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World Summit Youth Award

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Deadline for Entries: June 15, 2014

The WSYA selects and promotes outstanding mobile and new media projects from young people that have the potential to change the world through technology.

This can be a great opportunity for someone in your young network, pass the information to them!


TAKE ACTION ON THE UN MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS!
APPLY NOW FOR THE WORLD SUMMIT YOUTH AWARD
REGISTRATION OPEN: FEB 15TH – JUNE 15TH, 2014

WSYA CATEGORIES

1. Fight Poverty Hunger & Disease!
Rewards the most effective content and applications addressing issues of extreme poverty and hunger and supporting the reduction of diseases.

2. Education for All!
Gives credit to the most innovative content, platforms and solutions to give boys and girls everywhere in the world a full course of primary schooling, to advance training for personal development and jobs.

3. Power to Women!
Demonstrates the most inspiring content and communities which promote gender equality and empower women, eliminate gender disparity in education and at work places.

4. Create your Culture!
Celebrates the most engaging online platforms and applications expressing young people’s aspirations, ideas and values, strengthening social justice, promoting the knowledge of many languages and cultures.

5. Go Green!
Showcases the ground-breaking applications and content addressing the natural environment, promoting environmental sustainability, integrating the principles of environmentally sustainable development into policy programmes.

6. Pursue Truth!
Focuses on journalism using Internet and Mobiles to cover the MDGs and to report on issues related to them; invites young journalists and citizens to share their news and become active participants in the public interest of their community and country.

Apply on www.youthaward.org

TIMELINE
15/2 -15/6 Call for Registrations!
July Online Jury
August Winners announcement
Nov, 27-29 WSYA Winners Event in Sao Paulo, Brazil

WHAT DOES WSYA DO?
A worldwide contest for a global change
The WSYA selects and promotes best practice in e-content and new media, demonstrates young people’s potential to create outstanding digital content and serves as a platform for people from all UN member states to work together in the efforts to put the UN Millennium Development Goals into action.

It demonstrates the potential to create outstanding digital contents and serves as a platform for people from all UN member states to work together in the efforts to reach the MDGs.

WHO CAN REGISTER TO WSYA?
Engaged talents or young professionals under 30 (born after 1.1.1984) working on an outstanding, innovative and social project, e.g.:
• Young entrepreneurs
• Students O Developers
• Community leaders
• Designers
• Journalists

BENEFITS
Winners will be invited to the WSYA Winners’ Event (Winners will receive a grant to cover their travel and accommodation costs) and have the unique opportunity to:
• Present their project on an international stage!
• Meet other engaged people, representatives of governments, NGOs, the United Nations,entrepreneurs and business leaders!
• Share inspiration, ideas, and initiatives with outstanding people from around the globe!
• Be presented and promoted through the WSYA network!
• Become part of a vibrant and lively community for young people taking action on the MDGs!

FOLLOW US, FIND LIKEMINDED FRIENDS!
• www.facebook.com/youthaward
• twitter.com/wsya

CONTACT US:
WSYA Office
ICNM – International Center for New Media
Leopoldskronstrasse 30
5020 Salzburg | Austria
T: +43 660 630 408 6
M: wsya@icnm.net
www.youthaward.org


26.05.2014   
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