UN entities involved in this initiative

Goals supporting this initiative

5. Gender Equality
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Contact Information



Plot 617/618 Diplomatic Drive
Federal Capital Territory

06 May 2020 | 09:00 - 25 May 2020 | 17:00

About the initiative

This call for jingles/short videos aims to:

* encourage young women and men to identify dis- and mis-information on COVID-19 through monitoring and fact-checking of various sources of information;

* leverage on innovation and creativity of young people to make appropriate response to the dis- and mis-information on COVID-19;

* sharpen the critical thinking antennae of the general public for relevant information on COVID-19, focusing on the media and information literacy enhancement and the competences regarding empathy, critical inquiry and compassion under health emergency.

Guideline and Rules

This call is open to all the residents aged between 18 and 35 in the non-Sahel region of West Africa (namely, Benin Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Togo) between May 10 -25, 2020. Women, girls and people living with disabilities are strongly encouraged to participate.