Deadline: 4 September 2017
Are you a young entrepreneur? Do you reside in Africa? Here’s your chance to participate in the 2017 International Economic Forum on Africa 2017!
The 2017 International African Economic Forum will be held in Paris on October 4th 2017, gathering OECD officials and African policy makers, private sector, academia and civil society leaders.
Following this year’s theme, “Entrepreneurs and industrialisation in Africa”, young entrepreneurs from Africa are invited to take part in a video contest for the chance to win a trip to Paris, to participate in the Forum and to present their video.
The Challenge is to make a short video (3 minutes maximum), that addresses the theme Entrepreneurs in Africa: What does it mean to be an entrepreneur in Africa today? What are applicant’s views on the future of entrepreneurs in their country? What are the difficulties that applicant’s encounter and what policies would help their enterprise? What does applicant’s day-to-day life look like as an entrepreneur in their country?
- The creator of the winning video will be invited to attend the Africa Forum in Paris, France.
- Flight and lodging for the duration of two days will be provided.
- The winning video will be shown at the Africa Forum on 4 October 2017 and widely distributed through the OECD websites and social media channels.
- Applicants must be between 18-35 years old, and a resident in Africa during the period of this competition (31 July 2017 to 4 October 2017)
- If applicants are a member of OECD staff (either permanent or temporary, current or former), intern, contractor, sponsor, or an immediate family member of any of the foregoing, applicants may participate, but are not eligible to win.
How to Apply
In order to send video, applicants must complete the electronic Registration Form via given website.
Eligible Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
For more information, please visit International Economic Forum on Africa.