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8 Sep 2021

WHAT IS #ASEFSU23?

The 23rd ASEF Summer University (ASEFSU23) is aninterdisciplinary Hackathon journey for young Asians & Europeans on “Liveable Cities for a Sustainable Future”.

Taking place between October and November 2021 (2 programme blocks a 2 weeks each), the Summer University connects young hackers, designers,  innovators, urban planners and SDG experts from 51 countries to collaborate & develop  urban solutions in three of the most populated countries in ASEM: Bangladesh, India & Pakistan.

 

#ASEFSU23 HACKATHON CHALLENGES

ASEFSU23 Hackathon Teams will tackle one of three interdisciplinary urban challenges, linking SDG11 with other socio-economic issues that are part of the UN Agenda2030:

  • Bangladesh (SDG11, SDG12 & SDG13): Creating Clean Cities: Tackling Urban Waste Management
  • India (SDG3 & SDG11): Creating Healthy Cities: Tackling Obesity among Children
  • Pakistan (SDG4, SDG8 and SDG11): Creating Accessible Cities: Enhancing Urban Mobility

More info here: Hackathon Challenges

The most innovative solution for each country challenge will receive an award.

 

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? 

  • Certification! Receive certification of participation by all partner universities, as well as up to 10 university credits from University College Cork (UCC).
  • Sustainable Impact! Play your role towards Sustainable Urbanisation by transforming ideas into concrete impactful solutions in Bangladesh, India & Pakistan.
  • Network! Build up your network of innovators & experts for future partnerships & collaborations.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

You are…

  • A Citizen of one of the 51 ASEM Countries
  • A Young Professional or Student between 18-30 years
  • A creator, designer, innovator, developer, entrepreneur, communicator or more, and feel that your skillset can be used to solve the challenges
  • Enthusiastic to work with an interdisciplinary, intercultural team from Asia & Europe
  • Keen to learn more about Sustainable Urbanisation in Bangladesh, India & Pakistan

 

READ MORE HERE:

 

Deadline: Wednesday, 29 September 2021, 23:59 UTC

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