Know any youths using social media and information technology to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs)? If yes, nominate them or yourself for the Digital Citizenship SDG Awards (2019).
Like the first edition last year, DigCitSDG awards, 2019 will unite, celebrate, reward and support youths using social media and technology to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Run by Positive Youths Africa(PYA) in partnership with the United Nations and other organizations working for the SDGs in Cameroon, the DigCit SDG awards is going to crown the first edition of the Digital Citizenship Summit, Cameroon (DigCitsummitCM) which is set to hatch a generation of positive digital users.
DigCitSDG awards will therefore long-list and summon 200 candidates from all the ten regions of Cameroon who have demonstrated remarkable efforts in using social media and technology to create solutions to pressing problems, promote peace and sustainable development while advancing common good to network, learn, share and grow. All these 200 longlisted candidates would benefit from training on digital citizenship while engaging in workshops, panel discussions, networking opportunities, and all the exciting opportunities that the ceremony offers.
All the 200 longlisted candidates will benefit from the wide networks the award ceremony offers. However, only 17 of these 200 shall be shortlisted for awards out of which only 3 of the most prominent shall receive cash prizes , depending on the availability of funding for this year.
1st Grand prize
2nd Grand prize
3rd Grand prize
-Self-nominations are allowed;
-Candidates should be fluent in English or French;
-Aged between 18 to 35 years old;
-Demonstrate remarkable efforts in using social media and/or technology to advance solutions to pressing problems, promote peace and contribute to one or more of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs);
-Be available to attend the summit;
-Be committed to further spread the lessons learned and use the prize to contribute to Digital Citizenship and sustainable development within their spheres of influence.
Nominations start on November, 5, 2019 and end on November, 30th, 2019.
Nominations can be done by filling the nomination form below;