The Generation Connect Global Youth Summit will be held on 2 – 4 June 2022, at the Intare Conference Arena, in Kigali, Rwanda. It will precede the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) under the WTDC’s theme Connecting the unconnected to achieve sustainable development. This overarching theme will be further developed to cover sub-themes linked to the BDT thematic priorities, the areas of interest resulting from the engagement in youth consultations, as well as with the 17 SDGs and the UN Roadmap on digital cooperation.
The Generation Connect Global Youth Summit will be in a hybrid format, with physical participation, as well as virtual youth engagement. Youth aged 18 – 29 are invited to participate physically. Virtual participation will also be open to youth aged 15 – 29.
On-site participation will be open to eligible youth aged 18-29. Physical participants should belong to the following categories:
- Youth designated and sponsored by an ITU Member* (Member State, ITU-D Sector member, or Academia member)
- Youth who are members of the ITU Generation Connect Youth networks (i.e.: Generation Connect Regional Youth Envoys and Generation Connect Visionaries Board young leaders)
- Other youth receiving sponsorship from partners of the Generation Connect Global Youth Summit 2022.
Important note: to participate on-site, the costs of travel, accommodation, meals, local travel expenses, mandatory health tests, insurance, and other additional expenses shall be covered by the participant, or the entity sponsoring their participation.
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