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Pre-2016 Press Releases 8 September 2011

World Summit Youth Award winners announced

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From online music and TV communities to interactive gaming platforms to e-learning applications and HIV/AIDS resources, the World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) presents young people who use Internet and Mobiles to get Action on United Nations Millennium Development goals.

ISOC is a proud sponsor of the World Summit Youth Award.
WSYA has just announced this year’s winners, selected from over 600 applicants in more than 100 countries. The five Awards categories for 2009 are:

Fight Poverty, Hunger and Disease!
Education for all!
Power 2 Women!
Create Your Culture!
Go Green!
The WSYA winners will take centre stage in Monterrey, Mexico during the United Nations Global Forum on ICT and Development and WSA Winners Celebrations from 10-13 June, 2009. They will showcase their projects to government and business leaders, representatives of civil society and the international community.

The Internet Society is proud to sponsor the WSYA, which is a showcase to the world for young designers, technologists and e-Content creators, as well as a contribution on a global scale to addressing poverty, protecting the environment, sharing knowledge and empowering young people.

More information about the Winning projects is available on the WSYA web site.

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