On November 28th, 2023 Helvetas hosted a global ShareWeek focused on innovation and digitalization. During the event, the Regional Advocacy Network shared the Prototype of the #DevPolHack web platform, which stands for the 2022 Helvetas Innovation Award.
Over 30 colleagues from around the world provided feedback on #DevPolHack, praising the collaborative approach to problem-solving and the comprehensive step-by-step process that fosters the development of innovative ideas. They also recommended focusing on creative ways of reaching out to participants and implementing objective criteria for selecting innovation partners.
Additionally, they suggested exploring the use of ChatGPT as part of the platform.
Finally, they emphasized the importance of being results-oriented beyond just providing an interesting experience. Several projects expressed interest in joining and participating in #DevPolHack.