Tag Archives: #BYND2015

#BYND2015 #GetAhead with the ITU

The modern workforce is very different from the workforce of previous generations. While in the past most people would usually stay within the same industry or company for the majority of their career, the current young generation is expected to have an average of 6 substantial career changes in their working life. With this in […]

#BYND2015: Celebrating active youth participation

Now is such an exciting time for a young person at the United Nations, as attention and discussion shifts to the needs of the largest generation of youth the world has ever seen, and the question of who will lead the development initiatives around the world. At all levels, in the United Nations, we look […]

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

By 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 […]

BYND 2015: Connecting a generation on International Youth Day

On International Youth Day today, I wanted to share my trip to the annual Youth Assembly at the UN in New York on Wednesday last week where I spoke to a fantastic audience of young people and got the chance to explain our exciting and innovative plans for the #BYND2015 Global Youth Summit taking place […]

#BYND2015 Hackathon – 24 hours to hack the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

At the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), we are committed to connecting the world through the use of innovative technology solutions. As part of that commitment, we recognize that we are living through a time when technology is increasingly being called upon to solve, or at least aid, the social, economic and financial problems that we […]

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

We 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 […]

Industry Partnerships Key to Advancing Children’s Rights Online

In today’s world of convergence media, the lines between different parts of the information and communication technology (ICT) industry are becoming blurred, presenting a new array of challenges in protecting children in cyberspace. Industry cooperation and partnership are more necessary than ever in building a safe and empowering cyber infrastructure for future generations. ITU is […]