Hague Innovators Challenge [ImpactCity]

Apply by 17.10 2019. The municipality of The Hague challenges startups, scale-ups and students to present their innovative ideas for global issues, as described in the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Open to startups, scale-ups and students from The Hague region; or from applicants with declarations of intent to settle in The Hague upon winning a prize. During ImpactFest 2019, three nominees are selected per category. The nominees participate in the continuation of the challenge until the final on 21 January 2020. Prize Categories Audience prize …

Young SDG Innovators Programme [United Nations Global Compact]

Nominations Close 31.8 2019. Programme is an opportunity for participating companies of the UN Global Compact to identify young talent within their organizations to collaborate and accelerate business innovation towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This ten-month accelerator programme activates future business leaders and changemakers to develop and drive innovative solutions through new technologies, initiatives, and business models and deliver on their company’s sustainability objectives. Open to high-performing employees (ages 35 and younger) at a participating company of the UN Global Compact who are interested …

SDGs for All [Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit]

Applications Due 24.8 2019. The aim to establish a platform to foster a society wide dialogue on the internationally agreed 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals in Serbia. Open to interested Serbian civil society organisations with: at least 3 years of working experience at least 5 permanently employed staff previous working relationship with international donors Successful previous administration of financial grants of more than EUR 200 000 Previous experience in moderating networks The platform will be structured according to the three dimensions of sustainable …

Support to Civil Society Organizations: Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Proposals Due 20.8 2019. The aim is for CSOs to lead international initiatives aimed at good governance in public finance management and domestic revenue mobilisation. A stronger role of civil society in accountability, government effectiveness, regulatory quality and compliance is expected to lead to better effectiveness and efficiency as well as accountability in the above matters. Proposals must address at least two of the following priorities: Oversight over public expenditure management; Fair taxation, tax exemptions and revenues from natural resource extraction; Fight against tax evasion …

WSA Young Innovators [World Summit Awards]

Apply by 31.7 2019. Special recognition for young people using ICTs to take action on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Open to any entrepreneur, company, student group or project teams from all UN member states. At least one of the founding members and the majority of the team must be under the age of 26. Projects must: be developed by young innovators under the age of 26 offer digital solutions to any of the UN Sustainable Development Goals deliver content-rich digital solutions to individuals, …

Responsible Tourism Competition 2019 [Stiftung Entrepreneurship]

Entries Due: 31.7 2019. Global platform empowers social entrepreneurs from around the world to engage in a more peaceful world. Participants are invited to submit their innovative ideas and projects with a societal impact, which champion and implement one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals through tourism. Entries that have passed the preliminary screening will be published on the competition website by the users and may receive comments and recommendations from the Entrepreneurship Campus online community. Starting 15 May 2019, the general public …

Entrepreneurship Campus General Competition 2019 [Stiftung Entrepreneurship]

Entries Due: 31.7 2019. Global platform empowers social entrepreneurs from around the world to engage in a more peaceful world. Participants are invited to submit their innovative ideas and projects with a societal impact, which champion and implement one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Entries that have passed the preliminary screening will be published on the competition website by the users and may receive comments and recommendations from the Entrepreneurship Campus online community. Starting 15 May 2019, the general public can vote …

Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition [Stiftung Entrepreneurship]

Entries Due: 31.7 2019. Global platform empowers social entrepreneurs, especially young people, from around the world to engage in a more peaceful world. Participants ages 15-30 are invited to submit their innovative ideas and projects with a societal impact, which champion and implement one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Entries that have passed the preliminary screening will be published on the competition website by the users and may receive comments and recommendations from the Entrepreneurship Campus online community. Starting 15 May 2019, …

UN Global Compact SDG Pioneers 2019

Nominations due 12.7 2019. Each year, the UN Global Compact celebrates a group of SDG Pioneers — business leaders who are doing an exceptional job to advance the Global Goals through the implementation of its Ten Principles on human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. This year the search will focus on young professionals aged 35 and under Open to young Professionals (ages 35 and under) who are working at any level in a UN Global Compact Participant or Signatory company (i.e. companies who joined the …

Environmental Photographer of the Year 2019

Entries Close 30.6 2019. Award showcases the very best in environmental photography, while highlighting the terrible impacts being wrought on our planet by its most dominant species the competition also celebrates humanity’s innate ability to survive and innovate, lending hope to us all that we can overcome challenges to live sustainably. Categories Environmental Photographer of the Year 2019: Celebrating powerful storytelling, the Environmental Photographer of the Year is awarded to a single image which triggers debate, inspires action and improves understanding of the causes, impacts …