1 Oct, 2013

Costa Rica spotlights contribution of youth, technology, to global development agenda

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On 24 September 2013, Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla-Miranda highlighted in an address to the United Nations the contribution of young people to the new development agenda through innovation and the use of new technologies. “Increasingly, innovation, technology, education and culture are recognized as promoters of development, and there is a growing consciousness on the […]

26 Aug, 2013

UN Envoy on Youth Announces Partnership with ITU on BYND 2015 Global Youth Summit on Information and Communication Technologies

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On 17 July 2013, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr Ahmad Alhendawi, announced an official partnership with ITU on the BYND 2015 Global Youth Summit on Information and Communications Technology, organized by ITU and the Government of Costa Rica.  The Youth Summit will bring together young people from around the world, online and offline, […]