SEAMEO Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts (SEAMEO SPAFA) is calling for participants for the 2nd SEAMEO Youth Leadership Forum. The SEAMEO Youth Leadership Forum aims to provide a regional platform for youth representatives from Southeast Asia to build their leadership skills and strengthen their capacity to contribute to the ASEAN Community now and in the future. Specifically, it aims to: 1. Develop future Southeast Asian leaders through engagement with present leaders in various key professions, with a focus on good governance and civic responsibility. 2. Enhance youth representatives’ understanding of globalization, intercultural communications, and changes in the natural environment and social relations. 3. Provide a space for youth representatives to voice their unique views on the current and future state of their respective communities and of Southeast Asia. 4. Foster personal, professional, and cross-cultural networking among youths within and across the ASEAN region.
The 2nd Forum will be held in Holiday Inn Bangkok, Thailand from 7-11 March 2016. Deadline for application is 29th January 2016.
SEAMEO SEARCA (SEAMEO Regional Centre for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture) and the International Foundation for Science (IFS) are calling for Expression of Interests (EOIs) in Collaborative Research Grants for this year. The grants are open to early-career scientists in Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam, with a focus on research on Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation (CCHAM) as it relates to agriculture and rural development.
This is a call for EOI, not yet a call for full proposals. The call for the EOI closes on 31 January 2016, the due date for full proposal application by teams is 30 June 2016. Between 1 February and 30 June 2016, those who submitted an EOI will join “Chatter” groups and undertake social networking, team building of 3 to 5 pax per group, and proposal development. For more information, please download the documents below. All submissions must be coursed through IFS (http://ifs.se/crg-forms/crg-2016-expression-of-interest-form.html).