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[Call For Proposals] Big Ideas Competition 2017 - Combating Climate Change

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[Call For Proposals] Big Ideas Competition 2017 - Combating Climate Change
by Admin User - Friday, 25 August 2017, 8:48 AM

Greetings from Pulse Lab Jakarta!

The third Big Ideas Competition - Combating Climate Change is now calling for proposals!

In line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal #13 Climate Action – (taking action to combat climate change and its impact), this year’s competition is looking for original, data-driven ideas to monitor climate-related indicators, including: strengthening resilience and adaptive capacity to climate-related hazards and integrating measures into national policies, among others.

Applicants will compete for 12 country prizes, three excellence prizes and one grand prize, with the total prize amount standing at USD 35,000*.

The competition is open to residents from ASEAN member states (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam), as well as, from Sri Lanka and Republic of Korea.

The deadline to submit proposals is 7 September 2017.

The Big Ideas Competition for Climate Change is a collaboration between the National Information Society Agency (NIA) and Korea Association for ICT Promotion (KAIT), the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT) of the Republic of Korea, the United Nations Development Programme Bangkok Regional Hub, United Nations Volunteers, and Pulse Lab Jakarta, with support from the Government of Australia.

To learn more about the competition, please read our blog post on the United Nations Global Pulse website.  Send your inquiries to:

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