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Join me & the UN University to Twitter Chat to celebrate Youth Digital Engagement for Global Action

Date:                      Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Time:                     10.00 – 10.30 GMT Venue:                   UNU Macau’s Twitter page (@UNUMACAU) RSVP:                    http://tiny.cc/tech4youth




In an ever-changing digital world, technology has become a powerful tool to mobilise change and drive global progress, particularly among youth who are often considered digital natives. But with the uncertainty and restrictions of COVID-19, how can we ensure that we engage youth in a sustainable way in the post-pandemic era? We look forward to hearing your thoughts on how we can use technology to engage youth to achieve global action and the Sustainable Development Goals!


Our chat will be moderated by Youth Digital Engagement Expert, Dr Alicja Pawluczuk, UNU Macau’s Young ICTD Fellow. This is a great opportunity to connect with individuals and organizations around the world interested in the topic of youth digital engagement.


How to join the Twitter Chat  1. To participate, head over to UNU Macau’s Twitter feed (@UNUMACAU) on August 12 at 10am Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) 2. Or search on Twitter using the hashtag combination (#Tech4Youth #YouthDay) to follow the conversation 3. Questions will be identified as Q1, Q2, etc. To respond, please tap the reply icon 🗨️ from a Tweet you would like to respond to. Responses from participants should be written as A1, A2, etc. We also encourage you to use the hashtag combination (#Tech4Youth #YouthDay).


What we will discuss? The questions for the Twitter Chat include:

  1. In what ways can we use technology to engage youth to achieve global action and the Sustainable Development Goals?

  2. What are some of the inspiring youth digital projects for global action that you have heard of?

  3. How have you used digital technologies to tackle problems and drive youth digital projects forward during COVID-19?

  4. What is needed to engage youth through technologies in a sustainable way post-COVID19?

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Dr Alicja Pawluczuk

Alicja’s research and community education practice focuses on digital inclusion, digital, and data literacy. She is a founding director of the digital inclusion and digital storytelling collective Digital Beez. Through the use of participatory, critical and multidisciplinary approaches, she aims to examine the power dynamics associated with the digital and data divides.

Alicja’s digital inclusion practice is rooted in the areas of democratic education and community development. She has extensive experience in digital inclusion community projects design, facilitation, and evaluation. Both her community engagement practice and her research are characterised by the use of experimental and interactive methodologies. Over the last 10 years, her work has been responding and changing in accordance with the contexts of digitalization of society. Alicja has a track record of peer-reviewed publications and cross-disciplinary public engagement activities. Both her research and practice are characterised with the use of experimental and creative methods. She has managed and contributed to digital literacy and digital inclusion and learning projects with the United Nations, the Council of Europe, and Erasmus.

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