The Reboot Accelerator Programme is a call for innovative solutions initiated by the United Nations Office of Information and Communications Technology (OICT) that aims to utilize the crowdsourcing platform to solve global challenges.
Through a series of global hackathons launched under Reboot Accelerator, OICT engages with United Nations entities and external partners, including in the private sector and academia. The global hackathon provides an opportunity for innovators from around the world to support the work and mandates of the UN.
The platform enables global citizens to contribute directly to solving global challenges by developing crowd-sourced solutions and allows them to engage with other young innovators.
MULTI -STAKEHOLDER COLLABORATION
The platform presents an opportunity for multiple stakeholders -- from the UN, academia, and the private and public sectors, -- to collaborate on solutions.
The platform presents a space to share feedback and ideas that lead to knowledge sharing, which will foster innovative solutions.
April - May 2020
Reboot The Ocean Virtual Hackathon
To encourage young people to stay home & do their part in the midst of the coronavirus global pandemic, Reboot the Ocean is hosting a virtual hackathon for young innovators to use their time and creativity to develop solutions for other global challenges such as keeping the ocean save.