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Empowering Women and Girls in Supply Chains - 0 views

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    The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL, or the Department), announces the availability of approximately $5,000,000 total costs (subject to the availability of Federal funds) for one cooperative agreement to fund a technical assistance project in an identified country to economically empower women and girls. The objective of the project is to reduce the risk of child labor, forced labor, and other violations of labor rights for vulnerable women and girls within an identified supply chain. The project will aim to achieve the following outcomes: (1) improved economic participation by women and girls vulnerable to child labor, forced labor, and/or other violations of labor rights within a supply chain; and (2) improved business practices by private sector actors to protect against child labor, forced labor, and other violations of labor rights for vulnerable women and girls working within a supply chain.
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Improving the Capacity of Labor and Agriculture Stakeholders to Address Child Labor in ... - 0 views

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    The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL, or the Department), announces the availability of approximately $2,500,000 total costs (pending availability of Federal funds) for one cooperative agreement to fund a technical assistance project in Argentina to increase action by labor and agriculture stakeholders to address child labor in agricultural areas in Argentina. Project outcomes include: 1) increased common understanding of the challenges and opportunities for addressing child labor in agriculture, and 2) increased capacity of labor and agriculture stakeholders to address child labor in agriculture.
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Regional Afghan Junior Faculty Development Program - 0 views

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    The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, is pleased to announce an open competition for eligible U.S. institutions of higher education to submit applications to carry out a program designed to enhance and broaden the professional skills of Afghan junior faculty in various fields of study and provide insight into the American system of higher education. The program will offer entry-level professors and administrators at Afghan universities the opportunity to participate in non-degree professional development activities directly related to their professional responsibilities.
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Building Court and Legal Capacities to Prevent and Combat Atrocities in Central African... - 0 views

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    In 2014, the Bureau for African Affairs (AF) and INL agreed to assist CAR's transitional government in re-establishing the country's criminal justice system, which was devastated during the destabilizing violence. CAR is among AF's top foreign assistance priorities in sub-Saharan Africa, and INL assistance seeks to re-establish functioning law enforcement and criminal justice institutions, and expand those institution's capacity to protect, serve, and provide justice to all CAR citizens across sectarian-lines, while upholding human rights and increasing public trust. Pending funding availability and other required approvals, this project will seek to continue INL's efforts to build the capacity of CAR's judicial institutions, with an emphasis on addressing atrocities, war crimes, and conflict related crimes.
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U.S. Embassy Bamako PAS Annual Program Statement - 0 views

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    Purpose of Small Grants: PAS Bamako invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Mali through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must advance a U.S. Mission goal, include an American cultural element, or have a connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.
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PAR-18-840: Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program (D43 Clinical Trial Opt... - 0 views

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    This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications for the Global Infectious Disease (GID) Research Training Program from U.S. and low- and middle-income country (LMIC) institutions. The application should propose a collaborative training program that will strengthen the capacity of an LMIC institution to conduct infectious disease research. FIC will support research-training programs that focus on major endemic or life-threatening emerging infectious diseases, neglected tropical diseases, infections that frequently occur as co-infections in HIV infected individuals or infections associated with non-communicable disease conditions of public health importance in LMICs.
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Increased Transparency and Control of Mercury in Peru - 0 views

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    Support Peru's relevant government agencies to increase transparency, traceability, and control over the elemental mercury handling system in Peru through the development of practical policies, regulations, and implementation tools for handling, tracking, and securing mercury.
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Health Equity and Financial Protection Platform (HEFPP) - 0 views

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    Pursuant to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended, the United States Government, as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development Mission in the Philippines (USAID/Philippines), invites applications for funding from all eligible organizations to carry out activities that will improve health for underserved Filipinos through the reduction of unmet need for modern family planning services, reduction in teenage pregnancies and reduction of newborn morbidity and mortality.
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Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R21 Clinical Tr... - 0 views

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    This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages exploratory/developmental research grant applications, proposing the development of innovative, collaborative research projects on brain and other nervous system function and disorders throughout life, relevant to low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Research on neurological, mental, behavioral, alcohol and substance use disorders may span the full range of science from basic to implementation research. Scientists in the United States (U.S.) or upper-middle income countries (UMICs) are eligible to partner with scientists in LMIC institutions. Scientists in upper middle-income LMICs (UMICs) are also eligible to partner directly with scientists at other LMIC institutions with or without out a US partner. Income categories used are as defined by the World Bank at http://data.worldbank.org/about/country-classifications/country-and-lending-groups. These grants are expected to foster the development of more comprehensive research programs that contribute to the long-term goals of building sustainable research capacity in LMICs to address nervous system development, function and impairment throughout life and to lead to diagnostics, prevention, treatment and implementation strategies. The proposed work may also contribute to developing a base for research networking and evidence-based policy beyond the specific research project.
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Environmental Governance in U.S. Free Trade Agreement Countries - 0 views

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    The purpose of this project is to improve environmental governance, particularly to address the challenges of air pollution, water, and waste management. The goal is to improve the regulatory and enforcement environment resulting in the creation or strengthening of environmental policies, or promote the adoption of environmental technologies or practices in Morocco , Jordan, Oman, Panama, Peru, Colombia, Chile, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, and/or Honduras.
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Increasing Access to Justice in Bangladesh - 0 views

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    This project will provide professional and technical development for defense legal professionals that provide criminal legal aid services in Bangladesh and help develop the organizational capacity of government legal aid committees to improve access to justice for indigent Bangladeshis. The project will provide legal training for defense lawyers to enhance the quality of legal aid services and engage with government legal aid committees to develop strategic initiatives to improve public outreach capabilities, planning, administrative capacity, and coordination among government facilities and NGOs. The project will support efforts to counter violent extremism in Bangladesh through improving access to justice and formal mechanisms to air grievances.
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Promoting Gender Equality in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Exc... - 0 views

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    The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi is pleased to announce an open competition for an implementing partner for the Promoting Gender Equality in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Exchange Program (1) to facilitate a clear understanding of key barriers to female participation in TVET and analyze their implications in women's employment and economic empowerment; (2) to provide practical tools and guidance on how to mainstream gender effectively into the TVET institutional structures, systems, programs and activities; and (3) to strengthen the capacity of TVET providers to overcome gender disparity in student recruitment and retention. U.S. non-profit/non-governmental organizations, public and private educational institutions, including TVET providers, may submit proposals to manage a year-long project to support the professional development of the staff of select Georgian TVET institutions through a robust professional study tour at U.S. training centers, with site visits to the relevant TVET institutions, partners, and policymakers in the United States. PAS intends to award a cooperative agreement for an estimated amount of $225,000 to defray the costs for the preliminary needs assessment trip to Georgia, followed by a three-week intensive study tour in the United States for up to 12 participants, and follow-up visit in Georgia for evaluation and further consultations.
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Ukraine: University Partnership for Pre-Service Training in Government Communications - 0 views

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    The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv announces a funding opportunity establish an academic partnership between a U.S. university and a Ukrainian institution to develop an academic program in government communications. The university partnership will develop a degree-granting higher education program for government communications students (i.e. pre-service training for potential public servants in government communications offices). The partnership will also develop in-service training for government officials through a professional extension program. Elements of the university partnership will include a needs assessment, faculty and student exchanges, curriculum development, joint online courses, and opportunities for joint research among American and Ukrainian faculty and students, and evaluation and measurement of the partnership's impact.
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Louise Seaman Bechtel Visiting Travel Grant Program | H-Announce | H-Net - 0 views

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    Grants of up to $1,500 for US residents or $2,500 (not inclusive of taxes) are available for international residents to undertake research in one of the largest collections of Anglo-American children's literature in the world. Recipients also must give a work in progress colloquium to the university community during residency.

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'SEFER' CENTER INTERNATIONAL GRANT FOR THE RESEARCH ON HISTORY AND CULTURE OF RUSSIAN J... - 0 views

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    SEFER Center awards grants to support research projects in multiple disciplines on Russian Jewry. The subject of the research may comprise different aspects of Jewish history and culture within the territory of former Russian Empire during various historical periods from the ancient times till post-soviet contemporary period. The grant covers the entire variety of humanitarian and social areas (history, literature, linguistics, art history, education, philosophy, religion studies, sociology, political science etc.), as well as interdisciplinary studies. The Center provides researchers, teachers and PhD students with financial support for implementation of academic researches, preparation of monographs, articles and dissertation theses. The grant program is intended for researches from Russia and abroad, including Europe, USA and Canada, Israel and Australia.

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CFA - The 2018 Abe Fellowship Program | H-Announce | H-Net - 0 views

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    The Abe Fellowship is designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern. The program seeks to foster the development of a new generation of researchers who are interested in policy-relevant topics of long-range importance and who are willing to become key members of a bilateral and global research network built around such topics. It strives especially to promote a new level of intellectual cooperation between the Japanese and American academic and professional communities committed to and trained for advancing global understanding and problem solving.

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Council on Foreign Relations Seeks Applications for International Affairs Fellowships |... - 0 views

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    The twelve-month fellowship is designed to assist mid-career scholars and professionals in advancing their analytic capabilities and broadening their foreign policy experience. The program aims to strengthen career development by helping outstanding individuals acquire and apply foreign policy skills beyond the scope of their professional and scholarly achievements. CFR awards approximately ten fellowships annually to highly accomplished individuals who have a capacity for independent work and who are eager to undertake serious foreign policy analysis.

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2018 MBDA Broad Agency Announcement | Minority Business Development Agency - 0 views

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    The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) will provide Federal assistance to support innovative projects seeking to promote and ensure the inclusion and use of minority enterprises. This Announcement is a mechanism to encourage new activities, education, outreach, innovative projects or sponsorships that are not addressed through other MBDA programs.

    MBDA has established key priorities designed to overcome the unique challenges faced by minority business enterprises (MBEs). MBDA is now initiating new approaches to serve MBEs that compliment Presidential priorities and U.S. Department of Commerce goals. These program priorities are separated according to the following 14 initiatives:

    Access to Capital
    American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Project
    Aquaculture
    Disaster Readiness
    Disaster Recovery
    Entrepreneurship Education Program for Formerly Incarcerated Persons
    Global Minority Women Economic Empowerment Initiative
    Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Initiative
    Inclusive Infrastructure Initiative
    Research
    Space Commerce
    Sustainable Business Model
    Technology Transfer and Commercialization
    Virtual Business Center
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Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Embassy Regional Grants - 0 views

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    The U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP) announces an open competition for awards (from $15,000 up to $50,000) to support local and regional small-scale projects in eligible countries in Southeast Asia. Since fiscal year 2014, EAP has awarded and administered regional grants in the EAP region. These awards are funded through EAP Regional foreign assistance funds, and managed by the OES Regional Environment Officer (REO) posted in Bangkok.
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Countering DPRK &Iranian Proliferation Activities N.Africa - 0 views

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    The purpose of this cooperative agreement is to counter Democratic People's Republic of Korea -DPRK's and Iran's activities in North Africa, which could contribute toward the development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD)
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