July 29, 2021

Call for Registration: #IT4Society 2020 EaP Civil Society Hackathon/ DL: 16.03.2020

The Hackathon will be held in Kyiv (Ukraine) on 3-5 April 2020.

2020 EaP Civil Society Hackathon brings together 60 civil society activists, IT professionals and designers from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. For three days technical and subject-matter experts will work together on IT solutions that would enable civil society organisations and activists better serve the needs of their communities, and help citizens participate in decision making.

The best idea developed within the Hackathon will be nominated for Civil Society Digitalisation Award and will get support of up to EUR 10,000 for full development and launch.

How to Apply:

To apply for the participation in the Hackathon please register here.

The deadlines for submission of applications:

If you are a civil society activist with an idea for a digital solution, please apply before 17 February 2020!

If you are a tech professional or a graphic or web designer, please apply before 16 March 2020!

Who Can Apply:

Participation is open to all citizens of EaP countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine) with strong experience of civic work, regardless of their experience in working for a civil society organisation as such.

Applications from grassroots activists and young tech professionals from across the region are encouraged. More details here.

What Ideas Can be Supported:

The EaP Civil Society Hackathons accept ideas of solutions that empower the digital participation of civil society, improve transparency of public institutions and enable broader citizen involvement in decision making processes. This includes such areas as e-participation, e-transparency, open data, citizen mobilisation, citizen-to-citizen services, and civil society transparency & accountability. For more details, read the Guidelines for Applicants.

The proposed solutions may cover one or several of the areas and be utilised by one or more EaP country. Ideas focused on engagement and mobilization of local and grassroot communities are encouraged.

Check out the Infographics on which digital solutions can be supported and read the Guidelines for Applicants for more details.


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