DataFest Kampala is the first edition of an international community event in East Africa bringing together data scientists, technologists, designers, government, civil society, business and marketing to connect and explore opportunities for collaboration. The DataFest Kampala is organised by Pollicy, a Uganda-based technology consulting and development firm aimed at improving government service delivery through improved civic engagement and participation. Data, Design and Technology Data and the ability to act upon data are critical to the development of a country. Any planning, allocation and implementation require data to effectively run/iterate programs, draw investments and adequately measure progress towards socio-economic goals. A majority of countries in Africa lack this informa...
Deadline: January 20, 2019 Girls Impact Film Festival is an annual event that focuses on issues facing women and girls around the world. High school and undergraduate students are encouraged to submit 3-6 minute short films that address global women’s issues such as education for girls, maternal health, violence against women and girls, and a variety of other issues. Films will: (1) Raise awareness about current issues affecting women and girls around the world AND/OR (2) Propose solutions to current challenges faced by women These issues include: Economic independence for women and girls Education for girls and women Ending child marriage Ending FGM Gender pay gap – equal pay Global health for women and girls Honest Beauty Maternal mortality Pov
Application Deadline: November 30th 2018 Every year Investec sends a group of young entrepreneurs from various sectors to specifically selected countries in order to gain global exposure. Each itinerary provides them with opportunities to network and to engage with venture capitalists, funders and captains of industry. The aim is for them to return home not only stimulated and inspired, but also with a list of potential partners, funders and markets for their product or service. The programme offers young South African entrepreneurs exposure to global business thinking. Investec CSI identifies a specific sector and global destination leading within that sector. A week long carefully curated itinerary is crafted for a group of young entrepreneurs who are selected to participate in the pro...
Deadline: November 18, 2018 The African Union Commission is sponsoring a few young entrepreneurs to participate in the Intra African trade fair. The fair takes place in Cairo, Egypt | Egypt International Exhibitions Center from 11 – 17 December 2018. IATF provides a platform for entry into a single market of over one billion people joined together under the African Continental Free Trade Area. The Intra-African Trade Fair is the first of its kind in Africa, consisting of a 7-day trade show that provides a platform for sharing trade, investment and market information and enabling buyers and sellers, investors and countries to meet, discuss and conclude business deals. It provides an opportunity for exhibitors to showcase their goods and services, engage in Business to Business (B2B) excha
8th International Youth Camp Nepal (IYCN) is an experiential learning program designed for young people aged 16 to 35 years. International Youth Camp Nepal highlights cross-cultural exchange, self-exploration, leadership development, global friendship, collaboration, sustainable development goals, and youth empowerment. It’s a beautiful journey of self-discovery where you deep diving into yourself with amazing people around the world. The series of International Youth Camp has been organized since October 2015. And now, as a trademark event of youth legend, it is organized every August and December as International Youth Summer Camp and winter camp. More than 400 young people have already participated in International Youth Camp till date. Either you are an introvert, extrovert or ambive
Application Deadline:December 31st, 2018 5:00 pm EST. The Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It is a fully-funded scholarship for one semester of non-degree academic study at an assigned U.S. college or university. Participants are emerging leaders committed to their home communities. During the Program, Global UGRAD participants challenge themselves to explore U.S. society, culture, and academic learning. They also participate in community service and enhance their professional skills. All participants will be enrolled in full-time, non-degree, undergraduate course work chosen from their host institution’s existing curriculum. Participants will be required to take one, 3-credit U
We are a community of young African thought-leaders; change makers and actors from across the world, convening to discuss our continent’s future, it’s most pressing challenges and offering solutions for the challenges. We are a non-partisan convening of young African leaders who dialogue and come up with policies and agendas that advance the African continent. We exist to increase the voice and participation of young African people in policy making, dialogue and implementation. Our community comprises of young passionate individuals from various backgrounds that include, the Development sector, Multilateral institutions, Private sector, Public sector and Not-for profit. These young leaders have been brought together by a common purpose – Building the Future of Africa. ELIGIBILITY
Date(s): 24/10/2018 Time: All Day Location: Uganda National Museum, Kira Road, Kampala Call: None Email: None Categories The National Youth Skills Development Expo is a space open to all young people of Uganda to explore, share and learn new skills that are key in fighting the unemployment problem that is affecting most youth. YAFU together with Partners intends to use this Expo to engage the youth as to the available Employment Opportunities and Linkages for Youth.
The International Careers Festival is a networking and meeting opportunity between brilliant young minds, institutions, companies, NGOs, and international organizations, whose 10th edition will take place from the 9th to the 12th of March 2019 within the beautiful framework of the city of Rome. This year, in order to celebrate its 10th edition, GnM offers its members and users the opportunity to live a unique experience, the Festival on Cruise. This tour will allow the participants to participate in a pre-event training period on the beautiful Costa Diadema ship that will stop in some of the most beautiful cities of the Mediterranean before docking in Rome for the start of the Festival. The Festival on Cruise course will last 7 days, with training and visits to the universities and intern...
International Student Festival of HARKAT is one of the largest student event in Iran. The festival is organized by Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology of Iran and hosted by different universities since 2008. The thought was to gather students from different parts of the world in a combination of a festival and an exhibition. The festival aims at encouraging student projects and activities, fostering inspiration and being a starting point for international cooperation amongst students. The Festival is open for students from all over the world and is a meeting platform for young people with different scientific and cultural backgrounds. It is a place where young people get to know each other, establish new friendships and discuss various topics, from different points of view. Parti