Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition: Empowering Young Entrepreneurs to create a Sustainable World


Deadline: 30 June 2016

The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition, presented by Digital Experts United, Goi Peace Foundation and Stiftung Entrepreneurship, is currently inviting the participants from around the world, to submit their innovative ideas and projects with a societal impact, which champion and implement one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

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The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global programme and an online platform, which supports the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Themes

The innovative ideas for an enterprise which contribute to the following Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can be submitted:

  1. No Poverty – End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  2. Zero Hunger – End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture
  3. Good Health and Well-Being – Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  4. Quality Education – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  5. Gender Equality – Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  6. Clean Water and Sanitation – Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
  7. Affordable and Clean Energy – Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  8. Decent Work and Economic Growth – Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
  9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure – Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  10. Reduced Inequalities – Reduce inequality within and among countries
  11. Sustainable Cities and Communities – Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  12. Responsible Consumption and Production – Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
  13. Climate Action – Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
  14. Life Below Water – Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development
  15. Life on Land – Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss
  16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions – Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
  17. Partnerships for the Goals – Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

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Comments

  1. Avatar nelson phiri says

    am a zambian man arged 24 i have a 2hecter farm in kaniki this place is located in the outskirts ndola and about 20 kilometer from ndola town i have a plan of devloping it into a home of the ophans of those who have nothing to do and the main aim of bringing them there is to teach them diffrent types of farming and the income wi get into the havest i pay for they school fees in order for them to live a better life i need any donors who can help and join me in this project that we can help the children who are been destroyed by roaming in the streets of zambia

  2. Avatar Moses Kailie says

    How can i register for this competition from Sierra Leone? what steps do i need to take to be legible.

    • Avatar Ritu Saini says

      Hi Moses Kailie,
      For information regarding the application procedure, eligibility criteria and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Thank you!