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2020 Call for Code Global Challenge on Climate Change ($200,000 + USB Cash Prize)

Deadline: 22nd March 2020

Help halt and reverse the impact of climate change by creating sustainable solutions using open source technology.
Call for code calls on innovators to create practical, effective, and high- quality applications dased on one or more IBM cloud service, (for example, webs, mobile, or weather) that can have an immediate and lasting impact on humanitarian issues.

Teams of developers, data scientists, designers, business analysts, subject matter experts and more are challenged to build solutions that foster water sustainability, energy sustainability and natural disaster resiliency. winning solution is deployed in communities that need the most help.

What will you build?

See how you can create an application that makes an immediate and lasting impact in communities around the world by using AI, IoT, and the lastest open-source development platforms.

 Challenge Timeline:

Challenge Kick-off: February 26th 2020 

Submission open: March 22nd 2020

Submission deadline: July 31st 2020

Winner Announcement: October 2020

For More Information, Visit 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge

UNESCO Prize for girl's and woman's education 2020 (Award of $50,000)

Deadline: May 26th 2020

It is the first UNESCO Prize of this nature and is unique in showcasing a successful project that improves and promote the educational prospects of girls and women and in turn, the quality of their lives.

Funded by the government of the people's republic of china, the prize is conferred annually to two laureates and consists of an award of US$50,000 each to help further their work in the area of girls and women education. The Director-General of UNESCO awarded the prize for the first time in 2016.


  • The prize annually US$ 50.000 to two outstanding laureates.

 Who can be nominated?
  • Individuals, Institutions or organisation advancing girls' and women's education.
  • Nominations must focus on an established project or programme of the candidate, which has been running for at least two years and meet the selection criteria.
Who can nominate?

  • Government of UNESCO member state via their permanent delegation to UNESCO and Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) in official partnership with UNESCO can make up to 3 nominations, Self-nomination are not accepted. 

Once it has passed the basic eligibility requirements, the project/programme of the candidate will be assessed by the jury based on the following three criteria.

  1. Impact
  2. Innovation 
  3. Sustainability
For more information, Visit UNESCO

Google Kick Start Global Online Coding Competition 2020 for coders worldwide.

Deadline: 15th November 2020

Ready to solve fun, challenging problems? Kick Start hosts online rounds throughout the year, giving participants the opportunity to test and grow their coding abilities while getting a sample of the programming skills needed for a technical career at Google. Participate in one - or join them all!
(Top participant may be invited to interview at Google)

Register for kickstart once on our website and you will be set up to compete in any round you'd like!
When each round is open, the three-hour countdown begins and you will compete on our website solving algorithmic and mathematical problems, following the round, you can check out your ranking and round analysis.

If you ere the top competitor, you may be contacted by Google for a chance to Interview.

Visit Google kick start for online coding worldwide For More Information.


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