Innovation Challenge

Deadline 18 th October, 2019 5pm, EAT
Humanitarian Innovation Challenge to Solve Problems through Digital Innovation in Africa
The African Union, Humanitarian Affairs, Refugees and Displaced Persons Division of
the Department of Political Affairs, is organizing an “Humanitarian Innovation Challenge”
to identify five promising digital technology-based ideas which tackle forced
displacement or other humanitarian challenges in Africa.
The challenge is part of the activities of AU’s theme of the Year 2019: The Year of
Refugees, Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons: Towards Durable
Solutions to Forced Displacement in Africa.
The innovations are also expected to
tackle other aspects of humanitarian challenges including man-made/natural disasters
in Africa e.g. conflicts, famine, droughts, floods, epidemics, etc.