You(th) taking action on the UN Millennium Development Goals • ALL DIGITAL
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You(th) taking action on the UN Millennium Development Goals

21 Feb, 2014

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!
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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.

Anybody from any country around the world younger than 30 can participate in the contest xxx. The intention of the contest is to find the best projects that show how ICT is an enabler to achieve the UN MDGs. The main criteria is for candidates to be younger than 30 years old (born after January 1, 1984), with a project that should fit into one of the WSYA Categories. The project itself can be in any language. The Application has to be in English as the Jury has to understand what the project is about to be able to evaluate it properly. Closing date for applications is July 17th 2014.

For more info visit our NING social network platform