WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
» Young people, age 12 - 18, who are living and studying in the territory of Vietnam.
» Students register by a group of at least 3 members. Members would come from different classes or schools.
» Each team has one Guardian, who can be a parent or teacher of the team, who commit to supporting the team throughout the program:
Represent the team to work and communicate with mentors and the organizer when necessary,
Become the team's legal and financial representative when dealing with crowd-funding and signing contract with partner,
» The teams must participate with full intention to follow the program until the end.
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) was organized by all United Nations Member States in 2015 as a universal call to action to protect the planet & ensure a better future for all people by 2030. However, we’ll be focusing on 5 of the 17 SDGs that we could make the most impact on by our children and youth.
The program is divided into five (5) testing stages. At the end of teach stage, the teams need to submit (1) testing results from interacting directly with users and (2) working plan for the next stage. Based on quality of student works, the organizer will select the teams going to the next stage.
TO BE UPDATED
CONNECT TO INTERNATIONAL COMPETITIONS
Top 10 outstanding teams with creative solutions, with high social impact, which have commercialized their products would be connected to participate in international competition, acceleration, and scholarship programs in order to expand their project and develop personally.
In which, 1 - 2 teams with a sustainable business model and high commitment would have a chance to participate in the social innovation incubation program (SDG Innovation Incubator) implemented by UNDP and Partners.
If selected to Top 3, the team would receive seed-funding from UNDP and participate in its Asia-Pacific social startup incubation program.
PROPOSING INNOVATIVE IDEAS TO CORPORATIONS:
NTFE's World Innovation Series
Aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, this project-based, online business ideas competition builds students’ awareness of entrepreneurship by challenging them to create solutions to the largest and most serious challenges facing humanity.
DEVELOPING SOCIAL PROJECTS:
UNESCO's Entrepreneurship Campus
The Entrepreneurship Campus empowers social entrepreneurs, especially young people, from around the world to create a culture for entrepreneurship, to promote entrepreneurial education, and to engage in a more peaceful world
UNICEF's Generation Unlimited - Youth Challenge
Generation Unlimited is a global partnership working to prepare young people to become productive and engaged citizens. They connect secondary-age education and training to employment and entrepreneurship, empowering every young person to thrive in the world of work.
INCUBATING SOCIAL STARTUPS:
UNDP's Youth Co:Lab - SDG Innovations IncubatorYouth CoLab supports youth-led social innovation and entrepreneurship for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals while promoting the role of young people in their own social and economic self-actualisation.