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Lex:lead Annual Essay Competition 2023 for African Students-Participate to win Up $500 now!

Lex:lead 2023 Annual Essay Competition for African Students
Lex:lead is a group of international lawyers and friends who support economic development focusing on the world’s least developed countries. They offer an annual essay competition on topics of law and development to students from eligible countries.

In 2015 they also started placing their students in internships with the World Bank and NGOs and in 2018 they began offering mentoring to their winners. Launched with funding from the International Bar Association Foundation, Lex:lead is a partner to the World Bank-supported Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development.

The competition invites top-ranked essays answering this year’s essay question: How effective have laws protecting the rights of children been to reduce poverty and support economic development? How could they be improved?

About Lex:Lead

Lex:lead was founded in 2010 to continue the work of the Global Challenge, a group that had formed in 2001 under the International Bar Association to bring lawyers worldwide to the issue of development focusing on the least developed countries. Joining the Global Challenge in 2005, Anne was named its director.

Benefits of Lex:lead Annual Essay Competition 2023

  • Up to 16 US$500 awards will be available. Awards are generally payable to the winner’s educational institution on his/her behalf and not to the winning student directly. Funds received may also be less any necessary bank conversion fees and/or taxes. Lex:lead will never charge a fee to participate.
  • A Certificate of Participation will be sent to all registered candidates who submit an essay by 31 December 2023.

Requirements for Lex:lead Annual Essay Competition 2023

  • Eligible student should be with citizenship and enrolment with at least one law class in an eligible country.
  • Finalists will need to show citizenship and current enrolment at an accredited institution in one of the eligible countries with at least one law class to be confirmed for an award.

Eligible Countries for Lex:lead Annual Essay Competition 2023

  • Americas: Haiti
  • Asia/Pacific/Middle East: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Kiribati, Lao, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tuvalu, Yemen
  • Africa: Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Central African Rep., Chad, Comoros, DR Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan (Rep.), Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

How to Apply

click Here to apply!

Application Deadline

October 31, 2023.

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