Photography 4 Humanity Global Prize: A Chance to Receive $5,000 USD

Submissions Close 15.10 2019. International initiative that calls on photographers around the world to bring to life the power of human rights through their images. Highlighting the most compelling imagery – illustrating courage, despair, hope, injustice, hate, compassion, human rights failures or victories in ways small and large – the images will serve to inspire people to personally get involved and to take a stand for human rights. Open to amateur and professional photographers. The top 10 finalists each year will have their photographs exhibited …

Rockefeller Foundation-Acumen Student Social Innovation: Virtual Challenge

Register by 15.10 2019. Platform equipping university student innovators to solve problems associated with poverty. Student teams from around the world are coming together to explore areas of opportunity, develop ideas, and pitch for funding and mentorship. Challenge Areas: Workforce Development, Financial Inclusion, Health, Food & Agriculture, Energy. Phase 1 — All Participants: Register for Lean Startup and Submit Your Idea. Register for the Lean Startup online course before October 15, 2019. Complete the course and submit your social venture idea before November 26, 2019. …

Le «Prix des Droits de l’Homme de la République française –Liberté – Egalité – Fraternité »

Les candidatures peuvent être envoyées jusqu’au 14 octobre 2019. L’objectif de ce prix est de reconnaître le rôle fondamental de la société civile dans la promotion et la protection des droits de l’Homme dans le monde entier. Destiné à récompenser des actions de terrain et des projets, individuels ou collectifs, portant sur la protection et la promotion effectives des droits de l’Homme, ce prix est remis à Paris -ou le cas échéant dans le pays de résidence du lauréat – le 10 décembre de chaque …

“Drugačije od drugih” – Konkurs za najbolje medijske priloge [Stalna konferencija gradova i opština – Savez gradova i opština Srbije]

Teme konkursa su: EU integracije, zaštita životne sredine, unapređenje poslovne klime, prevencija i upravljanje vanrednim situacijama, као i rodna ravnopravnost i ljudska prava na lokalnom nivou. Raspisivanjem ovog konkursa SKGO želi da istakne važnost i ulogu lokalnih vlasti u ovim oblastima, a u cilju poboljšanja kvaliteta usluga koje pružaju građanima. U okviru konkursa “Drugačije od drugih” biće dodeljeno ukupno pet nagrada, a autori najboljih priloga biće nagrađeni laptop računarima. Nagrađeni novinari biće predstavljeni na finalnom skupu у novembru 2019. godine. Kvalifikacija Ukoliko ste novinar lokalnog, …

Innovator for Social Justice Prize [Grinnell College]

Nominations Close 7.10 2019. The prize honors individuals who have demonstrated leadership in their fields and who show creativity, commitment, and extraordinary accomplishment in effecting positive social change. Nominees may be nationals of any country, and do not need to be affiliated with Grinnell College. Candidates may be a single individual or a team of two people working together as primary project innovators. Each nominee must have earned a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) between 2004 and 2020. Nominators must be able to demonstrate that the …

2020 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize

Nominations Close 1.10 2019. The Prize is presented annually to a non-governmental organization that has made extraordinary contributions toward alleviating human suffering. It is the world’s largest annual humanitarian award presented to a nonprofit organization, honoring the efforts of those who help others for the benefit and progress of humanity. In order to be eligible for consideration, nominees must be organizations (not individuals); legally established for at least 5 years; with expenditures of at least USD $750,000 in their most recent audited fiscal year of …

Stockholm Water Prize 2020

Nominations Close 30.9 2019. Candidates shall have attained outstanding achievements of lasting significance for sustainable use and protection of the world’s water resources. The results achieved by the candidate shall have proven impact or great potential and provide stimulation for further important contributions to the conservation and protection of water resources and to improved health and well-being of the planet’s inhabitants and ecosystems. Anyone can submit a nomination for the Stockholm Water Prize, however self-nominations or nominations by persons with direct professional or family ties …

Blue Sky Young Researchers & Innovation Award Europe 2019 [ European Confederation of Paper Industries]

Applications Close 30.9 2019. Researchers carrying out projects in a wide range of activities relevant to forest-based science, products using forest-based raw materials, process improvements or other innovations throughout the value chain are invited. Candidates (ages 35 years and under) must have an idea that could revolutionise the paper industry and currently be working under the supervision of a European research institute or university. EU citizenship is not a necessary condition. All shortlisted candidates will be offered a two day trip to Brussels (accommodation & …

Stop Slavery Award [Thomson Reuters Foundation]

Applications Close 30.9 2019. Award celebrates those dedicated to the fight against all forms of modern slavery and human trafficking. It recognises innovators in this space, impactful collaborations between sectors, grass roots organisations on the front lines of this fight, journalists who raise awareness of this under-reported issue, as well as small and medium businesses who are going above and beyond to root out forced labour from their supply chains. Categories Stop Slavery Collaboration Award: The Collaboration Award is open to organisations working through impactful …

2020 Katherine A. Kendall Memorial Award [International Association of Schools of Social Work]

Nominations Close 30.9 2019. Biennial award for distinguished contribution to the development of social work education internationally. The nominee can come from any region of the world. IASSW membership is not required. Award Criteria Involved in educational activities to promote equality and social justice in all societies. Researched and produced professional literature of interest and value to social work educators. Developed curricula that have advanced social work education worldwide. Involved in or supported innovative educational approaches leading to improvement of the quality of social services, …