FbStart Accelerator-Research Programme Indie Games Accelerator LinkedIn 0 Reddit +1 Deadline: 5 January 2020Open to: startups that are based in Europe, the Middle East, and AfricaBenefits: six-month program, travel expenses coveredDescriptionThe goal of the Google for Startups Accelerator: Sustainable Development Goals is to empower technology startups to build and scale viable social impact companies to solve the world’s biggest problems with the best of Google: their people, their network, and their advanced technology. They expect to run multiple cohorts of startups through this accelerator over the next several years. Over time, they want to gather a portfolio of startups from around the world that are collectively working on the full range of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.EligibilityFor the first class, they have chosen to focus on startups that are based in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. They are interested in working with startups that meet the following criteria:Startups should have a technology-based product. In particular but not exclusively, they are best positioned to work with startups that address a unique problem with data/artificial intelligence or machine learningStartups should have some level of market traction with their product/service. They are best positioned to help startups that are past the “idea stage” and have some initial customer validationStartups should be able to identify a large market opportunity for significant impact. They are best positioned to help startups grow in order to address a large, identified marketStartups should equally be driven by both the business case for the product/service and the social impact that their product/service can have.The startup’s founding team and/or key team members should be able to demonstrate that they have the technical skills, business skills, and social impact mindset to grow a company in the social impact sector.BenefitsStartups accepted into the sustainability accelerator can expect the following equity-free support from Google:1:1 mentoring and support from a combination of Google mentors and carefully chosen external mentorsAssistance with technology, product, design, growth (including fundraising), and leadership trainingPairing with a Google Startup Success Manager to help connect your startup with specific resources within and outside GoogleInspirational keynote talks, panel discussions, and workshops with relevant expertsMembership in a collaborative, supportive community of relevant social impact partnersGoogle does not invest cash in your startup and do not take any equity in your company.Google will cover travel expenses for the 3 weeks when traveling is required.How to apply? To apply please click on the following link.For more information, please visit the official web page. Share 0 Miller Center Women’s Economic Empowerment Online Accelerator 2021 Similar Stories The Andrei Stenin International Photo Contest → Tweet Call for Google for Startups Accelerator: Sustainability Development Goals Application ← The ALECS Fellowship Programmelast_img read more

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Housing venture pieces together affordability plan for de Blasio

first_imgShare via Shortlink Greystone Capital Advisors’ Drew Fletcher and Lappin Associates’ Michael LappinTwo firms are offering New York City a solution to a slew of affordable housing issues.To make it work, Greystone and Lappin Associates need a property-tax break for rent-regulated housing.Their plan would address two controversial elements of the rent-stabilization law passed last year: its severe limits on regulated rent increases to pay for improvements, and its elimination of means-testing, which lets even the wealthiest New Yorkers lease rent-stabilized units.Greystone and Lappin hope to find Mayor Bill de Blasio receptive in the wake of his reluctantly cutting capital funding for about 21,000 affordable apartments, jeopardizing his goal of building or financing 300,000 such units.In exchange for tax breaks on rent-stabilized housing, the developers would ink long-term agreements to restrict the income of incoming tenants. That would qualify those units to count toward de Blasio’s numerical target.The city’s nearly 1 million rent-regulated apartments need work — and the city should make it happen, Lappin Associates founder Mike Lappin argued.“The new rent law makes it very difficult to get money into buildings that need repairs,” said Lappin. “We don’t know the extent of the deterioration, but the fact is, these older buildings need a fair amount of care, and they need it consistently.”By adding some rent-regulated properties to the mayor’s affordable-unit tally, the Lappin-Greystone proposal could also be one of the few remaining pathways for the mayor to reach his targets. The income restriction would qualify the units for more favorable financing through government-sponsored entities Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.Business plans that depended on renovating apartments to raise rents are now “upside down,” explained Drew Fletcher, president of Greystone Capital Advisors. Those landlords now need to refinance expensive debt in a less lenient lending environment. Fletcher hopes Greystone can fill the void with low-cost, senior, first-mortgage financing for assets with a federal loan guarantee — when combined with a city tax benefit.“This housing stock is critical to New York City,” said Fletcher. “These apartments should be treated as if they are ‘capital A’ affordable properties — and if they were, we’d be able to take advantage of attractive underwriting criteria.”His firm, which is one of the largest private multifamily lenders in the country, is already having “high-level conversations” with Fannie and Freddie to develop underwriting criteria, Fletcher said.The proposal sounds like a lifeline for multifamily landlords who were still in shock over last year’s rent law change when the pandemic triggered a huge drop in rent collection. But the joint venture is also counting on at least some help from the city.Privately, however, few affordable housing industry insiders believe the administration has any intention of hitting its numbers, which have a deadline of 2026 — five years after the mayor must leave office.“They’re not going to make the targets, which they admitted by cutting 40 percent of the capital budget,” said one affordable housing executive. “Further constraining the revenues by extending more tax breaks to other housing stock may be tough for the city.”Some champions of last year’s rent law are skeptical of the call to dedicate city resources to private landlords.“What is maybe worth noting is that the landlords who are in the worst straits now likely refinanced a few years ago in order to do renovations, because that was the path to getting the buildings out of rent stabilization,” said Laura Wolf-Powers, an associate professor of urban planning at CUNY Hunter College. “So it’s particularly rich for them to be saying they need federal loan guarantees and city tax relief for renovations now.”The mayor might also see little upside to layering an affordability agreement on top of rent stabilization’s regulatory framework, which already provides de facto affordable housing.Unlike with the 5,000 Stuyvesant Town apartments protected from market-rate rents for 20 years under a 2016 agreement, deregulation isn’t on the table for rent-stabilized units. That means the city could make other demands, such as income restriction in those apartments, said Matthew Murphy, executive director of the Furman Center. And it probably wouldn’t have to pay as much for such agreements as it would have before.“The city now has leverage it didn’t have before,” said Murphy. “If you compared a deal like this to [one] prior to the rent-law changes, the city would have paid more to keep those units affordable and deregulated.”Murphy described the need for renovations as compelling. Even when regulated rents could be raised significantly to pay for improvements, the condition of rent-regulated apartments was worse than their market-rate counterparts. Now both unsophisticated smaller landlords and large corporate entities need to make renovations — and are on the hook for the bill.“This all kind of comes down to the question of whether the city will absorb the cost of the rent-law changes,” said Murphy. “It’s a generational question: What is the local government’s role in using tax money to support those changes?” Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare via Email Share via Shortlinkcenter_img TagsAffordable HousingProperty taxeslast_img read more

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Playlab eyes SE Asian dominance after $5m round

first_imgPlaylab eyes SE Asian dominance after $5m roundFunding from Monk’s Hill Ventures will open up “neglected” markets in the fast growing regionMatthew HandrahanEditor-in-ChiefWednesday 14th October 2015Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articlePlaylabPlaylab has set its sights on “owning” the Southeast Asian mobile market after securing $5 million in funding from Monk’s Hill Ventures.So far, Playlab has survived on an initial $500,000 investment from its co-founders Jakob Lykkegaard Pedersen and Thomas Andreasen, and the revenue it has generated since then. Thanks to its biggest franchise, Juice Cube, that hasn’t caused too many problems in terms of growth: in May, Playlab said the Juice Cube games had earned more than $12 million for the company.Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games This series B round will help the company to expand further still, beyond its offices in Manila, Singapore and its Bangkok headquarters, which employ around 100 people between them. In an interview with Techcrunch, Pedersen described its ambitions to dominate, if not the world, then at least Southeast Asia.”If we invest now, we can basically own the market once it fully monetises,” he said. “Southeast Asia has been neglected for so long for gaming. Western game companies do very little operations here. Once a user gets into their games, nobody cares much… but you really need to run campaigns, and care much more about your users. So [features like] live chat support, community building and things you wouldn’t have in Western games but crucial for these countries.”Playlab expects to release six new games a year, split evenly between first-party projects and investment partnerships with external developers.Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesEA leans on Apex Legends and live services in fourth quarterQ4 and full year revenues close to flat and profits take a tumble, but publisher’s bookings still up double-digitsBy Brendan Sinclair 8 hours agoEA Play Live set for July 22Formerly E3-adjacent event moves to take place a month and half after the ESA’s showBy Jeffrey Rousseau 9 hours agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more

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Blizzard launches Heroes Of The Dorm 2016

first_imgBlizzard launches Heroes Of The Dorm 2016Studio mixes eSports and educationRachel WeberSenior EditorThursday 28th January 2016Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleBlizzardBlizzard has brought back its Heroes of the Dorm eSports competition which offers students from the United States and Canada the chance to earn their college tuition competing in Heroes of the Storm. Related JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games “Last year’s Heroes of the Dorm was an amazing experience for the students playing and everyone watching, and we’re excited to again offer college athletes an epic opportunity to team up and compete for scholarships in 2016,” said CEO Mike Morhaime.”It’s inspiring to see players from last year’s championship team, the UC Berkeley Golden Bears, now thriving in pro eSports careers-we look forward to seeing how this year’s competitors shape the future of competitive gaming.”Registration is open now and closes on February 18 and part of the competition will be shown on ESPN3 and ESPN2, Twitch and YouTube. Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesBlizzard moves to block Fox’s Diablo trademarkThe TV network applied to register Diablo as a trademark for use on glassware, dinnerware and pet food in relation to its animated series HouseBrokenBy Marie Dealessandri 8 days agoJeff Kaplan leaves BlizzardOverwatch game director and 19-year veteran of the studio steps down; Aaron Keller to take over roleBy Brendan Sinclair 21 days agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more

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Full line-up confirmed for Develop in Brighton

first_imgFull line-up confirmed for Develop in BrightonKeynotes from Kojima, Bossa and Hunicke – GI.biz reader discount still availableDan PearsonFriday 3rd June 2016Share this article Recommend Tweet ShareCompanies in this articleDevelop ConferenceRelated JobsSenior Game Designer – UE4 – AAA United Kingdom Amiqus GamesProgrammer – REMOTE – work with industry veterans! North West Amiqus GamesJunior Video Editor – GLOBAL publisher United Kingdom Amiqus GamesDiscover more jobs in games The full complement of speakers has been confirmed for Develop in Brighton 2016, with Hideo Kojima, Bossa Studios and Robin Hunicke leading the charge. Over 100 speakers will address 1800 attendees over the course of 90 sessions and three days, including the indie-focused Evolve track on Tuesday, which will this year be accompanied by two dedicated funding events. The Games Funding Forum will offer practical, relevant advice for developers of all scales interested in discovering new sources of funding and making the most of existing ones, whilst the Pitching & Funding Workshop is “an all-day practical workshop designed especially for micro studios and start-ups to help prepare for fundraising.”In addition to the main track keynoters, Develop will feature eight dedicated tracks on Art; Audio; Business; Coding; Design; Indie,including a free Indie Bootcamp for students and start-ups; Marketing and a brand new VR track. If you’ve not yet bought your tickets, early bird prices are available until June 8 from the show’s website, with a special extra discount available for GamesIndustry.biz readers who use the code DEV16GI at checkout. Celebrating employer excellence in the video games industry8th July 2021Submit your company Sign up for The Daily Update and get the best of GamesIndustry.biz in your inbox. Enter your email addressMore storiesSpeaker submissions for Develop:Brighton are now openApplications to speak at October event must be submitted by June 2By Danielle Partis 21 days agoNinja Theory dominates the Develop AwardsMeanwhile, EA’s Jade Raymond recognised with inaugural vanguard award By Haydn Taylor 2 years agoLatest comments Sign in to contributeEmail addressPasswordSign in Need an account? Register now.last_img read more