EaP Civil Society Hackathon

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09.02.2020
EaP Civil Society Hackathon

3-5 April 2020
Kyiv, Ukraine

The deadline for the submission of applications from civil society activists with ideas of digital solutions is 23.00 (CET) on Monday, February 17, 2020. The deadline for the submission of applications from IT professionals and graphic designers is 23.00 (CET) on Monday, March 16, 2020.

The 2020 EaP Civil Society Hackathon brings together 60 civil society activists, IT professionals and designers from the Eastern Partnership region to work face-to-face on software projects that would enable civil society better to contribute to reforms and democratic changes in their home countries.

The overall goal of the EaP Civil Society Hackathon is to establish long-term cooperation between civil society and the IT community from the EaP region that would results in developing new digital products (ICT tools) to empower the digital participation of citizens, to improve transparency and communication of governmental decisions and spending, to enable a broader participation in decision making processes and to advance public services. The 2020 Hackathon will be the forth in the series of EaP regional hackathons organised by the European Union's Eastern Partnership Civil Society Facility – Regional Actions project.

The cost of participation in the 2020 EaP Civil Society Hackathon will be covered by the European Commission, and includes:
• travel expenses outside or within the Ideathon hosting country (Moldova) for the shortlisted applicants based outside the hosting city (Chisinau): a return trip between the address specified in the application (an EaP country) and Chisinau, Moldova;
• hotel accommodations for those participants based outside of Chisinau, Moldova, for the period of the EaP Regional Ideathon (13-14 March 2020);
• meals for the period of the EaP Regional Ideathon (13-14 March 2020);
• daily allowance for the participants based outside of Chisinau, Moldova, for the period of the EaP Regional Ideathon (13-14 March 2020);
• travel expenses outside or within the hosting country (Ukraine) for the participants of the 2020 EaP Civil Society Hackathon based outside of the Hackathon hosting city (Kyiv): a return trip between the address specified in the application (an EaP country) and Kyiv, Ukraine;
• hotel accommodations for the participants based outside of Kyiv, Ukraine, for the period of the 2020 EaP Civil Society Hackathon (3-5 April 2020);
• meals for the period of the 2020 EaP Civil Society Hackathon (3-5 April 2020);
• daily allowance for the participants based outside of Kyiv, Ukraine, for the period of the 2020 EaP Civil Society Hackathon (3-5 April 2020).

Participation in the 2020 EaP Civil Society Hackathon is open to all citizens/residents and CSOs from the Eastern Partnership countries – Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Applications from grassroots activists and young IT professionals from across the region are encouraged.

If you have questions, write us at ict@eapcivilsociety.eu. We will reply within 24 hours!

More information is available on https://ict.eapcivilsociety.eu/en

Patike