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Apply for The African Union Civic Tech Fund for Innovative African Youth 2022


The African Union Civic Tech Fund is a pan-African competition that aims to accelerate innovative civic tech initiatives that have the potential to lead to citizen-led transformative action across the African continent. This rests on the recognition that there is an acute need for meaningful participation by African citizens in addressing and solving governance and development challenges across the continent. Benefit - Aside from the financial support, the Fund will provide selected initiatives with additional technical support according to their identified needs. In sum, the support package looks as follows: Financial support - EUR 10 000 to EUR 20 000 per recipient. Technical support - Virtual inception/acceleration week (hosted by AfriLabs). - Provision of embedded technical expertise through the engagement of civic tech specialists. Thematic support - Provision of thematic expertise on democracy support, African Union governance & continental policymaking. Marketing, communication & showcasing support - Facilitation of access to decision-makers at the African Union level as well as the international development community. Peer-to-peer learning & networking - Facilitation of exchange between recipients and other members of related civic tech ecosystems. Requirements - Must be national of the one of the African Union Member statest; - Applicants must be less than 35years of age at the end date of this call; Deadline June 15, 2022

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