Short video contest - 2017 International African Economic Forum

Short video contest

The 2017 International African Economic Forum will be held in Paris on October 4th 2017, gathering OECD officials and African policy makers, private sector, academia and civil society leaders. Following this year's theme, "Entrepreneurs and industrialisation in Africa", young entrepreneurs from Africa are invited to take part in a video contest for the chance to win a trip to Paris, to participate in the Forum and to present their video!

The Challenge

The Challenge is to make a short video (3 minutes maximum), that addresses the theme Entrepreneurs in Africa: What does it mean to be an entrepreneur in Africa today? What are your views on the future of entrepreneurs in your country? What are the difficulties that you encounter and what policies would help your enterprise? What does your day-to-day life look like as an entrepreneur in your country?

To participate

You must be between 18-35 years old, and a resident in Africa during the period of this competition (31 July 2017 to 4 October 2017)

In order to send your video, you must complete and submit this electronic Registration Form (which will include a link to your video on YouTube).

The deadline is 4 September 2017, at 00:00 (Paris time). Any Registration Forms received after this date will not be considered for a prize, under any circumstances.

For more details, terms and conditions, please click here