Deadline: August 1, 2015
Eager to shape new justice innovations that help the lives of people and businesses? Submit your innovation for a chance to join HiiL Innovating Justice for the Innovating Justice Forum on the 3rd and 4th of December 2015 at the Peace Palace in The Hague!
The Innovating Justice Forum is a two-day international event in The Hague catering to more than 150 participants. It is held annually by HiiL Innovating Justice to discuss and support innovative ways of approaching justice worldwide. The Forum has in the past centered on issues such as Living Wages (2014), Human Rights (2013) and Basic Justice Care for Everyone (2012). Other thought-provoking issues are always part of the agenda. This year, HiiL will highlight the State of Innovation and the justice needs of SMEs in East and West Africa.
The Innovating Justice Forum is a unique event that connects innovators, investors, entrepreneurs, private companies, governments, NGOs, academics and foundations. Among the many organisations represented are, for example, national Parliaments, Cordaid, Oxfam, Supreme Courts, Microsoft, Ministries of Justice and Foreign Affairs, OECD, USAID, World Bank and the World Economic Forum.
Innovating Justice Challenges & Awards
This year, the Innovating Justice Forum will showcase the winners of two of special challenges:
In 2015, over €80,000 is available in cash prizes. Winners of the Innovating Justice Awards also receive acceleration support with access to funding, networks and expert advice.
The winners of these challenges receive the Innovating Justice Awards 2015. They will have access to an international network, to build international partnerships and learn from other attendants at the Forum. The innovators present their innovation to an international audience, gain international recognition, and have the opportunity to win seed investments. They will get professional support to understand current strengths, improve their pitch and get the change to boost their project with the help of event participants.
- The challenge is open to founders and innovators
For you innovation to be eligible, your entry must meet the following criteria:
- Uniqueness: How innovative is your idea? What is your unique selling proposition?
- Scalability: Is there potential for scaling-up? Locally, regionally, internationally?
- Sustainability: Is the innovation financially sustainable? Is it commercially viable?
- Impact: What is the (potential) impact of the innovation?
For more information, visit Innovating Justice Forum Awards 2015.