Scholarship Name: The World Bank Essay Competition

The facts are quite startling, which makes it necessary to discuss the issue of youth unemployment on an international level. Around 3 billion people around the world have less than $2 to spend daily. The poverty levels are escalating further. In the developing world, the youth are the maximum affected lot with more than half of the unemployed below the age of 24 years. The World Bank Essay competition allows the youth from remote corners of the world a chance to voice their opinion and present practical solutions to problems that concern them. For example, a student in Africa may be involved in a development program that has succeeded in providing employment to many others locally. The solution may be applicable elsewhere.

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World Bank Essay Competition is an annual event which engages the minds of young people in a creative way through the International Essay Competition. Open to all young people, students and non-students alike, from all countries of the world, the essay contest showcases some of the most creative solutions to global issues across the globe. Details can be read from

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The World Bank essay competition 2010 attracted over 2000 applications from across the world. The winners were from far off places like Indonesia, Argentina, and Kenya. As usual, participation diplomas were sent across to all the participants. What makes this unique is that it is open to all youngsters between the ages of 18 – 25 years, irrespective of whether they have had specific formal education or not. It is organized by the World Bank with the help of several partners including the Ministry For Foreign Affairs Of Sweden.

The contest applications can be submitted electronically to Lionel Yaro at  with the subject line “World Bank Essay Contest.”

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Award Ceremony of the World Bank Essay Competition
Justin Lin, The World Bank

Summary of the Conference
Alan Gelb, The World Bank

Closing Remarks
Young Geol Lee, Vice Minister of Strategy and Finance, Korea

Handover of ABCDE 2010 to Sweden
Lars Vargö, Swedish Ambassador to the Republic of Korea
Young Geol Lee, Vice Minister of Strategy and Finance, Korea

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