Deadline:  28 September 2014
Open to: emerging political and social leaders
Venue: 24 - 28 November 2014, Warsaw, Poland



SKOPJE CREATIVE HUB is a 10 day long creative festival which focuses on developing interventions that promote alternative use of public space. SKOPJE CREATIVE HUB has paired international and local young creative professionals to run workshops together with groups of students. The invited thinkers, activists and theorists will provide a critical discourse on city space through а series of public discussions. The festival is intended to grow into a network of creative professionals, a reservoir of fresh ideas on urbanity, with a shared knowledge database.

Contact-Making and Partnership Building Activities in Minsk and Brest will bring potential partners from EU, EaP and Belarusian CSOs together for future cooperation opportunities and adoption of best practices related to the themes Social Inclusion and Social Entrepreneurship.


 One of the ways to introduce best practices, standards and innovations into the work of CSOs is through peer-learning, i.e cooperating closely with organisations with relevant experience. Therefore it is crucial to establish more contacts and partnerships between Belarusian and EU/EaP CSOs with relevant expertise and experience.

Global Forum on Youth Policies seeks to bring together around 700 participants in Baku, Azerbaijan, 28-30 October 2014. This Forum is open for youth policy practitioners, youth activists and representatives of youth-led organisations working on youth policy. Global Forum on Youth Policies unites policymakers, civil society organisations, experts, academia, youth advocates, parliamentarians and UN agencies. 200 youth policy practitioners will be selected based on the open call.

Chatham House, in partnership with the Robert Bosch Stiftung, hosts fellows from among the countries of the Eastern Partnership and Russia. The fellowship is intended to provide an opportunity for the next generation of scholars from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine to advance their knowledge of post-Soviet politics, develop research skills.

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for the advancement of science in developing countries and Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology are inviting applications for the TWAS-IROST postdoctoral fellowship programme. Fellowships are available for young scientists from developing countries who wish to pursue postdoctoral research in natural sciences at the Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST) in Iran.

Faculty of Arts and Social Scienses of Lancaster University invites applications for CeMoRe Visiting Fellowship 2014-2015. Lancaster University is looking to fund up to two fellowships, one to be held before February 2015, the second between April and June 2015. Exact dates for visits are negotiable.

The course is organised by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and the Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA), together with the School of Public Policy (SPP) at the Central European University (CEU).



Columbia University in the City of New York (United States) offers The Dart Center Ochberg Fellowship like a unique seminar program for senior and mid-career journalists who want to deepen their knowledge of emotional trauma and psychological injury, and improve reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy.

Center for Advanced Study Sofia provides in-residence fellowships of two- to five- month duration to post-doctoral non-Bulgarian researchers. Junior as well as Senior scholars are invited to apply for the period 1 October 2015 – 28 February 2016.