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Code Sprint challenge at POINT 2.0

May 3, 2013 | by:

On 25th and 26th of May, POINT 2.0 will feature the Code Sprint challenge for coding websites in cooperation with community boost_r platform for exchanging ideas of civil society organizations. Code Sprint competition will feature seven developers from BiH, Serbia, and Kosovo that will qualify by participating in community boost_r online challenges.

Code Sprint presents an open challenge for projects that rely on new technologies designed to involve the public in fostering changes within their community.

Community boost_r platform challenge is open for all social innovators, NGO-s, and programmers with the goal of creating a website that can assist civic involvement and participation in social processes. During the 48 hours of Code Sprint competition, finalists from three countries will have the opportunity to implement their ideas and develop a platform. Three best platforms from each country will be awarded with projects finalized and launched at the end of June.

Community boost_r promotes the use of new technologies for civic initiatives, advocacy, and accountability in the West Balkans region. The project is implemented by TechSoup Foundation and Dokukino in partnership with TechSoup Global and C.A. “Zašto ne” with support from the National Endowment for Democracy and Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.