World Bank Armenia Announces a Nation-wide Essay Competition for Students
The World Bank Yerevan Office announces the launch of an essay competition among university students in Armenia. The purpose of the competition is to raise more awareness of and discussion on the main development challenges facing the country. Prospective participants should be formally enrolled in one of the universities in Armenia till the announcement of the competition results.
We invite you to address one of the two topics:
Topic 1: What should the Armenian Government do to overcome the adverse effects of the recent economic crisis?
(Discuss the priority reform policies necessary to tackle the problem. Prompting questions: How can the government’s tax policy support economic recovery? Which sectors of the economy have the potential to reveal Armenia’s competitive advantages? How should the government fight poverty to enable economic growth? What are the main impediments to business development, and how can the Government eliminate them?)
Topic 2: What is the value of forests in Armenia?
(We are interested in your views as to what the value of forests in Armenia is.Prompting questions: Why are forests important? Why should we protect them? What is the forest’s role in economic development? What is the forest’s role in the development of local communities?)
For questions, please contact Vigen Sargsyan/External Affairs Officer or Armine Grigoryan/Public Information Assistant at the World Bank Yerevan Office to +374(10) 52 09 92, or via E-mail to email@example.com,firstname.lastname@example.org.