The 2016 Innovating Justice Boostcamp West Africa edition will be held in Lagos, Nigeria come September 29, 2016. It will feature a keynote address from seasoned speakers, panel discussions, pitch competitions, and interactive networking sessions.
The event will also see startups that made it to the semi-finals of the HiiL SME Empowerment and Family Justice Challenge get another chance to pitch their product before the panel of judges. The jury will then select the best startup from the group who will be crowned the winner and proceed to the next stage of the Innovating Justice Awards and €160,000 as acceleration funding.
Where and when?
The Innovating Justice Boostcamp will take place at the iDEA Hub in Lagos on September 29th, 2016.
How to apply
Applications are currently ongoing. To apply, click here.
The boostcamp will also take place in East Africa and Southern Africa in Nairobi (Sep 23rd) and Johannesburg (Sep 22nd).
The Innovating Justice Challenge is a unique competition seeking to reward social justice innovative entrepreneurs who have come up with products that take justice closer to the people. Particularly those who are marginalized by the conventional judicial system either by design or otherwise. The competition is sponsored by HiiL (Hague Institute for Innovation of Law) and the Ford Foundation.