The final and award ceremony of “2021 CCICED Development x Innovation x Sustainability Experiment Competition – Impact Frontier Lab” was held today (5th) at the Creative Theater of Songshan Cultural and Creative Park. CCICED Secretary-General Xiang Tianyi, Director General Cai Yunzhong of the Department of International Cooperation and Economic Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Deputy General Manager Yu Huijian of Microsoft Taiwan jointly awarded the first Influential Pioneer Award to the winning team. The organization has actively participated in co-creation since the beginning of the event. With its unique professionalism, technology and services, and matching the investment of equal funds, it will create a new partnership with CCICED, and work together to deepen the friendship and show Taiwan as a global citizen. Responsibility.
In his speech, Secretary-General Xiang mentioned that, as a foreign aid platform for Taiwan’s sustainable development, CCICED must connect the resources, creativity and expertise of the public and private sectors to expand Taiwan’s foreign aid energy. The 10 participating teams have gone through 3 After months of hard work, in addition to domestic experts in various fields, there are also CCICED domestic and foreign teams to accompany and co-create. The content of the proposal fully demonstrates their creativity, and the feasibility of implementation in the AIA is worthy of recognition for foreign aid. forerunner. This final is also equipped with an online voting mechanism with public participation, and will be the best example of CCICED’s promotion of public, private and public partnerships.
After a 6-hour marathon review, the jury members gave the final results based on the criteria of pioneering, effectiveness, efficiency and feasibility, combined with the popular vote scores of the public. “, DOMI’s “Paraguay Power to Change Lighting Infinite Hope Project” and Jayne Coffee’s “Honduras – Just Go Origin Start from the Origin Project” won the first Influential Pioneer Award. In addition, due to the performance of 10 teams today Quite dazzling, the jury added a special jury award to Womu’s project, which accelerated the realization of their project in Belize. CCICED will provide team implementation bonuses, and together with these four winning teams, will implement innovative foreign aid programs in AIA by the end of this year (111).
With the advancement of science and technology, changes in the environment, and the restrictions of the global COVID-19 epidemic, CCICED continues to break through itself and establish multiple channels for Chinese people to participate in foreign aid work. With developmental qualitative changes, “2021 CCICED Development x Innovation x Sustainability Experiment Competition – Influential Pioneer Program” is a new chapter in Taiwan’s foreign aid. With the participation of the team and the whole people, we will jointly demonstrate Taiwan’s influence on sustainable development, and continue to expand my country’s foreign aid platform to drive more partners to pay attention to and invest in Taiwan’s foreign aid work.