#Act4SDGs Global Call for Ideas – Food Wave

#Act4SDGs Global Call for Ideas



2000€ prize money
travel expences and accomodation for up to 5 winners, who will participate to the Big Event promoted by Food Wave in the framework of the YouthCOP.

Partner: Comune di Milano, Lab, Cariplo Factory, Hublab, UN SDG Action Campaign, Food Wave
Country of implementation: Global

What is the objective?

Climate change is affecting every country on every continent, disrupting national economies and affecting our everyday life on earth: that’s why Milano Digital Week launches #Act4SDGs Global Call for Ideas, an international call to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts, as a common and global challenge to fight collectively. In the words of the respected naturalist Sir David Attenborough “We are at a turning point, what happens next is up to each one of us”.

How much is the grant for the project?

2000€ prize money

Food Wave will award up to 5 winners with the opportunity to take part to the Food Wave’s Big Event that will happen in Milan during the YouthCOP in September. Travel and accomodation for up to 5 winners will be offered by Food Wave.

All the finalists will have the chance to pitch their ideas in front of an esteemed jury and the winner will be featured during the the UN SDG Global Festival of Action, an annual meeting of activists, governments, private sector and innovators dedicated to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

Who can participate?

  • 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.
  • Activists and social entrepreneurs.

How to apply

Within March 12th, 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.

Useful resources

Empowering youth for climate action

Are you ready to make your voice heard? Fill out the form, upload your video and show the power of your idea in the fight against climate change.

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