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ASEAN Youth Video Contest 2019 | Apply Now before Deadline

ASEAN Youth Video Contest 2019 | Apply Now before Deadline.

ASEAN Youth Video Contest 2019 Sustainable energy is critical to the economic and environmental health of the ASEAN Community. As signatories of the Paris Agreement, ASEAN Member States (AMS) have set an aspirational regional target to increase renewable energy (RE) to 23% by 2025 under the ASEAN’s blueprint for regional energy cooperation, which is the ASEAN Plan of Actions for Energy Cooperation (APAEC) 2016 – 2025.

ASEAN Youth Video Contest 2019

The adoption of renewable energy policies not only draws in smarter technology to help ASEAN meet the energy demands of a growing population, but also conforms with aspirations for more advanced and smarter labor and technology inputs through the fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0).

To support ASEAN efforts to promote the importance of renewable energy throughout the region, young ASEAN filmmakers are invited to submit a 60-second video on the theme “Renewable Energy: Powering ASEAN’s Bright Future,” showcasing what renewable energy sources mean to the future of youth and the region.

Benefits

  • The top 10 entries will be selected to participate in an expert-led filmmaking workshop in Hanoi, Viet Nam and be eligible to win cash prizes!

Eligibility

  • Open to amateur filmmakers (not currently employed in the video production profession), who are citizens of ASEAN Member States (AMS)—Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam—and who currently reside in his/her home country;
  • The contest is designed for aspiring filmmakers and interested youth. In the past, small teams have contributed to the design, development, and staging of video entries. This is acceptable, however, if a team works to produce a video, only one member of the team will be eligible to participate in the expert training event and receive cash prizes;
  • Candidates must be aged 18 to 30 years old at the time of deadline;
  • Finalists from previous years’ contests are not eligible to participate.

Entry Rules

  • Each short video entry must clearly and creatively address the theme “Renewable Energy: Powering ASEAN’s Bright Future” in 60 seconds or less. The video should be in English, or if created in local language the video should be complemented with English subtitles
  • Entries depicting violence, sexism, racism, or other inappropriate content such as smoking, drinking, or other vices, including messaging deemed to advocate curtailment of the rights of others, will be disqualified
  • A video production workshop for 10 selected finalists will be held at Media Training Centre of Vietnam Journalists Association (VJTC), Hanoi, Viet Nam in April 2019. Only one participant from each of the selected top 10 videos is invited to participate in the workshop
  • Selected finalists attending the video production workshop must have a valid passport allowing them to travel to Viet Nam and must have strong proficiency in English since the training will be conducted in English
  • Entries are limited to one video per individual or team
  • Each individual or team is strongly encouraged to have a Facebook account for ease of communication with the trainer and other participants.

Selection Criteria

  • Adherence to the theme: The video clearly and creatively represents the theme of “Renewable Energy: Powering ASEAN’s Bright Future” through positive youth perspectives
  • Originality and creativity: The content is unique and not derivative of other ideas and presents the theme in an original and compelling way
  • Potential viewer impact: The video conveys personal or aspirational thoughts that are inspiring to viewers
  • Overall execution: The video reflects thoughtful framing and composition, presenting a clear story, is well-paced and focused, and has a clear and audible soundtrack and/or voice-over
  • Visual techniques: The visual content is appealing to viewers through composition and technique, using appropriate effects
  • Duration: The duration of the final video should not exceed 2 minutes.

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Application Deadline: February 19, 2019

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Apply for ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship 2019 Here for Free

Apply for ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship 2019 Here for Free.

ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship 2019The ASEAN S&T Fellowship enables early and mid-career scientists who are citizens and residents of 10 ASEAN Member States (AMS) to contribute their knowledge and analytical skills to empower their national governments.

ASEAN Science and Technology Fellowship 2019

Selected scientists, or fellows, will be embedded in national-level ministries in respective country to encourage policy makers to use more science-based approaches in their policy- and decision-making.

For this edition of the ASEAN S&T Fellowship, up to 16 fellows will be chosen from ASEAN region to take part in the program by focusing on these three priority areas:

  • Digital Economy
  • Innovative Startups
  • Science, Technology and Innovation for UN SDGs

Benefits

Selected fellow will receive a variety of privileges such as:

  • Monthly stipend (USD $1,200)
  • Mentorship from the government
  • Professional development opportunity in a form of leadership and communication training
  • Support to attend conferences and access to a growing network of opportunity to view regional policy processes and a chance to network and consult with ASEAN Senior Officials from AMS.

Eligibility

  • Applicants should have a minimum master’s degree related to Science and Technology or one of the priority areas listed above
  • Be a citizen of an ASEAN Member State
  • Professional-level fluency in English
  • Maximum 45 years of age

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Application Deadline: February 24, 2019

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ASEAN Impact Challenge 2018/2019 | Apply Now before Deadline

ASEAN Impact Challenge 2018/2019 | Apply Now before Deadline.

ASEAN Impact Challenge 2018 The ASEAN Impact Challenge is a regional programme designed by Impact Hub Kuala Lumpur to discover innovators and entrepreneurs from Southeast Asia who are accelerating the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals through cross-sector partnerships and disruptive tech innovations.

ASEAN Impact Challenge 2018

Initiatives by participant teams have ranged from waste management, agriculture, microfinance, microbiology, improving livelihoods, alternative education, environment and construction.

The Challenge presents opportunities to identify and strengthen new and scaleable innovations and to achieve select outcomes around the SDGs. It brings together entrepreneurs, investors, governments, multilateral agencies and corporations around a common agenda.

Theme

This year’s challenge is themed ‘Tech Forward: Innovations for a Digital Economy’ and hopes to discover innovations from the citizen and private sectors that are contributing to the digital economy transformation in the region through the power of entrepreneurship and collaboration.

Prizes

The top 10 finalists will participate in an 8-week tailored Global Goals Lab acceleration programme with local and regional mentors leading up to the Regional Finals.

Finalists get:

  • Tailored Support Provided By Industry Mentors (local & regional)
  • Access To Strategic Partnerships in ASEAN and abroad, including USD25 million worth of regional capital
  • Access To Finance For Growth; in the last 3 years, they’ve connected over USD5 million of capital to AIC finalists
  • Regional and global visibility through our partners and networks which also include opportunities to pitch solutions in New York during The Global Goals week in addition to the ASEAN Summit and related events.

The total cost for flights and accommodation for the selected top 10 finalists will be covered by the programme. One or two finalist team members must be able and willing to travel to the Regional Finals in Singapore. The travel period is between 11-13 November 2018.

Eligibility

  • The Challenge is open to ASEAN-based tech innovations with the potential to scale and is designed to encourage, empower and support cross-sector partnerships that will create impact in the region.
  • All team members must be over the age of 18.
  • All team members must be able and willing to travel to Singapore for the Regional Finals. The travel period is between 11-13 November 2018. All team members must be able to commit for the entire duration of the challenge.

Eligible applications should either be Early-stage or Scale-stage innovations.

  • Early-stage innovations: Technological innovations with proposals, ideas, concepts and prototypes with the potential to deliver long-term solutions and impact on pressing community, social and environmental issues.
  • Scale-stage innovations: Proven technological innovations with the potential and capacity to increase impact by expanding its beneficiary base. Been in operation a minimum of 2 years and has generated a minimum of USD 100,000 in revenue

Method of Application

The Call for Applications closes on 9th September, and finalists will be announced by 21st September 2018. The Regional Finals will take place in Singapore during the ASEAN Summit from 11 – 13 November 2018.

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Application Deadline: September 9, 2018

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