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Story Telling BYND2015: How ICT can change our lives?

Share your story with us #BYND2015 @ITU

Nepal Hub

Story Telling_1Young people are pioneering the use of information-communication-technology (ICT), and driving trends in what is a dynamic and major growth industry. The good news is they are using ICT; the challenge is to inspire them to use it in constructive and empowering ways. To bring together young people who are leading this process, to inspire and challenge one another, and mobilize others to do the same, BYND2015 Global Youth Summit is being organized by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) from 9-11 September 2013 in San Jose, Costa Rica. This Summit will assemble young leaders onsite and online from all corners of the globe with a view to highlighting their priorities and capturing their combined voice in crucial national and international policy/decision making processes.

World leaders are currently setting development goals and priorities that will drive policy making for the next generation. Beyond 2015 refers broadly to the UN and civil society mechanisms…

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ICT for Development and Future Generations: An Idea to Global Leaders

Deadline 2 September #BYND2015 @ITU @BYND2015NepalHub

Nepal Hub

Young people are pioneering the use of information-communication-technology (ICT), and driving trends in what is a dynamic and major growth industry. The good news is they are using ICT; the challenge is to inspire them to use it in constructive and empowering ways. To bring together young people who are leading this process, to inspire and challenge one another, and mobilize others to do the same, BYND2015 Global Youth Summit is being organized by International Telecommunication Union (ITU) from 9-11 September 2013 in San Jose, Costa Rica. This Summit will assemble young leaders onsite and online from all corners of the globe with a view to highlighting their priorities and capturing their combined voice in crucial national and international policy/decision making processes.

World leaders are currently setting development goals and priorities that will drive policy making for the next generation. Beyond 2015refers broadly to the UN and civil society…

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#BYND2015 – national hubs promoting youth engagement at the global level

This is one example: How #ICT is changing our world!! #BYND2015 #ITU Bring out the leader that is hidden within you!!

The ITU Blog

hubs-blogBy definition, #BYND2015 is a Global Youth Summit, and as part of our long-term goal to connect the unconnected, during the Summit there will be a number of hubs around the world that are going to be set up and run by enthusiastic young people that want to contribute to making the world a better place through the use of technology. Initiatives like this will help to make the Summit truly global as there are several options that allow individuals to participate; either online or through a hub. We are actively encouraging young people to create their own hubs which is precisely what Kabita has done in Nepal:

There is none who will say, Hey! You have this or that kind of skills so I will give you a job. It depends on every individual to recognize their own abilities and belief to transform their dreams into reality. Being an…

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#BYND2015 – Inspiring young people to ensure a better future for everyone

We are the LEADERS of Today!!

The ITU Blog

Bynd2015BlogWe are living through one of the most exciting times in human history thanks to Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). Never before has any generation been so connected instantaneously.

Undeniably, technology and the internet have accomplished much more than anyone first imagined, but there is still so much we can achieve if we use ICTs for positive outcomes that everyone in society can benefit from.

As the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is committed to connecting the world through innovative technology solutions, it is using an online crowdsourcing platform developed by a start-up called  Crowdicity, the official crowdsourcing partners for BYND2015. 

The concept of online crowdsourcing allows for the creation of a platform that enables us to engage and interact with individuals from around the globe; a place where people can come together to discuss and share ideas. It is all inclusive and therefore allows for a more…

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