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ITU Telecom World 2014 Young Innovators Competition

Posted May 16, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Working to create more local digital content? Between the ages of 18-30? If the answer is yes…read on! ITU is looking for gifted young entrepreneurs with ideas for innovative social enterprises. The winners receive up to USD10, 000 in seed funding, as well as business workshops, networking, showcasing and pitching opportunities with potential investors at ITU Telecom World in Doha followed by a mentorship programme throughout the development year to help their business...


First of all, I want to say thank you so much to UNICEF, ITU and the other partners for the “Guidelines for Industry on Child Online Protection” and also to Voices of Youth for the big chance and the place to share my thoughts about this topic. I’ve been waiting for this kind of guideline, and I write this post as my response to the guidelines and the article, “What Should Companies Do to Make the Internet Safe for Children?” which was published by Voices of Youth about 4...


What should companies do to make the internet safe for children?

Posted December 4, 2013 Avatar KateVOY

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We need your comments! Online safety has been a big topic this year on Voices of Youth - we've spoken to youth all around the world about it at events like the #BYND2015 summit in Costa Rica, and we've published several research reports about it. Earlier this year UNICEF and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) started working on a revised set of guidelines for the ICT/digital industry on how best to protect children's rights in the ICT/digital sphere. These g...


What's #BYND2015?

Posted July 30, 2013 Avatar KateVOY

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Are you under the age of 25? Do you have an idea how technology can change your world for the better? The ITU is giving you a chance to play a role in setting the next generation of international ICT policy, by helping send a message to world leaders on the future global development agenda. The Global Youth Summit: BYND 2015 will mobilize youth to join forces and create solutions for social good, enabled through widespread access to information and communication technolog...