Ban Ki-moon Institute for Sustainable Development at al-Farabi KazNU co-organized a Virtual Social Innovation Festival jointly with NewHopeU youth platform from June 8 to 14, 2020.
This European Social Innovation Festival is designed to inspire, connect and create projects to tackle the impact of COVID- 19 in partnership with Peace First, We Make Change, Sharing Perspectives Foundation, Erasmus + Virtual Exchange as well other partners.
The Virtual Social Innovation Festival is organized in a format of 8 online sessions with over 300 participants all over the world for 7 days. Participants address the COVID- 19 Issues and Consequences on mental health, hunger, work perspectives, education access, domestic violence, disinformation, elderly situation due to isolation as well as social distance entertainment.
This event hosts 15 keynote speakers in its network sessions from global thought leaders to inspirational business trainers.