ICPC Re-open Portal For Fresh Application – The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) has announced a fresh recruitment.
In the call for applications made available for worthy persons to apply. The application reads;
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime is looking for the most talented coders to inspire us with their ideas on how tech can help fight corruption and advance peace, justice and strong Institutions.
ICPC Re-open Portal For Fresh Application – About The Hackathon
The African Youth anti – Corruption hackathon is a virtual 4 week Technology challenge organised by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) in partnership with private and public sector organizations in five African countries, namely Egypt, Kenya, Nigeria , Senegal and South Africa.
ICPC Re-open Portal For Fresh Application – Objective of The Hackathon
The objective of the hackathon are to promote the use of information and communication Technology (ICT) to prevent and combat corrupt in Africa and to give young developers the chance to come up with their own ideas on how to counter Corruption through Technology. The challenge will also promote the implementation of the United Nations convention against corruption (UNCAC) by enhancing public – private partnership in the development of sustainable ICT based anti – corruption solutions, youth engagement and employment, innovation and Technology.
The winning team will have the opportunity to develop their Technology solutions with the support of public sector partners of hackathon that seek to increase the use of ICT solutions as part of their domestic anti – corruption efforts.
ICPC Re-open Portal For Fresh Application – Outcome of the Hackathon in Participating Countries
In particular, the hackathon seek to deliver the following outcomes in the participating countries;
. Increase advocacy and youth engagement in the fight against corruption.
. Increase youth employment, innovation and Technology.
. Increase public – private partnership
. Increase efficiency and effectiveness in public administration and service delivery
ICPC Re-open Portal For Fresh Application – Who Are We Looking For
The Hackathon is open to young persons who are;
. Between age of 18 to 36 years
. Have basic coding skills and some experience with one or more development Technologies
. Are Nationals of Egypt, Kenya, Senegal, Nigeria and South Africa
. Are proficient in English
For More & How To Apply
Interested young persons from the countries including, South Africa, Nigeria, Senegal, Egypt and Kenya can apply by clicking this link.