Daily Archives: 14 October 2013

14 Oct, 2013

8th UNESCO Youth Forum: 45 action projects shortlisted for final selection

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For the first time in its 12-year history, the outcomes of the 8th UNESCO Youth Forum to be presented to the UNESCO General Conference will include, besides strategic recommendations, 15 youth-led action projects (three projects per each of the five UNESCO regions). The independent international jury has shortlisted 45 action projects that will be discussed […]

14 Oct, 2013

ITU selects winners of young innovators competition

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Ten young people from around the world will be honoured with a United Nations award recognizing their work as entrepreneurs and use of technology to change the world. The recipients of the 10 Young Innovators Competition organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Telecom come from a wide range of countries including India, Uganda and Viet Nam […]

14 Oct, 2013

50 Youth Help UNICEF Visualize Environmental Urgency in Prototype Media Innovation

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How can we measure the urgency of environmental problems in our community? Over the past few months, UNICEF has asked young people between the age of 18 and 25 to help them test out a new feature to UNICEF’s mapping platform – which ­visualizes the severity of citizen reports. Fifty youth innovators from over 40 […]