Youth initiatives next to WITFOR
The WITFOR agenda does not specifically include young people directly
into the event, but leaves space for creative inputs. Therefore the WITFOR
National Organizing Committee and The Steering Committee agreed upon
implementation of youth initiatives proposed by youth.
YOUTH PROJECT IDEAS initiative is to gather best youth
project ideas concerning digital
divide to on-line database and to promote this database among WITFOR
delegates and other international events. You can view this database
on-line in FLASH (this presentation will also be distrubuted for WITFOR
delegates togeather with forum outcomes in compact disk).
ARTISTIC SHOW ON WITFOR THEME initiative was organized by
youth organizations on 26-th of August in "Savivaldybes" square. Around 60 young
people were gathered to show that WITFOR Vilnius 2003 is going to create a
network which will grow and will change "information divide" into "global
information society". Event was showcasted on national television "TV3",
regional television "Vilnius TV" and also national radio channel "Žiniu
Seminar for youth called "YOUTH INFORMATIONAL
OPPORTUNITIES IN LITHUANIA" was the third youth initiative. Two
speakers (Petras Sakalauskas - manager of European integration and
society integration departament from Commission of Information Society
Development next to Government of Lithuania and Eugenijus Kurilovas -
manager of project departament of Education information technology
center) were showcasting on-going projects in Lithuania aimed on narowing
digital gap between regions and urban areas.
Public institution "Tikra produkcija"
Information and communication science
Lithuanian youth organizations