Apply for the 2019 UNLEASH Sustainable Development Goals Innovation Lab

6 - 13 November 2019 - Shenzhen, China
Sponsorship available for up to 15 Action4SD members

Apply here

Action4SD is delighted to be a partner for the upcoming UNLEASH SDG Innovation Lab. The event will convene 1,000 cross-sectoral leaders under the age of 35 from around the world to design and deploy scalable solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals. The conference organisers have offered full sponsorship (details below) for up to 15 innovators from the Action4SD community to participate in the lab to co-create high-impact SDG implementation programs.

There are eight themes for SDG talents to work on at this year's Innovation Lab:
  • SDG 3: Good Health & Wellbeing
  • SDG 4: Quality Education
  • SDG 6: Clean Water
  • SDG 7: Affordable & Clean Energy
  • SDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure
  • SDG 11: Sustainable Cities & Communities
  • SDG12:  Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13: Climate Action
The application deadline is 11 April 2019 (23:59 GMT) and will be evaluated on five 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 
Apply here.

Applicants from Latin America & Caribbean, MENA and Central Asia are particularly encouraged to apply.

Approved Action4SD applicants will be eligible for sponsorship to participate in the Innovation Lab, covering all travel, accommodation, meals, and program related costs.

Action4SD Membership
Applications are limited to Action4SD and CIVICUS members. If you have not yet become a member of the Action4SD platform, join the global movement of 1700 civil society organisations & initiatives from over 110 countries. Sign up!

Very best wishes,

Action for Sustainable Development Team 

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