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Schneider Go Green Global Student Competition 2021 for Students in Middle East & Africa

Schneider Go Green, together with AVEVA, is looking for game changers around the world who are daring to disrupt and to put their skills to the test and push the boundaries of digital transformation in Energy Management. Submit your bold idea related to one of our five segments within energy management! Application Deadline: 15th February 2021 at 11:59pm (UTC +2).

International Labour Organization (ILO) Global Competition on Labour Migration 2020

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is launching its sixth annual Global Media Competition to recognize exemplary media coverage on labour migration and fair recruitment. Application Deadline: 31st October 2020 Eligible Countries: International Labour Organization (ILO) member countries. About the Award: This year, the participants are encouraged to highlight the impact of COVID-19 on migrant workers and

Alibaba Cloud Global AI Innovation Challenge 2020 ( $116,000 in Total Prizes for Winners)

Application Deadline: October 16th 2020 As cloud and AI technologies are shaping all industries globally and driving numerous innovations, Alibaba Cloud has launched the Machine Learning Platform for AI (PAI) service to empower AI developers and innovators by lowering technical barriers and development costs. The Alibaba Cloud Global AI Innovation Challenge is an open competition

Ockenden Prize 2021 for Innovative Solutions for Internally Displaced People (IDP)

In a new format, with prizemoney of £100,000 to be split between the winners, Ockenden International will award four prizes of £25,000 each, for projects lt deems most effective in supporting self-reliance for refugees and internally displaced people. Application Deadline: 30th November, 2020 Offered Annually? Yes Eligible Countries: Any About the Award: The International Prize was launched in 2012

The Alliance Française de Nairobi Kenyan Smartphone Film Competition 2020 for young Kenyans (KShs.175,000 cash prize)

Application Deadline: Midnight, 27 September 2020 The 5th edition of the Alliance Française de Nairobi Kenyan Smartphone Film Competition is programmed in October and will coincide with the 2020 French Film Festival (7 to 10 October 2020). 2020 THEME ‘World Mpya’ / ‘Un Nouveau Monde’ The Alliance Française de Nairobi is the Promoter of the Smartphone

The African Development Bank’s AgriPitch Competition 2020 for Youth Agripreneur (US$120,000)

The African Development Bank’s Youth Agripreneur AgriPitch Competition and DealRoom connects expansion-ready, youth-led African businesses with global investors (debt, equity and/or grant). The DealRoom focuses on youth-led agribusinesses under the themes of nutrition and gender inclusivity. The goal of the AgriPitch Competition and DealRoom is to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in agriculture among youth in Africa and

IADS-Rahamon Bello Award for Best Ph.D Thesis in African and Diaspora Studies 2020

The Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS), University of Lagos is calling for nominations for the best Ph.D in any aspect of African and/or Diaspora Studies. Application Deadline: 30th October, 2020. Type: Award Eligibility: Doctoral theses defended in the last two(2) years in any recognized university in Africa on issues addressing Africa and/or African diaspora. Applicants must

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African Union/CIEFFA #AfricaEducatesHer Campaign 2020 – Call for Submissions

AU/CIEFFA invites African girls and women: students, human rights’ activists and teachers/educators to submit creative content showcasing their experiences learning/teaching girls during the COVID-19 related school closures and initiatives being taken by individuals, organisations and nations to ensure girls return back to school once schools start reopening. Application Deadline: 30th November 2020 About the Award:

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UNESCO Sheroes National Art Competition 2020 for Nigerian Students

The National Art Competition under the theme of “Sheroes” is specially designed by UNESCO Abuja under the European Union (EU)-United Nations (UN) Spotlight Initiative in Nigeria: To eliminate violence against women and girls. Application Deadline: 30th September 2020 by 5:00 p.m (Abuja Time). About the Award: This competition is aimed at raising awareness about VAWG/SGBV/HP among

UNESCO SHEROES- National Art Competition 2020 for Young Nigerians

Application Deadline: September 30th 2020 The National Art Competition under the theme of “Sheroes” is specially designed by UNESCO Abuja under the European Union (EU)-United Nations (UN) Spotlight Initiative in Nigeria: To eliminate violence against women and girls. Objectives This competition is aimed at raising awareness about VAWG/SGBV/HP among the public, and to support the