2018 AID & International Development Forum (AIDF) Global Summit Innovator of the Year Award

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2018 AID & International Development Forum (AIDF) Global Summit Innovator of the Year Award
2018 AID & International Development Forum (AIDF) Global Summit Innovator of the Year Award

AID & International Development Forum (AIDF) Global Summit Innovator

Application Deadline: 3rd August 2018

The AIDF Global Summit is currently accepting nominations for the Innovator of the Year Award. This competition celebrates individuals as well as teams who have introduced game-changing initiatives, created research or inventions that have made an impact on the humanitarian aid and development sectors globally over the past year. The aim is to recognise individuals for their inspiring leadership, forward-thinking, creative problem-solving and implementation of innovative programmes that have helped drive the global progress towards Sustainable Development Goals.

Eligibility

  • Nominations are open to individuals who work for UN and government agencies, NGOs, donors and development banks active within the humanitarian aid and development sector
  • An award can be based on the work of a team but needs to contain a name of the team leader i.e. nominee, who will accept the award on the team’s behalf
  • Self-nominations are allowed
  • Please obtain the nominee’s consent to participate in this award program
  • There is no submission fee, however, if you are entering a nomination, please ensure that you complete all required fields of the nomination form

Criteria

  • Inspired innovation: nominees should exhibit a thoughtful, creative and innovative approach to resolving humanitarian and development challenges over the past year
  • Proven impact: the initiatives, research or inventions that nominees have introduced or implemented should demonstrate a positive impact on solving global humanitarian aid and development challenges
  • Building on success: nominees should be looking to enhance and grow the impact of their initiatives, research or inventions to accelerate progress towards Sustainable Development Goals, including future plans to take their idea to the next level
  • All finalists should be available to attend the awards ceremony on 5th September 2018 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington DC, USA

Winner

  • The award winner will benefit from extensive media coverage and industry recognition for their achievements in humanitarian aid and development. The recipient will be awarded the following:
  • A crystal award at the AIDF Global Summit 2018
  • Free registration for the AIDF Global Summit 2019
  • A press release announcing the award winner will be published on aidforum.org as well as event website http://global.aidforum.org/with details of the winner’s initiatives, research or inventions that made an impact on the global humanitarian aid and development sectors over the past year
  • Social media endorsements by AIDF

Timeline:

Application deadline: 3 August 2018
Finalists shortlisted: 13 August 2018
Judge’s voting: 13-22 August 2018
Finalists announced: 24 August 2018

 

For More Information:

 

2018 AID & International Development Forum (AIDF) Global Summit Innovator of the Year Award
2018 AID & International Development Forum (AIDF) Global Summit Innovator of the Year Award

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