WORLD BANK EASSY COMPETITION FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
In many of the world's current crises e.g. armed conflict, HIV/AIDS,
unemployment, financial instability- young people are on the front
lines and are the main victims.
To learn what the lack of a secure future really means to young
people, to understand how they deal with this challenge in their daily
lives, and enlist their help in finding solutions,.
The World Bank is holding a World Essay Competition for students and
The topic of the essay competition for young people between 18 and 25
years old is:
* "Building a Secure Future
Seeking Practical Solutions"
* What are the biggest obstacles you face in your daily life?
* What practical solutions would you propose to build a secure future
for yourself and others?"
Entrants will be specifically requested to avoid general statements,
but rather discuss specific experiences and propose concrete solutions
Young people from 18 and 25 years old, will be proposed to write a max
10-page essay presenting how they cope with the daily challenges.
Prizes include a money prize of US$5,000 and prizes of US$1,000.
Evaluation criteria will include: quality of proposals, structure and
coherence of the arguments, originality/creativity, use of sources and
At this time, we can accept essays in English, French and Spanish.
Schedule of the Essay Competition
January 12 , 2005:
Launch of the Essay Competition -Submissions accepted
April 15, 2005:
Deadline for Submissions
May 15, 2005:
Announcement of finalists
May 23-24, 2005:
Finalists present their essay to the Jury
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