Wednesday, February 2, 2011

It's February Baby!

First we peeped at 2011. Wake up, January, 2011 is over...February has come. Maybe you have broken many of your promises, strayed off many of your resolution...don't beat yourself for too long. Bookaholic Blog says try again, re-write that story, read that book, adhere to that deadline. Start on time. There is still time. 

May February bring you love ;) Bookaholic Blog brings you writing news :-)

World Bank 2011 Essay Competition 

Young people are on the move. Improvements in transportation, technology development and increased international trade, as well as issues such as unemployment, war, health and economic hardship have prompted more young people to migrate within and across national borders in search of work, education and a better quality of life. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) estimates that young people between 15 and 30 years of age account for about one-third of all migrants

Nearly all young people are affected by migration in some way. Some are migrants themselves or are considering migrating abroad or within their home country. Others experience migration through the departure of friends or family members, and still others, in receiving countries, encounter the political debate on immigration and integration policies in their country and may experience cohabitation with new immigrants. Young people are major stakeholders in migration and yet youth are largely absent in the debate on international migration policies and the effects of migration on development.

Deadline: March 17, 2011. More info here.

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