The Social Good Summit in Hargeisa

Oct 9, 2013

This year, the Social Good Summit will take place in Hargeisa as part of a three-day global conference where ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions. Held during UN Week, the Social Good Summit brings together a community of global leaders and local actors to discuss how the power of innovative thinking and technology to solve our development challenges.

In Hargeisa, the meetup will revolve around #2030NOW, meaning the urgency and importance of long term solutions for a sustainable future. It promotes long-term thinking and action, moving beyond quick fixes, short term solutions, simple “likes” and 140 characters.
 
It will bring together innovators, leaders of communication companies, representative from the civil society as well as women and youth groups.

When?  Tuesday 24 September, from 16.00 to 18.00
Where? Online - you can watch the live stream on http://mashable.com/sgs/ and select the 'Hargeisa' tab
 
The discussion will address the following questions:
- How can new technology bring sustainable development and connect citizens to the global online generation?
- Young innovators: how youth are using technology to create opportunities and build a better future for their country?
 
How can you contribute?
You can contribute byposting questions or reaching out to our social media:
@UNDPSomalia or Facebook/UNDPsom

Insights and questions with #2030NOW hashtag will also be included in the discussion.

Click to Watch the Videos

What does #2030NOW mean to you? (www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7Bf4yi0VJQ)

Contact information

Communications Unit
UNDP in Somalia
Email: communication.so@undp.org

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