The Geneva Challenge 2020: The Challenges of Social Inclusion
I hope this email finds you well. Following Prof. Martina Viarengo's suggestion, who is chairing the academic steering committee, I would like to ask for your support to help us promote among your students and academic networks The 2020 edition of The Geneva Challenge - Advancing Development Goals International Contest for graduate students.
The Geneva Challenge is a project funded by Swiss Ambassador Jenö Staehelin and aims to encourage interdisciplinary problem solving analysis among master students on advancing human development within the scope of a relevant topic. This year, students are invited to develop analysis-based proposals on "The Challenges of Social Inclusion".
As the key to this issue is an interdisciplinary solution, crossing traditional boundaries between academic disciplines, we are inviting Master students from all academic programmes and from anywhere in the world to provide helpful strategic recommendations. Five prizes, one per continent, will be distributed.
Teams of 3-5 master students must submit an 8,000 words proposal which:
The Geneva Challenge 2020 will distribute 25’000 CHF in monetary prizes and the five finalist teams will be invited (travel and accommodation expenses covered) to publicly present their work in Geneva before a panel of high-level experts. Networking opportunities are also envisioned as part of the prize package.
Registrations close on 23 March 2020Submission due by 17 July 2020
More information is available on: https://graduateinstitute.
We thank you in advance and remain at your disposal for any questions you may have.