Achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda requires young people to be at the centre of the development agenda of a country and calls for their active engagement. This will be aninvestment in young people which will generate greater returns for sustainable human development. Young people will be provided with a platform and empowered to generate innovative solutions to development challenges through improved engagement and participation also in an Information communication technology (ICT) and digitally inclusive society.
Under the leadership of UNDP and the Ministry of Telecommunication and Digital Infrastructure Development and Foreign Employment and NYSC, together with the Information and Communication Technology Agency of Sri Lanka (ICTA), National Youth Social Innovation Challenge will be implemented building on the programme in 2017 and was built on UNDP's existing youth social innovation challenge, HackaDev.
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