The seif Awards 2019 «Tech for Impact» reward ventures, applying innovative business ideas to current social and/ or environmental problems. We live in fascinating yet demanding times when it comes to technical progress. With these Awards seif targets entrepreneurs in Europe who use technology to contribute to the UN sustainable development goals. Each Award grants the winners a prize money of CHF 10’000. But that’s not all: finalists are provided with a unique opportunity to increase their international awareness, gain reputation and present themselves to a top-class jury. Also, they will enjoy a coaching package and get the chance to pitch in front of impact investors. If you are an impact driven entrepreneur, don’t hesitate and submit your application until 31 March 2019.
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) is launching a call for submissions of good practices, success stories and lessons learned in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the SDGs. Governments, UN entities, international and regional organizations, Major Groups and other Stakeholders are invited to submit contributions from 1 Nov 2018 to 28 Feb 2019, using a dedicated web-based portal. Selected Good Practices will be showcased online and will serve, where applicable, as inpputs to the preparations for the 2019 HLPFs.