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[Apply for grant] Mekong connection funding up to $25,000 for NGOs and community groups

Mekong Connections team is inviting applications from NGOs or community groups working in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, or Viet Nam that would benefit from grants of up to $25,000.The grant funding will support community work that focuses on any ONE of these areas:– protecting ...

[Virtual panel discussion]: Trafficking in Persons and the Protection of Women and Children in the Laos

To commemorate World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2021, you are invited to join the virtual panel discussion under the theme: Trafficking in Persons and the Protection of Women and Children in Laos.Time: Friday, 30 July 2021 (14:00 – 15:30).This is an opportunity for you ...

[Applications] the 2nd seminar at the YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam (FUV)

YSEALI Academy at Fulbright University Vietnam (Fulbright) plans to offer three flagship seminars addressing challenging issues facing the region such as energy economics and policy, contemporary cybersecurity challenges and opportunities, and fundamentals of startup investing in Southeast Asia.  This seminar will be held virtually from September ...

[Register now] A webinar: Women and Community Land Rights: Investing in Local Champions

The webinar will take you to the project model in investing in a diverse group of land rights champions, both women and men can be a game-changer both for women and for the wider community. The local land rights champions nurtured through the WOLTS project ...

[CALL FOR APPLICATION] Indigenous Youth Empowerment Grant Program (Deadline 14 June)

UNDP and the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) established the “Indigenous Youth Empowerment Grant Program” and call for applicants from Laos, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, India, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam. Depending on the scale of their projects, the grant recipients will receive fund ...

[Register now] 3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum (26-27 May 2021)

The 3rd Mekong Regional Land Forum will bring together reform-minded actors within and beyond the region to engage in in-depth, interactive debate on issues that cut to the core of local tenure security and community resource management. The sessions will take place online, with in-person events ...

[CALL FOR APPLICATIONS] Summer School on Land Relations and Land Governance in the Mekong Region

The Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development and the Mekong Land Research Forum has run annual summer schools on land relations and land governance, involving participants from all six Mekong countries.The purpose of the summer school is to equip participants with a research ...

DATA-DRIVEN STORYTELLING CONTEST (Deadline extended to March 29th, 2021)

The purpose of this contest is to encourage professionals, researchers, students, particularly women and Indigenous Peoples to demonstrate the value of data through effective visual data storytelling, and to contribute to the open data community by increasing the accessibility of information on public services.During this ...

Lao Media Start-up Expo

Lao Media Start-up Expo is an event where you can meet a variety of individuals and professional online and offline media. – Youtuber– Content Creator– Influencer– Photographer / Drone– Video Graphic– Online Advertisement– Film Maker– Food/Product Reviewer– Media Agency/ Media Marketing/Marketing Strategy– Cartoon Animation– Podcast– Radio, ...

2nd ASEAN Youth Social Journalism Contest 2021

The 2nd ASEAN Youth Social Journalism Contest 2021 is inviting youth “Social Journalists” to submit an essay and campaign ideas describing a theme of “#ASEANYouth and COVID-19 ─ Response, Recovery, and Resilience”. We are inviting the talented ASEAN’s youth to share and promote fact-based and compelling messages showcasing ...

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