SAGE Global and Achievers International is pleased to announce that we have created a new special competition linking our previous MDG Goal #8 Special Competition with Achievers International. As detailed in the attachment:
The SAGE-Achievers International Award for “Best International Import/Export Collaboration” will be awarded to a SAGE-Achievers teams participating in SAGE during the year. The award will be presented at the 12th annual SAGE World Cup competition held in Seoul, South Korea on 7-10 August 2015. This award is based on the UN Millennium Development Goal (MDG) #8: “Developing a global partnership for development”.
The award will be given to two teams—one each from two different countries—competing in a national SAGE competition that have successfully developed and launched a collaborative business venture. The best school partnership will be chosen from the entrants and each student enterprise in the partnership will win a prize of $250. To learn more about the MDGs and the SAGE judging criteria click here or please download “Only with Your Voice: MDG Youth Action Guide”
To be eligible, your SAGE team must be linked with an overseas SAGE team; the two teams work together, trading actual products with each other. In the past, schools from all over the world have traded jewelry, chocolates, football jerseys and many other things with their partner schools through Achievers International. The programme is aimed at school students aged 13 to 19 and usually runs for a year, though the timing is flexible.
As the SAGE World Cup approaches, we will provide more details about how to submit your entry.