Any person aged 40 or under on December 1, 2017, living in a sub-Saharan country where the World Bank has an office, can take part in the competition. However, World Bank Group staff and their dependents cannot participate.
Stories will be judged on four points: (a) clarity, (b) the quality of information provided, (c) the relevance of the activity regarding social inclusion, and (d) the results.
Terms and Condition
Participation in the competition implies acceptance of these rules.
The World Bank Group reserves the right to research and verify the eligibility of any entrants, and the decision of the World Bank Group shall be final.
By entering the contest, participants agree to release the World Bank Group from any claims based on the contest, and grant the World Bank Group all rights to their entry, including consent to use and publish received stories in print or electronic platforms.
Failure to comply with these rules may result in disqualification from the competition. Participants agree to comply with and be bound by the decisions of the World Bank Group, which are final and binding on all matters pertaining to this competition.