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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Invitation: GPW 2017 Partnership Practitioners Forum - 3/6 - Washington, DC

Co-hosted by
U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Agency for International Development,
Concordia, and PeaceTech Lab

the U.S. Institute of Peace
Washington, D.C.

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Join the Secretary's Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Global Development Lab at the U.S. Agency for International Development, Concordia, and PeaceTech Lab for GPW 2017. The Forum will bring together practitioners and leaders to engage in discussion on the role of public-private partnerships (P3s) in achieving the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals. 
Featuring speakers from:
Migration Policy Institute New America
Americares Project Concern International
and more...

View The GPW 2017 Agenda
This event will reach capacity. Registrations will be honored on a first-come, first-serve basis. 
The Practitioners Forum is an invite-only event. Registration is required, and will close at 5pm(ET) on 2/28/17. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Regina Hubard Sheridan at
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Friday, January 13, 2017

Deadline Extended (Jan. 27) for PeaceTech Scalerator Application

Working for individuals and communities affected by conflict, using technology, media, and data to accelerate local peacebuilding efforts.
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Deadline Extended:

January 27, 2017

The PeaceTech Scalerator is the first major international peacetech program powered by cloud innovation and dedicated to scaling start-ups around the world.


The PeaceTech Scalerator provides the mentorship and training needed to scale both for- and not-for-profit peacetech initiatives rapidly, securely, and cost-effectively. The Scalerator is supported by C5 Capital Limited, Amazon Web Services, and PeaceTech Lab


Applications for the 8-week program in Washington, D.C. open on a rolling basis. Startups receive $50K in AWS credit and the opportunity to pitch investors. Financial and visa assistance is available to qualifying organizations. More info can be found at:


Who can apply? How does this benefit my company? Where do I sign up? Find answers to these questions and more on our Frequently Asked Questions page.  
We really mean it... apply here today!
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