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During the main expo, leading thought leaders and panelists in the digital financial services ecosystem in Africa and beyond will address the issues around ‘The future of financial services’ The CashlessAfrica 2017 (CashlessAfrica.com) awards are dedicated to acknowledging creativity, commitment and excellence in the digital financial services industry across Africa. The awards honor the best of …

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Deadline: 28 February 2017 Ideas for Action Competition 2017 is currently open for applications and invites students and young professionals from around the world to participate and submit design ideas for financing and implementing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. Winners of the competition will present their ideas during the IMF & World Bank Annual Meetings, …

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Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is now accepting submissions for its 2017 awards in international journalism. Since its inception in 2002, the Kurt Schork Memorial Fund has sought to support those journalists Kurt most admired, the freelancers and local reporters whose work is often poorly paid, mostly unsung and all …

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 2017 World of Children Awards World of Children® Award provides funding and recognition to support life-changing work for children by discovering and elevating only the most effective changemakers for children worldwide. We give awards in 5 categories — the Education, Health, Humanitarian, Protection and Youth Awards (read Award Requirements). Nominations …

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What are the Ye! Awards all about? The Ye! awards are part of the Global Inclusion Awards. They are designed to celebrate an outstanding young entrepreneur who is successfully running his/her own enterprise and is making a positive impact on society. Who can apply? Any entrepreneur, from any country who is under 30 years old …

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The event will be used to honor the winner of the 2016 African Leadership magazine Person of the Year and an array of distinguished African Leaders and institutions All is now set for the annual African Leadership magazine (AfricanLeadership.co.uk) Persons of the Year 2016 event billed to hold in Pretoria, South Africa. The event, which …

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The Youth Innovation Challenge for Peace was organized by UNDP’s Community Security and Arms Control Project to specifically recognize the strength of youth-led initiatives and the impact of home-grown ideas on societies emerging from conflict Fifty-one participants, in 25 groups, presented their refined ideas to a panel of judges for the final round of the …

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The award ceremony, chaired by President Othman Benjelloun, was held on Monday December 5th to compensate the most significant and sustainable businesses in the award’s three categories: education, environment and uncharted BMCE Bank of Africa (www.BMCEBank.ma) announced the winners of the second edition of the African Entrepreneurship Award (https://AfricanEntrepreneurshipAward.com), which allocates annually $1 million. The …

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Initiatives from Belgium, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Egypt, India, Italy, Jordan, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal and Spain compile the list of final candidatures UNWTO has announced the finalists of the 13th edition of the UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism. The 12 finalists were selected among 139 applicants from 55 countries. The winners …

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The Nikon International Small World Competition is recognized as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Small World in Motion encompasses any movie or digital time-lapse photography taken through the microscope and adds a new, distinct discipline to the competition. Top 3 prize winners are selected and …

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