IMF Youth Contest

THE IMF ARAB YOUTH CAMPAIGN ON INNOVATION, in collaboration with the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF), is asking young innovators (ages 18 – 35) from the Middle East and North Africa to share their ideas in a two (2) minute video. 

To participate and share your video, sign up on the upper right hand side or use this link

Three winners will be chosen to present their work at the Opportunity for All: Promoting Growth, Jobs, and Inclusiveness in the Arab World Conference on January 29-30, 2018.

All participants—whether they use cameras or mobile phones—are asked to submit original videos that provide information on innovative initiatives (inventions, businesses, organizations/ initiatives, start-ups/apps) that have impacted their communities in any of these areas:

  1. Creating jobs
  2. Empowering women and youth
  3. Promoting education and knowledge sharing
  4. Boosting transparency and anti-corruption measures
  5. Demonstrating how to address the areas listed above, including in the context of conflict or fragility

By participating in the competition, the contestants agree to the competition terms and conditions.

winners will be selected to present their projects to policy makers and business leaders at the conference. They will receive a round trip to Marrakesh from any Arab country/city, covering related traveling expenses and accommodation. Their winning videos will be shown at the conference and through the IMF’s various media and social media channels.

More information on the conference can be found at here:

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