Youth Action Net Conference

When, local time: 
Thursday, 13 October 2016 -
2:30pm to 6:00pm
Where: 
Costa Rica, San José
Type of Event: 
Prize-giving ceremony
Contact: 
Alina Orrico, a.orrico@unesco.org

On 13 October, Costa Rica will receive 20 young entrepreneurs from all over the world for a prize giving ceremony. The event is organized by the International Youth Foundation, Universidad Latina, Laureate and private partners.

The conference will focus on the relations between entrepreneurship and sustainable development. 20 young women and men from around the world will be given prizes for their entrepreneurial initiatives in their home countries.

This year’s Laureates can be found through this link: http://www.youthactionnet.org/blog/2016-laureate-global-fellows

The conference will feature various breakout sessions with thematic focuses, such as launching social ventures, the challenges of leadership, and business for good.

Representatives from the Social and Human Sciences Sector of UNESCO San José will attend the event, and participate as panelists.