CIPE has announced the winners of the fourth annual International Youth Essay contest today. This year it received more than 400 entries from 65 countries, including Afghanistan, Cambodia, Cameroon, Egypt, Indonesia, Moldova, and Uganda. The three categories this year were Corruption, Democratic Transitions, and Economically-Sustainable Development. The winners were selected by an international panel of judges including CIPE’s partners from business associations, think tanks, and other international development organizations around the world, as well as CIPE staff.
- 1st Place: Chukwunonso Ogbe (Nigeria)
- 2nd Place: Riska Mirzalina (Indonesia)
- 3rd Place: Ruth Nyambura Kilonzo (Kenya)
- 1st Place: Vikas Prakash Joshi (India)
- 2nd Place: Kirsten Han (Singapore)
- 3rd Place: Judith Aduol Nyamanga (Kenya)
- 1st Place: Sarita Sapkota (Nepal)
- 2nd Place: Babatunde Oladosu (Nigeria)
- 3rd Place: Michael Olumuyiwa Kayode (Nigeria)
The winning essays will be published as Economic Reform Feature Service articles, and winners will be profiled on the CIPE Development Blog in the coming months.
Congratulations to the winners and everyone who entered!
Click here to view the original press release!
[Thanks to Manish Gupta for reporting this]