Youth Network for Lancet Standing Commission (Adolescent Health & Wellbeing)

The Lancet is establishing a Standing Commission to continue the work of The Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing. The 2016 Commission report included recommendations for engaging and partnering with young people as agents for change. They are looking for six young health advocates and/or professionals (18-29 years) from diverse backgrounds, to work with them to set up a Youth Network for The Lancet Standing Commission.

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ILO Global Media Competition On Labour Migration ($4,000 USD Prize)

The International Labour Organization (ILO)  is launching a global media competition to recognize exemplary media coverage on labour migration. The objective is to encourage quality reporting on labour migration. Such reporting is all the more significant as media often promotes a toxic public narrative based on nationality, national origin, gender and migratory status misperceptions, reinforcing

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The 1776 Challenge Cup For The Most Innovative Startups

The global Challenge Cup competition continues to seek the most innovative startups solving the world’s most complex challenges. Challenge Cup is presented in partnership again with investment firm Revolution, an active champion for the emergence of entrepreneurial communities and startups outside of Silicon Valley. Applications for the  Challenge Cup are open through 1776’s UNION network, a

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2017 Google Policy Fellowship (USD 7,500 Allowance)

The Google Policy Fellowship program offers undergraduate, graduate, and law students interested in Internet and technology policy the opportunity to contribute to a public dialogue and explore future academic and professional interests. Fellows will have the opportunity to work at public interest organizations at the forefront of debates on broadband and access policy, content regulation,

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GIS 4 Refugees Hackathon Kampala (Win Upto UGX1.5M)

Geo Gecko is a lean innovative company that uses powerful tools like geographic information systems (GIS), object based classification tools, satellite imagery analysis, and business intelligence software to provide you with the evidence you need to understand your world and make the right decision. Informed decision-making requires high-quality data and information. This, however, is lacking

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The 2nd Young Photographer Award 2017

The Uganda Press Photo Award and Canon invite photographers between the ages of 18 and 25 years to participate in the 2nd Young Photographer Award competition. As part of the Uganda Press Photo Award 2017, this competition is geared towards passionate young photographers looking to cultivate a career in documentary photography or photojournalism but lacking

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