The Fund for Local Cooperation (FLC) of the Embassy of Finland in Windhoek is an instrument for funding non-profit projects in Namibia. The call for proposals for project implementation in 2022-2024 is now open. Proposals must be submitted by 16:15 (GMT/UTC+2) on May 16, 2022.
Recent news around Civil Society Organisations in Namibia
The 2022 call for proposals for the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) in Namibia, South Africa, Lesotho, Madagascar and Mauritius is now open. Interested organisations are invited to submit an expression of interest by 6 May 2022 at 17:00 SAST. The expression of interest can be submitted online using the following web form: https://forms.gle/hMqxhCcapn6zTx586.
The U.S. Embassy has flagged a few details about upcoming Climate Change Small Grants from the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES). The deadline for southern Africa submissions is 12 May.
The Spark Fund has an open call for applications from youth-led and youth-focused groups and organisations from Namibia, Lesotho and Zimbabwe that are working to create transformational change and improve the lives of young people and their communities. Applications close on 30 April 2022.
The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF), in partnership with Goethe-Institut, invites organisations operating in Southern Africa’s creative and cultural industries to apply for grants within the Sound Connects Fund (SCF). The second call for applications is now open and will close on 15 April 2022.
The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) currently has an open Call for Proposals; approved for funding by the Green Climate Fund entitled “Building resilience of communities living in landscapes threatened under climate change through an ecosystem-based adaptation approach’’ (SAP006-EbA Project). The EIF is the accredited entity for the project. Deadline for applications: 13 May 2022 at 17h00.
Applications are now open for the Youth Opportunities Global Ambassador Program 2022! The Global Ambassador Program is one of the most engaging programs of Youth Opportunities. It has engaged youth from more than 130 countries in the world with its first-ever appearance in 2018. Application Deadline: December 2, 2021.
The Commonwealth Foundation works to bring the voice of civil society into all aspects of governance, supporting civil society engagement in shaping the policies and decisions that affect people’s lives. The Foundation’s Strategic Plan 2021-2026 is strongly linked to the Commonwealth Charter and its values and aspirations, and it identifies three thematic areas of focus.
The submission deadline for abstracts has been extended to 31 October 2021. Namibians are subject to multiple and intersecting forms of inequality and discrimination. The most obvious of these are inequalities based on income and wealth distribution. While the Gini coefficient shows a reduction in Namibia’s levels of inequality since independence, the country still has one of the highest levels of inequality in the world.
The UNDP is excited to share the following UNDP call for video messages from civil society partners in the run-up to COP26. Feminist, women’s rights, and youth-led organisations are encouraged to submit video messages.
Have you always wanted to become a volunteer and work with young people to create positive social change within the community? Be part of the Social Enabled Education (SEE) Namibia team. Please note that the due date for volunteer registration is on the 15th of November 2021 - https://seenamibia.org/joinus. For more details, see the infographic below.
At a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has considerably weakened the creative sector and greatly disrupted the production and distribution of cultural goods and services, UNESCO is giving a new impetus to the UNESCO-Aschberg Programme for Artists and Cultural Professionals to support States and key actors in their efforts to promote the status of the artist and the diversity of cultural expressions.
About the Program The 2021 IMF Youth Fellowship Program provides an opportunity for young participants to become part of the global effort to build forward better and join the IMF at the forefront of the response to the crisis. Participants in the program will experience firsthand the IMF virtual Annual Meetings and participate in virtual training led by IMF experts. Selected fellows will get the opportunity to participate in a 2-day virtual workshop to meet with IMF management and senior staff and discuss current global economic issues including inclusive growth, inequality, digital economy and climate change. Application Criteria Applicants should: Be between 20 and 32 years of ageHave demonstrated experience in one or more of the following:Social activism and/or engaging with...