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Top 10 Events to look forward to in the month of June/July 2020

By NGOBOX

June 18, 2020

Top 10 Events to look forward to in the month of June/July 2020

NGOBOX, India’s largest development sector platform, brings together various opportunities for the development sector professionals in India. Here’s the list of Top Events for the month of June/July 2020

 

Title: UNIDO Global Call for Innovative Ideas & Technologies vs. COVID-19 & Beyond

Organization: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)

Deadline: 30th June, 2020

About:

UNIDO is the specialized agency of the UN that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalization and environmental sustainability. The Global Call offers an opportunity at international level to identify and promote innovative solutions contributing to tackle COVID-19 effects in developing countries and make their economies more resilient, in alignment with the UN SDGs.

Criteria:

  • Micro, small, medium, and large companies;
  • Startups;
  • Research centers, incubators, technology transfer offices, university spin-offs, and academia;
  • Public-Private Partnerships;
  • Associations, business consortia and company networks, NGOs, private foundations.

For more information please check the Link

 

Title: World Forum for Democracy 2020: Call for initiatives

Organization: Council of Europe

Deadline: 30th June, 2020

About:

Council of Europe is an international organisation whose stated aim is to uphold human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Europe. The World Forum for Democracy is a platform for global dialogue and democratic participation which brings new ideas into the work of the Council of Europe and promotes its principles across the world.

Criteria:

  • Any public or private organisation is eligible to apply.
  • Initiatives should be addressing topics including- Climate activism; Participatory practices for the environment; Defending the defenders of the environment; Local partnerships guiding behaviour change within communities; Deliberative democracy and public policy etc

For more information please check the Link

 

Title: Group on Earth Observations Sustainable Development Goals (GEO SDG) Awards 2020

Organization: Earth Observations for the Sustainable Development Goals (EO4SDG)

Deadline: 30th June, 2020

About:

EO4SDG organizes and realizes the potential of Earth observations and geospatial information to advance the United Nations 2030 Agenda and enable societal benefits through achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. GEO SDG Awards 2020 recognizes the productivity, innovation, novelty, and exemplary efforts in the use of Earth observations to support sustainable development.

Criteria:

  • All GEO Members and all organizations within a specific sectoral category are eligible to nominate themselves or others for the GEO SDG Awards.
  • They welcome nominations from: GEO Member Countries, GEO Participating Organizations, SDG custodian agencies, GEO Work Programme elements, academic institutions, and a newly added category, GEO Associates, which encompass commercial, non-governmental, not-for-profit, and civil society organizations.

For more information please check the Link

 

Title: Global Pluralism Award 2021

Organization: Global Centre for Pluralism

Deadline: 30th June, 2020

About:

Global Centre for Pluralism is an independent, charitable organization created to advance positive responses to the challenge of living peacefully and productively together in diverse societies. The Global Pluralism Award recognizes pluralism in action. It celebrates the extraordinary achievements of organizations, individuals, and governments who are tackling the challenge of living peacefully and productively with diversity.

Criteria:

  • Individuals (e.g. artists, journalists, academics, policy-makers, filmmakers, etc.);
  • Civil society organizations (e.g. professional associations, faith-based organizations, labour unions, non-profit research or educational institutions, local community groups, non-governmental organizations, foundations, think tanks, etc.);
  • Social enterprises;
  • Corporations;
  • Educational, research and policy institutions (public or private);
  • Local/municipal, regional or federal/national branches of governments, etc.

For more information please check the Link

 

Title: UNDP COVID-19 Detect & Protect Challenge 2020

Organization: UNDP

Deadline: 30th June, 2020

About:

UNDP is the United Nations' global development network. UNDP Center for Technology, Innovation & Sustainable Development announces the COVID-19 detect and protect challenge for young innovators and creative minds. The UNDP is calling upon the global community to support developing countries through the sharing and transfer of open source technology.

Criteria:

  • You are at least 13 years of age. (If you are 12 years or younger, you must receive a legal guardian’s permission and have them complete Hackster’s contest permission form prior to submitting an entry into this contest.)
  • You are not involved in the execution or administration of this contest.
  • You are not an immediate family member or household member of a Hackster employee.
  • You can enter as a team of no more than five members.

For more information please check the Link

 

Title: Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards 2020

Organization: Skål International

Deadline: 30th June, 2020

About:

Skål International is the only professional organization promoting global Tourism and friendship, uniting all sectors of the Tourism industry. The Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards are geared towards enhancing the visibility and grant recognition to entities from the Travel and Tourism industry.

Criteria:

  • Skål International Sustainable Tourism Awards are open annually to all public and private sector companies, educational institutions, NGOs, and government agencies.
  • All sustainable operations and activities must be implemented by the company, NGO or agency applying for the award.
  • Projects that are yet not in operation are not eligible.

For more information please check the Link

 

Title: Facebook Reality Labs Liquid Crystal Research Awards 2020

Organization: Facebook

Deadline: 1st July, 2020

About:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Facebook Reality Labs (FRL) brings together a world-class team of researchers, developers, and engineers to create the future of virtual and augmented reality, which together will become as universal and essential as smartphones and personal computers are today. 

Criteria:

  • Applicants must either be a graduate student currently enrolled in a Master’s or Ph.D. program, or a postdoc in an academic research group who graduated within three years from the application date.
  • Applicants must have a proven track record of achieving significant results demonstrated by first-authored publications in leading research journals, or relevant conference presentations organized by ILCS, SID, OSA, SPIE, IEEE, or similar.
  • This award is not open to any current Facebook employees, including STE, FTEs, interns, or contingent workers.

For more information please check the Link

 

Title: Zero Project 2020-2021 on Employment and ICT

Organization: Zero Project

Deadline: 5th July, 2020

About:

The Zero Project team would like to invite leading experts and organizations to nominate Innovative Practices and Policies. They are looking for practices and public policies from across the business, civil, technology, academic and public sectors that support persons with disabilities.

Criteria:

  • Everyone can nominate, including self-nominations.
  • They welcome nominations from across the business, civil, technology, academic and public sectors.
  • If you are not nominating your own organization, they will also need the details of a contact person at the nominated organization.

For more information please check the Link

 

Title: UNDP Growth Stage Impact Ventures (GSIV) for SDGs Initiative

Organization: UNDP

Deadline: 15th July, 2020

About:

UNDP is the United Nations' global development network. UNDP, EPFL Tech4Impact, Orange, and SAP are collaborating on the second Growth Stage Impact Ventures for SDGs (GSIV) selection process. The objective is to identify and showcase mature impact ventures in emerging countries with a catalytic potential that can drive both large impact and yield.

Criteria:

  • An established business model and strong financial track record (based on number of clients, break-even, valuation, and turnover);
  • An innovative technology, business model, or process with a strong competitive advantage (Intellectual property, clear unique selling proposition, uniqueness factor);
  • Closed a Series A deal (valued at US$500,000 or more) or reached break-even through organic growth;
  • Had their accounts audited;
  • Retained a solid team with complementary competencies to run and grow a business;

For more information please check the Link

 

Title: 5th BRICS Young Scientist Conclave 2020

Organization: Department of Science & Technology (DST)

Deadline: 15th July, 2020

About:

DST was with the objective of promoting new areas of Science & Technology and to play the role of a nodal department for organizing, coordinating and promoting S&T activities in the country. BRICS Young Scientist Conclave took place to implement the BRICS Leaders’ Declaration on “strengthening cooperation in science, technology and innovation, especially leveraging young scientific talent for addressing societal challenges; creating a networking platform for BRICS young scientists”

Criteria:

  • Scientists/ engineers/ technologists/ innovators/ science journalists-educator’s science, science literacy and popularizing professional/ specialists on translational aspects of research and technology integration in society-market/ researchers in the subject areas of Ecology, Materials Science and Artificial intelligence and holding a Master’s degree (Ph.D. students) or Ph.D. degree up to the age of 40 years as on the last date of submitting the applications are eligible to apply.
  • Young innovators must be up to 30 years old.
  • The candidates working in private companies/ Industries are not eligible to apply.
  • The applicants who have already participated in the previous editions of BRICS Young Scientist Conclaves are NOT eligible to apply.

For more information please check the Link

 

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