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World Bank Law, Justice and Development Week 2019

November 4-7, 2019
Registration is open for the World Bank's Law, Justice and Development Week, which will take place on November 4-7, 2019. This year's focus is "Rights, Technology and Development." The deadline for early registration is August 31; visit the event webpage for registration information.

Stanford CDDRL Draper Hills Summer Fellowship Program

December 10, 2019
The Draper Hills Summer Fellowship Program on Democracy and Development, hosted by Stanford University's Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, is a three-week academic training program intended to allow non-academic practitioners from diverse fields the opportunity to collaborate, exchange knowledge, and receive training. The program will offer academic seminars in the theories and practice of democracy, development, and rule of law that will allow participants to examine new institutional models and educate them on how to promote democratic change. The application deadline for the Summer 2020 program is December 10th, 2019.

2020 International Anti-Corruption Conference- Seoul, South Korea

June 2-5, 2020
The 2020 International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) will be held June 2nd-5th in Seoul, South Korea. Speakers will include the CEO of World Bank, the Secretary General of Amnesty International, Denmark's Minister for Development Coordination, and the African Union's Deputy Chairperson. The conference will promote international cooperation among government, civil society, the private sector, and bring together leaders from various sectors in the fight against corruption.

Featured Solicitations


Improving Investigations and Prosecutions of Human Trafficking in Ghana

August 22, 2019
This grant is for a non-profit or NGO that is based in the U.S. and is dedicated to addressing the human trafficking crisis by improving the Government of Ghana's ability to investigate cases and prosecute those accused of human trafficking. The recipient will work closely with many government agencies in Ghana, including the Attorney Genera's Office, Ghanaian Immigration Services, and the Ghanaian Police Services, to develop policies and procedures to ensure interagency coordination. The recipient must be knowledgeable about detection, prevention, investigation, and prosecution strategies. The grant is between $800,000-$1,100,000. The application deadline is August 22, 2019.

Maldives, Republic of: All Disciplines (Fulbright)

September 16, 2019
This grant is seeking applicants that teach undergraduate courses, draw curriculums, or otherwise organize relevant educational training capacity. This is simultaneously a prestigious exchange program as well as an opportunity to strengthen the relationship between the United States and the rest of the world in order to promote collaboration. The recipient of this award will be responsible for teaching classes and number of courses taught will depend on whether research is also proposed. Proposals regarding the Rule of Law will receive priority. The application deadline is September 16th.

Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA)

September 30, 2019
The purpose of this project is to promote democratic governance and rule of law, advocate for equality and non-discrimination, improve economic governance, and promote public health in East Africa. Applications should be national or regional organizations with specific regional initiatives. If the initiatives are, in fact, geared towards the general international community, the initiatives must seek to build local capacity, transfer knowledge, increase tools and skills and must work in an area where there is no local or regional capacity already engaged. Applicants must be individuals, organizations, or agencies that promote rights-based change in Eastern Africa. There is no application deadline. The opportunity is ongoing.

Knowledge Management Fund

November 15, 2019
This grant is awarded by the Knowledge Platform Fund to an organization, individual, or entity that demonstrates commitment to diversifying the rhetoric and evidence within the Security & Rule of Law (SRoL) field, particularly in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Settings (FCAS). Previous recipients have submitted proposals for research, events, or other initiatives that improve the available data and information regarding SLoR. The Fund has approximately $375,000 total to offer, with the average recipient receiving just over $18,000. The application deadline is November 15, 2019.