This year’s themes are “youth employment: challenges and solutions” and “youth and social media: the advantages and disadvantages”. University, high school, and middle school students are invited to submit essays on the first theme, while the second theme is reserved for middle school and high school only. All applicants must be residents and nationals of Burkina Faso. The deadline for essay submissions is May 22nd, 2016.
The most creative and innovative entries will be rewarded with the following prizes: a first prize of 1,000 dollars, a second prize of 750 dollars, and a third prize of 500 dollars. The winners will attend an awards ceremony in the presence of several distinguished guests.
On behalf of the whole team at the World Bank office in Burkina Faso, we wish you good luck!