Application Due Date: Thursday, January 31 st, 2019

A DATA4CHANGE flagship occasion is a five-day domestic workshop with complete immersion into the inner operations of an information visualisation studio. CSOs and NGOs dealing with a few of the world’s most pushing social and political issues are matched with thoroughly chosen groups of market specialists covering the disciplines of information analysis, journalism, graphic style, and web advancement.

30 May– 3 June, 2019

Nairobi Garage, Nairobi, Kenya

Given That 2014, more than 200 individuals from over 40 nations have actually participated in DATA4CHANGE flagship occasions in London, Beirut and Kampala. We are thrilled to reveal that applications are now available to attend our 2019 occasion, which will be held at Nairobi Garage Data4Change is really thrilled to have Code for Africa on board as the occasion partner.

For 2019 we’re doing things a bit in a different way and opening the call for applications for our civil society organisations (CSOs) and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) initially. So if you’re seeking to sign up with as an innovative, examine back in early 2019 or watch on our social networks feeds to be the very first to learn when the next round of applications opens.

It’s likewise the very first time that we’re hosting a thematic DATA4CHANGE. All of this year’s jobs will have to do with digital rights, web liberty and/or liberty of expression online DATA4CHANGE is a happy member and carrying out partner of OUTCRY, a union of organisations working to raise the profile of digital rights in 21 nations. DATA4CHANGE Nairobi 2019 supports the work of OUTCRY.

If you work for a CSO or NGO covering any of these problems in a minimum of among the nations noted below, you’re qualified to use. Your work might cover other nations too, however should consist of a minimum of among the target nations.

EAST AFRICA: Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda

SOUTHERN AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe

WEST AFRICA: Gambia, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone

MIDDLE EAST AND CENTRAL ASIA: Afghanistan, Egypt, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Sudan

At the end of the occasion each group has an evidence of principle or totally rendered model for an information driven advocacy project, and the wealth of countless experience that occurs with investing 5 days together with a varied and distinctively gifted group of people. You’ll utilize information to inform stories and alter hearts and minds, and you’ll make long-term memories and life-altering relationships.

Recommended thematic locations consist of, however are no ways restricted to:

  • Censorship, shutdowns, challenges to open door
  • Development, totally free and open source software application
  • Personal privacy, security, file encryption
  • Legislation and policy worrying the web, press liberty, personal privacy, gain access to
  • Governance of the web, net neutrality
  • Security and realisation of human rights online

If your organisation has an essential story to outline any of these problems in our target nations, click the button listed below to use!

Advantages

  • Complete scholarship for you and an associate to participate in the workshop, consisting of travel, lodging, and in-country expenses
  • Experience dealing with gifted market experts on an information driven job assisted by you
  • Find out how to inform stories with information

Applications.
to participate in DATA4CHANGE are evaluated by a board of consultants and the.
competitors is really hard. If you are accepted, you and an associate will.
get a complete scholarship to participate in the occasion.

The application timeline

Stage One: Open Call.

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Apply.
early and beat the crowd! Throughout this stage we accept applications from.
interested civil society organisations. On a rolling basis we make.
contact with each candidate to start the procedure of developing our.
shortlist, so the earlier you use, the earlier we can examine your.
eligibility. As quickly as you have actually used, our group will start evaluating.
your application. If we choose to advance your application to Stage.
2, we’ll touch to organize an ideal time to interview you.

Stage 2: Interviews.

Throughout.
the video interview we’ll discuss your suggested style, and inquire about.
your previous work. We’ll wish to ask you about the tactical.
top priorities of your organisation and learn how the style you have actually.
proposed fits in with them. We’ll likewise put in the time to explain in.
information what you might get out of a DATA4CHANGE flagship occasion, and.
respond to any concerns you may have. We like to understand that your.
associates support the proposition and will rally around the result of the.
occasion, so we might ask you to recognize a crucial decision-maker from your.
organisation that can join us for the interview too.

Stage 3: Data Dive.

If.
your organisation is among the fortunate 4 chosen to participate in, you’ll.
have hands-on assistance from DATA4CHANGE and Code for Africa to assist you.
prepare your product for the occasion. We’ll deal with you to recognize.
sources of information, tidy any datasets you might currently have and get them.
prepared for the occasion, and prepare instruction files for your group. This.
is so you’ll have the very best opportunity of an effective result throughout the.
occasion.

To Find Out More:

See the Authorities Web Page of the DATA4CHANGE Kenya 2019

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