Concurso Juvenil de Ideas para Acción del Banco Mundial / Wharton School 2019 para estudiantes y jóvenes profesionales

Plazo de solicitud: febrero 28, 2019

Ideas para la acción is a youth competition centered around financing sustainable development and sponsored by the World Bank Group and the Zicklin Center for Business Ethics Research at the Wharton School.

Today’s youth will be responsible for implementing the 2030 Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), approved by the UN in September 2015. The SDGs are an ambitious and transformative set of goals, covering a broad range of interconnected issues, from sustainable economic growth, to social issues, to global public goods. To realize this vision, a just-as-ambitious plan for financing and implementation is needed.

UN member states have endorsed a financing for development action agenda, outlining a wide range of different action areas and commitments for the international community. Youth engagement and innovation will be critical for success. The Ideas for Action competition engages young people from around the world to encourage them to develop and share their ideas for financing solutions to deliver the SDGs.

The competition is intended to help catalyze a global conversation among young people all around the world. Conversations happen virtually, over social media networks, and in person, and we hope that you will engage with others who share your passion for international development.

Elegibilidad:

  • Students and young professionals between the ages of 18-35 years from around the world are invited to participate.

Registro de equipo:

Teams must consist of two to six members and may be formed across different schools, institutions, companies, countries, nationalities, etc. We recommend that all teams register and sign up for updates below to receive the latest information on I4A programs and events leading up to the competition deadline

Galardones:

Los finalistas y los ganadores serán seleccionados por un panel de académicos y profesionales de desarrollo con experiencia de instituciones del sector público y privado. Los ganadores de la competencia tienen la oportunidad de:

  • Presente sus ideas en un evento durante las Reuniones Anuales del FMI y el Grupo del Banco Mundial,
  • Recibir apoyo de una incubadora de proyectos en Wharton School, y
  • Benefit from unique capacity development and networking opportunities with experts from international development, academia, and the private sector.

Línea de tiempo:

Registro: Team registration opens August 31, 2018

Presentación de solicitud: Application portal launches October 2018

Fecha tope: Tentative deadline: February 28, 2019

Para más información:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Ideas for Action Youth Competition 2019

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