The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is an activity within the framework of the UNESCO Global Action Programme (GAP) on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD)

Advice to Young People that Want to Change the World by Sami Hourani

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“The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a great opportunity for the people that have an idea whether is a problem in their society that reinforces their citizenship. To take it to another level by applying to the competition, take benefit from all the advantages that this completion provides with mentorship, awards, network and so on. It’s a great experience where you can meet a lot of people around the world that share their issues and concerns about the world,” Sami Hourani says.
We are happy to have social entrepreneur and Founder of Leaders of Tomorrow and FORSA Sami Hourani again in an interview. Sami shares advice on social entrepreneurship, and global citizenship.
Enjoy the interview!

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  1. Thanks for the advice Sami. I think just being on this platform is the biggest prize one can ever wish for. We have such a phenomenal number of great minds and thinkers all coming together for one common goal and that is to make the world a better place through sustainable development. A solution created in one part of the world may solve a problem in another part of the world. By being on this platform we are globally connected and we share innovative projects on how we are all working to make our communities better and through this we learn from one another. There is a saying that goes like my strength may be your weaknesses and vice versa but when we join together we are unstoppable and that is what the youth citizens entrepreneurship has done and will achieve. Thank you

  2. Rightly said muyunda.been on this platform is the best any youth that wants to cause change around the world can ever ask for.it enables you to meet like minded youths that will help you change your world.
    Also, thanks @ sami for the advice.

  3. Participating in such competitions fosters a sense of responsibility among young people for the challenges facing the world and motivates them to cooperate to find practical solutions to these challenges … Proud of participating in this competition

  4. Thank you sir.

  5. Thanks a lot Sami Gourami. The youth citizen entrepreneurship compilation is stage were people tell their idea to the the world,and distribute their part to the world globalisation.it is a platform were we meet people allover the world and shere their thoughts in different metters.and insure a bright future ahead.

  6. I’m excited to participate in this competition! It’s great to see the impact people are making on their communities all around the world.

  7. My advice for the youth is to first discover themselves, it’s only when you go through self-discovery you can discover world problems then proper solutions. There is much to be done from all of us. The fight goes on.

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Timeline 2018



March 15, 2018


Competition launch –
Entries are welcome


June 1, 2018


Voting & commenting begins for all


Early Summer 2018

Launching of the Certificate Programme


July 31, 2018


Deadlines for entries


August 15, 2018


Deadlines for votes & comments


August 17, 2018


People’s Choice
Prize winners announced
10 finalists announced in both categories


August 30, 2018


Deadline for receipt of videos from finalists in both categories


September 21, 2018


Deadline for Panel of Judges’ selection of the winners


October 5, 2018


Closing of the Certificate Programme


October 7, 2018


Winners announced at Entrepreneurship Summit in Berlin

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