The Youth Republic has successfully made Pakistan’s way to WITSA’s 18th World Congress on IT, in Montreal, Canada. It has been selected as a Runner-up of the World Summit Youth Award, 2012 from over 1224 submissions from more than a hundred UN-member states that entered into the global contest.
An international jury of 21 young multimedia experts, IT experts and social entrepreneurs from 15 countries and all continents selected the very best entries in each of the six WSYA categories. As a result, The Youth Republic from Pakistan has earned UN-wide recognition!
The Youth Republic is a Global Youth Network, founded by Hina Hazrat from Chitral, Pakistan. The team includes Sara Baig from Hunza, Zar Nigar from Morkhun, Naureen Bhamany, Abiha Zehra and Fakhar Bokhari from Karachi, Hussain Roomi from Gojal, and Mohammad Innamuddin and Mujeeb Saboor from Karachi. The Youth Republic has an extensive network spread through almost 58 countries in the world. It provides the youth with a platform to be united, let their voices be heard, share opportunities, strengthen inter-cultural dialogues, stay pluralistic, spread love for global cultures and traditions, respect diversity, and support multilingualism. The initiative pushes them to work for a better tomorrow and an inclusive future by developing Global Partnerships, hence paving the way towards achieving the mission of a better tomorrow and impacting the whole world at once.
The official public celebration of the winners and runners-up will be at the WSYA Winners’ Event which will be held for the first time in the framework of WITSA’s 18th World Congress on Information Technology, in Montréal, Canada.