SOCIAL ACTIVISM’S DIGITAL REVOLUTION
Part of a global set of conferences convened during UN Week, the Summit will gather innovators from the worlds of technology, philanthropy, and social activism to share ideas and address how new media can be used to make the world a better place.
This year's Summit in
"With this opportunity, UNDP is leading construction of a forum for the open exchange of ideas that can help organizations on all levels learn and continue to build environmentally sustainable growth models," said
"The Social Good Summit provides a global conversation platform, bringing together social activists, development workers, forward-thinking technologists, young entrepreneurs and the wider public to share ideas on how to tackle global development problems," said
Responding to the question "how new technology create solutions for my community," the hugely successful 2012 Summit saw 379 cities across the globe participate in their own ways and also marked China’s first time hosting. Influential figures in attendance included the likes of Mr.
The 2013 conference focused on investigating the role of youth as current and future leaders and innovators.
To support the global and
Also in line with these themes, UNDP China engaged with users on Weibo and WeChat a week prior to opening day and collected over 150 audience responses to the question: "youth + technology = a __________world." Ten winning participants were invited to attend the Summit as public representatives.
Interactive, social-media based activities continued throughout the three-day conference to emphasize the importance of public contribution in building a better society.
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