Application for UNLEASH 2018 Program at Singapore
talents (18 – 35 years) from all over the world, who will work on new,
innovative and disruptive solutions to achieve the UN Sustainable
Development Goals. Applications are open from January 15 – February 15,
2018. Find more information at www.unleash.org.
UN Sustainable Development Goals, that will take place in Singapore
from May 30 – June 6.
Singapore. 1,000 of the most talented young people are being handpicked
to come up with solutions to the 17 Sustainable Development Goals
(SDGs). They will meet in Singapore to come up with disruptive and
innovative solutions within themes related to the SDGs.
August 2017. In November 2017, the Danish Prime Minister, Lars Løkke
Rasmussen handed over UNLEASH to the Singaporean Prime Minister Lee
Hsien Loong during an official visit. “Denmark kick-started this great
initiative, and there is no better partner than Singapore to take over.
The global SDGs carry the ambition to bring the world we live in closer
to the world in which we wish to live. Singapore is known for its
foresight, drive, and ability to take action. By passing on the host
country torch to Singapore, I am sure that UNLEASH will take yet another
important step forward,” said Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke
will learn from Singaporean private and public sector, who will inspire
the talents for their process through the four-day innovation challenge.
The talents are put in teams and will work on solutions within their
field of expertise. “We each have a valuable contribution to make to
sustainable development. This gathering of young, creative and
innovative minds will harness the power of human ingenuity, to create
imaginative solutions that achieve the SDGs,” said Singapore’s Prime
Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
solutions will be perfected and pitched in front of a panel of experts
before UNLEASH culminates on June 6, when the final awards show takes
place and thought leaders from all over the world will give keynotes to
inspire the talents’ way forward. Here the best ideas are also awarded
and given prizes to further support the implementation of their