Globul Launches Youth Contest For Ideas In The Social Field
Thursday, 10 October 2013
GLOBUL launches youth competition for ideas on how mobile technologies can contribute to the solution of a social issue. The winners from the contest will represent Bulgaria at the first ever international Telenor Youth Summit 2013 to be held from December 9 to 11 in Oslo, Norway.
The competition is open to all young people aged 18 to 25 who are fluent in both written and spoken English. Participants should email their CV and a presentation of their idea to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 28, 2013.
On October 29, a jury will select the five finalists who will have the opportunity to present their ideas live or via videoconference. Based on the overall assessment of the finalists’ performance, the jury will select the two winners. Their names will be announced on November 4 at http://www.globul.bg/eng/.
The winners from GLOBUL contest will participate in Telenor Youth Summit 2013 with their travel, food and accommodation expenses in Oslo covered. A total of 26 young people from around the world will attend the event and will discuss their ideas for the resolution of important social challenges. The solutions will be will be presented and displayed at the Nobel Peace Center and at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in early 2014.
Participants in the summit will also attend an exclusive gathering with live transmission of the Award Ceremony at the Nobel Peace Center on December 10 and CNN interview of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates. The event’s program includes a lot of entertainment and social activities, and young people will be also invited to the Nobel Peace Prize Concert along with many celebrities.
Telenor Youth Summit is held for the first time as a global initiative for exchanging opinions on the way mobile communications technologies can encourage growth and positive change the society. It is organized in collaboration with the Nobel Peace Center, one of Telenor’s strategic sponsorships.
More information is available at: http://www.globul.bg/eng/telenor_youth_summit_2013.html.