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Reboot the Earth Tech Challenge 2019 in USA

Reboot the Earth Tech Challenge 2019 in USA

Country: USA
City: New York
Aug 14 - Sep 21, 2019
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UN Technology Innovation Labs are accepting applications for the Reboot the Earth Tech Challenge 2019.

Reboot the Earth Challenge is as a social coding event that brings young computer programmers, scientists and other interested people together. Under the auspices of the United Nations to improve upon or build a new software program that addresses the current climate crisis.
Through a series of Tech Challenge in four continents, young people, including students will be presented. Further, with the opportunity to use open data and tech concepts to solve a local climate crisis. That may be unique to each location and its community needs. The participants will follow the Principles for Digital Development. Which form by United Nations Agencies Funds and Programmes and endorsed by International Organizations worldwide.

Moreover, Climate change is one of the most critical global challenges and today’s youth population is faced with a future that is threatened by its impact. However, they also present an extraordinary opportunity for urgent action as agents of change. Also,  creators of innovative climate solutions. Through a series of hackathons in four continents, young people, including students will be presented. Further, with the opportunity to use open data and apply tech concepts and practices to solve the climate crisis, depending on the community needs and location, the hackathons can focus on a platform such as mobile apps, a desktop operating system, web development or video game development.


  • One selected team from each challenge location will win a trip to New York City, the USA at Reboot the Earth
  • Award Ceremony on September 21, 2019, at the United Nations Climate Action Summit
  • The winning solution has an opportunity to be incubated in one of the global UN Technology Innovation
  • Final solutions will stand a chance to be at Davos in January 2020 during the week of the World Economic Forum


  • All the inputs and outputs of this challenge must be by recognized open source and creative commons licensing.
  • Teams can have a maximum of 5 members.
  • All participants should be less than 35 years of age, on the day of the registration.
  • All of the Reboot the Earth Tech Challenges will be conducted in English.
  • Also, the organization does not cover the cost of travel to the Tech Challenge venues. Participants will need to cover their own cost of travel, accommodations, etc.


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards
Event Date14 August,2019 to 21 September,2019
Deadline30 July,2019
CityNew York
Open toAll Nationalities
Organizer United Nations



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