Become a Sustainable Development Goal Entrepreneur! Deadline to apply is March 3rd, 2017.
“Throughout the tenure of my Presidency, my office and I will remain firmly committed to fostering new methods of increasing awareness about the new agenda, and ways of working across sectors to achieve its implementation. As such, we look forward to closely following the outcomes of the hackathon, and will warmly welcome the winners to the United Nations Headquarters.”
– H.E. Peter Thomson, President of the United Nations General Assembly
9 regions, 5 continents, 1000 hackers & The UN SDG Action Campaign
will connect, create and collaborate during a 48-hour global hackathon around 3 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Learn more and apply here -> www.connect2effect.com
Where: From the 10th of March through the 12th of March 2017, 9 regions in 5 different continents, 1000 hackers and the UN SDG Action Campaign will work together to be the change they want to see in the world by connecting, creating and collaborating during a global hackathon focused on UN Sustainable Development Goals 9, 10 & 12. 225 Teams | 200+ Solutions | 1 Crowdfunding Platform
For the first time in our history, we are at a point where we have the tools, ideas, and technology to solve the world’s problems and have a real impact on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals
It has become commonplace thinking that government cannot and should not be expected to solve all our problems and it is up to us to work together to build the future we need and help the UN achieve its goals.
Because we have the network and experience to instigate this movement to help the UN achieve its goals.
The most successful businesses come from pain points. We want to create and build successful yet sustainable and responsible businesses that tackle real problems for genuine impact. All successful ideas will be put on a crowdfunding platform to facilitate their growth.