World Bank organizes essay contest [Sub-Saharan Africa]

Posted on Oct 26, 2020 in Journalism Basics

Anyone age 18 to 28 can enter the #Blog4Dev contest.

The World Bank is inviting residents of Sub-Saharan Africa to write a blog post on the following question: How can young people work with their governments and civil society organizations to respond to the impact of COVID-19 and build a stronger post-pandemic economic and social system?

Entries must be in English, French or Portuguese and have no more than 500 words.

Prizes include an invitation to attend a dedicated program during the World Bank – IMF Spring Meetings 2021 in Washington, a chance to intern at a World Bank Africa country office and an opportunity to have their blog published on the World Bank Africa blog Youth Transforming Africa.

The deadline is Nov. 30.