International Trade Center
Challenge: How can we use digital trade, especially in services, to connect refugees living in Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya to markets (national, regional, international) in order to create livelihood opportunities?
Forge a formal partnership with existing e-service freelance platforms to work with on-the-ground NGOs in order to connect skilled refugees to an international market customer base.
International Committee of the Red Cross
Challenge: To create a reliable volunteer system that effectively screens technologies in the market in specific areas of humanitarian action
Establish a scanning database to connect the innovation unit at ICRC with student volunteers through an online platform.
Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund
Challenge: What is an innovative approach for national and community-focused organisations in Bangladesh to enhance the resilience to recruitment and radicalisation to violent extremism of youth affected by external shocks to their communities, such as the current influx of refugees from Myanmar?
The Caravan of Hope, made up of 3 components: a multifaceted ‘Empathy’ booth, a caravan which would travel around Cox’s Bazaar district, and youth workers known as ‘Embracers.’‘Embracers.’ This is meant to create a space which will allow youth to interact with each other, participate in group discussions and support meetings (group therapy) facilitated by the local NGOs, view the exhibits and interact with the youth guest speakers and creators of the artwork.
Geneva Centre for Security Policy
Challenge: How can we prevent and mitigate the development and use of autonomous weapon (killer robots) so as to maintain international peace and stability?
Use Mind-Machine Interface (MMI) to mitigate the use of autonomous weapons systems.
United Nations Environment Programme
Challenge: How can UN Environment most effectively empower small and medium-sized enterprises that are champions of environmental sustainability to contribute to the transition to a green economy?
The Go Green Dialogue - a web platform used to collect the concerns and issue areas from SMEs, which are then addressed in bi-annual meetings with country government officials, SME representatives and other stakeholders.
Challenge: How to increase participation of women refugees and asylum seekers to our intensive IT courses?
Challenge: Blockchains meet SDGs: Can we create a network-based solution to leverage the education and development data universe for all development actors?
Challenge: In the current context of incubators and accelerators in Geneva, how can OneAction, through a structured and self-sufficient platform, accompany individuals or groups who have a project
idea looking to act for a more sustainable world in the successful realization of their project?
Challenge: Design a new global collaborative initiative to engage and support young people to shape and monitor progress on health and the SDGs, and transform our world.
An e-registration process that makes use of existing health centers, local hospitals, and frequently visited community locations. As part of the registration process, we will include a survey component to collect the top 3 development priorities from the point of view of the person being registered.