Application now open for the World Bank Group Youth Summit Pitch Competition
2021 Resilient Recovery For People and planet.
About World Bank Group Youth Summit:
Established in 2013, the Youth Summit is an annual event hosted by the World
Bank Group (WBG) to engage with youth globally on the most pressing topics
facing our generation. The WBG Youth Summit is an affiliate of the
Youth-to-Youth (Y2Y) network, the largest volunteer organization at the WBG,
which aims to inspire and empower youth within and outside the institution.
The primary goals of the Summit are to:
- Empower youth to explore innovative ideas to tackle development challenges
- Provide youth with the tools to build and engage in impactful projects
- Promote dialogue between youth, the WBG, and other key stakeholders globally
How to apply:
Applications to the Pitch Competition now open!
Interested Applicants should:
Who can participate?
The competition is open to teams of 1 to 5 individuals aged 18 to 35.
Participants must be nationals from World Bank member countries. Participants
can be students, as well as people in the work force or any other occupation.
No prior experience in any particular field or topic is necessary. You need to
be committed to implement the solution after the competition. Diverse team
compositions are advised, but not required.
Deadline for submission: March 31, 2021 (11:59 pm EST)
For more information visit the
world bank youth summit page