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Children on the Run

Children on the Run: Unaccompanied Children Leaving Central America and Mexico and the Need for International Protection. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Regional Office for the United States and the Caribbean       Read More »

From slum dweller to Nobel Peace Prize nominee

Jockin Arputham: from slum dweller to Nobel Peace Prize nominee

‘Jockin-sir’, as Mumbai’s slum dwellers call him, is an inspirational figure helping India’s dispossessed stand up for their rights, find new homes, and plot a way out of urban poverty. Jockin Arputham chats with children about school in the Madanpura slum in central Mumbai. Photograph: Reuters Parveen Shaikh was born ... Read More »

The Nippon Foundation Overseas Grants for NGOs/NPOs

Deadline: Throughout the Year The Nippon Foundation accepts applications from the non-profit organizations based outside of Japan throughout the year for its Overseas Grants. Any local, regional or international NGOs/NPOs including educational and research institutions based outside of Japan are invited to submit proposals on different funding areas covered by ... Read More »

Apply for JSF Public Leadership Programme

Deadline: 1 September, 2014 The Jeanne Sauvé Foundation calls young individuals from diverse disciplines and sectors to take part in the 2015–17 Jeanne Sauvé Public Leadership Programme. The programme theme is, ‘Public Leadership for Culturally Diverse Societies’. The Jeanne Sauvé Foundation aims to band together a diverse team of young ... Read More »

2014 Human Development Report Published

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has published the 2014 Human Development Report. The report, titled ‘Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience’, considers vulnerability and resilience through a human development lens, for the first time in a global Human Development Report. The 2014 Human Development Report summary states: ... Read More »