Tuesday, 19 July 2011

WSYA extended deadline July 31

Let's put UN Millennium Development Goals into action!
The World Summit Youth Award (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. Winners of the Award use websites to fight diseases, innovative radio technology to battle hunger, or social media to raise critical questions and connect those who do good.

WSYA was initialized at the UN World Summits 2003 and 2005, this is the fifth edition, The award is organised by the World Summit Award (WSA) network, which is represented in Finland by Tampere University of Applied Sciences.

All UN member state citizens under 30 (January 1st 2011) are welcome to participate. The competition has 6 categories:

Fight Poverty, Hunger & Disease

Education 4 All
Power 2 Women
Create your Culture
Go Green
Pursue Truth

Registration by July 31 at:

More information:
World Summit Youth Award
UN Development goals

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