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Enhancing socio-economic rights and reducing vulnerability of migrants in the Middle East and Africa
April 1, 2021 - May 30, 2021
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The Migration Entrepreneurship Prize is a program focused on the identification and technical support to socially-driven businesses on a mission to enhance the economic inclusion of migrants in the Middle East and Africa. Supporting startups that harness the positive benefits of migration and reduce the vulnerability of migrants by improving their livelihoods, contributing to their social and economic rights, and thereby reducing the pressure for irregular dangerous migration routes.
Deadline for applications is 30th May 2021
Boosting economic inclusion
Supporting startups from the Middle East and Africa that harness the positive benefits of migration and reduce the vulnerability of migrants.
Make and Impact!
Get support, learn and contribute to the social and economic rights of migrants.
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Startups that harness the positive benefits of migration and reduce the vulnerability of migrants;
Startups in sub-Saharan Africa and MENA;
Seed stage startups that have an MVP and initial traction;
Socially driven businesses that propose solutions alleviating the pressure of populations along migration routes. Special attention will be paid to migra-preneurs and entrepreneurs proposing products/services targeting migrants directly.
Migrants living in Tunisia - migra-preneurs who launch a business that targets migrants;
Tunisians who have lived abroad and returned to Tunisia launching their business idea;
Any innovative business having activities in Tunisia or being incorporated in Tunisia that has the potential of positively harnessing the benefits of migration;
Launch of Open Call
1 April 2021
Close of Applications
30 May 2021
May / June 2021
15 June 2021
15 July 2021
15 August 2021
Investment Readiness Program
September 2021 - March 2022
The FDFA's Peace and Human Rights Division (PHRD) is responsible for the promotion of peace and human rights as set out in the Federal Council’s foreign policy strategy. It focuses on the security of the individual and protecting people against violence, war and acts of arbitrary treatment. The PHRD is part of the State Secretariat.