World Bank Youth Summit 2021
The primary goals of the Summit are to:
- Empower youth to explore innovative ideas to tackle development challenges
- Provide youth with the tools to build and engage in impactful projects
- Promote dialogue between youth, the WBG, and other key stakeholders globally
World Bank Youth Summit 2021 Application
The global nature of the COVID-19 pandemic calls for a coordinated effort toward recovery. The pandemic has resulted in the creation of not only a health crisis but also an economic one of a scale unprecedented in the recent years.
The 2021 Word Bank Youth Summit Competition awards the most cutting-edge idea that supports either of the two youth summit themes listed below:
A Resilient recovery for the People: Empowers people in fighting the consequences of the pandemic and addresses growing inequality in societies.
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A Resilient recovery for the Planet: Provides sustainable solutions to support the halt of climate change.
- You must be between the ages of 18 and 35 years.
- You must be a citizen of any of the World Bank member countries.
- This opportunity is open to students, as well as working people or any other occupation.
- To be part of this programme, you do not need to have prior experience in any particular field or topic.
- If you are chosen, you must be ready to implement the solution after the competition.
- Diverse team compositions are advised, but not required.
Benefits and Value of World Bank Youth Summit 2021:
If you emerge as one of the winners of this summit, you will receive the following:
- Be mentored by Youth Summit 2019 finalists and World Bank experts.
- You will join a network of leading professionals and young social entrepreneurs around the world.
- Participate and learn in events and workshops.
- You will receive Seed-funding.
Application deadline for submission of your application form is March 31, 2021 (11:59 pm EST).
How to Apply for the World Bank Youth Summit 2021 Application Form:
Official World Bank Youth Summit Webpage:
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