Deadline: September 30, 2022
The ONE Africa Award celebrates African efforts aimed at achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the world’s blueprint for a better future. SDG targets range from halving extreme poverty to halting the spread of HIV/AIDS and providing universal primary education.
The 2022 ONE Africa Award recognizes best practices by an African organization addressing social development issues through innovative advocacy in the promotion of SDG attainment, by aligning with the #JobsNowAfrica Campaign which is focused on job creation.
ONE is a global movement campaigning to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030, so that everyone, everywhere can lead a life of dignity and opportunity. They are non-partisan and pressure governments to do more to fight extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, and empower citizens to hold their governments to account.
- The organization that is selected as the winner will receive prize money of $100,000
- Open to all organizations focused on job creation in any sector (agriculture, ICT, commercial, etc.) of industry and advocating for any initiative (Women empowerment, disability, disadvantaged, job creation, youth empowerment etc.)
- Qualified recipients may be engaged in direct services to achieve any of the SDGs but must demonstrate a strong advocacy component integral to the delivery and success of their programmes.
- Qualified recipients may be advocacy/pressure groups and think tanks engaged in governance activities such as the monitoring of flows of resources and/or holding governments accountable to commitments to SDF attainment.