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1. Publications Co-ordinator: Legal Resources Foundation (LRF) ……………………………………… 1
2. Vacancy Notice No. Zim/2011- 08: Senior Procurement Assistant (GS7 Level): United
Nations Children’s Fund …………………………………………………………………………………………………. 3
3. Medical Officer – HIV Care and Treatment Programme: JSI Research & Training Institute,
Inc. 4
4. Programme Analyst: Monitoring, Evaluation and Operations Research (MER): UNFPA…… 6
5. Regional WASH Advisor: Oxfam GB UK……………………………………………………………………… 7
6. Information Communication & Technology (ICT) Coordinator – Chipinge/Chiredzi Program
Units: Plan International ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 8
7. Messenger: Zimbabwe Olympic Committee………………………………………………………………. 8
8. Programme Manager and Advisor: Irish Aid………………………………………………………………. 9
9. Manager Training and Purchasing (Local Health Expert): Cordaid ………………………………. 10
10. Three (3) vacancies: PSI Zimbabwe……………………………………………………………………… 11
11. 16th ICASA Conference: Registration and Abstract Submission Now Open………………. 13
12. Change to Change – sowing the seeds of change………………………………………………….. 14
13. Calls For Entry P2P Good Pitch2 2011 Now Open………………………………………………….. 14
14. Scholarship Scheme: British American Tobacco Zimbabwe…………………………………….. 15
15. ADLER Entrepreneurship Awards 2011………………………………………………………………… 15
16. 2011 Rights & Democracy John Humphrey Award ………………………………………………… 16
1. Publications Co-ordinator: Legal Resources Foundation (LRF)
Deadline: 3 May 2011
LRF Background:
The Legal Resources Foundation (LRF) Zimbabwe is an autonomous charitable and
educational Trust established in 1984 by trust deed and registered under the Private
Voluntary Organisations Act [Chapter 17:05]. The LRF is a professionally run NGO with
credibility in civil society in Zimbabwe, the courts and the judiciary. Programmes undertaken
by the LRF are based on the understanding that facilitating access to the legal system can
advance human rights in Zimbabwe. The LRF believes that disadvantaged people, particularly
women, can be empowered to assert their rights through the legal system when they are
provided with information and advice. It has a network of offices in 28 geographical locations
throughout the country.
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Publications and LRF:
The publications unit of the LRF supports the organisation’s objectives and those of the
various programmes. As well as developing resources for the legal system, specifically the
legal profession, the courts, law students, the police and researchers, the unit also produces
in-house stationary for its many offices and centres, IEC materials for programmes and more
general publications for sale to the wider public in Zimbabwe and abroad. The unit has an
equipped print room with capacity to print copy and produce two colour pamphlets and
leaflets. In addition, staff have access to up-to-date publications’ hardware and software to
support material design and layout. The unit currently publishes legal and IEC materials,
including Zimbabwe Law Reports as a central and in demand resource for the judiciary and
Duties and responsibilities of the Publications Coordinator:
The Publications Co-ordinator will primarily:
– Manage the unit and co-ordinate the day-to-day workload of the unit’s staff including the
print room team;
– Manage quality control to LRF standards of all LRF publications, IEC materials and
– Commission the work of external resource people and printing / publishing services to
comply with LRF standards and procedures;
– Work with the LRF Publications Committee on policy and other LRF departments on
publications issues that include but are not restricted to branding, design, marketing and
– Network within the publication, printing and development sectors;
– Network with relevant NGOs and businesses, matching their interests to those of the LRF
in order to promote the LRF through its publications, increase the range and spread of its
dissemination and increase print-runs through pre-selling, especially of its pamphlets;
– Coordinate the LRF website committee ensuring the website is both a key online
publication in itself and as a publications sales and marketing tool
Qualifications and Skills:
– A good first degree in the Arts and a good postgraduate degree in Publications,
Journalism, Education, Law or related discipline will be an advantage
– Minimum of 8 years editorial experience, managing books / magazines from conception
to publication
– Previous experience in managing staff and budgets
– Strong computer skills; knowledge of Adobe systems such as In-design and DTP software
such as Corel E Strong report writing and analytical skills
– Good communication (spoken and written English especially) and interpersonal skills
– Highly motivated, able to work independently and in multi-disciplinary teams
– Knowledge of and experience in the NGO sector will be an added advantage
– Short listed candidates will be required to undergo tests of their writing and editing skills.
Package: The position carries a competitive package, which will be disclosed to successful
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Applications with full contact details, accompanied by comprehensive curriculum vitae, and
clearly marked “Publications Co-ordinator” should be sent to:
The National Director,
P O Box 918
Or they can be sent by e-mail to:
Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
2. Vacancy Notice No. Zim/2011- 08: Senior Procurement Assistant (GS7
Level): United Nations Children’s Fund
Deadline: 27 April 2011
Fixed Term Post
UNICEF, the world’s leading children’s rights organization, has an opening for passionate and
committed professionals who want to make a lasting difference for children in Zimbabwe. We
are seeking people with a commitment for women and children, high drive for results,
demonstrable embracing of diversity, integrity, demonstrable teamwork, good selfawareness
and self-regulation.
Purpose of the post:
Under the general supervision of the Supply Officer, prepares requests for proposals and
purchase orders for goods and services, obtains quotations from local vendors for purchasing
office and project supplies.
Your profile for the post:
– Contacts local vendors for price quotations, prepares summary of bids including
information on price and conditions of offer and recommends the best offer.
– Drafts bid invitations and/or requests for price quotations; drafts fax/email solicitations
and related correspondence.
– Coordinates meeting of the Tender Committee or Local committee on Contracts.
– Arranges CRC meetings by preparing and distributing files containing the cases to be
– Prepares Contracts Review Committee minutes for approval by the Country
– Compiles purchase order documents for supervisor’s signature.
– Ensures distribution of signed purchase document.
– Records and keeps up to date the SAG table.
– Assists in following up of GR/SR. Keeps GR/SR file up to date.
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– Maintains manual and automated procurement files and records.
– Provides purchase information to receiving and inventory staff.
– Maintains procurement supply and vendor reference library.
– Monitors and reports on shipments from local suppliers, offshore supplies and supplies
from clearing agents and government warehouses.
– Verifies vendor invoices and prepares payment requests for settlement by the finance
– Researches and evaluates suppliers’ performance/competence based on price, quality,
service, support, availability, reliability, production, and distribution capabilities as well as
the reputation and history.
Minimum Qualifications and Experience Required:
– Minimum of first degree in any commercial subject, supplemented by courses in
purchasing methods, supply chain management and logistics highly desirable.
– Seven years of progressively responsible clerical or administrative work, with specialized
experience in purchasing a variety of materials and services.
– Experience with computer databases for the maintenance of procurement records.
– Knowledge of import/export, warehousing and purchasing techniques of supplies.
– Good negotiating skills.
If you have experience of working in a similar capacity, meet the above profile and want to
make an active and lasting contribution to build a better world for children, send your
application quoting vacancy notice number to the following address.
HR Specialist
(Vacancy Notice No. 08: Zim-2011)
UNICEF, 6 Fairbridge Avenue,
P O Box 1250
Belgravia, Harare
Or email:
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
3. Medical Officer – HIV Care and Treatment Programme: JSI Research &
Training Institute, Inc.
Deadline: 27 April 2011 (12 noon)
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JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI), contractor for the Supply Chain Management
System Project (SCMS), a U.S. Government (USG)-funded global technical assistance project
aimed at strengthening health supply chains in developing countries, is recruiting for the
position of Medical Officer – HIV Care and Treatment Programme to be based at the Ministry
of Health and Child Welfare, AIDS & TB Unit in Harare, Zimbabwe. This is a one-year, full
time contract position. The contract is renewable pending availability of funds.
Key functions:
Work under the National HIV & AIDS Care and Treatment Programme of the AIDS and TB
Unit/ Ministry of Health and Child Welfare for a Comprehensive response to the needs of
PLHIV. The incumbent will primarily provide leadership and technical oversight in initiatives
aimed at improving the Quality of HIV Care for PLHIV.
Responsibilities and tasks:
– Work with the National ART Programme staff and MoHCW Quality department in strategic
planning, while contributing to the development of evidence-based policies, strategies, and
guidelines that will foster best practices in HIV-Treatment and Care
– Facilitate and support HIV Quality of Care Improvement and Monitoring activities at ART
– Support the roll-out of the clinical mentorship activities to foster quality care for PLHIV at
ART clinics
– Contribute to strengthening of health care management at all levels by providing relevant
training to health personnel in the area of HIV and AIDS (public and private sector)
– Monitor programme performance utilising established M&E protocols, prepare reports and
documents when needed
– Perform any other related duties required
– Medical doctor with M.P.H.
– Minimum three years’ experience in HIV & AIDS program management
– Clinical experience in comprehensive management of HIV&AIDS patients including ART is
– Excellent communication, report writing, computer and analytical skills
– Demonstrated ability in liaison and collaboration with MoHCW, NGOs, and health
institutions will be a distinct advantage
– Willingness to spend considerable time in travel outside Harare
– Police clearance
– Good physical and metal health
Competitive salary and benefits. Interested applicants please submit application letter,
complete resume, and contactable references to: Country Director, Southwest Wing, Room
SW07, Agriculture House, No. 1 Adylinn Road, Cnr Marlborough Drive, Marlborough, Harare.
Fax: +263-4-309830. Email:
Only short listed candidates will be notified.
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4. Programme Analyst: Monitoring, Evaluation and Operations Research
Deadline: 25 April 2011 (12 noon)
Duty Station: Harare, Zimbabwe
Contract: Fixed term post
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Assistant Representative, the MER
Analyst is responsible for the development and implementation of the planning, monitoring
and evaluation strategy of the UNFPA Country Programme (CP) and its components
(Reproductive Health Rights including HIV/AIDS and ASRH, Gender Equality, and Population
and Development). S/he is responsible for providing timely and relevant information to
programme staff and stakeholders (implementing partners, representatives from primary
stakeholder groups, external consultants as well as Regional M&E or Thematic Advisors).
UNFPA M&E system is based on the CP logframe and M&E plan and builds as much as
possible upon existing national M&E mechanisms and systems.
Major duties and responsibilities include:
– Design the framework for the physical and process monitoring of programme activities
– Promote a results-based approach to monitoring and evaluation, emphasizing results and
– Co-ordinate the preparation of all statutory programme reports and guide CO staff in
preparing these reports in accordance with approved reporting formats and ensure their
timely submission
– Prepare TORs for specific programme research studies and all key CP evaluations in
accordance with UNFPA guidelines and policies, support recruitment, guide and supervise
consultants and organisations contracted for this purpose, and review research proposals and
– Support information needs of UNFPA’s implementing partners
– Review existing M&E and management information systems of implementing partners and
identify where support is needed
– Provide technical support and training to implementing partner staff and primary
stakeholders on specific MER and RBM issues
– Design and implement a system to identify, analyse, document and disseminate lessons
Only candidates satisfying all the following should apply:
– Advanced degree in Demography, Epidemiology, Economics, Statistics or related field
– At least 5 years of professional development related work experience at the national or
international level. This must primarily relate to senior levels of planning, management,
monitoring and evaluation of programmes and operations or applied research in public or
private sector.
– Confirmed experience in the use of statistical analysis packages (SPSS, STATA, CsPRO,
SAS, etc.)
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– Fluency in English and Shona/Ndebele
– Experience in working with international donors and the UN system is an asset
– Good writing, analysis and communication skills
Please send your CV and cover letter to: The UNFPA Representative, Ref: NPO MER, Block 7,
1st Floor, Arundel Office Park, Mount Pleasant, P. O. Box 4775, Harare; or by email Applicants are requested to also fill out and submit a Personal History
form (P11) available at or from the
Operations Unit, UNFPA, Arundel Office Park, Mt Pleasant, Harare along with their
Notice: there is no application, processing fee or other fee at any stage of the application
process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does
not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status. UNFPA offers attractive compensation
package commensurate with experience but reserves the right to appoint at the indicated or
lower grade. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Qualified female candidates are
strongly encouraged to apply.
N.B. UNFPA Zimbabwe reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy
announcement. We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying for this
post for other positions within UNFPA Zimbabwe at the same grade level and with similar job
description, experience and education requirements.
5. Regional WASH Advisor: Oxfam GB UK
Deadline: 21 April 2011
Ref.: INT4472
Job type: 2-year fixed-term contract
Salary: GBP23 090 to GBP29 954 net per annum (plus pension and medical)
Location: Zambia
Public health (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene or WASH) plays a central role in the poverty
continuum of Southern Africa. The Regional WASH advisor will play a pivotal role in
cementing water and sanitation as a core component of the Region’s Essential Services work
and will ensure that Oxfam becomes a leading INGO in the SAF region in emergency WASH
preparedness and response. Based in Zambia, the Regional WASH Advisor will be responsible
for leading the Zambia WASH programme (50%) as well as regional WASH programme
development and implementation support (25%) and regional WASH emergency
preparedness and response (25%).
The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in water engineering (or similar) and/or
equivalent technical experience and training in the design and implementation of water
hygiene systems in Africa. The successful candidate should also demonstrate sound
experience in leading public health programmes, programme policy and strategy
development as well as the monitoring and management of large budgets. Experience in
assessing and responding to emergencies is essential, and the successful candidate should
be willing to travel up to 30% of the time.
Please apply online through Oxfam’s web page quoting the reference number INT4472.
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Oxfam is an equal opportunities employer. We particularly encourage applications from
people living with HIV and AIDS, people with disabilities, women and previously
disadvantaged people.
6. Information Communication & Technology (ICT) Coordinator –
Chipinge/Chiredzi Program Units: Plan International
Deadline: 21 April 2011
Plan is an international humanitarian, child centred community development organisation
dedicated to working with and for children in need in developing countries including
Zimbabwe. Plan offers equal opportunity employment to suitably qualified applicants for
vacant positions within the organisation. The Zimbabwe program is seeking services of a
suitably qualified candidate to fill the following vacant position on renewable 2-year Fixed
Term Contract basis.
Job Purpose:
To coordinate and provide technical support for users; and to manage and administer local
ICT infrastructure and corporate systems under the direction of the Program Unit Manager
and the ICT Manager
Entry Qualifications and Experience:
– A degree or equivalent in Computer Studies with 2 years working experience or Diploma
in computer studies with 3 years working experience
– At least 3 years Experience of supporting LANs, SQL Server, and email server
– Experience of Microsoft Server administration
– Experience in managing and implementing information systems and supporting
– Proven ability and experience in setting up LANs and telecommunications networks
Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should email a comprehensive CV
and motivational letter to:
Please note that reference & background checks will be performed for successful candidates
including clearances on child related offences in conformity with Plan’s Child Protection
Policy. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. The closing date for receipt of
applications is 21 April 2011.
7. Messenger: Zimbabwe Olympic Committee
Deadline: 19 April 2011
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the position of
messenger, which has arisen in the Zimbabwe Olympic Committee
Duties and responsibilities: Reporting to the Administration Officer, the incumbent must be
diligent and trustworthy with a clean proven track record.
Key tasks include:
– Cleaning and maintaining office facilities including staff canteen
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– Carrying out office errands that include documents and mail deliveries and collection
– Driving ZOC delegates and staff on official duty
– At least minimum 5 “O” Levels including English Language
– Clean class 3 and 4 Driver’s licence
– Defensive driving certificate will be an added advantage
– 2 years experience in a similar position preferably within a sporting organisation
– Physically fit and energetic
Interested candidates are required to submit their application letters with an updated CV via
email to: or or alternatively hand deliver to the ZOC
Offices at No. 3 Aintree Circle, Belvedere, Harare (Close to Belvedere Primary School). All
applications should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer.
8. Programme Manager and Advisor: Irish Aid
Deadline: 18 April 2011
The Irish Aid bilateral program in Zimbabwe has two components, which are to support the
provision of quality care for those affected by HIV and AIDS, and to support Zimbabwe’s
transition towards recovery.
The programme Manager and Advisor will provide advisory, technical, and managerial
backstopping support in the implementation of Irish Aid’s Programme of assistance in
Zimbabwe. Main functions will include programme planning, monitoring and overseeing of
grants, capacity development and advisory and networking activities.
• A postgraduate degree in social science, health science, community development,
management, education or law
• At least 5 years experience working in a relevant professional capacity, as well as 5
years working experience in Zimbabwe. At least 2 years experience should have been spent
in a developing country with a donor agency
• Experience in the area of HIV/AIDS policy and programming with good
understanding of the impact of the disease at household and community levels in Zimbabwe
• A good understanding of the global and regional debate and support environment in
the fight against HIV and AIDS
• Excellent management skills relevant to aid delivery
• Excellent interpersonal, networking, communications and computer skills
• Ability to collate and distill large amounts of information
Applicants should email a CV and letter of motivation to Action Appointments,
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Terms of reference are available upon request. The successful candidate will be offered a
major (3/4) time, two year contract post. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be
9. Manager Training and Purchasing (Local Health Expert): Cordaid
Deadline: 15 April 2011
Improving Maternal and Neonatal health is one of the key objectives of the Ministry of Health
and Child Welfare (MoHCW). In line with this, the World Bank has decided to support the
establishment of a Results Based Financing program (RBF), which seeks to accelerate the
availability, accessibility and utilization of quality health services at district and health centre
level. The RBF program will provide subsidies, directly linked to services delivered at primary
health care level i.e. rural health clinics, and to minor extent district hospitals. The MoHCW
and the World Bank have appointed an international NGO to manage this Results Based
Financing (RBF) program in rural districts in Zimbabwe. In the start-up phase the project
starts in two frontrunner districts.
For the INGO’s Head Office in Harare, the INGO will need to acquire the services of a
Manager Training and Purchasing (Local Public Health Expert)
Position and responsibility:
The Manager – T&P will report to the Head of Mission. He/she and will be a member of the
Management Team. The main responsibility of the Manager Training and Purchasing will be
the overall quality of the program, in particular from a public health point of view.
General objectives of the posting:
The position of Manager Training and Purchasing will be occupied by a senior health expert
whose primary tasks is to make sure that the RBF program will effectively contribute to the
realization of the aforementioned MoHCW’s ambitions in respect to maternal and child health
Specific objectives of the position – Main tasks:
– Develop and maintain contacts with government authorities at national and
provincial/district level
– Representation of Cordaid in technical working groups
– Promote the RBF approach, its main features, ambitions and (would-be) results among
relevant stakeholders
– Organise, develop and contribute to a variety of training activities that will be undertaken
in the course of the program implementation
– More specifically attend to capacity building needs at various levels (province, district,
facility and community) associated with technical and policy issues in the areas of maternal
and child health
– Coach Zimbabwe PH experts engaged by Cordaid
– Verification of all contracts that are signed with health facilities or stakeholders
– Install robust monitoring and evaluation process
– Analyse progress reports and suggest options for improvements or corrections
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– University degree in medicine with a specialization in public health or sufficient work
– Experience of at least five years in the field of health (and more in particular maternal and
child health) and project management
– Extensive experience with various forms of capacity building
– Discreet, honest, trustworthy (trusted), communicative, proactive, methodical, diplomatic,
task-oriented, careful and proven managerial capacities
– Experience in working with the government and international (donor) organizations
– Experience in preparing reports, representation and advocacy
– Excellent oral and written English
The Training and Purchasing manager will reside in Harare, with frequent travelling to
provinces and districts enrolled in the program.
Contract period:
The contract will initially run for three months from 1st May until 31st July, with an option for
continuation depending on performance.
How to apply:
Applications including a motivation letter and extensive CV in English, including the contact
details of at least three professional references, should be sent by email only Mention the vacancy number in Subject line, MTP001. An eassessment
test can be part of the application procedure. Female candidates are encouraged
to apply. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. Interviews will be held between 20th
and 22nd April 2011. The INGO is an equal opportunity employer and offers attractive
remuneration package.
10. Three (3) vacancies: PSI Zimbabwe
Deadline: 15 April 2011
PSI is a leading global health organization with programs targeting malaria, child survival,
HIV and reproductive health. Working in partnership within the public and private sectors,
and harnessing the power of the markets, PSI provides life-saving products, clinical services
and behavior change communications that empower the world’s most vulnerable populations
to lead healthier lives.
Opportunities have arisen for suitably qualified and experienced
candidates to fill the positions in the Male Circumcision (MC) Program.
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Reporting directly to the MC Manager, the 3 positions actively participate in the service
delivery at MC implementing sites and work closely with the Ministry of Health and Child
Welfare, National AIDS Council structures and traditional and religious communities in the
delivery of safe male circumcision services for HIV prevention. They will also be instrumental
in program monitoring and evaluation of MC activities.
1. MC Training and Quality Asurance Cordinator – Head Ofice
– Quality assurance and control in the service delivery of male circumcision services
– Regular supervision and support of implementing MC sites
– Ongoing review of M&E tools and MC service delivery protocols
– Identify training needs in MC program and developing work plans to satisfy these
– Coordinate the training of doctors, nurses, receptionist, theatre assistants, etc
– Represent national MC program staff at different local and international fora
– Provide onsite mentorship to multi-disciplinary professionals at service delivery sites
– Assist in regional operations management of the MC program
2. MC Regional Cordinator – Head Ofice
– Assist Site Coordinators in coming up with and implementing periodic plans
– Participate in the coordination of operational issues from provincial to site level, including
monitoring site performance and assisting in meeting set targets
– Support sites in supplies chain management
– Participate in MC data management and preparation of regular programmatic reports
– Participate in the assessment and preparation of static and satellite MC outreach sites for
service delivery
– Coordinate MC static and outreach activities in all the provinces
– Identify and liaise with support structures for referrals of MC clients
– Participate in service delivery quality assurance, MC sites supervision and the training of
MC staff such as doctors, nurses, theatre assistants and receptionists
– Participate in the conduct of operational research
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– Monitor and evaluate MC sites performance and provide relevant support
3. MC Regional Oficer – Manicaland
– Coordinate MC static and outreach activities in the province
– Identify and liaise with support structures for referrals of MC clients
– Coordinate scaling up of service delivery at MC static and outreach activities in the province
– Participate in service delivery quality assurance, MC sites supervision and the training of
MC staff
– Monitor and evaluate MC sites performance and provide relevant support
Qualifications and experience for positions 1, 2 & 3:
– Degree or Diploma in Nursing or Public Health
– Registered with professional bodies e.g. Nurses Council of Zimbabwe or Medical & Dental
Practitioners Council
– Post basic training in community nursing, public health, theatre and midwifery an added
– Clean class 4 driver’s licence with at least two years driving experience
– At least 3 years post qualification and experience in relevant fields
Detailed CV’s clearly stating the job title on the subject line, should be sent
or submitted to: The Director, Human Resources &
Administration, Population Services International, Block E, Emerald Office Park, 30 The
Chase West, Harare.
PSI is an equal opportunity employer.
11. 16th ICASA Conference: Registration and Abstract Submission Now
Early registration deadline: 31 May 2011
The 16th International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa (ICASA) will be held in Addis
Ababa, Ethiopia between 4-8 December 2011. The early registration deadline is 31 May
2011, so you can take advantage of the discounted rate by registering today. You may also
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register as a group and receive reduced rates. You may find the abstract categories and
registration guidelines on the ICASA 2011
12. Change to Change – sowing the seeds of change
Change to Change is a month long program for youth from diverse backgrounds. Youth go on
trips for social change and as messengers of peace, sustainability and development. This
year we will take you to Mugu.
Only youth can apply (24 and under)
Applications must be submitted by– Saturday, 30th April, 2011.
Applicants must meet be ready to abide by the expectations outlined in
Application available at

This trip might seriously challenge the way of life you were living and your perspectives
towards the world. You will be submerged in discomfort and lack of luxury. It
involves tedious length of thoughts, self reflections and community interaction
13. Calls For Entry P2P Good Pitch2 2011 Now Open
Deadline: 15 May 2011
What’s the Big Idea?
Imagined by the Channel 4 BRITDOC Foundation and the Sundance Institute Documentary
Film Program, the Good Pitch is a unique forum that brings together documentary
filmmakers with NGOs, foundations, philanthropists, brands and media around leading social
issues – to forge coalitions and campaigns that are good for all these partners, good for the
films and good for society.
The Good Pitch is going into its third year of international events and it continues to build
momentum. Over 70 films have been presented at Good Pitch events around the world with
hosts including Tribeca Film Institute in New York, SOCAP in San Francisco, HotDocs in
Toronto, Silverdocs in Washington, DC and IFP’s Independent Film Week in New York City.
In that time more than 700 organisations have attended – varied organisations from
different sectors all bringing something unique to the table: expert knowledge, research and
archives, membership networks and mailing lists, campaigning and lobbying expertise and
access to policymakers as well as production and outreach funding. Together they make
powerful allies.
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Find out more :
14. Deadline: 4 May 2011
British American Tobacco (BAT) is the world’s most international tobacco group, with quality
brands sold in more than 180 markets worldwide and a responsible approach to doing
business. We have a strong heritage, an international outlook and a great foundation for
future success.
As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility programme we are offering deserving students
financial assistance towards access to tertiary education.
This Social Responsibility program will provide deserving students with a scholarship for each
academic year covering the cost of registration and tuition. In addition to this, British
American Tobacco Zimbabwe will provide an allowance every semester that will go towards
their day-to-day expenses.
As this is a Corporate Social Investment Initiative, students participating in this programme
will not be bonded to work for BAT Zimbabwe after completing their programme of study.
Who can apply?
– Students aged 18 and above
– Students at National Universities and Agricultural Colleges at entry level or above
Applications should include:
– Valid address and phone numbers;
– Educational track record to include copies of academic certificates with 5 or more ‘A’ grade
passes at ‘O’ level and 3 ‘A’ grade passes at ‘A’ level;
– Supporting documents i.e. parents death certificates;
– Any recommendation letter.
Application should be submitted to the undersigned no later than Monday the 4 May 2011.
Pretra Mtombeni, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Executive, BAT Zimbabwe, 1 Manchester
Road, P. O. Box ST98, Southerton, Harare. Tel: +263-772-131883-8.
15. ADLER Entrepreneurship Awards 2011
Deadline: 30 June 2011
It’s on again! As usual, the Awards Committee of the prestigious ADLER Entrepreneurship
Awards announces the next Awards event in 2011. The ADLER Entrepreneurship Award is an
award to acknowledge the accomplishments of African Professionals and Entrepreneurs in
Europe and Africa. It is presented to Africans and people of African descent that show the
greatest promise of contribution to human well-being, through the creation and application of
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their activities, intellect and knowledge and to identify people who are contributing towards
the development of their communities.
The award also deems to encourage and support
these citizens in their efforts and to showcase their impact on their communities on the local
and national level. The African Youth Foundation in association with the JANERO Consultancy
GmbH, hopes that the ADLER Entrepreneurship Award will serve as a forum for collaboration
among Entrepreneurs, and between Entrepreneurs and parties with funding or other support
available, leading to the realization of creative ideas. The 2011 ADLER Entrepreneurship
Award for the Diaspora region will be held in Germany on 3 December 2011, in Bonn. This
year, the organisers are encouraging participation from more young people and women.
Find out
16. 2011 Rights & Democracy John Humphrey Award
Deadline: 30 April 2011
2011 marks the 20th year Rights & Democracy (International Centre for Human Rights and
Democratic Development) proudly presents the John Humphrey Award to an organization or
individual from any region of the world including Canada for outstanding achievement in the
promotion of democratic development or respect for human rights. The Award consists of a
$30,000 grant and a speaking tour of Canadian cities to increase public awareness of the
laureate’s work. The award is named in honour of the late John Peters Humphrey, the
Canadian law professor who prepared the first draft of the Universal Declaration of Human
• The nominee (individual or organization) must be committed to peace and non-violence.
• Preference is given to those working in the field for the benefit of developing countries, under
conditions hostile to the recognition and application of democratic values and basic human rights.
• Preference will be given to those working in Rights & Democracy’s priority areas based on its twofold
mission: the promotion of democratic development and respect for human rights as outlined in the
International Bill of Human Rights.
• The Award is not given posthumously nor to an organization that is no longer active.
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