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Innovation4Resilience Event: Game Changers that Build Resilience in Ethiopia

We are cordially inviting you to the Official Launching event of the RESET Plus Innovation Fund to be held on Tuesday October 15, 2019 at Zoma Museum.

Innovation4Resilience Event: Game Changers that Build Resilience in Ethiopia

The RESET Plus Innovation Fund is one of the four components for the EU Resilience Building in Ethiopia (RESET)Program, founded by the Trust Fund for Africa. The program sets up the basis for introducing innovative resilience building initiatives aimed at interlinking the EU’s humanitarian and development cooperation.

Financed by the EU Delegation in Ethiopia, RESET Plus Innovation Fund is implemented by ICCO Cooperation, in collaboration with Fair & Sustainable Ethiopia. The programme aims to foster social innovation that enhances resilience – building in Ethiopia. Actions under this innovation Fund are expected to influence existing systems by introducing and adopting new appropriate methodologies, approaches, technologies and practices, in partnership with public and private stakeholders. The approach and thematic areas can be consulted here. Launching Event

The launching event of the RESET Plus Innovation Fund will be attended by high officials of the Ethiopian government and European Union Delegation. Practitioners, innovators, development actors, and many more projects actively engaged in resilience in Ethiopia will participate in this launching event.

Main activities:

  • Opening remarks and Introduction of Social innovation
  • Pitches from Innovators (Private Sector)
  • Parallel sessions
  • Lunch
  • Official launching of the RESET Plus Innovation fund by European Union Delegation representatives and high officials of the Ethiopian government
  • Cluster exhibition followed by coffee and networking

Register for the event

Participate and network with like minded individuals and organizations while sipping your coffee and enjoy the lunch we organized for you!

When:   October 15, 2019
Time:    9:00AM – 5:00PM
Venue:  ZOMA Museum, Abo Mazoria (Mekanisa), Addis Ababa
Please register before October 10th

In order to make our event organizing easier, we kindly require your prior attendance confirmation by using the online registration link.

Register for Innovation4Resilience Event

 

More Information

Please contact: Gizaw Legesse, +251 91 115 6248, Gizaw.Legesse@fs-ethiopia.com; or Roza Amsalu, +251 11709300, rozamsalu@gmail.com

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