Social Innovation & Global Ethics Forum Call for Projects

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What is the SIGEF 2014?

The first edition of the Social Innovation & Global Ethics Forum (SIGEF), organised by Horyou, will take place at the CICG in Geneva from the 22nd until the 24th of October. This event will gather a diverse and universal audience of international organizations (NGOs, Foundations and Associations) and Personalities that promote and support solidarity, humanism constructive technologies, as well as ethics in all disciplines and fields.

SIGEF 2014 is an international event showcasing the global cultural diversity of the participants through interactive activities and sessions. We expect an audience of more than 1,800 people, represented by NGOs working in diverse fields, students, CSR representatives, promoters of socially innovative projects, and artists from various backgrounds and disciplines.

A key component of SIGEF 2014 is the possibility for NGOs, Foundations, and Associations to actively participate through complimentary stands that will be granted by the SIGEF 2014 organizing committee. If your Organization is interested in this unique opportunity, we can gladly send you the eligibility criteria. You may also directly begin the process by registering on Horyou as an Organization. We are happy to answer any questions over the phone, by e-mail, or in person (in Geneva, Paris, and New York).

Additionally, we will be happy to have members of your organization attend the conferences and workshops sessions.

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Call For Projects

An important part of our forum is the SIGEF awards and this consist of the Call for Projects. We are officially inviting social entrepreneurs, researchers and students who have a socially innovative project to send us their application. We will select 30 projects to be presented during the Forum with the opportunity of winning one of the following awards:

·         SIGEF PROJECT AWARD – Prix du Public 2014

Winner: an allocation of 8000 CHF* + an interview and visibility on our medias + opportunities of visibility with the international medias which will attend at SIGEF2014

·         SIGEF PROJECT AWARD – Coup d’Cœur 2014

Winner: an allocation of 2500 CHF* + an interview and visibility on our medias + Opportunities of visibility with the international medias which will attend at SIGEF2014

*CHF: Swiss currency

Depending on Sponsors’ participations, we will announce (one week before SIGEF2014)  other

possible allocations, directly on

We will be glad to receive the application of your social project at (two deadlines have be fixed in order for you to send your application: August 25th and September 25th). Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding SIGEF2014 or your application.

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