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ITU Telecom World 2012



Five days of debate in Dubai, from 14 - 18 October, will explore the radical transformation of the ICT industry and the implications for policy, regulation and competitive strategy.

This transformation is driven by game changers, the trends and technologies revolutionizing the industry and the world we live in.The Young Innovators Competition at ITU Telecom World 2012 offers social entrepreneurs aged 18-25 years old the opportunity to shine a global ICT spotlight on their innovative ideas and digital creativity.


Nearly 400 young entrepreneurs from 77 countries around the world submitted innovative ICT-based early concepts or mature projects - demonstrating how fresh thinking and talent for technology can provide real-world solutions to real-world problems and change the future for the better.
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Greene has a very long history of leadership and innovation in ICT that gives hope and promise to thousands of young people in post-conflict Sierra Leone. His dedication to promoting peace and human rights via ICT has won him a number of prestigious International Awards: From Cable & Wireless Childnet Awards at the Science Museum in London 2003, to the Crossing Boundaries
Bremen Peace Awards in Bremen Germany in 2003, From the Beyond Borders International Video Competition (Personal Stories from a small planet) hosted by Listen Up in New York in 2003, to the Global Junior Challenge Competition in Rome Italy 2007, Greene's innovation has set him apart. In 2011, Greene won the prestigious ITU Telecom World Digital Innovation Fellowship at the inaugural open competition with his unique ICT initiative 'Digital Hope'. ITU's overwhelming support of Greene and other young Global Innovators was such a refreshing reminder of how Telecom is at its best to chiseling the best of global minds. Greene was also supported by his country's the National Telecommunication Commission in Sierra Leone (NATCOM), as well as individuals and friends, to preparing the much-needed presentation and exhibition materials that helped him to showcase his award winning innovative initiative. At the ITU Telecom World 2012 in Dubai (October 14th to 18th, Greene brought his interdisciplinary research experience in using ICT, and a strong edge to use ICT for peace, E-Development, and education.
Greene joined other non-profit and business leaders around the world in a five days of debate in Dubai, from 14 - 18 October, exploring the radical transformation of the ICT industry and the implications for policy, regulation and competitive strategy.
'In late 2011, the United Nations agency for ICT, designed and delivered an innovation competition and accelerator programme for young entrepreneurs and not-for-profits whose ideas could solve some of the world’s most pressing problems.'




Greene Jr, and other shortlisted participants developed their nascent idea into a product pitch ready for investment. Their workable business model was enhanced through Notosh's workshops, and Greene with his colleague innovators delivered a pitch to an audience of global leaders in technology. Greene's winning pitch received investment from ITU to take his idea to its first prototype. the young innovators were asked to keep ITU updated and later share the development of their applications in the form of blog posts demonstrating how they have realized their digital dreams of making the world a better place through ICT-based social enterprise.
A year later, UN ITU summoned Greene and other distinguished young innovators from around the world to share their projects to a galaxy of techno industries. This 'all-telling' is summed up in the specially constructed 'Young InniovatorSpace' for the budding tink tanks in the world of telecom to brandish their work to a revered and expereinced ICT audience.

In 2012 nearly 400 young entrepreneurs from 77 countries around the world submitted innovative ICT-based early concepts or mature projects - demonstrating how fresh thinking and talent for technology can provide real-world solutions to real-world problems and change the future for the better.




This transformation is driven by game changers, the trends and technologies revolutionizing the industry and the world we live in.The Young Innovators Competition at ITU Telecom World 2012 offers social entrepreneurs aged 18-25 years old the opportunity to shine a global ICT spotlight on their innovative ideas and digital creativity.  

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