To be eligible for the #Blog4Dev competition, you must:
1) Be a citizen of one of the 48 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa;
2) Be between the ages of 18 and 28 on November 30, 2020;
3) Not have been a winner of previous editions.
The winning submissions will be selected based on the following criteria:
b) clarity in writing and presentation;
c) practicality and relevance;
d) potential impact on development.
The blog post length should not exceed the following limits: 500 words in English and 650 words in French and Portuguese. Longer entries will be disqualified.
Only one submission per entrant is allowed.
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Youth Transforming Africa (YTA) is a World Bank-supported youth engagement initiative that aims to engage more African youth in the thinking and discussions on development in Africa.
Blog4Dev winners contribute to the blogging community through original content posted on the Youth Transforming Africa blog platform.
Winning authors are eligible for several prizes, including an invitation to attend a dedicated program during the World Bank-IMF Spring Meetings 2021 (if the health situation improves), opportunities to represent Africa’s youth at high-level events, a chance to intern at a World Bank country office, or an opportunity to have their blog published on the World Bank blog Youth Transforming Africa.
The submission deadline is November 30, 2020. Late submissions will be disqualified automatically.
For more information, please visit https://www.worldbank.org/en/events/2020/10/16/blog4dev-2021?cid=afr_tt_...