Youth Time Editor
What does IT offer today’s urban citizens? A group of experts from around the world discussed this simple and at the same time very broadly focused question on Day Three of the Youth International Summer School, which is being held from the 15th to the 20th of July in the city of Shanghai. Read on to find out how Smart Technology is being implemented in modern urban areas and learn about the innovations that we can expect in the near future.
The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra is inviting young people in Europe aged 18 to 30 to submit their own essays while the RCO meets Europe initiative is under way. Essays should be at least 300, and no more than 500, words long, focusing on the role that music (classical or another genre) plays in the essayist’s own life.
Applications for the 2019 UN – Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship programme are currently being accepted. The fellowship provides opportunities for advanced education and research in the field of ocean affairs and the law of the sea to Government officials and mid-level professionals from developing states. The deadline is on 14th of September.
Could governments be replaced by governance the same way thatcurrency could be replaced by crypto? Are we already on the way from insitutions to technology? How might those changes benefit business, and what should be considered as a potential threat? These are the questions that were discussed on Day Two of the Youth International Summer School that is being held from the 15th to the 20th of July in the city of Shanghai. Read on to find out how Smart Technology integrates with business today.
The concept of Smart cities is relatively well developed. It involves the capture of big data to make urban systems more efficient. But could the capturing of data optimise the performance and wellbeing of society as a whole? This was the main topic during Day One of the Youth International Summer School that is being held from 15th to 20th of July in the city of Shanghai.
One of Youth Time's major events of the year, the Youth International Summer School in Shanghai is at its peak. Expert from Germany, Sven Anger conducted a workshop on the topic «The Ecology of Smart Leadership». During his session, he pointed out six qualitiesof a good leader. Want to be a laudable leader? Check them out.
If you are a young person from Central, Eastern or South Eastern Europe, France, Israel, North America or the Arab region, you are welcome to apply for the International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) at the German Bundestag. This is the opportunity to experience how the Bundestag works over the course of five months, with three of these spent working in a Member’s office. Deadline to apply is July 31st.
World Food Program’s Innovation Accelerator identifies, nurtures and scales bold solutions to hunger. Innovators, start-ups, and companies receive financial support of up to $100,000, access to a network of experts and a global field reach. The deadline is on September 24, 2018.
Open Technology Fund awards are aimed to support organisations that promote secure access to technology and human rights. Payment is issued on completion of stated objectives, activities, and deliverables per a schedule outlined in the contract. OTF’s target support ceiling is $300,000, with most supported efforts receiving between $50,000 and $200,000. The deadline is on September 1st.
The Schwarzman Scholars Program for Future Leaders is now open. The scholars program is designed to identify the most promising young leaders from around the world and provide them with an opportunity to receive Master’s degree in Global Affairs at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University. The deadline is on September 27th.