Competition: Attend the Commonwealth Youth Forum in Malta this November

Deadline: 30 September 2015 (5pm London time)


Bright Ideas is a campaign from The Commonwealth Secretariat that aims to showcase the ideas and activities of young people aged 15-29 from Commonwealth countries who are leading positive change in their community, country or region through their own innovative solutions to challenges large and small.

Bright Ideas events and videos are a great way to generate discussion about challenges facing the Commonwealth and solutions already coming to fruition.

For your chance to be in the running to attend the Commonwealth Youth Forum in Malta this November, send your Bright Ideas talk to youth@commonwealth.int by 30 September 2015 (5pm London time) and we will let you know if you’ve been selected. For full terms and conditions for this competition see: Bright Ideas T&Cs

Here is a guide on how to present your Bright Ideas talk. To see examples of some great Bright Ideas videos, click here

Closed: World Bank Group Recruitment Drive for African Nationals

Deadline August 31st 

The World Bank Group is launching a recruitment drive aimed at increasing the number of Sub Saharan Africans in its work force. This commitment to hire Sub Saharan Africans reflects the Bank Group’s senior leadership commitment for a diverse workforce in which African nationals can play a key role in fighting poverty and increasing shared prosperity. Employment opportunities will be in various technical areas and professional streams for talented and diverse young professionals and mid-career level professionals to contribute and grow their skills in a career in international development.

A career with the World Bank Group offers a unique opportunity for exceptionally talented individuals with a passion for international development to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems. Bank staff work with governments, civil society groups, the private sector, and others in developing countries around the world, assisting people in all areas of development, from policy and strategic advice to the identification, preparation, appraisal, and supervision of development projects.
Positions may be based in Washington, D.C. or in a regional office.

To apply for this fantastic opportunity  click here