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We want to hear your thoughts on the challenges within human rights, good governance and social justice. However big or small the idea may be, we welcome all ideas and suggestions to help us tackle the key challenges. When submitting your idea, you can select to post to one of the following themes:

  • reduce poverty and inequality, including gender inequalities
  • reduce conflict and promote peace, justice and humanitarian action
  • understand and respond effectively to forced displacement and multiple refugee crises

    Don't worry if you don't have an idea just yet. You can still show support by commenting and voting on the ideas posted by others.

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    All ideas will be reviewed and considered. Once ideas have been reviewed, we will keep you all informed as to what will happen to the input - so keep an eye out for updates!

 

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  1. Osu
    Osu
    194 pts
  2. Michael Ukwuru
    157 pts
  3. Cyril France
    149 pts
  4. DOUGLAS ORAMIS
    118 pts
  5. Elena Gadjanova
    108 pts

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1st Submission Idea

Despite huge advances in disaster mitigation and preparedness measures for pre-disaster management , as well as response and relief measures to manage disasters as they unfold , post disaster management through  rehabilitation (short term) and reconstruction  (long term) are lagging behind.  An interactive platform shall link disaster survivors with the requisite individuals, communities and organisations that are needed to help them reconstruct their fractured lives.

Josephine Muchogu
by Josephine Muchogu
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Josephine Muchogu
1st Submission Idea

Today in Nigeria, many of our people are gruesomely murdered by armed herdsmen in many parts of the country. It has reached an alarming proportion. In addition, many of the local farmers are impoverished by nomadic cows grazing on farms. Any response by the farmers are often resisted and in some cases met with deadly attacks.  Often, the herdsmen are non natives as these are basically nomads. Since there is always needs for animal proteins, there will be need for digital training on...

Michael Odimayo
by Michael Odimayo
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Michael Odimayo
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1st Submission Idea

When you see the high rate of corruption and embezzlement with our government officials, it is heartbreaking and wracking. And they are untouchable and unaccountable. Since it like no one is capable of Jerry Rawlins of Ghana exploit of cleaning the system of corruption, let try technology. Acting as the devil's advocate, I present to you iJusticeNow Solutions. iJusticeNow solutions is a state of the art innovation exploring the power of nanotechnology. The technology involves nanobots which...

Osu
by Osu
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1st Submission Idea

  In Kenya, public service challenges include: Congestion in public offices; Inefficient and ineffective bureaucratic procedures; highly manual processes; Loss of faith in public service by customers; and Lethargy.  These challenges are mirrored in the University processes including examinations, admissions, course registration, and Customer communication among others

Joseph Obosi
by Joseph Obosi
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Joseph Obosi
1st Submission Idea

Many of the communities in Africa face the challenge of being able to provide the basic needs. I'm a geospatial student and when undertaking a survey of an area one finds out that there are more possible solutions to the problem of poverty it's only that most people are only fixed to a certain kind of work and they are not ready to venture into new opportunities. When a new idea comes in you find most people flooded in the same without taking account of any other opportunity.

Ann Saenyi
by Ann Saenyi
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Ann Saenyi
1st Submission Idea

In almost all African countries, the business of governance is done in secret such that the people have no good information about what the government is doing. Information coming from the government to the people is edited in favour of the government. The people have little or no contributions to governance because they have no proper knowledge of what happens in the government circle. Simply put, there is no freedom of information. Laws are circumvented and twisted by those who have the arm.

Michael Ukwuru
by Michael Ukwuru
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Michael Ukwuru
1st Submission Idea

Women and marginalised groups face a number of challenges in fully participating in developing opportunities. These relate to traditional gender roles, unequal access to education, social organization and distribution of labour, social stigma, etc. 

Elena Gadjanova
by Elena Gadjanova
6 Votes
Comments 10
Elena Gadjanova
1st Submission Idea

Citizens exploited by Officials in whatever capacity should be recorded and uploaded to a dedicated site for exposing corrupt officials. 

Osu
by Osu
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1st Submission Idea

Radical differences exist between the place of women in Islamic memory across majority-Muslim states in Africa. While the importance of recognizing women's historic spiritual leadership and power has formed an important part of debates in some contemporary states (especially Senegal, Morocco and Tunisia), in many countries (such as Algeria and Libya) current discussions of Islam and the public sphere tend to ignore the rich heritage of the history of women in Islam.

William Gallois
by William Gallois
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William Gallois
1st Submission Idea

Failure to implement the laws is a common challenge in many African states. This disobedience is common among the leaders and the ordinary citizens alike. A good example is Kenya, where the Constitution of Kenya 2010 provides for the two-thirds gender rule, as an affirmative action, to provide an opportunity for women to also participate in the leadership of the country. However, the implementation of the rule has been frustrated over and over again by the law-makers themselves. 

IRENE KARIUKI
by IRENE KARIUKI
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IRENE KARIUKI
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