Africa with different eyes
Capturing images of Africa and its peoples without any reference to clichés means consolidating and conserving African diversity and cultural identity. Today, the platform Afrique in visu has 60 regular contributors and around 3000 followers and has grown into a large community of professional photographers who are trying to do exactly this.
Do You Speak English?
In almost any profession proficiency in English language is the key to success. Too bad for those who don’t have access to basic education, let alone language courses. And even for those who had the chance to learn English at school, there might be the time where they want to improve their skills.
Fortunately there are people out there who are willing to share their knowledge. And LEBTOP is the connector. In 2012, LEBTOP impressed the World Summit Youth Award Jury with their concept of Learning English by talking on the phone. Nikhil Kulkarni and his team became Runners-up in the category...
All about the contest
Take a chance, show how you contribute to the UN MDGs and be seen on an international stage
You are younger than 30?You have developed a social project with Internet or Mobile Technology?You want to make a difference in the world, your country or community?You are a committed social entrepreneur and are eager to give your project a new drive?
Then you should apply for the World Summit Youth Award and get the chance to bring your project on a global stage!
Call for application: February 15th – June 15th, 2014
The WSYA Categories:
How online and on-ground actions partner to create social impact
You have heard it many times. Internet is changing the way we relate to one another, enabling new ways of collaboration and opening an ever-evolving world of opportunities for networking and outreach enhancement.
But let’s face it; technologies can be overwhelming and keep it up with the flow of digital innovation is seldom an easy task.
You have been working for an NGO that is tracking down water resources in Ghana, a youth organization pursuing to strengthen gender equality in Nicaragua; or you are just an individual looking to put your ideas for a better world into action. From...
What’s next? Post 2015.
When in 2000 the leaders of - at that time - 183 UN member states came together to commit on the 8 Millennium Development Goals, a sense of hope and optimism spread among NGOs, NPOs, governmental institutions and all those socially engaged people around the globe who are dedicated to make a difference in their communities and maybe even end poverty. Hope and optimism for a better world, a change in behaviour of the ruling businesses and governments accompanied by the prospect of many new funding opportunities and bursting CSR budgets.