WTO issues call for papers for 2017 Essay Award for Young Economists

The WTO issued a call on 6 March for young economists to submit papers for the 2017 WTO Essay Award. The award aims to promote high-quality research on trade policy and international trade co-operation and to reinforce the relationship between the WTO and the academic community. Essays must be submitted by 2 June 2017. Prize The annual WTO Essay Award ... Read More »

Food Sustainability Media Award 2017

Application deadline: 31 May 2017 Media and effective communication have the power to engage people, induce behavioural change and make all of us contribute to the creation of a more equitable and sustainable future. Professional journalists, photographers and video makers work to turn everyday issues into a global concern but they are not the only ones. The Thompson Reuters Foundation ... Read More »

LAWARDS: Innovation in Law Awards

Deadline: 31 May 2017 Open to: any individual or organization around the world that has developed an innovative Award: winner will be invited to Mexico City (travel and accommodation fully covered for three nights at Hotel Camino Real Polanco) Description The Law Schools Global League is an association that brings together law schools from all over the world that share a commitment to the globalization of law in teaching, research, and ... Read More »

18th Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition

Deadline: 10 May 2017 Open to: anyone born on or before 19 January 1999 Description The Fryderyk Chopin National Institute invites you to take part in a competition for visual identification of the 18th Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition. The graphic presentation of one of the oldest music competitions in the world has always inspired great interest. Its first edition ... Read More »

Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition 2017

Program Date: 11th – 15th  September 2017 Venue:  Singapore Lee Kuan Yew Global Business Plan Competition (LKYGBPC) derives its name from Singapore’s founding prime minister, who developed the country’s defining business plan bringing the Asian city onto the global stage.It is this spirit of intelligence, entrepreneurship, innovation and ambition the competition enshrines as it invites the brightest minds from the world’s ... Read More »

Fully funded 2017 UNESCO/Juan Bosch Prize for the Promotion of Social Science Research

The Prize was duly established by the Executive Board, at the initiative of the Government of the Dominican Republic, in connection with the commemoration of the centenary of Professor Bosch’s birth in 2009. By creating the Prize, the Member States on the Executive Board recognized the remarkable contribution of Professor Juan Bosch to the study of social and political processes ... Read More »

2017 Innsbruck Nature Film Festival

Application Deadline: July 25, 2017 Eligible Regions: Open for All Location: Austria Benefits To the winners of the categories mentioned above and to the winners of Special Awards prizes worth appr. € 18.000 will be awarded! The “Call 4 Entries” for the 2017 Innsbruck Nature Film Festival has been opened. They are looking forward to numerous submissions in the following ... Read More »

2017 WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism

Deadline: 28 May 2017 Nominations are open for the 2017 World Justice Project (WJP) Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism to acknowledge journalists from around the world who have contributed to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law. Prize Information The winner will receive $10,000 USD. The winner of the WJP ... Read More »

Future Earth Request for Proposals

Deadline: 5 June 2017 Open to: any institution from any country Grants: total amount of approximately USD 600,000 Description The Future Earth is currently accepting proposals for biodiversity research for global sustainability, the “Program for Early-stage Grants Advancing Sustainability Science or Pegasus – Biodiversity and Natural Assets”. This initiative is funded in part by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Science Program ... Read More »

Contest: Simple Office Accessories Product Design

Deadline: 21 May 2017 Open to: everyone Award: EUR 5000, global promotion and product signature Description The title of the contest is “Simple Office Accessories”. We are in search of that dusty old idea of yours that has been laying somewhere in your closet or on your computer disk for a while now. The one that popped in your head ... Read More »