Sahel Innovate Problem 2021 – Hub for Alternatives
We’re looking for 20 distinctive youth from the Sahel Area who will win a chance to pitch their modern options to a panel of judges on the YouthConnekt Sahel Discussion board.
#SahelInnovateChallenge is a flagship initiative of the YouthConnekt Sahel Discussion board designed to advertise and showcase the innovation and resilience of younger Sahelians driving the area’s transformation. It fosters an affiliation of creativity and innovation with the area, shifting from the overemphasized battle and poverty-stricken narrative.
About YouthConnekt Sahel Discussion board
The Youth Connekt Sahel Discussion board is an extension of the YouthConnekt Africa Summit that convenes youth from throughout the Sahel – Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, The Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, and Senegal.
It gives alternatives for Sahelian youth to interact with coverage influencers, enterprise and political leaders and growth establishments. It additionally emboldens younger individuals within the area to personal their growth narrative – talk about, design, speed up youth empowerment efforts, and in the end rebrand the Sahel as a land of alternatives and funding.
The YouthConnekt Sahel Discussion board will maintain from 30 November – 3 December 2021 in Dakar, Senegal.
You might be eligible in case you:
- Are 35 or youthful
- Have a demonstrable and examined modern resolution (together with the variety of individuals impacted) within the Sahel area in any of the next problem tracks:
- Digital Transformation
- COVID-19 Response and Restoration
- Well being
- Peace and Safety
- Cultural and Artistic Arts
- Local weather Change Mitigation and Adaptation
Are a nationwide and at the moment residing in one of many UNISS Sahel nations (Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, The Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, and Senegal).
Chosen candidates will obtain:
- A possibility to pitch your resolution to enterprise leaders and a panel of judges.
- Totally funded participation on the discussion board
The right way to apply?
- In lower than 120 seconds (2 Minutes), report a video introducing your self, your resolution and its impression within the Sahel area.
- Fill out the shape @ https://types.gle/9VYg6xm4w4nsNy9x9.
Observe that your video might be submitted in English or French.
Directions for the Video
- It needs to be shot in “panorama/widescreen” mode.
- Present an introduction of your self – title, nationality and age.
- Present an introduction of your modern resolution – description and impression thus far (together with the variety of individuals impacted).
The deadline for functions is 21st November 2021
All the perfect together with your submissions!