OECD International African Economic Forum Video Contest 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, hurry and gather your applications for submission and also ensure that you comply with the stated eligibility criteria to avoid disqualifications of any sort.

About the Award: 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 your views on the future of entrepreneurs in your country? What are the difficulties that you encounter and what policies would help your enterprise?  What does your day-to-day life look like as an entrepreneur in your country?

Application Deadline: 4th September 2017, at 00:00 (Paris time).

Eligible Countries: African countries

To Be Taken At (Country): Paris, France

Type: Entrepreneurship, Contest

Eligibility: Candidate 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)

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: Selected candidates will win a trip to Paris, to participate in the Forum.  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.

Timeline of Program: 2 days. The 2017 International African Economic Forum will be held in Paris on October 4th 2017

How to Apply:  In order to send your video, you must complete and submit this electronic Registration Form (which will include a link to your video on YouTube).

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

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