Each year the Prize has a specific theme to be taken into account by nomination proposals.
Theme 2020: The Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to enhance the continuity and quality of learning
Technology innovations fuelled by Artificial Intelligence (AI) have the potential to locate and reach
The Commission of the African Union is committed to support the use and development of science in Africa and has, since 2008 been running the African Union Kwame Nkrumah Awards for Scientific Excellence (AUKNASE).
The AUKNASE programme is implemented at national level for young researchers, regio
ESSAY QUESTION: “During the COVID-19 Pandemic school closures, explain the interventions you wish you had implemented to make your life at home or your community more comfortable”
NEC is for senior secondary students as part of UBA Foundation’s CSR pillar focusing on education,
The IDRC, a Canadian Crown corporation, funds research in developing countries to create lasting change on a large scale and supports local organizations in the Global South to generate the evidence that is relevant in their context. The IDRC is working with the University of Toronto’s Da
The African Development Review, one of the flagship publications of the African Development Bank Group devoted to the study and analysis of development policy in Africa, invites submissions for a special issue on “The Impact of Covid-19 on African Economies. “
The issue will ana
Applications are open for Young Ghanaians to apply for the United Bank for Africa (UBA) National Essay Competition 2020
You have been given the opportunity to speak at the UN General Assembly meeting in New York on the challenges facing Education of the African youth in the midst of the
The Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at American University Washington College of Law is proud to request the submission of papers for the Human Rights Essay Award.
The Human Rights Essay Award is an annual competition sponsored by the Academy that seeks to stimulate the pr
The AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards celebrate the best in mobile and tech from across Africa supported by Mobile Monday South Africa and Mobile Ecosystem Forum (MEF) and are now accepting entries for 2020.
The AppsAfrica.com Innovation Awards identify and celebrate the leading African
Entries are invited for the World Bank #Blog4Dev Competition 2021. Launched in 2014 by the World Bank Kenya office, the #Blog4Dev competition is an annual writing contest, inviting young people to weigh in on a topic critical to their country’s economic development.
The competition is
The United States of America (USA) State Department Web site for the 2022 Diversity Visa program (DV-2022) is now open.
The Department of State administers the Congressionally-mandated Diversity Immigrant Visa Program annually. Section 203(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act
UNICEF’s Reimagine campaign is a global fundraising appeal to respond, recover and reimagine a post-COVID-19 world fit for children
Under 24? Time on your hands? Let us challenge you to a competition. Do you have an idea, dream or vision for the world you want to see after coronavirus? UNIC
The St. Gallen Wings of Excellence Award is a global student essay competition, offering students who study at graduate or postgraduate level around the world the opportunity to apply for participation at the St. Gallen Symposium.
Compete in the St. Gallen Symposium Leader of Tomor
One Young World is proud to support the Lead2030 Challenge for SDG 5. The Challenge aims to find and support solutions that will empower women and close the equality gap ensuring a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.
How do we achieve equality for women in 2030?
In this challenging yea
TNP is a commercially oriented Nigerian law firm with a global outlook and footprints.
The Firm is calling on interested Lawyer within 0 -5 years post call for the Young lawyers debate Competition with the Theme “Verzus”
Topic: Should Nigeria legalize the cultivation of
Applications are open for the Internet4Good (I4G) Video Story Contest 2020. In recent times, there has arisen a notion that the best thing young Africans can do with the internet is scam or fraud. Global media platforms have carried stories on young internet scammers especially from Africa, which ha
The Trust for Sustainable Living is pleased to invite schoolchildren around the world to share their ideas to help protect the Earth’s precious biological diversity.
Following on from the success of the first online International Schools’ Debates and Summit, next year’s Deb
Bournemouth University Media and Communication Faculty has opened applications the ninth year of its annual international celebration on New-Media storytelling – New Media Writing Prize.
The New Media Writing Prize showcases exciting and inventive stories that integrate a variety of formats
Applications are open for the UNESCO/Idries Shah Foundation World Tales Short Story Competition 2020. With the aim to foster imagination, resourcefulness and ingenuity, UNESCO and the Idries Shah Foundation (ISF) launch the World Tales Short Story Competition in close collaboration with the Internat
African Union Office of the Youth Envoy to Award young peacebuilders behind innovative and impactful Silencing the Guns initiatives
As part of Youth Silencing the Guns Campaign “ Advancing Youth Roles and Capacities to Silence the Guns” launched by the African Union (AU
Schneider Go Green, together with AVEVA, is looking for game changers around the world who are daring to disrupt and to put their skills to the test and push the boundaries of digital transformation in Energy Management. Submit your bold idea related to one of our five segments&n
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is launching its sixth annual Global Media Competition to recognize exemplary media coverage on labour migration and fair recruitment.
The competition aims to promote quality reporting on labour migration issues. It will give awards to two published med
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