The World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) invites once again young designers, e-content creators, writers and bloggers from around the world to enter their online-projects in an international multimedia competition: using internet and mobiles to put the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) into Action!
The World Summit Youth Awards selects and promotes best practice in e-Content and technological creativity, demonstrates young peoples potential to create outstanding digital contents and serves as a platform for people from all UN member states to work together in the efforts to reduce poverty and hunger, and to tackle illhealth, gender inequality, lack of education, lack of access to clean water and environmental degradation.
e-Contents and mobile phone projects by youth under the age of 30 may be submitted in the following six categories:
1. Fight poverty, hunger and disease
2. Education for all
3. Power 2 Women
4. Create your culture
5. Go green
6. Pursue Truth
Entries must be completed after 1st January 2011.
In case of multiple submissions from one and the same submitters, each product, project or application requires a separate registration and release form.
In each of the categories there will be three winners and two runners-up.
The 2012´s World Summit Youth Award Winner´s Event will be hosted by the 18th World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT 2012) which will take place in the Montréal, Canada from 22 to 24 October 2012.