Financial aid: Awards
Date: 22-24 October 2012
Open to: All Interested
World Summit Youth Award 2012
Young People Using Internet and Mobiles for Social Good
Montréal, Canada, 22-24 October 2012
Do you use social media to do good for your community and for your own future? Do you use blogs and vlogs to raise critical questions? Do you create websites or mobile apps that fight discrimination, hunger or diseases? If yes, take your chance to show that you are at home in digital and social media and know how to bring about positive development, be it in your neighbourhood or in another country: Submit your new media project to the World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) and win the chance to meet engaged Youth from around the world and network with representatives of NGOs, governments and media!
The WSYA is an annual award and a network for young people using the internet, mobile phones or other digital media to put the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) into action. The MDGs were set in 2000 by the UN to prompt member states and civil society to fight poverty, hunger and disease, inequalities, lack of education and environmental degradation.
In case you are not sure what kind of e-Content is eligible for the contest, make sure explore the last year´s winners to get inspired. As each year, projects can be submitted within these Six WSYA categories:
1. Fight Poverty, Hunger and Disease !
2. Education for All !
3. Power 2 Women
4. Create your Culture !
5. Go Green !
6. Pursue Truth !
WORLD SUMMIT YOUTH AWARD
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c/o ICNM – International Center for New Media