In a critical year for climate action and climate justice, we need to keep in mind that climate change is not on pause and is more visible tahn ever: weather patterns are changing, sea levels are rising, and weather events are becoming more extreme.
In the words of the respectec naturalist Sir David Attenborough “We are at a turning point, what happens next is up to each one if us”.
That's why Milano Digital Week 2021 launches #Act4SDGs Global Call for Ideas, an international call for ideas to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts, as a common and global challenge to fight collectively.
#Act4SDGs Global Call for ideas is international and open to all the people who want to share their knowledge and innovative ideas to fight climate change and help speed up the Race to Zero, a UN-backed global drive to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.
How to apply:
Within March 12, participants must submit their project composed by
- A videopitch of 3 minutes in English
- A short abstract of their ideas in English
All the project must be submitted in English
#Act4SDGs is addressed to:
- Young people, university students, graduates and undergraduates with a desire to change the world;
- Technology enthusiasts, developers, UX/UI experts, communication experts;
- Innovators, inquisitive people, aware citizens, active communities and startups;
- Activist and social entrepreneurships
2.000 Euro prize money
The finalists will have the chance to pitch their ideas in front of an esteemed jury and the winner will be featured during the UN SD Global Festival of Action, an annual meeting of activist, governments, private sector and innovators dedicated to achieving the Susta inable Development Goals.
Milano Digital Week
Fairness and Sustainability: in 2021 Milano Digital Week is based on two themes to trace the transfromations and constitute the guidelines for our near future. Again this year Milano Digital Week it's an opportunity of meeting, sharing, reflection and interaciton about the big themes of the present. Six days of free and participative action, all set online; through digital, changed but also as a booster of changing.
Sustainable Development Goals
The projects of #Act4SDGs are convened in partnership with the UN SDG Action Campaign, as part of the UN’s Decade of Action initiative: a ten year campaign to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
The United Nation Sustainable Development Goals are 17 global Goals that aim to build resilience, save our planet and ensure the wellbeing of its citizens, through sustainable development. This specific initiative is a big collective exercise to help achieve the climate goals, net zero carbon emissions and to redesign the cities of the future through sharing, pariticipation, innovation and sustainability, using the open innovation methodology and the support of the communities