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Join the Global Innovation Competition and get a chance to win £65,000 plus 6-month expert mentorship!

Making All Voices Count, a global initiative that supports innovation, scaling, and research to deepen existing innovations and help harness new technologies to enable citizen engagement and government responsiveness, has recently announced the opening of the Global Innovation Competition (GIC), an annual search for the best cutting edge ideas, either proven or yet to be developed.

 

The grand winner will receive a Global Innovation Grant of £65,000 plus expert mentorship for a six-month period, while 2 runners-up will receive Global Innovation Grants of £35,000 plus expert mentorship for a six-month period. In addition, 7 prizes of £5,000 will also be awarded.


The GIC challenges individual and organizations to design a solution to close the feedback loop between governments and citizens to further the key goals embodied in the eligibility criteria of the Open Government Partnership (OGP). The eligibility criteria include Fiscal Transparency, Access to Information, Disclosures Related to Elected or Senior Public Officials, and Citizen Engagement. Any application adhering to one of the four topics can be submitted. These topics are directly related to the overarching goal of increased government transparency and accountability of Making All Voices Count.

 

Application period is from November 15 to December 13, 2013 at 11:59 pm EAT.

 

The applicant must prove they will implement the idea/proven concept in a Making All Voices Count country. This includes Bangladesh, Ghana, Indonesia, Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, the Philippines, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.

 

The GIC tackles a different problem each year to address the citizen to government feedback loop to improve government performance. The competition includes a crowdsourcing and peer review process as well as expert mentoring for all finalists upon arrival in Nairobi for the Global Innovation Week that will kick off on March 31, 2014.

 

For more details about the eligibility criteria and application process, check out the GIC Manual.

 

Source and photo credit: Global Innovation Competition website

 

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Comment by Seu Yapa on December 10, 2013 at 12:55pm

Hi Chrispine, Please follow the link here:

http://ideas.makingallvoicescount.org/a/pages/manual

Comment by chrispine otieno on December 9, 2013 at 7:28pm

it's my great wish to be one of the participants so how do I apply

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