The Youth Dialogues: Short Recap

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Yesterday, thousands of visitors joined in the Youth Dialogues to discuss finding innovative financing solutions for the Post-2015 agenda. According to the WB live report, 714 unique visitors watched the event online and there were 1,117 unique visitors to the page. According to the WB Live team these are good numbers. Online visitors represented a wide range of countries – …

Youth Dialogues: Post-2015 Agenda

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The Youth Dialogues: Post-2015 Agenda On Thursday, November 6, at 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, you can watch the live stream of the Youth Dialogues, an event held by the World Bank and the WGB Youth2Youth Community. The event is a conversation that will engage young development professionals on the post-2015 agenda and its importance for the youth today.  Through an engaging …

New Resource

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If you haven’t already looked at the resources page, we have added a new powerpoint to the list: Financial Sector Challenges and Opportunities in Africa Inside you’ll find information about the state of finance in Africa. We hope it will be useful to you.

Some Recent Updates

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We have decided to move the dates for one month – to avoid any conflict in schedules for school or the holidays. The new dates are as follows: Competition prompt released to teams by end of December, 2014 Deadline for Submissions: January 31, 2015 Finalists Announcement: March 2, 2015 Winner(s) Announced: March 30, 2015 We are also pleased to announce …

Responses to this Week’s Pre-Competition Question on Aid Delivery

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Thank you for emailing in your responses to “what aid delivery models do you think are poised to make an outsized impact in the next 5 years”! We’d like to share a couple of them with you to help you think about possible topics to address when the competition question is released next month.   Feel free to comment on …

Ideas for Action Kick-Off: we want to hear from YOU!

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Ned Shell, young professionals organizing leader for Ideas for Action (IFA), kicks things off by asking you to comment on what recent innovations in aid delivery models you think are poised to make a big impact in the next 5 years. Email us at ideasforaction2015@gmail.com and we will post online your thoughts and opinions. Your responses can range from a few …