Call for Applications for the 2024 Intercultural Innovation Hub

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Judith Macharia ()
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The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group, with the support of Accenture, are pleased to announce the 2024 cycle of the Intercultural Innovation Hub!

Through the Intercultural Innovation Hub (IIH), The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group, with the support of Accenture continue to connect people and cultures, empower grassroots organizations, as well as elevate and scale up innovative approaches that contribute to inclusive societies. The Intercultural Innovation Hub will select up to 10 projects focused on addressing xenophobia and hate speech; preventing violent extremism; promoting gender equality; using sport, art and culture as tools to drive social change and foster social inclusion; and building inclusive and cohesive societies.

Who can Apply?

Eligible to apply for the Intercultural Innovation Hub are not-for-profit organizations implementing projects focused on promoting intercultural dialogue and fostering diverse and inclusive societies, and who are willing to expand their range of action. Examples include projects in the fields of promoting gender equality, preventing xenophobia, violent extremism, and hate speech, promoting the use of sport, art, and culture as tools to drive social change and foster social inclusion, supporting the LGBTQI+ community and championing gender diversity, as well as advocating for disability rights and disability inclusion. The Intercultural Innovation Hub does not support one-time events (e.g. festivals, events, conferences. etc.)

Selected recipients will receive:

Financial support for sustainable growth: Each finalist will receive up to USD 20,000 to scale up the sustainability of their project and accelerate the impact of their work.

Year-long capacity-building programme: Selected recipients also will benefit from a year-long series of capacity-building workshops, focused support, and customized mentoring provided by UNAOC and the BMW Group, with the support of Accenture.

Access and membership to a global leadership platform: Recipients will have an opportunity to extend their spheres of influence, collaborate with other changemakers, and take part in regional and international events by becoming part of a global leadership network.

To apply, please read the eligibility criteria and complete your application no later than 5 p.m. EDT (New York time) on 25 March 2024.



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