HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway lent solemnity to the gathering of the young in Telenor to whom he talked to about their major challenges and vision for the future
November 6, 2014 – Martin Pantović from Kraljevo and Daniel Šaranović from Pančevo are the winners of Telenor competition for the Youth Summit and have responded in the best way to the challenge of how digital communications can drive positive social change. They will represent Serbia in Oslo, from December 8 to 11, where the best representatives of all countries of Telenor operations will rally.
In the presence of HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, Dilek Ayhan, State Secretary of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries of the Kingdom of Norway, Nenad Borovčanin, State Secretary in the Ministry of Youth and Sports of the Republic of Serbia and Ove Fredheim, CEO of Telenor Serbia, the best 10 candidates at the competition, students of the Norwegian language from the Department for Scandinavian Languages and Literature of the Chair for German languages of the Faculty of Philology and the young employees of Telenor participated in the panel and discussed the major challenges for the young in Serbia.
The young ones exchanged impressions and experiences on job hunting, innovations they encounter, ways in which they use digital communications in improving the life and on their vision of the future. The students also openly talked about reasons for deciding to study the Norwegian language.
“We have heard very interesting positions of the young people. It’s important for us to know how they think, exchange opinions and experiences, how they see their future and how much digital communications can make their, as well as our common future better. Through global initiatives such as the Youth Summit, Telenor is giving them an opportunity to get to know the leading experts, but also their peers from all over the world”, says Ove Fredheim CEO of Telenor Serbia.
Some 28 participants from all European and Asian countries of Telenor operations will rally in Oslo, and the young will have a chance to develop their ideas in numerous workshops, global experts and industry executives at Telenor Group’s headquarters, as well as attend the awarding ceremonies of the Nobel Peace Prize.