The Above the Fray fellowship is designed to give a promising journalist the opportunity to cover important but under-reported stories from a location not in the United States. Above the Fray, a fellowship in conjunction with National Public Radio (NPR) in the US, is the keynote programme of the John Alexander Project.
Amateur and professional photographers around the world are invited to submit images of scenes and individuals around the world that reflect the tagline of international nonprofit organisation IREX: "Make a Better World". Photos should demonstrate one or more of 3 theme categories:
"Through this grant we acknowledge how an individual's actions and reach are strengthened through collaboration."
Positioned at the cross-section of international human rights, activism, media, and the arts, the Open Society Documentary Photography Project is extending a call to documentary photographers, photo-based artists, and socially engaged practitioners around the world who strive to go beyond documenting a human rights or social justice issue to enacting change. Since the programme's inception in 2004, 54 photographers have been funded.
Organised by Radio for Peacebuilding Africa (RFPA), the RFPA Awards are designed to recognise the most original and highest quality radio programmes which contribute to promoting peace and tolerance on the African continent. The RFPA Awards intend to showcase and reward radio programmes that, by the topics presented or the angle used, intend to reduce tension between different groups and communities; highlight and enhance the value of shared interests; break down stereotypes; or provide positive role models and agents for change.
The 16-week long fellowship, which will commence on August 1, 2013, is designed to equip Kenyan journalists and infographic designers and developers with new skills to produce data driven long-form stories on health issues. The fellowship will explore reporting on malaria, family planning, maternal and child health, and HIV, and offers mid-career broadcast and print journalists an opportunity to take time out from the newsroom to enhance and polish their health and data journalism skills while engaging in high quality, high impact health journalism.
This award seeks to recognise the cumulative contributions of an African Ministry of Health, an individual, and an institution whose public policy advocacy efforts at the national, regional, or international level have improved patient access to palliative care in Africa. The award is offered by the African Palliative Care Association (APCA), with funding from the Open Society Foundations (OSF).
Organised by the African Palliative Care Association (APCA), with funding from the Open Society Foundations (OSF), this award seeks to recognise the best coverage of issues pertaining to palliative care in Africa. Winners will be presented with their awards during the joint APCA and Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa (HPCA) conference to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa from 17-20 September, 2013.
The World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) is an international competition for youth-led projects that encourage the active participation of young people under 30 years of age in the emerging information society. It is intended to be a global 'youth for youth' initiative for selecting and promoting best practice in e-content and technological creativity, demonstrating young people's potential to create digital opportunities.
The Intercultural Innovation Award is a partnership between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group that aims to select and support the grassroots project that encourages intercultural dialogue and cooperation around the world. Winners receive a monetary grant and one-year customised support package to help grow and expand to other contexts, with a first prize of US$50,000.
The Manuel Velasco Suarez Award for Excellence in Bioethics was created in 2002 to stimulate young scholars in the development of their capacities for bioethical analysis. It is one of six awards presented by the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF) through its Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health Program, a partnership between the Foundation and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).