The “Summer Of Solutions” is a call for applications from young people around the world to create innovative technology-based solutions to global challenges.
This is a new initiative launched by the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, in partnership with the United Nations Technology and Innovation Labs, and the United Nations Development Programme.
The 2019 #SummerOfSolutions aims to solve climate challenges:
- #OpenCI Platform Challenge: develop an information systems solution that can serve as a platform to enhance the access of localized climate and market information.
- #CircularEconomy Challenge: present ideas for ICT tools and business process innovations that are related to the Circular Economy and can result in rapid and far-reaching improvements for society.
- #EthicalFashion Challenge: present ideas for ICT tools and business process innovations that are related to Ethical Fashion & Textiles, which can result in rapid and far-reaching improvements for society.
Selected participants and their ideas will be showcased at the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York City in September 2019.
Pick your challenge, get involved and help change the world!
Read more: https://uniteideas.spigit.com/main/Page/summerofsolutions
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Teresa Debuque, National Information Officer, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Manila, firstname.lastname@example.org