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Global Futures Essay Contest – The End of World Poverty

Global Futures Essay Contest – The End of World Poverty

Imagine it is the year 2030 and we have successfully achieved the World Bank’s goal of eradicating extreme poverty. How did we manage to achieve this? What was a key obstacle we overcame along the way?


Provide a response to the above questions.


The Global Futures Initiative


Three top awards of $1,000, $750, and $500 will be announced on Earth Day, April 22, 2015. Winning entries and honourable mentions will be published on the Georgetown Global Futures website.


11:59pm EDT on April 14, 2015.

Global Futures Essay Contest


  • Provide a response to the above questions in the form of a 750-1,000 word essay, 2-3 minute video, or piece of artwork and accompanying commentary. Submit your response, a short biography, and contact information to by 11:59pm EDT on April 14, 2015.
  • Eligibility: The contest is open to enrolled students at higher education institutions worldwide.
  • Evaluation:A panel of Georgetown faculty and students will select the winning entries based on:
    • The creativity and originality of the ideas presented
    • The clarity and organization of the message
    • The author’s demonstrated grasp of challenges and potential solutions around poverty reduction


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