Accountability Incubator Program for Young Civil Leaders in Developing Countries 2018

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Do you have an idea for building accountability and transparency in your community? Are you developing a new tool for civic engagement or anti-corruption? Apply to join the Accountability Incubator for a chance to receive the support you need to turn your idea into reality!

Application Deadline: 31st October, 2017

Offered annually? Yes

To be taken at (country): Liberia, Mali,Pakistan or Nepal

About the Award: The Accountability Incubator is Accountability Lab’s flagship initiative to provide passionate young leaders with catalytic support to develop and implement low-cost, high-impact solutions for accountability in their communities.

Priority Areas: 

  • Liberia: natural resource management, specifically issues related to the accountability of mining processes;
  • Mali: open government, accountability, justice, elections, and SDG16;
  • Nepal: decentralization, local governance, feedback loops and the accountability of service delivery;
  • Pakistan: technology for accountability or elections, ICTs to improve service delivery, ideas related to big data, and technologies to achieve SDG16.

Type: TrainingEntrepreneurship

Eligibility: 

  • Be under the age of 35 at the time of application;
  • Be a national of and based in either Liberia, Mali, Nepal or Pakistan;
  • Be willing and able to commit to at least 3 days of training every 3 months in the capital city of your country;
  • Be committed to working on your idea for at least 20 hours a week until it grows to the point where it is a full-time commitment;
  • Be dedicated, energetic and willing to help build an emerging global eco-system for accountability.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Programme: 

– Training and Knowledge Building (120 hours of interactive training to build accountability eco-systems)
– Network and Community Building
– Media Outreach and Communications Support
– Seed Funding and Fundraising (Participants are eligible to receive up to $10,000 during the 2-year program)

Duration of Programme: The incubator is a part-time commitment, with trainings every quarter and ongoing support throughout a 2-year period.

How to Apply: Read more and Apply here to join the Accountability Incubator for a chance to receive the support you need to turn your idea into reality!

It is important to visit the Programme Webpage before applying.

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Award Provider: The Accountability Lab

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