The Future of Education Program 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest disruption of education systems in history, affecting nearly 1.6 billion learners in more than 190 countries and all continents. Closures of schools and other learning spaces have impacted 94 per cent of the world’s student population, up to 99 per cent in low and lower-middle income countries. In the face of global

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The AU Youth Silencing the Guns Awards

As part of Youth Silencing the Guns Campaign “ Advancing Youth Roles and Capacities to Silence the Guns” launched by the African Union (AU) on 24th July 2020, the Office of the Youth Envoy (OYE) in collaboration with partners will provide grants to youth projects through Youth STG Awards to celebrate, elevate and recognise youth impact in

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The Innovation Village Founders4Founders Workshop (Gulu)

The innovation Village is inviting applications from innovative early-stage businesses in Gulu to participate in a 4-day Founders4Founders workshop, a hands-on training program to support you grow your business. The Innovation Village is building an entire ecosystem of entrepreneurs and innovators solving the biggest challenges, from helping entrepreneurs launch and grow high-impact ventures to attracting

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Alcohol and Mental Health

Alcohol has been an important part of our society and culture for many centuries. Across the country, people of all ages drink various amounts of alcohol daily. In fact, according to a survey done by CNN back in 2013, Titled ‘World’s 10 best-drinking nations’, Uganda ranked 8th globally ahead of Germany and Australia at positions

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The UNIDO Global Call for Innovative Ideas and Technologies vs. COVID-19 and Beyond

The UNIDO Global call has the objective to identify and promote the best innovative ideas and technologies to respond to the COVID-19 emergency and its aftermath that could be successfully applied in Developing Countries (DCs). The COVID-19 pandemic will have far-reaching and long-term effects on populations and economies worldwide. Besides its immediate impact on health, the socioeconomic

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The UONGOZI Leadership Essay Competition 2020

African citizens between the age of 18-25 are invited to submit an essay for this year’s leadership essay competition organized by UONGOZI Institute. The UONGOZI leadership essay competition aims to provide a space for the youth of Africa and the next generation of leaders in the region to contribute to important discussions on leadership. Guidelines

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