One Young World 2014 Essay Competition for Delegates/returning Ambassadors of the One Young World Young Summit.

Application Deadline: 6 October 2014.

One Young World has launched the 2014 Essay Competition in partnership with Prospect Magazine.

In a recent poll of One Young World Ambassadors 54% said that attitudes toward young people in their country limit their participation in politics and 65% said their government does not prioritise the needs of young people.

Delegates and Returning Ambassadors attending the 2014 Summit are called upon to submit essays in response to the question:

How would you give young people a voice in government?

The essays should be 500 words in length and will be reviewed by a panel of judges, including One Young World co-founder Kate Robertson, digital editor of Prospect Magazine Serena Kutchinsky and One Young World Counsellors Sir Bob Geldof, President Alejandro Toledo and Maya Sanbar

The winner of the competition will:

  • Present their essay on stage as a Delegate Speaker in the Leadership and Government Plenary Session at the One Young World Summit 2014 where they will share their views with the forum and watching world via live-stream.
  • Have their essay published in the November issue of Prospect Magazine.
  • Win a Returning Ambassador place to the One Young World Summit 2015 in Bangkok.

How to Submit your Essay:

You need to be a confirmed, paid for, Delegate or Returning Ambassador attending the 2014 Summit to apply.

Submit your Essay Application Now

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the One Young World 2014 Essay Competition



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