/ WHY JOIN?
Do you want to learn more about how the United Nations is tackling crime? Do you want to share with them your ideas on how technology could be used to uphold peace, justice and strong institutions? Do you want to code for justice, while receiving mentorship from experienced engineers and UN experts?
Africa Teen Geeks is teaming up with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) for a global Hackathon4Justice in support of UNODC’s Education for Justice (E4J) initiative. Up to 40 young tech innovators from across the globe will have the opportunity to demonstrate their technical skills and creativity in a two-day hackathon to be held at the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Do you want to be one of them? Apply now!
Who are we looking for?
Young creative people between the age of 13 to 18 enrolled in a high school
Students, who have basic coding skills and some experience with one or more development technologies, such as Java, C++, Python, Android, IOS, AR/VR
Students with a basic proficiency in English
Students, who are passionate about using their tech skills for social good and contribute to creating peaceful, inclusive and just societies
Funding for travel and accommodation is available.
Our speakers & mentors
Engineers from Apodytes, Georgetown University as well as experts from UNODC and other organizations will provide inspiration and guidance throughout the hackathon.
Arrival and registration
Official opening. Introductions and instructions. Team formation
Lunch (continue coding)
End of day 1
End of day 2
The award ceremony and closing
End of hackathon
APPLY TO PARTICIPATE
Please click below to apply for this programme.
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