IFC/IYF Contest for 2018 Youth Engagement in Energy, Water & Transport

IFC/IYF Contest for 2018 Youth Engagement in Energy, Water & Transport

Deadline: August 6, 2018

Applications are open for the IFC/IYF Contest for Youth Engagement in Energy, Water & Transport 2018. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and International Youth Foundation (IYF) have launched a new publication Creating Value Through Global Youth Engagement: A Smart Investment for the Infrastructure and Natural Resource Industries.

To highlight cases and best practices of engaging youth in the workforce, IFC is hosting a contest inviting young people to submit multimedia projects on the youth report’s themes and/or write-ups of examples of innovative youth engagement in action. The contest aims to inspire and create a dialogue on innovative ways to engage young people while addressing some of the problems and needs of communities and companies.

Awards

  • IFC will feature and promote Finalists’ and Winners’ ideas on the commdev.org website and social media platforms, and make efforts invite Winners to events (for example: virtual webinars, virtual workshops, World Bank Youth Summit). Winners will also receive a certificate from IFC.

Eligibility

  • The Competition is open to individuals aged 15 to 30. Participants’ ages will be determined as of 11:59 pm EST on August 6, 2018;
  • Open to nationals of all countries;
  • Participation is encouraged from eligible individuals with the drive to innovate regardless of their occupation (working professionals, students, NGO leaders, government officials, start-up creators, technical experts or any other).

Case Study

Submit cases and good practices around water, energy, or transport highlighting existing initiatives or project ideas focused on:

  • Innovative and creative youth engagement
  • Benefits working age youth bring to the private sector

Submission formats will be short concept notes:

  • 1-2 pages in length, all-inclusive – i.e. including all bodies of text, titles, headings, tables, textboxes, footnotes, endnotes, references, appendices etc.
  • Top of the first page of the submission should contain:
    •  Name
    •  Age
    • Home country
  • Each case must contain the sections:
    • Background/ Context
    • Project Description
    • Results (or anticipated/proposed results)
    • Lessons Learned

Multimedia Project

  • Multimedia submissions should highlight one of the report’s key area of opportunity focused on energy, water, and transport:
    • Planning for the workforce of the future
    • Rapid technological change
    • Resilient communities
    • Environmental impact and social change
  • Submission formats can include:
    • Video (horizontal and 60 seconds max)
    • Photo
    • Graphic design (illustrations, painting or apparel)
    • Song
    • Poetry

Application

Submissions can be in the form of (1) a multi-media project or (2) a case study. Feel free to reference the publication for inspiration. All submissions should be emailed to commdev@ifc.org.

For more information, visit IFC/IYF Contest for Youth Engagement.

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