Are you a media professional, a fact-checker or an ICT expert in Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Algeria, or Tunisia? You are invited to apply to ‘CrowdSourcing Competition’!
With the purpose of encouraging digital media practices in the Middle East and North Africa regions, Leaders International launches the Digital Innovations for Peace (DIP) Call for Applications, which targets entrepreneurs in digital media and fact-checking. Co-funded by the EU, and implemented by Leaders International, DW Akademie, and Elbiro Media, DIP aims to foster social resilience against the growing threat of disinformation and to promote peace in the digital sphere in Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Algeria, and Tunisia.
The call is open for entrepreneurs, media professionals, and ICT experts from the MENA region, however, applicants from the aforementioned countries are encouraged to apply, provided that they meet the following requirements: 1. To be in the age range of 18-35 years 2. To have an innovative digital media idea.
Ultimately, participants are expected to present their ideas and solutions to a judging panel. The top three participants will receive a prize of €1000 and the opportunity to participate in two hackathons to develop their solutions further.