Mission & Objectives

Our Mission

Our mission is to empower youth of any nation, through ICT, to become catalysts of change, to create safe and better futures for themselves and others, to address the root causes of conflict, to disseminate the culture of peace and to create international dialogues for a harmonious world.

Program Objectives

  • Prepare youth for success in a world of expanding democracy and globalization by helping them learn information technology skills, gain global awareness and experience positive communication with local and international peers and mentors.
  • Empower youth through the use of the ICT for the creation of a prosperous future where tolerance and understanding of different cultures and peaceful coexistence are the prevailing values.
  • Educate, mobilize, energize and empower youth to engage in peace enhancement, global healing and undertake change for a peaceful, vibrant environment, where acceptance, understanding and tolerance can prevail as the income gap, the digital gap, the education and skills gaps as well as the employment and productivity gaps are gradually bridged.
  • Build a national, regional and global network of young leaders to bridge gaps and build channels of communication and trust for achieving a harmonized world.
  • Create a platform for knowledge sharing, collaboration and exchange of ideas and experiences among youth.
  • Engage youth, in safeguarding one of their most valuable tools of creativity and understanding: the Internet.
  • Assess value of IT enabled industry on the peace culture.
  • Leverage and capitalize on the innovative strength of youth in creating peace- conducive platforms and content.
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    Briefing of all the plenaries and sessions of the “Internet Safety for Youth and Children” conference

  • Day 2, Session IV

    Developing effective regulation and police responses is crucial if society is to protect youth on the Internet. Session IV will bring together representatives from regulatory bodies and law enforcement.

  • Day 2, Session III

    Many companies around the world have undertaken important strides to address child online safety issues. Session III will hear from industry players on what solutions they have made, and they will be asked to prioritize two key recommendations for a coordinated industry safeguarding strategy.

  • Day 2, Session II

    The session, which is prepared by the Global Knowledge Partnership (GKP), aims to encourage debates around the complex web of issues, assumptions and trade offs that must be addressed if progress is to be made in improving online safety and security at the personal, national and international levels.