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SDG Open Hack! Singapore

May-September 2024: From Ideas to Sustainable Impact
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In Partnership with United Nations for Training and Research (UNITAR), Open Geneva, University of Geneva, Singapore universities and corporate partners.

The SDG Open Hack is an atypical hackathon that promotes innovation & entrepreneurship, cultivates leadership, creativity, mobility, international competence, and teamwork ability.
It is open to current university students studying in Singapore, encourages cross universities and disciplines to form a team to solve societal and/or environmental challenges, by way of learning 17 UN SDGs. 
Students can freely choose challenge topics according to their interests, form an interdisciplinary innovation team online, and work hard to develop innovative solutions within 24 hours for challenges related to a certain field virtually.

No prep work, coding/programming skillset required. Join and have fun!

Selected teams will get to present to our panel of judges at the Grand Finale and Awards Ceremony on 28 September 2024.
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The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a comprehensive framework for the world to work together to create a better future for 2030.
Businesses can make a huge impact on the achievement of the SDGs and the good news is that this isn’t just good for humanity, it’s good for business.

Innovation for the SDGs is a key factor for success!


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Antonio Guterres

Secretary-General of the United Nations

The international community has made a lot of progress in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, but overall, actions have not yet advanced at the required speed or scale. It is necessary to start a decade of "ambitious actions" in order to successfully achieve these goals by 2030. Carry out national actions including youth, civil society, media, private sector, trade unions, academia and other stakeholders.

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Christina Lee
Founder & CEO
Global Green Connect and GGEF

SDG Open Hack is an essential learning tool to inspire and educate the future leaders about sustainable development. Participants will gain insights about user-centered and goal-oriented innovation solutions. It creates an opportunity for participants with different expertise and cultural backgrounds to leverage resources beyond their disciplines and to iterate practical solutions through design sprints and fast-prototyping.

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