Grassroots Participation: A Panacea in Fostering Concrete Development
Grassroots’ involvement in development processes has often undermined despite its significance towards policy interventions and responses that resonates with the actual problems and opportunities at hand. When politicians are given power through elections and appointments, so often they diverge from their primary responsibilities and impose on those people they purport to be representing.
PODCAST: Service Delivery And Its Impact On Women As Burden Bearers
Poor service delivery has been affecting residents across all suburbs in Zimbabwe. Women as care givers are confronted with the reality of providing for their families and making sure that their homes and children are taken care of. It is these women and children that are mainly affected by the impact of lack of the provision of such basic entitlements like water, electricity and refuse collection.
VIDEO:Zimbabwe 2018 Elections –Young People’s Fears and Aspirations
Young people are an important component and resource of any nation but are often excluded from decision making on matters that ultimately affect them. In Zimbabwe, young people are the largest demographic group, and as the nation gears for the 2018 elections, different political parties are jostling to lure the votes of this demography.
Real Open Opportunities for Transformation Support (ROOTS)
Real Open Opportunities for Transformation Support (ROOTS) is a nonprofit organization working towards the promotion of economic and social justice among young people in peri-urban, rural and mining communities.
Preventing Election Violence Is a Priority for Africa
It's a busy time for elections in Africa, with countries like the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Zimbabwe and Kenya gearing up for the polls. And as elections increasingly become the legitimate way to acquire political power on the continent, winning votes has become a matter of life and death for the political elite in many countries.
Can Development Minerals Avoid Abuses and Fuel African Growth?
Dakar — Rising urbanisation in Africa could spur governments to breathe new life into the development minerals sector
On a continent better known for enriching colonisers and corporations by exporting its gold, copper and diamonds, so-called "development minerals" - ranging from limestone to granite - could help Africa fuel its own economic growth.
Education System Must Meet the Needs of the 21st Century Learner and Beyond
Education is a fundamental tool for the development of children and setting foundation for the communities they reside. Historically the education system has been designed to transfer knowledge from one person to the other with set standards, channels and principles. It is however debatable if the education that countries especially those in Africa are providing is still relevant to the current needs and global trends.
The girl child in Zimbabwe faces a mirage of challenges from the day she draws her first breath. In a society where patriarchy is still supreme the girl child faces the brunt of a predominantly male dominated society, sexism, and general social exclusion.
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Climate Change and DRM Intern, Harare, ZIMBABWE at UNDP
UNDP Harare would like to give an opportunity to one student within the field of Climate Change adaptation and disaster risk management to have a learning experience within their Climate change, Environment and Energy team. The internship will initially be issued for a period of 3 months and subject to performance may be extended for a further 3 months.
The Zimbabwe HIV Care and Treatment (ZHCT) mechanism will increase the availability and quality of care and treatment services for People Living with HIV (PLWHIV) primarily through community based interventions that complement the public sector as part of the multi-sectorial response led by the Government of Zimbabwe. ZHCT has two objectives; 1) to increase the availability of high quality comprehensive care and treatment services for PLWHIV at community level 2) to strengthen community level health systems to monitor, track and maintain PLWHIV in care.
OBGYN/Technical Director – Maternal , Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) and Family Planning (FP)
FHI 360 is seeking applications for an OBGYN/Technical Director for an anticipated Integrated Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) and Family planning project in Zimbabwe. This project aims to improve maternal, newborn and child health and reproductive health services in targeted areas through a combined maternal, newborn and child health and family planning activity.
The District Team Leader leads the operations of ZHCT project in close consultation and collaboration with the respective MoHCC District Health Executive (particularly the District Nursing Officer (DNO)) and District AIDS Coordinator. S/he is responsible for stakeholder engagement, project planning, implementation, monitoring, as well as reporting of the interventions implemented by FHI 360 and its partners in the assigned district and is accountable for the prudent use of all resources entrusted with FHI 360 and its partners in the assigned district.
Goethe University Master Scholarships in Germany for 2017/18
Goethe University’s Master scholarship programme is a groundbreaking project, and unique in the academic landscape of Germany. For a period of five years (2016-2020) we will be offering 20 scholarships per year for various MSc and MA courses with a special emphasis on research.
The IWMF’s Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists supports the production of ambitious projects and underreported, globally important stories. For the next nine years, the IWMF will make an annual total of $230,000 worth of grants to support women journalists in their projects and endeavors. The fund is not limited in either the grant dollar amount or the number of grants awarded within the annual total.
Fully Funded: World Forum for Democracy 2017 in France
The sixth edition of the Council of Europe’s World Forum for Democracy will engage with decision-makers, young people and opinion-formers to review novel initiatives and approaches which can enhance democratic practices and help parties and media, but also other political actors, to re-connect to citizens, make informed choices and function optimally in 21st century democracy.
The conference is designed to provide doctoral students with feedback on their research from peers and faculty outside their home institutions, and build cross-institutional relationships among the next generation of international security scholars.
Call for Papers : Special Issue on Kenya’s 2017 elections
Are you researching the Kenyan elections of 2017? Are you looking for a place to publish your work? If so, then click through for more information because Nic Cheeseman, Karuti Kanyinga, Gabrielle Lynch, Mutuma Ruteere, and Justin Willis are acting as guest editors for a special issue, and they want to hear from you …
Are you a recent graduate or enrolled in a graduate program? Are you interested in making a difference in environmental research and policy? Do you have a commitment towards addressing issues of international importance related to water, environment and health? If so, then the UNU-INWEH Internship Programme could be for you!
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency is pleased to offer Private Sector Communication Internship for the duration of 6 months. UNHCR is seeking a dynamic and proactive intern, with a strong interest in communication and refugee issues, to complete a six-month internship within UNHCR’s Private Sector Communication team. This is an unpaid internship programme. International students are eligible to apply for this programme.