The European Youth Award (contest) is EYA’s flagship initiative. Moreover, it is a European-wide contest to motivate young people, social entrepreneurs, and start-ups to produce digital projects having an impact on society. In addition, it demonstrates their potential to create innovative solutions with Internet and Mobile technology addressing the goals defined by the Council of Europe and Europe 2020 as well as the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Furthermore, the annual winners event (EYA Festival) is a unique event combining knowledge – innovation – networking – inspiration – motivation taking place in Graz at the end of November. Also, it is a public event and everybody is welcome to join. Additionally, EYA’s global sister project is the WSA. Both iniatives are organized by the International Center for New Media, a Non-Profit Organization based in Salzburg, Austria.
People who fulfil the following criteria are eligible to participate in the competition:
|Type of Opportunity||Competitions and Awards|
|Event Date||27 November,2019 to 30 November,2019|
|Open to||Member States of the European Union, Council of Europe, or Union for the Mediterranean, Belarus or Kosovo|