World Bank Group 2021 Youth Summit Competition for People and Planet

The 2021 Youth Summit Competition calls for innovative proposals for scalable enterprises that fuel a greener, more inclusive and resilient recovery. 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 Competition is open to individuals or teams of up to five people aged 18 to 35 across the globe. Shortlisted participants will have the chance to network with young social entrepreneurs around the world, to participate in the workshops, to present virtually at the WBG 2021 Youth Summit on June 9 – 10, 2021 in front of a judging panel of industry experts, and to win seed-funding.

Competition themes:
– A Resilient recovery for the People: Empower people in fighting the consequences of the pandemic and address growing inequality in societies;
OR
– A Resilient recovery for the Planet: Provide sustainable solutions to support the halt of climate change.

Deadline: March 31, 2021 (Submit your proposal here)

For more information, please visit the website or contact youthsummit@worldbank.org.