[open-development] Making All Voices Count challenge fund launched today 10.00 EST

Pernilla Näsfors Pernilla.Nasfors at sida.se
Wed Dec 5 13:11:35 UTC 2012

Today at 10.00-11.30 EST (15.00 GMT, 16.00 CET) Sida, DFID, USAID, and Omidyar Network will come together in Washington D.C. to launch a $45 million partnership to support innovative solutions and harness new technologies to help grow the global movement for open government, transparency and accountability. It will be live streamed on www.makingallvoicescount.org<http://www.makingallvoicescount.org> so you can follow it there and on Twitter on https://twitter.com/AllVoicesCount and the hashtags #MAVC and #AllVoicesCount. The event will feature former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and the "Father of the Internet" Vint Cerf, among others.

Press releases:
http://www.sida.se/Svenska/Kontakta-oss/For-medier/Pressmeddelanden/Pressmeddelanden-2012/Pressmeddelanden-2012/makingallvoicescount/ (in Swedish.. :)

The initial round of funding opportunities is anticipated to open in Spring 2013. If you want to receive updates, you can sign up on the mailing list at http://eepurl.com/r_vU9 I hope many of you will take the opportunity to apply for funding!

See you on Twitter! :)

Best regards,



Pernilla Näsfors

Transparency & Social Media Manager
Communications Department
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
SE-105 25 Stockholm

Phone: + 46 8 698 40 60
Mobile: + 46 702 36 96 83
E-mail: pernilla.nasfors at sida.se<mailto:pernilla.nasfors at sida.se>
Web: www.sida.se<http://www.sida.se/> & www.openaid.se<http://www.openaid.se/>
Twitter: @sida<http://twitter.com/Sida> & @pernillan<http://twitter.com/pernillan>

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