CALL FOR APPLICATION

UN SOLUTIONS SUMMIT 2018

WHAT IS THE SOLUTIONS SUMMIT?
Solutions Summit is an annual catalytic gathering at UN Headquarters in New York during UN General Assembly high-level week at the end of September. This initiative lifts up and advances the work of exceptional teams who are already developing innovative solutions that address theSustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The gathering serves as a catalyst to convene resources and talent around solution-makers.
YATC 2018- YOUNG AFRICAN THINKERS CONVENTION
TECHREFUGEE GLOBAL CHALLENGE- APPLICATION 2018
_WHAT ARE THE INTENDED OUTCOMES?
During the Solutions Summit, a group of selected global innovators will give a ‘lightning talk’ outlining their breakthrough efforts to an audience of senior policymakers who have the means to pave solid regulatory foundations, investors who care deeply about long-term change and impact, industry leaders who are able to deploy quickly and at scale, fellow entrepreneurs who can share wisdom on starting up, and members of the public, including youth, who will bring additional creative insight. Solutions Summit involves in-person accelerator sessions and social media interaction with the selected solution-makers.

_WHO IS ORGANIZING THE EFFORT?
The Solutions Summit is led by the United Nations, UN Foundation, Global Innovation Exchange and shift7.

_DEADLINE
27 August 2018: Apply to be a part of the Selection Committee (see TORs here) or submit a solution to be considered for inclusion in the Solutions Summit

Please share widely to help surface extraordinary individuals and teams who are developing solutions that address the SDGs and encourage them to apply. Please share this form and spread the word!
http://bit.ly/Solutions-Summit-2018-Apply

_VIEW SUBMISSIONS
Responses may be viewed here: http://bit.ly/Solutions-Summit-2018-Received
Responses to the questions in the application preceded by a # will not be made public.
NOTE: Incomplete applications / submissions will not be eligible for consideration.

 

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