21 Feb You(th) taking action on the UN Millennium Development Goals
A competition for young social entrepreneurs using internet and mobile technology.
The WSYA is a global contest and an international knowledge-network that tracks and connects outstanding e-Content developers and social innovators.
Call for applications is open!
Go to www.youthaward.org
Supported by a unique network of NGOs, youth organisations, businesses and social activists in all parts of the world as well as with its strong ties to governments and academic institutions, the WSYA reaches out in over 169 UN member states to select and promote best practice projects developed by young people under the age of 30.
The six categories of the WSYA are tied directly the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) encouraging the next generation of creative developers and digital entrepreneurs to tackle global challenges such as ill-health, gender inequality, lack of education, lack of access to clean water and environmental degradation.
Highlight of the contest is the WSYA Winners’ event. Offering numerous networking opportunities and a platform to exchange know-how and creative ideas this event is designed to celebrate the winning projects and give them a new drive.