Up to 20 applicants from the Action4SD community will be eligible for sponsorship to participate in the UNLEASH SDG Innovation Lab, covering all travel, accommodation, meals, and program related costs. Successful applicants will be asked to pay a $150 participation fee to help cover the registration and logistics costs for the Innovation Lab. If you are unable to pay this fee you will be able to apply for a scholarship.
The application deadline is midnight 11 February 2018 (17:00 GMT) and will be evaluated on four primary criteria:
-Demonstrated passion and commitment to solving some of the world’s pressing challenges-Possession of a creative and innovative mindset-Proven track record of making contributions to social causes-Willingness to engage in co-creation with peers and experts-High proficiency in English with the ability to engage in complex discussions
The application has 5 parts covering basic personal details, current work that contributes to the SDGs, ideas and interests for the Innovation Lab, your profile and skills, participation conditions.
UNLEASH 2018 focus themes:
SDG 2: Zero HungerSDG 3: Good Health & WellbeingSDG 4: Quality EducationSDG 6: Clean WaterSDG 7: Affordable & Clean EnergySDG 11: Sustainable Cities & CommunitiesSDG12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionSDG 13: Climate Action
More information available at www.unleash.org