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BIS Invites Bahrain Youth to Participate in WSYA 2013
09 : 23 PM - 09/07/2013


Manama, Jul 9 (BNA) Bahrain Internet Society (BIS) is pleased to invite you to participate in the global contest, the World Summit Youth Award (WSYA)! The (WSYA) is a unique global contest which brings together young developers and digital entrepreneurs – under 30 years of age - who use internet and mobile technology to put the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) into action and make a difference."


The WSYA selects and promotes best practice in e-Content. It demonstrates young people's 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 reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

For more information, visit http://www.youthaward.org/content/about-wysa and for more information on the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), please visit http://www.youthaward.org/content/act-mdgs Young creators of digital content can register their products themselves via an online platform until the 15th of July 2013.

Contesters can select to participate in any of the following selected 6 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 An international young expert jury will then judge the projects/products and select 3 winners and 2 runners-up in each of the six WSYA categories.

All projects should be submitted between 1st April and 15th of July, 2013 for a chance to win and get recognized internationally in the "Winners’ Event" set to take place in Colombo, Sri Lanka from 24-26th October, 2013! For any further information, please feel free to check the website http://www.youthaward.org/ or contact Mr. Nawaf M. Abdulrahman, BIS President and WSYA Board Member at [email protected] - See more at: http://www.bis.org.bh/news.php?m=media-center&b=news&id=wysa2013#sthash.jSDdsqEf.dpuf




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BNA 1744 GMT 2013/07/09

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