Frequently asked questions - UNLEASH

Frequently asked questions

How do I become a talent?

UNLEASH will announce the application dates soon. You apply via our website.

When will I know if I have been chosen?

UNLEASH will announce a date where you will receive notice of whether you have been selected or not.

Is there anything I can do aside from the application to make my chances of being selected better?

You can do work that relates to solving the SDGs and think of ideas for solutions you would like to work on. UNLEASH does not take emails or other forms of contact into account when evaluating applications.

What are the criteria for being chosen as a talent?

To be eligible to apply you have to:

  • Be between 20 and 35 years old
  • Be fluent in English, as this is the working language of UNLEASH
  • Have shown interest and demonstrated passion for the SDGs
  • Be open to collaborating with people from all over the world
  • Not have a criminal record

If I have applied before can I apply again?

Yes, you can apply again. If you have participated in UNLEASH before, you can not apply to be a talent again.

How do I become a facilitator?

UNLEASH will announce when we start looking for facilitators. This will be a separate application process.

How do I volunteer for UNLEASH?

You can write an email at [email protected]. As we have many requests for volunteer position expect some wait time. Also include information on how you wish to volunteer and a CV, so we can best estimate how to involve you.

How does my organization get involved?

Send us an email at [email protected] with a description of your organization, where you are based, and how you would like to contribute

Intellectual Property Rights

Who owns the Intellectual Property (IP) rights to the ideas/solutions after UNLEASH?

The participant ensures to the best of his/her knowledge that the submitted ideas, materials, and information are neither of confidential nature nor unlawfully obtained by the participant. In exchange for use of the platform, and to the extent that the participant’s contributions through use of the platform give rise to any intellectual property right interest, here under copyright, patent rights, design rights the participant understand that contributing any intellectual property (IP) to UNLEASH is at his/her sole discretion, and if any IP is incorporated into solutions then future ownership must be sorted out at the individual team level. However, UNLEASH does retain rights to use for publicity including to display, publish, broadcast, or communicate to the public.