USAID’s Justice Activity in partnership with Innovation Centre Kosovo (ICK) is hosting a Call on justice innovations to:  1) provide effective justice systems innovations that put peoples’ access to quality services and multiple means to solve their justice needs and everyday legal problems at the forefront; and 2) to generate new ideas and introduce innovation in the justice sector to facilitate effective collaboration between justice institutions and service providers, judicial support organizations, civil society actors, academia and the business community. 

The purpose of USAID’s Justice Activity in Kosovo is a more responsive justice system that generates greater public trust in the justice system and the rule of law. The Activity is organized by three integrated objectives:

1) Quality and Accessibility of Justice Services Improved
2) Citizen Understanding, Engagement, and Trust of the Justice System Improved, and
3) Effective Innovations in the Justice Sector Developed.

Innovation Centre Kosovo (ICK) is the leading local integrator of innovative businesses and entrepreneurship, aiding the visibility of Kosovo as the future business destination. The mission of ICK is to create new jobs and business prosperity in Kosovo through the use of ICT & innovation by supporting entrepreneurs, startups and existing businesses. As such, the role of ICK is to support entrepreneurship, innovation and commercially based business development, with a focus on information and communication technology.

Justice Innovation Call is a competition that aims to attract a diverse range of innovative proposals from individuals and organizations. Legal professionals, IT experts, students, computer scientists, software developers, members of the public, and professionals of various disciplines, including youth, women, marginalized and vulnerable groups are encouraged to ideate and create innovative ideas and solutions that will improve access to justice. Following the call, a five-day DevCamp will be organized to further develop the selected ideas, fostering collaboration, and refining the concepts. At the end of the boot camp, up to three winning ideas will be chosen based on their potential to bring about positive change. Subsequently, the winner/s of the Justice Innovation Call will receive support, resources, and guidance from the Activity. The financial support to the winners will be given in the form of grant up to 50,000 US$ to implement their innovative solutions.

Participation: Eligibility Criteria


1. Impact and benefit

2. Innovation and creative solution

3. Value for money

4. Sustainability

5. Technical Feasibility

6. Potential for Public Trust and Engagement

7. Inclusivity and Equity

8. Track record and capacity

9. Team Expertise, Skills, Diversity, and Gender Representation

Please download Competition Manual for more information: Download Manual
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