In general

There are no restrictions as to the chosen themes. Prize D4D is open for all initiatives that strive towards implementing digitisation as a lever for development.

 

Prize D4D prioritizes:

  • initiatives in the framework of one of the 3 strategic priorities of Belgian development cooperation

1) Better use of (big) data

2) Digital for inclusive societies

3) Digital for inclusive and sustainable economic growth

More information on these strategic priorities can be found in the strategic policy note ‘Digital for Development’ (D4D) for the Belgian development cooperation: https://diplomatie.belgium.be/en/policy/development_cooperation/multimedia_library/strategic_notes

 

  • initiatives committed to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's).

Prize D4D encourages initiatives committed to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG's).

On 25 September 2015, a series of 17 goals and 169 specific targets were set for the new Agenda for Sustainable Development (2015-2030). More information about these goals is available via the link below:

http://www.un.org/sustainabledevelopment/sustainable-development-goals/