In a new format, with prizemoney of £100,000 to be split between the winners, Ockenden International will award four prizes of £25,000 each, for projects lt deems most effective in supporting self-reliance for refugees and internally displaced people.
The International Prize was launc
AU/CIEFFA invites African girls and women: students, human rights’ activists and teachers/educators to submit creative content showcasing their experiences learning/teaching girls during the COVID-19 related school closures and initiatives being taken by individuals, organisations and nations
The National Art Competition under the theme of “Sheroes” is specially designed by UNESCO Abuja under the European Union (EU)-United Nations (UN) Spotlight Initiative in Nigeria: To eliminate violence against women and girls.
The Human Development Report 2016 ranks Nigeria 118 out of
The Next-Gen Mask Challenge aims to reimagine protective face masks used to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by making them more comfortable, functional, accessible, and even stylish.
The XPRIZE Next-Gen Mask Challenge will aid in the fight against COVID-19 by enhancing an effective solution: face
The Luc Hoffmann Institute, the African Leadership University’s School of Wildlife Conservation and the WWF Regional Office for Africa are launching a global innovation challenge.
We aim to discover and incubate new revenue models that do not depend on tourism, but still enable local commun
The 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize is now open for entries.
The Commonwealth Short Story Prize is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short fiction (2,000–5,000 words) in English written by a citizen of a Commonwealth country. Short stories translated into English from
Are you a content creator (a writer, illustrator, social media creator, photographer, radio producer…) who believes in building a better world? ?? Are you between 16 and 24? ?? If you are also fluent in English or Spanish and available to join a Zoom call with other c
Nominations are now open for the 2021 Commonwealth Youth Awards for Excellence in Development Work.
Turning adversity into advantage
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said: “The COVID-19 pandemic has severely upended the lives and prospects of our young people. It has crea
Could your picture tell a thousand words? Then the camera is in your hands. Thomson Reuters Foundation photo competition is open to anyone with a passion for turning the lens on the real lives behind the headlines, and an ability to capture the most powerful images of the pandemic’s impac
The International Youth Math Challenge is one of the biggest online math competition for students from all around the world and applications are currently being accepted for this year's competion. Do you think you are good in Mathematis and you want to test how sound you are, then apply before t
The Policy Competition believe that the state of affairs of our dear country Nigeria presents a challenge to the creativity, intelligence and resourcefulness of the Nigerian Youth. The Policy Competition aims to galvanize the Nigerian Youth to accept this challenge through active participation in th
Entries are invited for the PhotoAfrica Multicultural Photo Contest 2020. PhotoAfrica is an online multicultural Photo Contest that aims to raise strong, committed young men and women who are willing to represent their community as custodians and repositories of their people’s collective
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) calls on children and teens from all over the world (age 5 to 19) to use their imagination and create a poster that illustrates their idea of Zero Hunger. Winners will be promoted by FAO offices around the world and receive a surprise
The FITC Youth Connect Essay Challenge is organized to harness the creativity and innovation mindset of the African youth in promoting growth and development in Africa. The objective is to develop in undergraduate students the habit of contributing to national and global issues, as well as prov
Up to () US$500 awards are to be made in February 2021 to the top-ranked essays answering this year’s essay question:
Lex:lead is a group of international lawyers and friends who support economic development focusing on the world’s least developed countries.
Lex:lead offers an annu
As we evolve into the “new normal”; young leaders, social change agents, innovators and builders will need all the support they can get to build back better and help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the NGYouthSDGs and Oxfam Nigeria is launching the International Yout
Visas for Creation is part of the “Creation in Africa and the Caribbean” programme. Its goal is to support emerging artists in Africa and the Caribbean through residencies in mainland France and its overseas territories to enable them to develop a creation or research project.
The One World Media Awards this year come at an unusual time, as we face the Covid-19 pandemic.
In response to the exceptional work of journalists and filmmakers covering the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in developing countries, we are launching the Coronavirus Reporting Award 2020, supported
Applications are open for the Farmz2u ‘Food For Thought’ Essay Contest 2020 for Young Nigerians. The ‘Food For Thought’ Challenge is focused on the SDGs 2 – Zero Hunger and SDG 12 – Responsible Production and Consumption. It aims to sensitize the youth of the
The Bergen International Literary Festival for Non-Fiction and Fiction is held in February every year in the Norwegian city of Bergen and attracts writers from every continent. We are looking for new, excellent writing and are pleased to announce the Bergen International Essay Competition open to ev
The Google Podcasts creator program is a partnership between Google and PRX that trains, mentors, and provides resources to underrepresented voices in podcasting around the world.
Launched in 2018, the Google Podcasts creator programis guided by a mission of providing a global audio communi
The Miles Morland Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2018 Morland Writing Scholarships for African writers. The Scholarships are open to anyone writing in the English language who was born in Africa or both of whose parents were born in Africa.
It can be difficult for writers,
The Huawei HMS App Innovation Contest aims to inspire global developers to leverage HMS Core to create innovative apps, bringing smart life services to Huawei device users in 170+ countries and regions. The contest will be held in Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa, Latin America, and Ch
As a kick-off, Goethe Institut are organizing an Edit-A-Thon to open up the world of Wikipedia to Womxn from Africa! Studies have shown that most of the articles on the Wikipedia are written from Europe and the US – and articles written from Africa are mainly written by men.
Get ready to kick-start your career in Tax and compete with the best student minds across South Africa and showcase your unique point of view on the subject of taxation.
YTPY South Africa is a competition aimed at identifying and recognising young and aspiring tax professionals where students dem
The Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange is currently inviting applications from qualified and interested candidates who wish to participate in this year's competition.
An International Cultural Exchange Program designed for the purpose of using the platforms of Literature, Arts
ONGOZI Institute is pleased to announce this year’s Leadership Essay Competition, the eighth since inception (2013). Similar to previous years, this year’s topic aims to solicit thoughts on the theme of the African Leadership Forum (ALF). The essays should respond to the following questi