Youth Action Net Conference


On 13 October, Costa Rica will receive 20 young entrepreneurs from all over the world for a prize giving ceremony. The event is organized by the International Youth Foundation, Universidad Latina, Laureate and private partners.

The conference will focus on the relations between entrepreneurship and sustainable development. 20 young women and men from around the world will be given prizes for their entrepreneurial initiatives in their home countries.

This year’s Laureates can be found through this link:

The conference will feature various breakout sessions with thematic focuses, such as launching social ventures, the challenges of leadership, and business for good.

Representatives from the Social and Human Sciences Sector of UNESCO San José will attend the event, and participate as panelists.


Type of Event Prize-giving ceremony
Start 13.10.2016 12:30 local time
End 13.10.2016 16:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Orrico, Alina
Organizer International Youth Foundation, Universidad Latina, Laureate, UNESCO
Contact Alina Orrico,
Country Costa Rica
City San José
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, Spanish
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 UNESCO Office in San José
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