CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE HACKATHON ON COMBATING DISINFORMATION AND MISINFORMATION IN KANO STATE

In recognition of the harmful effects of disinformation and its impact on the nation; the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) is calling for entries to design solutions to address this menace.

Eligibility criteria

The call is open to computer programmers, interface designers, project managers, social media influencers, amongst others. Females, youth and persons living with disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application is strictly for those living in Kano state.

Application procedure

Application opens on the 8th of February and closes on the 21st of February 2020. For submission of an entry, the assigned person should complete the application form.>>> https://forms.gle/HFxeK5DBMLPS7fot6

Selection process

To participate in the hackathon, the applicant MUST complete the application form attached and respond to all compulsory questions (marked*). 

PLEASE NOTE: Only selected applicants will be contacted.

Inquiry

For further inquiry, please contact Aliyu Dahiru Aliyu, Programmes Officer, via adahiru@cddwestafrica.org and 09039128220.

About CDD

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 and subsequently registered in Lagos – Nigeria in 1999 as an independent, not-for-profit, research, training, advocacy and capacity-building organisation. The Centre was established to mobilise global opinion and resources for democratic development and provide an independent space to reflect critically on the challenges posed to the democratisation and development processes in West Africa, and also to provide alternatives and best practices to the sustenance of democracy and development in the region.

CDD envisions a West Africa that is democratically governed, economically integrated. The mission of the Centre is to be the prime catalyst and facilitator for strategic analysis and capacity building for sustainable democracy and development in the West African sub-region.

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