AIDF Global Summit, Washington D.C., on 5 – 6 September 2018

Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF)  are pleased to open nominations for the Global Innovator of the Year Award. This competition celebrates individuals as well as teams who have introduced game-changing initiatives, created research or inventions that have made an impact on the humanitarian aid and development sectors globally over the past year. The aim is to recognise individuals for their inspiring leadership, forward-thinking, creative problem-solving and implementation of innovative programmes that have helped drive the global progress towards Sustainable Development Goals.

Submit your nomination here!

The finalists will be showcased at the AIDF Global Summit and the winner of the award will be announced on 5 September 2018 at the 10th Anniversary AIDF Global Summit in Washington D.C, USA. The nominees will be judged on their inspiring innovation, proven impact and success. Nominees should exhibit a thoughtful, creative and innovative approach to resolving humanitarian and development challenges in Asia over the past year. For more information on eligibility click here.

The initiatives, research or inventions that nominees have introduced or implemented should also demonstrate a positive impact on solving humanitarian aid and development challenges in Asia and nominees should be looking to enhance and grow the impact of their initiatives to accelerate Asia’s progress towards Sustainable Development Goals, including future plans to take their idea to the next level. Nominations are open to individuals who work for UN and government agencies, NGOs, donors and development banks active within the humanitarian aid and development sector  The award winner will benefit from extensive media coverage and industry recognition for their achievements in humanitarian aid and development. 

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